Half Day Discover Oaxaca Ride

Stunning vistas.

Riding in the midst of ancient cacti forest.

Everyone should experience Oaxaca’s extraordinarily diverse nature! This ride begins at Rancho Pitaya in the rural village of Rojas de Cuauhtemoc – a 30 minute drive outside of the city. Explore the exotic foothills of the Valle de Tlacolula riding safe, well-cared for horses with a knowledgable English-speaking guide. Surround yourself in Oaxaca’s rich biodiversity and traditional culture. Guaranteed small groups, trained horses and “off the beaten track” views of Oaxaca.

A landscape woven with old trails and dotted with exotic flora.

Ride trained, well-cared for horses.

Depart from the city office 8:30 a.m. This is the suggested time – private rides can choose their start time.
Return approx. 12:30 p.m. About 4 hours from pick-up to drop-off.


  • approximately 2 hours of riding at a walking pace. Faster paced rides may be a little shorter in time but longer in distance covered
  • round trip transport from our office in Oaxaca’s historic city
  • English and Spanish speaking guide
  • refreshments and snacks after the ride.

    Suitable for families.

All Season Rates:  1,700 pesos or $85 approx.  U.S. per person

  • Minimum of 2 riders and max of 6 riders with one guide.
  •  Semi-private ride with optional instruction:  4,000.
  •  Private ride with optional instruction: 2,500 pesos.
  • If you don’t want to pay the supplement, you should still inquire as there are often other riders booked.

FALL LODGING SPECIAL: 50% Discount to Upgrade to Overnight Stay Rancho Pitaya.  Includes: lunch, dinner and breakfast: 1,000 pesos per person in double occupancy or 1,500 pesos for single occupancy.

10% discount for groups of 4 or more.

If you’d really like a full day experience click here for the Real Oaxaca Full Day Ride

To inquire about rides or lodging at Rancho Pitaya please email: horsebackmexico@me.com or call Mary Jane at 52-951-199-7026

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