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Rancho El Charro

Address: Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 (322) 224-0114
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89%
Ranked #68 of 232 Activities in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Outdoor Activities
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Vassalboro, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We have horses at home and had tried a riding experience in Talkeenta Alaska that was a HUGE disappointment. So when I decided to give this a chance there was some trepidation on the part of my partner as well as myself. We opted for a 3 hour private ride (it was only dollars more) and Tomas our guide led... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I did the Wild Ride for advanced riders and this ride was intense! The terrain was steep and rocky and you really had to trust the horses, although they were very fit and handled the trail well. It was a hard ride though so take some aspirin and prepared to be sore at the end of the day. The ride... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Had a wonderful time at the rancho El charro. Scenery was beautiful and lunch place was amazing. Would strongly recommend but not for small children.

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Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This was my 3rd visit to Rancho El Charro and once again, it was a great time! Pamela was prompt at our pickup location and a delight! Our group of 4 women chose the 3-hr trail ride along the low-lands to the waterfall & restaurant. We were happy to have Tomas again as our guide for only us four! He... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Took the 3 hour ride and had a great time. Our guide was attentive and friendly. Pam was very helpful and even took us into Costco on the return trip!! Definitely worth checking out!!

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
23 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Calm waves, decent sand, no long walk for deep water. Tons to see, fishermen, people, peddlers, pelicans diving, pier activity, ... always safe, coast guard boat usually around, policemen on Segway's..... Not quiet, mostly locals....... a great taste of the real Puerto Vallarta.

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Jackson
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Our girls, 7 and 10, loved the tour. The horses are beautiful and well behaved, with some spirit. Fun crossing the river and going to the waterfall. A very good time with good customer service.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I took my two children on the 3 hour ride into the jungle. We had a great time riding and it wasn't all flat riding as there were some narrow climbs as we ventured higher. We stopped at a lovely restaurant and had some excellent and cheap food. Thomas was our guide and he was very happy and took photos... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Because of the time of our vacation, we ended up being the only two on the excursion the day that we went. It was really fun! We did the "Three Hour Rainforest Tour". Our tour guide was very sweet and knew what he was doing and where he was going, but if you don't speak Spanish don't expect to be... More 

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Granite Bay, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I had pretty high expectations for this trip based on the reviews and was a little disappointed. I thought it was a fine little horseback ride, and probably a good value. The other rides that were offered at the tourist spots were twice the price. I actually had planned on booking when we got down there, but Pamela doesn't use... More 

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