The ultimate horse riding experience
The Perol Chico ranch offers exceptional horse riding holidays and equestrian activities in Peru, for the more experienced rider. Founded in 1996, Perol Chico has earned a flawless reputation as the leading horse riding operation in Peru. Accounts of Perol Chico’s unique riding expeditions have been published in many well-known horse magazines and equestrian websites. National Geographic voted Perol Chico’s Sacred Valley Ride as one of its 'Top Ten' horseback rides in the world.
Perol Chico maintains the highest standards of professionalism in equine care, guiding, accommodation, protecting the environment and caring for guests with unrivalled personal attention to detail.
The multi-day rides from the ranch in the Sacred Valley run from mid-March until November. During the rainy season, from mid-November until mid-March, no long rides are offered because the trails high in the mountains can become too slippery and dangerous. December and January are usually the wettest months in the Andes. The safety of horses and guests always comes first at Perol Chico.
While it rains in the Andean mountains, the weather conditions along Peru's Pacific coast are perfect for riding expeditions and explorations. Peru's seasons are the reverse of those in the northern hemisphere. Summer in Peru is from December to February and winter from July to September.
THE SACRED VALLEY RIDE
12 days/11 nights, scheduled departure dates Apr-Oct.
THE PANCHO FIERRO RIDE
7 days/6 nights, any available date between Apr.-Oct.
THE MONASTERIO RIDE
3 days/2 nights, any available date between March-Nov.
THE POSADA DEL INCA RIDE
2 days/1 night, any available date between March-Nov.
1 day, any available date between March-Nov.
Scheduled departure dates Nov.-Febr.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"It was absolutely fabulous. We loved it. The best holiday so far. We loved Eddie and Maria and we all fell in love with our horses. They were incredible. The organisation, accommodation and hospitality were second to none. Can’t recommend it enough. Far and beyond expectations. We all wept when we had to leave."
Emma - UK
‘The opportunity to visit Peru in the hands of these hosts is an incredible trip of a lifetime. The trip is even more exciting than described - I should have been warned that I would want to move to Peru! It is one of the most beautiful countries I've visited, but I think these hosts could make any ride fun.”
Melissa & Addie York - USA
“It was truly unforgettable, close to perfect in every way: scenery, history, food, pisco sours, hotels, shopping, Eddy and Maria and their crew. But above all were the horses--the horses. Top-flight equine athletes at the peak of conditioning, yet a pleasure to ride under Eddy’s expert tutelage. Thank you, Eddy, from the bottom of my heart. I will never forget you or this wonderful ride.”