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Tierra Adentro Horseback Ride,

Tierra Adentro Horseback Ride, Mexico

An 8-day equestrian adventure in the heart of colonial Mexico


The Tierra Adentro Horseback Ride is a journey on horseback which allows you to discover breathtaking landscapes and places of great historical importance. You will get to know the essence of Mexico visiting colonial cities recognized as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, magical towns, majestic sanctuaries, and traditional Mexican rural communities, all this riding along the ancient Camino Real de Tierra Adentro.


You will enjoy an unforgettable experience listening to the "song of the earth" with every step of your horse. This will be undoubtedly the best choice to discover the hidden treasures of a 500-year-old history, through ancient trails, haciendas, and colonial heritage.! 


8 Days - 7 Nights

Group Size

04 - 12 Riders

Riding days

5 Days

Riding level




trip highlights:

  • Is a route designed for riders with experience of medium to expert, they must be sure about their handling of the horse and its steps (step, trot, and gallop) as well as being physically prepared to ride an average of 5 to 7 hours A day, for several days in a row.

  • During our 8-day Charro adventure along the historic route of La Plata and the Revolution, we not only discover beautiful landscapes but also visit the colonial villages protected by UNESCO of San Miguel de Allende, Dolores Hidalgo, and Guanajuato.

  • The accommodation is given in establishments type hotels, inns, and/or haciendas.

  • Walking tour in historic cities.



day 1: Guanajuato - Colomitos

day 2 : Colomitos - Peñafiel - Guanajuato 

day 3 : Guanajuato - Santa Rosa

day 4 : Santa Rosa - Dolores Hidalgo

day 5 :  Dolores Hidalgo

day 6 :  Dolores Hidalgo
 - Atotonilco

day 7 : Atotonilco - San Miguel de Allende

day 8 : San Miguel - Guanajuato

Download the full program in PDF, by clicking here

Although we do our very best to adhere to the schedule listed above, this itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control including weather and terrain conditions. The final route is always left up to the discretion of the trip leader in the field.

dates & prices

Prices & dates 2023:

8 days / 7 nights / 5 days riding 
2.530 USD p.p.**

when you book with us

First, you just must to...

Click on the date more convenient for you, and fill the form (that will appear) with all the information that we required.

Then, we are going to...

Check the availability, and send you a Budget with all the details about your trip, and the process to do the payment. 

Once we receive your payment...

We will send you an invoice to confirm your booking.

** Prices are linked to the Mexican Peso, in case of strong exchange rate fluctuations, the price can be adjusted up to 3 weeks before departure.

** Are you alone? do not worry, you can individually register/book and join in a group with other riders.


  • Accommodation: In very comfortable and luxurious Haciendas and Posadas. Based on double, triple, and quadruple rooms depending on the group and the lodge. 

  • Meals: Full board from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 8.

  • Guides: professional and multilingual guides. Furthermore, you will be accompanied by local arrieros. The guides are equipped with cell phones so they can call for assistance if needed. 

  • Backup Vehicle: brings your personal luggage to the daily overnight place/hacienda. 

  • Trained horse for all levels.

  • Saddle and all equestrian equipment needed 

not included:

  • Travel Insurance and Trip Cancellation Insurance are Mandatory: ask your local insurance company or travel agent about it. You will not be allowed to participate in this riding holiday without having both of these personal travel insurance. 

  • Flight: international & domestic flight. Gateway is (BJX) in the state of Guanajuato.    ​  

  • Beverages alcoholic and soft drinks (cheap).Or you can go for the all you can drink a cowboy bar – one price – open bar.

  • Single Supplement: USD 435 (in case you do not want to share the room.

  • Transfer to the first and from the last accommodation to the airport of Leon Guanajuato (cheap service).

  • Personal expenses 

  • Tips: (optional)

  • Booking Sales Tax: USD 33,00 per person per payment

travel information

travel information

 Essential Trip Information provides a detailed itinerary, visa info, how to get to your hotel, what's included - pretty much everything you need to know about this adventure and more.

travel documentation

  • International Passport:  Required for most foreigners (still 6 months valid)

  • Visa:  most European and Latin American citizens do not need a visa to travel to Mexico. Contact the Mexican Embassy in your country for more information. 

  • Travel Insurance is mandatory.

  • Trip Cancelation Insurance, mandatory.

  • International and local flights tickets. Gateway is Leon Guanajuato ( BJX )​. ​  

  • Vaccinations: not mandatory but recommended (consult your physician)

  • Luggage: the maximum allowable weight of your luggage depends from airline to airline. Check with the airline or travel agent how many kilograms and pieces of luggage you can take. Your personal luggage is transported during the trek to the various stopovers.

general information, country

  • Currency: the Mexico currency is the Mexican Peso Cash dispensers can be found in all towns and cities.
    In the cities, you can pay with credit cards. (Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, American Express). You hardly will need money during the trail ride. 

  • Health: The region we visit in Mexico is safe in terms of health. You can easily eat and drink anything without being stomach bothered. Eating raw vegetables, salads, and ice-creams in the places we take you is no problem. There are no vaccinations required for this part of Mexico.

  • Language: Spanish is the official language in Mexico, but do not worry our guide speaks 6 languages and will help and translate with pleasure where needed.

  • Safety: Guanajuato is one of the safest regions in Mexico, on the trail ride there is no need to worry at all!

  • The Electricity and plugs: 

  • General information:   

  • Time: 

riding, general information

  • Horses: Mexican Quarters, average height: 1.60 to 165 m

  • The riding: 08 days trip of with 5 days on horseback, trail riding from one place to the other, an average of 6 to 8 hours per day in the saddle.

  • Saddles: Charro and western.

  • Guides: professional and multilingual guides.

  • Comfort: High standard comfort to luxurious.

  • Riding level: Medium, a confident rider, secure in all three paces.

  • Group Size: Minimum 4 participants and Maximum 12 riders.

  • Riders weight limit: 110 Kg

travel gear

  • Valid international passport

  • Travel Insurance

  • Pocket money (you can change EUR/£/USD in the airport)

  • A warm sweater and a warm jacket

  • 4 or 5 T-shirts and a minimum of 2 shirts with long sleeves.

  • Jodhpurs or jeans to ride with

  • Riding shoes or boots/riding shoes with mini-chaps or long chaps

  • One second pair of shoes for the evening

  • Comfortable clothing

  • Hat to protect you from the sun

  • Swimsuit

  • Toiletries

  • Sun Cream

  • Water canteen

  • Scarf/buff

  • Camera

* we have saddle bags available for you!
* It is recommended to put your luggage in a travel bag instead of a hard suitcase. 10 bags are easier to get in the backup vehicle than 10 suitcases.  (thanks!)

Booking Conditions & Cancellation Policies

Download the Booking Conditions & Cancellation Policies, by clicking here

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