Working cattle estancia near Cordoba, Argentina. Ride with gauchos and experience Argentine hospitality, lovely accommodation and learn to play polo. All levels.
Visit the high Andes on the last truly authentic cattle drive in the world This unique once-a-year cattle trail follows ancient Incan pathways and climbs to high altitude grasslands at 3,000m, home of the condor. Help the gauchos drive the cattle into corrals and assist with sorting and branding.This ride is for experienced riders who want a fully immersive experience of Argentinian culture. Accommodation is in mountain cabins with two nights in a hotel.
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, the route climbs to 3,000m (9,000ft) where condors roam before descending into a different world of lush green valleys and the tropical forests of Lerma.
En-route the group stays in the homes of the local Calchaqui Indians with 3 nights of camping under the stars in the high Andes, an unmissable experience. A relaxed ride with beds and hot showers on most nights for riders who can walk, trot and canter.
Combine the essence of the Argentinian experiences: Ride on the pampas at all paces, learn cattle work from the gauchos on a working estancia, learn to play polo with the locals and visit Buenos Aires in one convenient holiday. This ride is aimed at riders and accompanying non-riders.
A week dedicated to learning to play polo on a working cattle estancia. Ride with gauchos and experience Argentine hospitality, lovely accommodation.
The ultimate challenge - cross the High Andes along the remote historic route. For the adventurous, tough and reasonably fit only.