Ixtapa is richly blessed with a natural setting and exotic beaches. It features Mayan ruins and it has magical sunsets that are both awe inspiring and romantic. As it is, the pleasure of roaming around freely visiting each pf these exotic places is unique in itself. But what sets the beauty of the visitation apart is the fact that you can do this astride a horse like a knight on a round. Trust us when we say that riding the horse is just an understatement.
Timings and duration
The horseback riding course is a daily affair that you can have a taste of when you visit Ixtapa. There is a host of timing options that you can choose from that best fits your schedule. Typical horseback riding sessions start daily at 9:00a, 10:00a, 11:00a and in the evening, you can have the course at 4:00p and 5:00p. You can start off from the Cruise Ship Dock or the Hotel Zihuatanejo. The ride is typically of 2 and a half hours duration and it takes you to the scenic countryside, the exotic beaches and in between these settings, you get a glimpse of the paradise that is Ixtapa. The ride itself is breathtaking enough to be an entertainment in itself. The rest of the fun are just side details that you would be hard pressed to miss. Along with the tour, you also get refreshing drinks as part of the trip and the transportation is also handled and comes as a part of the whole trip. At about $45 a person, this trip is a steal.
Go on this course if you happen to be a horseback rider or simply if you have a knack for trying something new. Do not worry if you are a complete novice in terms of horseback riding, as there are professionals who will effectively teach you the tools of the trade. Do yourself a favor then. Indulge in the saddle.