Ride through incredible Andes Mountain scenery at the highest part of the Andes near Mendoza. Highlights for those without the time to cross the full range.
Visit the high Andes of north west Argentina on this unique trail. Ride on ancient Incan pathways, searching for cattle in the high altitude grasslands at 3,000m where condors circle overhead. You'll help the gauchos drive the cattle into corrals and assist with sorting and branding.This destination is for experienced riders who want to experience local Argentinian culture by taking part in one of the last truly authentic cattle drives in the world. Accommodation is in mountain cabins with two nights in a hotel for a true gaucho experience.
Ride along ancient Inca trails in the Andes Mountains where life goes on as it has for centuries. From the dry Calchaquí desert on the west of the Dead Lion Range of the Andes, we cross at 3,000m (9,000ft) where condors roam and descend into a different world of lush green valleys and tropical forests of Lerma.
En-route we stay in the homes of the local Calchaqui Indians with 3 nights of camping under the spectacular southern hemisphere stars in the high Andes, an unmissable experience. A relaxed ride with beds and hot showers all or most nights for riders who can walk, trot and canter.
A working estancia stay in the heart of the Pampas 3 hours from Buenos Aires. Work with the cowboys, ride a cattle drive and relax under the stars at this genuine traditional Estancia. Optional two night extension to the heart of bustling Buenos Aires including a city tour, tango show and river trip is available. The perfect combination to experience Argentina.
A six night adventure through the pristine wilderness of Patagonia in Argentina. The trails take you over uninhabited land that can only be reached on horseback and the group camp in unspoilt places. In December 2020 this trail will coincide with the rare solar eclipse.
The ultimate challenge - cross the High Andes along the remote historic route. For the adventurous, tough and reasonably fit only.