Sunset Horseback Riding Experience in Mendoza!

Mendoza is one of the top destinations in Argentina.

At your disposal, you can enjoy a great gastronomical offer and the best wines from world awarded wine cellars, combined with amazing experiences making Mendoza your first time pick.

On this occasion we want to introduce you to this very special horse ride at sunset. After your pick up at your hotel, and 15 kms away, we arrive at the operational center where you will meet your guide. He will give you a short security briefing and then you will be ready to start this incredible experience.

As you ride your horse at sunset time across ravines, valleys and the immensity of the Andes,  enjoy the array of colours as the sun hides behind the great mountains. After a two hours ride you will arrive back at the meeting point to find a great asado washed down with a wonderful Malbec wine waiting for you!

Operational details 

Includes – Transportation· Bilingual guide · Saddles for the activity · Asado, roasted vegetables, fruits. · Personal insurance 

Departure days: Every day · Duration: 5 hours (half-day) · Departure time: From 05:00 pm arrival approximately 09:30 pm · Pick up: Within the urban radius of the city. · Season: all year round · Difficulty level: easy · Activity suitable for all ages. · The excursion is subject to group confirmation. It is done with a minimum of 4 passengers.

Kayaking in Mascardi Lake and Hike-Bariloche

If you stay in Bariloche it is possible to combine in one day a semi-private multi-activity. A perfect option for those active travelers seeking adventure and finding special hidden beaches at the lake and be amazed by the impressive views at Nahuel Huapi National Park.

This is a very complete experience that combines coastal kayaking at Mascardi Lake and a hike on the shore of the Manso River.

We will drive south along Ruta 40, then enter into the National Park and continue up to our base at Mascardi lake. The guide will be waiting for you to start with an introduction on basic kayaking techniques  before starting to explore this beautiful lake. The turquoise waters and the amazing views of the Andes mountains, create a unique and dramatic landscape.

We will stop for a gourmet pic-nick lunch in a remote beach and after a relaxing time we take our kayaks to paddle back to the starting point.

Afterwards, enjoy a nature oriented walk to enjoy this amazing environment of evergreen forest and blue lakes. 

Mascardi  Lake  is the place to be delighted by the incredible natural surroundings and be touched by the quietness of the  unique atmosphere.

An Adventure not to be missed in your next Patagonia visit! 

 

*** The guide will decide the kayaking route according to weather conditions and also the group physical conditions. Paddling prior experience is not required but good physical condition is needed to better enjoy this activity ***

Adventure, Wine and Relax in Mendoza

Discover Mendoza and combine in one stay Leisure, Adventure and Wine & Culinary experiences.

Relax while staying in world-class wine lodges, discover amazing awarded wineries to live a gastronomical experience that will wake your senses or immerse in the Andes for a hike adventure in Quebrada del Durazno. 

Either  Enjoy active holidays or slow travel, Mendoza makes it possible!

On a 5 day trip it is possible to combine great culinary experiences, discover Huarpe local communities and visit the main valleys where the best wines are produced.

Startin Mendoza City with a walking tour to discover the green parks and the city’s iconic sites.In the evening immerse in Argentinean gastronomy, taking time to learn, prepare and be delighted by traditional dishes. Enjoy a fantastic experience cooking in a local restaurant, sharing stories and recipes with the local chef who will tell you about his kitchen secrets.

Wine lovers will be challenged with a wide range of wineries to be visited around Mendoza City. Along with specialized guides, you will visit two different  wineries, tour around their facilities and vineyards to understand the process of elaboration from the harvest of the grapes to the bottling of the wine and finally enjoy a wine testing experience.

