- 5 hours (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
Saddle up and ride through the canyons outside San Miguel de Allende during this 5-hour tour on horseback. Begin with a riding lesson (all levels of experience are welcome), then set off to the bottom of the canyon and explore the area around La Virgen river for geodes and crystals. Opt to rappel down a 120-foot cliff before tucking into a homemade lunch of traditional Mexican dishes back at the ranch. A professional guide, all equipment, and round-trip hotel transport are included.
- Excellent value for money
- Lunch included
- Perfect for all ages and skill level
- Family friendly
- Professional guide
- Local taxes
- National Park fees
- All necessary equipment
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (downtown hotels)
- Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
From your hotel in San Miguel de Allende downtown
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
Returns to original departure point
The day begins with an 8am hotel pickup from your downtown hotel in San Miguel de Allende. From there, you'll head to a working horse ranch located 45 minutes southwest of town to start the tour. On the way to the ranch, can see the Cañada de la Virgen pyramid in the distance. Participate in a comprehensive riding lesson when you arrive at the ranch, then set off on horseback.
Descend for 40 minutes to the bottom of the canyon until you reach the winding La Virgen river. Enjoy views sheer cliffs on every side as you gallop along the river. Arrive at the village of Boca de la Cañada, then stop for a rest and a hike to search for geodes and quartz crystals.
On your way back to the ranch, you can opt to rappel down a 120-foot cliff, then sit down for a traditional Mexican lunch. Dig into homemade tortillas, organic beans and cheese, quesadillas, nopales (cactus), and more; the tour concludes when you are dropped back off at your hotel around 1pm.
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes and light clothing such as long pants and shirts. Please don't wear flip flops
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.