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Horseback Riding "Uspallata", 5 days  

 Andean Crossing
 Adventure

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"Touching the sky with your hands"
Horseback riding in the Andes, 5 days / 4 nights
Season 2016 / 2017
Horse riding expeditions, Mendoza - Argentina  

The imposing landscapes and peaks of the Andes invite you to live an amazing adventure on horseback in close contact with nature.
This is one of the most complete and challenging rides, it leads us to discover the mysteries of the mountains. We will ride through beautiful places, admire magnificent sceneries of the great Andes, pure water springs and observe a wide variety of the indigenous flora and fauna.

 

Services included:

  • Reception in Mendoza City.
  • Transfer from Mendoza (round trip).
  • Accommodation in tents (igloo shape, for 2 or 3 people).
  • Mountain horses, tame, with comfortable saddles: "apero criollo".
  • Transport of the equipment on mules. Up to 8 Kg. per person.
  • Saddle bags.
  • All meals and drinks during the riding expedition.
  • Professional mountain guide and muleteers. English speaking guide.
  • Complete camping equipment.
  • First Aid equipment.
  • Satellite phone (in case of emergency).
 

 

Services not included:

  • Sleeping bag.
  • Personal gear.
  • Food not stipulated in the program.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, tips, laundry, etc.).
  • Rescue expenses.
  • Medical assistance or insurance.
 
 

Itinerary:

Day 1: Horseback riding - Uspallata Valley
In the morning we pick you up at your hotel in Mendoza and together we drive towards the mountains. We arrive to our base camp. 
The guide, the gauchos and the horses are waiting for you, ready to leave. Once on the horse, we will climb up paths and ride through beautiful landscapes. At dusk we arrive at the camp where we will warm us up around the campfire and eat the "asado". We spend the night under the stars or in tents.

Day 2: Horseback riding
After breakfast we go on riding, going deep into the mountains, climbing up to 3,000 mts. (10,000 ft.) and discovering the mysteries of the Andes. If we are lucky we might even spot some condors, guanaco, foxes, “choiques” (ostrich), etc. This is an unforgettable experience! In the afternoon we reach our next campsite where we set up the camp, have dinner and rest.

Day 3: Horseback riding
Today we ride up to 3,000 mts. (10,000 ft.) and from there we have a beautiful view over the Uspallata Valley and the Andes. Far away from stress, computers and phones, it is the perfect moment to enjoy nature and relax! Then, we ride to our next camp to have dinner and spend the night.

Day 4: Horseback riding
Today we will go down a gorge, following a river. It will be a perfect day to take pictures if you haven't taken any so far! We go down in altitude and at the same time you will see the variation in the vegetation. After a break to have lunch and have a nap we go on riding until we reach our last campsite. We will gather some wood and if you feel fit, you can decide to have a walk around! In the evening we will have our last dinner before going to rest.

Day 5: Horseback riding
Today will be our last day on horseback. We ride, enjoying the last views of the inside of the Andes until we reach our final destination in the afternoon. From there, transfer to Mendoza by private vehicle and end of one of the most exciting adventure the Andes can offer us.

Uspallata Valley:
Uspallata 
is a small town in a valley at 1,900 - 2,500 mts. (6,200 - 8,200 ft.) of altitude. It lies on the road which crosses the Andes between Mendoza and Santiago de Chile. It is located about 100 km. (60 miles) west of Mendoza and there was once the Transandine Railway which passed through the town on its way from Mendoza to Los Andes in Chile.


Map of this trip


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Remarks:

a) Experience: This horseback ride is suitable for beginners as well as experienced riders. The horses used are gentle and specialized for the mountain paths. Therefore no previous experience or any horse-riding knowledge is necessary.

b) Price: The best rate is reached with a minimum of 03 people; otherwise price will be slightly different.

c) Itinerary: Itineraries can be altered according to the weather conditions and the riders.

 

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