Horseback Riding & Inca Salt Pans of Maras

Horseback Riding & Inca Salt Pans of Maras

Take this horseback riding tour to see some of the most incredible formations in the Valley of the Inca. You’ll stop to see the salt pans of Maras and the circular terraces of Moray. Guides to this area can share some of the area's Inca legends, as well as interesting information on the history of these landmarks.

Featured in:Horseback Riding
Duration:
4 hrs
Available Days:
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Schedule:
9:00 AM, 2:00 PM
Hotel Transport Included
Mobile Ticket Included
Offered in English, Spanish

This tour begins at a ranch called Hacienda del Chalán. Here, you’ll meet your four-legged trail companion – a well-groomed Peruvian Paso horse. These spanish horses are known for their even gait, which makes them easy for beginner to intermediate riders. They’ll make you feel confident, even as you cross the two suspension bridges that take you over the Vilcanota River.

First, you’ll climb to the top of a peak called “The Frog,” which is named for its frog-like shape. From this peak, you’ll have a lovely, panoramic view of the snow-capped Andes. At Moray, you’ll observe a depression with a series of terraces, where the Inca would experiment with agriculture and growing crops at different elevations. Then, you’ll trot to the Salinas salt pans, on a trail that leads you through the traditional town of Maras. When you arrive at the salt pans, you’ll dismount and take a closer look. After you explore on foot, you’ll get back on your horse and ride back to the ranch.

Transportation

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

Similar things to do
Horseback Riding - Hacienda Chalan Riverside Surroudnings , Peru
Horseback Riding - Hacienda Chalan Riverside Surroudnings Sacred Valley

Get to know the landscape of the Inca on this horseback riding tour through Urubamba – also known as the Valley of the Inca. This four-hour tour takes you down a gorgeous, riverside path. You don’t have to be an expert equestrian for this adventure – it’s designed for beginner and intermediate horseback riders. The Peruvian Paso horse offers a particularly smooth ride, which makes for an easygoing tour.

Horseback Riding

More things to do