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Come and experience horse riding on a beautiful ranch in Sonora, Mexico! This vacation will be the perfect getaway for you and your loved ones. With daily riding to work up an appetite, you can delight in traditional Mexican cuisine and even try your hand at making your own tortillas. From adventurous bike rides to panning for gold, Rancho San Jose Del Carizzo offers enough activities to keep everyone happy! There will be no regrets once you come here and see the ranch yourself - Rancho San Jose Del Carizzo is ready to welcome you with the best service.
Rancho San Jose Del Carizzo wants to make your experience at the ranch unforgettable. You will see what life in a real working ranch in Mexico is like. You will stay in an authentic hacienda with all the comforts to make your trip very pleasurable. Rancho San Jose Del Carizzo has nine rooms situated around the indoor courtyard of the hacienda. Each room has two queen beds and colorful bathrooms with Talavera tile. The kitchen produces some of the best Mexican cowboy meals in the region.
Horseback riding provides a great way to see the scenery and visit an old gold mining town, now abandoned, that is located on the ranch. You can experience short rides for beginner riders, or have a day-long ride, going out with the ranch cowboys and experiencing some of the ranch-related activities.
This horse riding and ranch vacation take place in Cananea, Sonora, México. It is located two miles from the town of Bacoachi along the Sonora River. This is 75 miles from the U.S. port of entry of Naco Az. And 95 miles from Douglas Az. The ranch is located at the base of Buenos Aires Mountain, considered an ecological island along with its two neighboring mountains, Los Ajos and La Purica.
The entrance to the valley is in Cananea where the river is born. Here in Cananea is also where the San Pedro River is born and flows north into the U.S. Cananea boast the third largest copper mine in the world and one of the largest astronomical observatories in Latin America. If this wasn't enough, Cananea is considered the birthplace of the Mexican Revolution, it all started here on June 1, 1906.
Taste some of the traditional meals of Sonora; you can also experience a wide variety of Mexican food. Rancho San Jose Del Carizzo always has lots of fresh ground coffee and handmade tortillas. Rancho San Jose Del Carizzo uses local products that are natural and support the local economy by buying locally as much as possible.
There are plenty of trails for an easy walk to more vigorous hikes. If your interest is bicycles, ride some of the trails that go from a simple ride with extraordinary views to more adventures downhill rides.
The Sonora River being a natural corridor for bird migration makes the ranch a perfect place to observe many varieties of birds like the vermilion flycatcher, trogon, and different varieties of hummingbirds. Bring your binoculars and a camera and enjoy the birds and the spectacular scenery.
Learn how to make corn or flour tortillas the old fashion way. If you want to have some real coffee, Rancho San Jose Del Carizzo can teach you to roast and grind your own coffee on a wood burning stove.
Maybe you want to strike it rich, try your hand at panning for gold. Prospectors have been finding gold here for over two hundred years.
If you want to have a more relaxed day, bury your nose in a book in the Hacienda courtyard or play many of the game available, like chess, dominoes, backgammon, ping pong, horseshoes, and cards.
Guided tours can be arranged if you want to see the churches along the many villages along the Sonora River, experience the local cuisine in each place.
There are plenty of activities a short distance from the ranch. Play golf at the nine-hole golf course in Cananea. Visit the biggest mine in Mexico. Cananea is a city rich in history as it is considered the birthplace of the Mexican Revolution. There are museums, astronomical observatory, restaurants to visit in Cananea.
Visit a private exotic animal reserve, where you will find addax water buffalo, American Bison, wildebeest, llamas, red deer roaming freely in over two thousand acres.
General Ignacio P. Garcia International Airport
Transfer available for additional US$35 per person
Tucson International Airport
Transfer available for additional US$35 per person
Please book your flight to arrive at General Ignacio P. Garcia International Airport (HMO) or Tucson International Airport (TUS). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request. Rancho San Jose Del Carizzo can pick you up if there are four people minimum who join this roundtrip transfers. The roundtrip transfers cost 70 USD per person. International crossing Hermosillo-Ranch 253 kilometers or 157 miles and Tucson-Ranch 190 kilometers or 118 miles. Traveling time from Hermosillo is four hours each way while from Tucson is three and a half hours each way.
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