Half Day Discover Oaxaca Ride

Rare old-growth cacti forest just west of Rancho Pitaya

Riding in the midst of ancient cacti forest.

Everyone should experience rural Oaxaca and this ride begins at Rancho Pitaya in the village of Rojas de Cuauhtemoc.  With your knowledgable guide explore on horseback the western foothills of the Valle de Tlacolula. This is a great way to surround yourself with Oaxaca’s rich biodiversity and traditional culture. Small groups, lovely horses and an “off the beaten track” view of Oaxaca.

Take a video tour of our Ranch Ride in Oaxaca Valley and Foothills .

Depart from the city office 9:00 a.m.
Return approx. 1:00 p.m.


  • 2 hours of riding,
  • round trip transport
  • and English speaking guide.

    Riding out from Rancho Pitaya

Cost:  $65. U.S. or approx. 990 pesos or  per person / min of 2 max of 8. 1,500 pesos for private ride for one person.

890 pesos per person for groups of 4 or more

If you’d really like a full day experience click here for the Real Oaxaca Full Day Ride

Exotic flora along the trails

To inquire about rides or lodging at Rancho Pitaya please email: horsebackmexico@me.com

Thanks Mary Jane



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Take in sweeping vistas of the Valle de Tlacolula