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Cristo Rey Pilgrimage Ride

Accommodations for Cristo Rey Pilgrimage Ride


This is a progressive ride so nights are spent in different locations.

All accommodations are chosen for authenticity and comfort. The variety allows you to appreciate the diversity of life in Mexico. The described accommodations, are used regularly and most of the time during our trips. However, if for reasons beyond our control, we have to use a different accommodation as the one described, we will use as a replacement a similar hotel, located as close as possible to the intended area.
Bathrooms are shared in most accommodations.

Accommodation Itinerary - subject to changes based on availability
Night 1: Jesuit Hacienda near Sierra de Lobos
Night 2: Camping near Nuevo Valle de Moreno
Night 3: Parador Sangre de Cristo 
Night 4 & 5: Hacienda Jesus Maria near Sangre de Cristo
Night 6: Camping near Valley of Blue Birds
Night 7 & 8: Hotel Posada Santa Fe in Guanajuato

Jesuit Hacienda
The hacienda is located in a mountainous area, surrounded by oak forests. The rooms are equipped with a cable TV with and a private bathroom with free toiletries.
There is Wi-Fi access at this property.

Parador Sangre de Cristo 
This hostel type accommodation offers spacious and comfortable shared rooms (separate room for men and women) with shared facilities.  
No Wi-Fi available.

Hacienda Jesus Maria
This charming hacienda is part of a sustainable tourist complex and offers panoramic views of Sangre de Cristo. All rooms include a flat-screen TV, a coffee machine, free Wi-Fi access and ensuite facilities.

Hotel Posada Santa Fe in Guanajuato
This beautiful colonial hotel is housed in a historic building, and first opened its doors to the public in 1892. It offers comfortable accommodations with cable TV and private bathroom in the historic center of Guanajuato. Free Wi-Fi is available at this property.

Our camps are safely mounted in strategic sites that allow our guests to enjoy the natural environment surrounding them. We install a tent with awning for rain and a capacity for up to 4 people (used only by two people). The tents are approx. 2 m high and come equipped wit cot beds. We also have a dining gazebo, chairs for each rider, led lighting for the perimeter of the camp, and cooking utensils. We build a campfire every night. A small tent with shower is installed and a small toilet service is enabled.

Room Occupancy
There are no single rooms available on this trip.

Meals are included from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on the last day (except for lunch on Day 8).

Meals are based on regional Mexican food and include beef, pork, chicken, eggs, fruits, vegetables, cereals, rice, milk, coffee, natural fruit juices, and purified bottled water. During the horse trail most of the food is prepared by the rural communities we visit, made with quality and hygiene, and in many cases with Prehispanic ancestral recipes so the flavors and textures are unique and can be very different.
Breakfast and dinners are eaten at the accommodations and lunches are eaten on the trail.

Dietary Restrictions
We can cater to most dietary restrictions if given prior notice. However, please note that changes to the menu made locally (without prior notice) might incur additional charges locally.

This trip can accommodate special dietary requests.

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Cristo Rey Pilgrimage Ride
Tour Code: IT-MXIR06
9 days / 8 nights
Dates : January

Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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Day to Day Itinerary
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Tack: Charro, Western. English on request
Horses: Quarter horse, Azteca and Mexican Crio...
Pace: Moderate riding pace according to terr...
Walk, Trot, Canter, Gallop,
Airport: Guanajuato International Airport (BJX)
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