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Horseback Riding

Explore the surrounding area on horseback. Our horseback riding tours are ideal for all riders, and even non-riders. We take care to match the rider with the most suitable horse to ensure comfort and safety. We recommend wearing long pants and sturdy shoes for comfort. Riding helmets are available. Choose from two hour to full-day tours, all suitable for beginners and experienced riders.


Sunrise in the Rainforest

Take your mount as the sun rises over the forest. We will ride about 30 minutes to a rainforest. First light is an ideal time to observe a kaleidoscope of colorful birds, under a rainforest canopy of vines, palms and exotic bromeliads. You may also catch sight of a whitetail deer, coatimundi or grey fox. Brilliant butterflies and a chorus of birdsong make this the ideal start to the day. Please request for later rides.

Departs: Depends on sunrise
Duration: Approx. 2½ hours
Level of Difficulty: Easy


Horseback Riding to Big Rock Falls

A gentle meandering ride through the forest to hidden falls. Take a break from the saddle and swim under a cascading waterfall. Ideal for beginners or those who just want a short time in the saddle.

Departs: Optional, anytime before 3:00 pm
Level of Difficulty: Easy


Horse and Buggy Ride to Big Rock Falls

Departs: Optional, anytime before 3:00 pm
Level of Difficulty: Easy


Full Day Horseback Ride

Following local trails, the terrain transforms from pine to rainforest. Once we reach the Noj Kaax Meen Elijio Panti National Park we ride under the shady canopy of the rainforest. Your guide will point out the amazing flora and fauna of the forest as we ride to Sapodilla Falls. We’ll enjoy a picnic lunch and refreshing swim before riding back to the lodge. Blancaneaux Lodge also offers hiking trails and jungle treks, bird watching tours, complimentary bikes, tours of the Organic Garden and swimming in the pool or in the pristine waters of Privassion Creek. For relaxation the “Hot Pool” eases away any aches and pains from the day’s activities.

Departs: 8.00 am
Returns: 3:00 pm
Level of Difficulty: Easy


Sunset in the Rainforest Horseback Ride

As the sun starts to dip towards the horizon we ride east into the Noj Kaax Meen Elijio Panti National Park. We’ll ride to a vantage point in the moist tropical broadleaf forest, home to jaguar, tapir and ocelot. We’ll enjoy the evening chorus of birdsong and as the sun sets over the Maya Mountains we’ll ride back to the lodge.

Duration: Approx. 3 hrs.
Departs: Depends of time of sunset
Level of Difficulty: Easy


Horse & Buggy Romantic Sunset Tour

Departs: Depends on time of sunset
Level of Difficulty: Easy


Horse and Buggy Kid’s Riding Experience:

Departs: Optional, anytime before 4:00 pm
Level of Difficulty: Easy


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