DAY 1. AIRPORT – HOTEL. Transport from the airport to the hotel Refugio Comanjilla***** in León. The hotel is located in the middle of a pine forest and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. Next door you will find a paradise of thermal waters. Among the hotel facilities there are several swimming pools, thermal waters, wide gardens and access to the water park.
DAY 2. COMANJILLA – COMANJILLA. 20 km. Depart to Rancho Colomitos. You will be partnered up with your horses and we will leave on a 3 hours trip during which you will have the opportunity to test your mounts. We will come back through a different way to Rancho Colomitos for lunch.After a short break, you will be transported to León to visit to the leather market and an old store full of Mexican equestrian products. Dinner will be served in a local restaurant and we will spend the night in hotel Refugio Comanjilla*****. Terrain: plains/mountain.
DAY 3. COMANJILLA – LA ESPERANZA. 32 km. Our path sets off towards the city of Guanajuato, passing through the paxtle which is overshadowed by a famous mountain called “Cerro del Cubilete” (considered the geographical center of México). Terrain: plains/mountain. During the ride we will pass through little villages like “Sangre de Cristo”, where we will see the old pantheon and some abandoned gold and silver mines. Lunch will be a picnic in the patios of an old house called “La casona de La Trinidad”. Lodging: hotel in La Esperanza.
DAY 4. LA ESPERANZA – DOLORES HIDALGO. 38 km. We will depart from the beautiful town of Santa Rosa de Lima, located in the Sierra of Guanajuato, for a day punctuated by plenty of amazing and majestic views. We will ride most of our way among holm oak forests, listening to the sound of the wind and the fauna of the place. We will then arrive in the colonial city of Dolores Hidalgo, which was founded in 1610 and is the cradle of Mexico’s independence. Terrain: mountain/plains. Lodging: hotel in Dolores Hidalgo.
DAY 5. DOLORES HIDALGO – SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE. 35 km. Early in the morning we begin our journey by passing through the old exploitation of La Erre, an interesting place which was created in the first half of the 17th century.We will continue our path through the dry brook until Atotonilco, where we will eat. Following our meal, we will then continue our journey to the beautiful colonial city of San Miguel de Allende. Terrain: plains. Lodging: hotel in San Miguel de Allende.
DAY 6. SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE – EL XOCONOXTLE. 38 km. We will depart for the village of Xoconoxtle, passing through the north of the Allende dam and following the Cieneguita and Tierra Blanca which is crossed by sown fields of corn and agave.You will witness beautiful landscapes throughout the day. We will be riding along tracks that well used during the time of the independence and also the Mexican Revolution. Terrain: plains. Lodging: hotel in Marfil.
DAY 7. EL XOCONOXTLE – GUANAJUATO. 39 km. This final day in the saddle will take us between plains and mountains as we follow the path to the beautiful city of Guanajuato, the capital of the state and our final destination. During the day you will see plenty of picturesque landscapes. Terrain: plains. Lodging: hotel in Guanajuato.
DAY 8. DAY OFF IN GUANAJUATO. We will spend our last day in the beautiful city of Guanajuato, the most beautiful colonial city of Mexico, which is listed by the UNESCO World Heritage List of places in 1988. Its back alleys and tunnels make you feel as if you had been transported to another age, the warmth of people’s personality as well as the cultural and natural attractions will make you feel the magic hidden in this marvellous place. Typical dinner with mariachis. Lodging: hotel in Guanajuato. Lunch not included.
DAY 9. After breakfast, farewell and transfer to the airport.
Difficulty: 75% easy, 20% medium, 5% difficult
Sadles: charras and western
Horses: Quarter Horse and Mexican Criollo (mares and geldings)
Pace: mainly walking with some medium trots and gallops
Weight limit : max. 100 kg
Minimum age: 14. Young people between 14 and 18 years old must provide written consent of parent or guardian
Minimum: 8 people. Maximum: 12 people