Safe Distance Activities

Walk, ride a horse or birdwatch in a rare biosphere just 15 kms. from the centre of Oaxaca.

Safe Distance Outdoor Activities

Nature walks in quiet trails through native flora.

Mary Jane is offering, throughout the week, small-group outdoor activities around her ranch near Santa Maria El Tule.

Horse riding is a great way to discover the local flora.

Guided Nature Walks

Spend time in nature, participate in “safe distance” social activities while enjoying low to moderate sustained exercise.

Tuesday 6 – 8 p.m.: Sunset nature walk Moderate pace with some elevation changes. 250 pesos per person. Limited to 4

Friday  8 – 10 a.m.: Relaxed pace nature walk Mostly flat. 250 pesos per person. Limited to 4

Inquire about private guided walks.

Guided Horse Rides

Discover the rare flora of this micro biosphere on horseback. Follow well-trodden trails into the hills where groves of organ cacti and native agaves flourish. The horses are calm and well-trained; the saddles are comfortable. Helmets are provided.

Tuesday –  Saturday 10 -11.30 a.m.: Guided horse ride No experience required. Private groups only. 500 pesos per person. Special family rate of 1,500 pesos for 4 persons.  Limited to 5. Minimum of 2.

Private Equitation Classes: 1.5 hour class includes: groundwork with the horse, basic equation and on-trail / open-country safe riding. For ages 7 and up.                            Private class 750 pesos / Semi-private 1,000 pesos

Introduction to Birdwatching – The Birds of the Valle de Tlacolula

Wednesday 5:30 – 7 p.m.: Birdwatching  Introduction to the birds of the Valles Centrales de Oaxaca. Disinfected binoculars available. Checklist of species provided. 400 pesos per person. Limited to 3

Great Kiskadee perches on an organ cactus.

Prior reservation required. Contact Mary Jane at 951-199-7026 or

Cash peso payment only please.

All activities are subject to availability.

To arrange private transportation with trusted taxi driver’s contact by calling or via WhatsApp. 400 pesos for roundtrip city -Rancho Pitaya transportation. Mention that you are going to Rancho Pitaya in Rojas de Cuauhtemoc.

Alejandro 951-145-5725

Jose Luis 951-181-2014


White-tailed Hawk hunts in local communal lands.