Horseback riding along the Haciendas route

Ciudad de México, MexicoPart of the Airbnb Animals collection

Animal experience hosted by Miguel Ángel

8 hours, Hosted in Spanish, English and French
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 4 people
Includes food and drinks

What you'll do

Rancho Santo Tomás- had breakfast at the ranch and guided tour.
Brief training for riders.
Departure on horses to the route through the haciendas of the area.
Picnic stop at Hacienda Montecillos (Built in 17th century) and guided tour.
Return by horse to Rancho.
Main meal in the ranch dining room; typical dishes of the region made at home.
Visit to private museum of Charreria (national sport).
Return to CDMX
Other things to note
The Ranch is one hour away from Mexico City. Over the road from Mexico to Pirámides-Tulancingo. The meeting point could be Colonia Roma at Mexico City (Bajio 164) or straight in the ranch in Santo Tomas Town I the state of Hidalgo.
Rancho Santo Tomás- had breakfast at the ranch and guided tour.
Brief training for riders.
Departure on horses to the route through the haciendas of the area.
Picnic stop at Hacienda Montecillos (Built in 17th century) and guided tour.
Return by horse to Rancho.
Main meal in the ranch dining room; typical dishes of the region made at home.
Visit to private museum of Charreria (national sport).
Return to CDM…
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What's included

  • Food
    Breakfast, picnic during the horseback ride, main meal at ranch
  • Drinks
    Juice, coffee during breakfast, water for the horseback ride and beer and w...

Meet your host, Miguel Ángel

Host on Airbnb since 2014
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I was born and grew up surrounded by horses in this beautiful place. Riding horses is the best thing I know and I love to share it with people who are interested in discovering my home. Horses are my passion, I understand them and love to spend time with them.
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Where you'll be

Rancho Santo Tomás.
Address: 16 de septiembre n/n Santo Tomas, Zempoala Hidalgo. Mexico

Rated 4.99 out of 5 from 100 reviews.

Hannah
May 2021
Truly an experience of a lifetime! From the transportation accommodations to the hacienda, to the thoughtful tour, delicious breakfast, and the breathtaking adventure on horseback, the entire day is something I will remember and cherish forever. Don Miguel is a passionate storyteller and is thrilled to show visitors his beautiful hacienda and ranch. Don’t leave without asking about his private collection of vintage sombreros and saddles which he restores himself, and drink all the pulque! You do not want to miss this experience!
Truly an experience of a lifetime! From the transportation accommodations to the hacienda, to the thoughtful tour, delicious breakfast, and the breathtaking adventure on horseback,…
Helen
May 2021
This was truly a magical experience. It absolutely exceeded my husband's and my expectations and we would recommend to anyone visiting Mexico City. At the beginning of the day, Miguel's friend Tania picked us up from Condesa (you can also take a bus, but the convenience was well worth it for us), and we had a wonderful conversation on the 1.5 hr ride out to Hidalgo. We arrived at the most picturesque 250-year-old hacienda and were greeted with a typical breakfast. Don Miguel took us on a tour of the incredible property and even showed us his extensive sombrero and saddle collection. Then, we got a lesson on how to manage the horses. We were all beginners, but Don Miguel explained everything and made us all feel extremely comfortable before we began our journey through beautiful maguey fields and hills. Our first stop was at a local residence to sample the freshest, best quality pulque (and play with the most adorable baby goat). Afterward, we continued through the hills to see a rodeo stadium and a 400-year-old hacienda built by Jesuits. The views were unbelievable. On the way back, I was already feeling extremely comfortable and confident on my horse, and Don Miguel even showed me how to gallop. All of our horses were so lovely and tame in spite of the fact that we were all beginners. When we returned to the hacienda, we had chicken with mole sauce, rice, tortillas, and black beans. We also tasted local artisanal mezcal and enjoyed Don Miguel's incredible stories. You absolutely will not regret booking this experience!
This was truly a magical experience. It absolutely exceeded my husband's and my expectations and we would recommend to anyone visiting Mexico City. At the beginning of the day, Mig…
Trent
May 2021
Un día que nunca olvidaremos. Gracias por atendernos bien y por la paciencia en enseñarnos cómo montar los caballos. La mejor experiencia mexicana que yo pudiera tener
Mercedes
April 2021
This was such an incredible experience. There’s no price that you could put on the value of history and culture you gain on this trip. I felt like I was eating dinner with my own family by the end of the experience. I was not great at riding the horses and struggled with being a confident rider. Miguel and Monica were right by my side the entire time guiding me and making sure I was comfortable. This was an unforgettable time with incredibly patient and loving hosts. Without a doubt this was the highlight of my trip in Mexico City.
This was such an incredible experience. There’s no price that you could put on the value of history and culture you gain on this trip. I felt like I was eating dinner with my own f…
Yi-Chieh
April 2021
The horseback riding experience is truly magical! Miguel and his family's ranch is a beautiful destination that is rich in history and culture. Everyone spoke great English and is warm, kind, and generous in sharing their knowledge. The terrain looks like a movie set. Do remember to wear long-sleeve shirt & pants for sun protection. If you are not used to horseback riding, your muscles will ache from the workout - but it is 100% worth it! The home-cooked meals are delicious and hearty. Overall, this is a beautiful, local experience that we highly recommend and would love to return again. Thank you for having us!
The horseback riding experience is truly magical! Miguel and his family's ranch is a beautiful destination that is rich in history and culture. Everyone spoke great English and is…
Andrea
April 2021
What an amazing experience! Miguel and his family made sure that we had an unforgetable experience at him beautiful ranch. Everything was perfect from the horses, locations, food and hospitality. I would recommended this to anyone looking for a full day excursion.
What an amazing experience! Miguel and his family made sure that we had an unforgetable experience at him beautiful ranch. Everything was perfect from the horses, locations, food a…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 15 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

What to bring

Comfortable clothes, jacket, hat.