For the upcoming days in Mendoza you can choose many options to explore the area:

  • High Mountains visit, where you will get majestic views of Cordon del Plata mountain range and Potrerillos Dam. As you continue, visit Uspallata, a pre-Hispanic settlement of aboriginal Huarpes and the southernmost point of the Inca Empire. Later on, arrive at Puente del Inca (Inca Bridge), a natural architectural work with thermal springs. The trip continues till we reach the viewpoint of Mt. Aconcagua, the colossus of America of 6959 meters, from where we access the Horcones Lagoon and the Aconcagua Provincial Park.
  • High Andes + Trekking Quebrada del Durazno:  Along the way we will see the most beautiful mountains of Mendoza and the small villages on the International Route 7: Potrerillos, Uspallata, Puente del Inca, Penitentes Skiing Resort and Horcones Gorge at the foot of Mt. Aconcagua. Once we arrive at Aconcagua Park, we will start a 2.30 hs trekking through the Quebrada del Durazno with stunning scenery of the Horcones Valley, and an imposing view of Mt. Aconcagua, the highest peak in South America. (6962 masl). On our way back to Mendoza, we will stop in Uspallata to enjoy a late lunch and finally return to the city in the evening.
  • Altos Limpios and Huarpe Native Community: We will drive northeast to visit a Huarpe community. The visit starts with the Telteca Natural and Cultural Reserve. In these drylands there are currently eleven Huarpe communities that still maintain and respect their traditions and social structure. This Reserve protects the forests of native carob, flora and fauna such as the crowned eagle. Then, discover the dunes of Altos Limpios, where we will take a short walk to a viewpoint with beautiful panoramic views. We will continue to the historic town of Asunción to visit one of the Huarpes families where you will taste a homemade lunch: empanadas, bread, pot meat and goat baked in a clay oven will be part of the menu and we can learn about the recipes and customs of the family. After lunch, we will take a walk through the community and we can participate in a small loom workshop, learning the different techniques and taking home what we made.

The last 2 days, discover Uco Valley visiting great wineries framed by Cordón del Plata Mountain range. Stay at the selected boutique hotel or wine lodges with amazing views of the surrounding mountains and vineyards. Visit wineries of world-wide recognized wines due to the quality terroir.

A destination not to be missed in your next Argentina trip. A perfect balance between discovery, gastronomy, adventure and leisure

EL Chalten: The Best Trekking experience in Argentina

The snow-capped magnificence of the Fitz Roy Mount Range nearby invites you to experience our  Adventure Classic plus programme.

For 3 days you will have the chance to trek to Laguna Torre, Laguna de Los 3 and visit Los Huemules private reservation. All this while spending nights in a stunning natural setting, at Poincenot Camp and at the cottage of Refugio Cagliero.

Be immersed in nature as you walk along numerous trails crossing forests, reaching breathtaking viewpoints of glaciers and mountains which make this corner of Patagonia so unique.

Chalten Classic Plus – 3 Days / 2 Nights.

Day 1:

Early in the morning meet your guide to start the hike to Laguna Torre. This 19km wonderful trekking takes you through a great glacial valley full of Lenga Trees to find Laguna Torre and the famous Torre Mountain. Enjoy this breathtaking view while having a quick lunch. Afterwards descend on the Madre e Hija trail towards the Poincenot Base camp. Enjoy dinner, get some rest and be ready for your next day. 

 

Day 2:

After breakfast we hike to Laguna de los Tres. This steep trek leads you to the beautiful turquoise colored waters lagoon which is the closest point to Fitz Roy Mount showing us great scenery. Afterwards descend by Piedras Blancas Glaciar viewpoint and continue towards Hosteria El Pilar. We meet our driver who will transfer us to Estancia Los Huemules.

Los Huemules is a private reservation focused on conservation. We stop at the Visitors center to get a lot of information and learn about the area and choose the best trail to Puesto Cagliero. Afterwards relax at the cottage, contemplating the stunning views of the Cagliero Glacier as you drink some wine. Dinner is included. 

 

Day 3

After breakfast, this morning is a great opportunity to explore the different hikes that Reserva Los Huemules has to offer. 

 

In the afternoon, we will get transferred back to your hotel at El Chalten village.

Recharge your energy with this active program!

 

 

Included

*1 night camping at Poincenot

*1 night at the refuge

*Guide

*1 Porter every 3 pax

*Meals

 

Not Included:

*tips

*Personal expenses

*Pre-Post tours, such as nights in El Chalten and transfers from/to El Chalten.