Horseback Riding at Sacsayhuaman

This half-day horseback riding tour brings you to some of the Inca archeological sites that surround Cusco. Your tour will take you to Sacsayhuamán, an enormous fort that survived battles between the Spanish and the Inca.

from $ 106

Free cancellation

up to 20 days in advance

  • Duration: 4 hrs
  • Available Days: Every day
  • Schedule: 9:00 AM, 2:00 PM
  • Hotel Transport Included
  • Free cancellation up to 20 days prior
  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

Experience Highlights

Horseback Riding

Visitors can choose to start the tour in the morning or the afternoon. It begins at the Qenqo Ranch, where you’ll meet the horse that will take you to Sacsayhuamán.

Sacsayhuamán is still an imposing structure, in spite of the Spanish conquistadors dismantling of the towers. This is an excellent place to learn about Inca architecture and masonry.

Your tour continues to Tambomachay, where you’ll find a series of aqueducts and waterfalls. Archeologists believe that the Inca built these fountains for religious as well as practical purposes.

Attraction Visited


Perched on the hillside north of Cusco, the immense fortress ruins of Sacsayhuamán are some of the most impressive ruins in the area, holding both religious and military significance. When visitors hike up to the site, they will likely see a herd of alpaca, the domesticated South American camelid, roaming among the ruins.


What to Bring

Long pants, water, insect repellent, hat, and sunscreen. NOT INCLUDED: Cusco Tourist TIcket. It can be bought on site and require be paid in local currency (S/.70 or more). ================ WEIGHT: The weight information is required in advance to book this tour.

What's included

Transportation, guide, horses, helmet, snacks.


Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

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