Rancho El Charro, 12km northeast of downtown Puerto Vallarta, is recommended for its healthy horses and scenic three- to eight-hour trots into the Sierra Madre. Some rides are suitable for kids. Setting it apart from competitors are its multiday tours, including the tempting ‘Overnight Lost in the Jungle Ride’ (US$350). Transportation is offered from the corner of Proa and Hwy 200 near Marina Vallarta.
TROPICAL FOREST RIDE
From our ranch in a small jungle village, ride a long the banks of a beautiful river.
Take a refreshing swim and enjoy a brief rest, at a small waterfall, after which we ride up into the mountains to an exclusive lookout with a panoramic view of the bay.
Shortly there after, we continue our ride down to a rustic restaurant perched on the mountain side, after our visit to the restaurant we remount and ride through the tropical forest returning to our village trailhead where our van is waiting to take you back to your hotel.
ALL DAY ADVENTURE
All-day adventure ride along a tropical river in a remote area with a stop for a refreshing swim. Stop for brunch at a mountainside jungle restaurant with spectacular view of the bay. Continue at your own pace on beautiful trails, highlighted by exotic trees and wildlife which make this journey an unforgettable experience.
You will visit a waterfall high in the jungle mountains and after a rest you will continue through the exotic forest arriving late afternoon to the jungle restaurant for a delicious Mexican meal. Cool breezes refresh you while you eat.
A perfect setting to relax after a perfect day of riding! After your meal, ride down the mountain arriving about sundown, at the trails end content, after a wonderful day spent in the Mexican countryside.
More information: Visit Rancho El Charro Website