Horseback Riding Tour To The Devil's Balcony From Cusco

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Enjoy a 4-hour horseback riding tour to the 'Devil’s Balcony' from Cusco. You will go on an exciting ride passing through Andean communities where you can see their way of life including farming, working together and taking care about their sheep llamas or alpacas. You will also see some ancient Inca temples and feel the ancient energy of those places. Your tour includes gear, a professional guide and transport.


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Choice of seating available
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Your horseback riding adventure starts either in the morning or afternoon (depending on your option selected). You will meet your guide at your hotel or agency in Cusco and receive a briefing. Then, you will head to the ranch on a private vehicle.

The horseback riding ranch is located at Villa San Blas neighborhood and you will meet the horses and muleteers. You will get ready and start your ride, heading towards the archaeological site of the temple of the moon. Stop here and receive an explanation about the history of this place from your guide.

Pass by local communities and see their way of life as you reach the Temple of the Moon. Feel the energy of this ancient site and learn about it from your guide. Continue and finally reach the fabulous Devils Balcony or "Chacan." Here, you will stop by a natural cave formed thousands of years ago which was used as an Inca Shrine. Enjoy a snack at the cave and then head back to the ranch.

Once there, you'll board your vehicle back to Cusco and be dropped-off at your hotel.

Inclusions for Horseback Riding Tour To The Devil's Balcony From Cusco

  • Professional tour guide
  • Saddle and safety helmets
  • Muleteer (goes to the care of horses)
  • Snacks for the ride
  • Mineral water or natural water
  • Cookies, chocolate bar and fruit
  • Round trip transportation from Cusco hotel to ranch
  • Transport by private car

Exclusions for Horseback Riding Tour To The Devil's Balcony From Cusco

  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Suitable for participants with little or no experience

Minimum age is 8 years

It is recommended that you wear long pants (preferably jeans), closed shoes (with rubber soles or walking shoes), and bring a rain jacket (if the weather forecast gives any significant chance of rain during the time of the ride)

Note: Do not wear jewelry or valuables during the ride

Maximum weight is 185 lbs (83 kg)

Cancellation Policy
All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.

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9 Traveler Reviews

  • Great time, professional staff and our guide was practically a native English speaker.

  • Great experience a lot more that we were expecting the Tour guide was amazing and very knowledgeable.

  • This trip was a major disappointment! I choose this particular tour because it indicated that the duration was 6 hours, longer than any others. We were scheduled to start at 1:00 pm, pickup at 12:30 The day before I received an e-mail notifying us to be ready for pick up at 1:30, already short an hour. We started at 2:00, and were back by 4:00. There was very little riding as we dismounted twice to view some ruins.

    The guide was polite and knowledgeable, but seemed more interested in a big group that was coming in the next day than in us. The horses were not especially well trained. If Viator wants to maintain its credibility, it needs to discuss the issue of how long the trip is to be or drop this vendor.

  • this tour was amazing Great guide and tour

  • We were driven by private car to where the horses were, and met the tour guide. He was great and talked to us along the trail. We also stopped for a picnic he prepared. Overall this was a great private tour.

  • We only went to 2 of the 4 locations: the Temple of the Moon and near Devil and #39;s Balcony, which, according to our guide, was closed. On arrival the guide said we were going to Sacsayhuaman, but I insisted on the paid for itinerary. His English was limited and there was no instruction. Use a company.

  • If could on do one thing during your stay in Cusco I would choose this. Having never ridden before, I got on very well with my horse Sol - even getting up to a gallop. The scenery was absolutely stunning and exploring Devil's balcony on foot was breathtaking. The guide was friendly and very knowledgable, my favourite day I spent in Cusc - do it.

    Highly recommend this.

  • We really enjoyed our horseback riding tour. It was a great way to spend the morning while acclimating! We learned a lot about the area from our wonderful guide and did some hiking as well. I would highly recommend this as a way to spend a half day outside of Cusco.

  • We loved our trip with Jorge. He was very well informed about the area as he has lived his life here. He was pleasant, concerned about our wishes and a fun person to spend the day with. He took us to sites the general public does not see and was very attentive to us riding as we are not expiernced horsemen. I would definitely book this tour again if we ever have the chance to come back.

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