Rancho Puesta Del Sol

  • Trip Duration
  • 8
    days
  • 7
    nights
  • Riding Time
  • 6
    days riding
  • 4-6
    hrs per day riding
  • Group Size
  • 1 - 20
    Guests per group
Enjoy comfortable accommodations on the Rancho Puesto Del Sol horseback riding vacation in Mexico

Rancho Puesta Del Sol

Ride Overview

Only fifty miles north of Mexico City, this ranch is surrounded by three waterfalls, and at an elevation of 7,500 ft, offers spectacular views and weather year-round. On this horseback riding vacation in Mexico you will discover unsurpassed scenery and riding in an area that has no fences. Experience warm hospitality in the heart of Mexico.

Enjoy a wide variety of rides in the many panoramic vistas of mountain ranges, historic haciendas and traditional villages of the area. Ride past longhorn cattle, goats, sheep grazing freely and farmers plowing with oxen. Cross flowing rivers with tumbling waterfalls, see egrets and ducks roosting on tranquil lakes as the horses splash on the water’s edge. Ride through open big-sky country where you can walk, canter or gallop to your hearts content.

Accommodations

The ranch offers tastefully decorated Mexican-style courtyard rooms and “casitas”, each with luxurious private baths and first class amenities. Staff prepare gourmet meals, provide personalized service, and plan activities and excursions customized to your interests.

Meals & Drink

The finest local ingredients are used to create authentic Mexican cuisine.

Ride & Horse Details

  • Overview:
    The paddocks are filled with 34 mostly Quarter Horse/Criollo crosses who are in excellent shape, easy to ride, sure-footed at every pace, and trained to accommodate riders at every skill level from absolute beginner to expert riders. The horses are ridden at either walk or canter and gallop. Mexican Charro tack is utilized. It is similar to western tack with a wider pommel and a very large saddle horn. The saddles are covered with sheepskins to ensure a very comfortable ride.
  • Horse Breeds:
    Quarter Horse/ Criollo crosses
  • Trip Pace:
    To suit riders
  • Tack:
    Mexican Charro
  • Weight limit:
    250 lbs

Activities for Non - Riders

For non-riders and riders alike there are numerous ways to relax at the ranch: unwind in the hot tub and the heated outdoor swimming pool, explore three waterfalls on the ranch, enjoy a margarita and refreshing breeze in the hammocks, play a game of pool, learn to make Mexican foods and drinks in the ranch kitchen or bar, or read one of the many equestrian magazines and books in the living room, lounge or patio. Pamper yourself with spa treatments or massages.

Numerous other activities and optional excursions to historic sites and colorful markets help you to get to know the real Mexico- you can pay for those locally.

Teotihuacan - Combine your holiday with a visit to the famous pyramid site of the sun and moon.
Mexico City – Visit the famous Museum of Anthropology, the Centro Historico, the Cathedral and much more.
Atlantes of Tula – 5,000 year-old Toltec ruins give a great insight into the rich history of this region. Follow a visit to the ruins with some shopping for “Charro” items and an ice cream in the “Zocalo”.
Weekly Market in Jilotepec – This small town offers a vast market on a Friday, where you can find everything from chilis and sombreros to live sheep and great food. On the way back, stop at some local ceramic and fabric stores for a bargain.
Monastery & Craft Market in Tepotzotlan – The history of the Jesuits in Mexico is brought to life at this old monastery. On a Sunday, the arts and crafts market is vibrant and colorful and offers an opportunity to buy some souvenirs.
Tequisquiapan – Beautiful colonial Mexican place with shops and pretty town square.
San Miguel de Allende – Colonial charm and style are here in abundance. The architecture and cobbled streets invite a stroll and the shopping is outstanding.

Meeting Point

Mexico City

With first-hand knowledge of the exciting tours we offer, the ride consultants at Equitours look forward to answering any questions you might have about this ride. We want to help make sure that you select the trip of your dreams. Please call or email and get ready to pack your bags for a wonderful adventure!

Call us

1.800.545.0019

Email this Riding Consultant

biggi@equitours.com