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Horseback Riding Tour, Patagonian Steppe, Bariloche, Aregntina

offered by supplier M17546 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 3 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 20 people
Destination(s): Argentina  
Specialty Categories: Horse Riding  
Season: October - April
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 150 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 300 US Dollar (USD)

Riding about an Andean foothill valley alongside the valley of the Cuyin Manzano River, meeting the local people, and sharing in their simple way of life, even lodging overnight at their homes. For in this undomesticated environment there is no tourism infrastructure.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: At approximately 10:00 a.m. we set off from Bariloche. We will saddle up for our horse ride toward Sisto Martinez's summer grazing field, passing Lake Repentino. This ride runs along the Valley of Cuyin Manzano River until its confluence with Quemados' Creek. We will camp out after going through Cypress and Lenga forests, ascending to a high altitude marshland of 1600 meters.

Day 2: We will ascent towards Saihueque Mount, La Ollada's countryside post and then ride back to our campsite. During this day, we will have reached 2000 meters altitude where permanent snow and animals such as deer and cattle can be found grazing in the high altitude marshlands during summer. While riding through ├▒ire and Lenga forests and have the opportunity to see unusual land formations such as La Ollad's post, and rocky canyons over Los Quemados' Creek.

Day 3: We will return back to the valley by horseback. The trip back runs by the other riverbank as to provide a good view of a different landscape and an opportunity to take a close look at everyday life of Cuyin Manzano's local natives.

Note: Daily horse ride 4-6 hours.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Horses with full "criollo" saddle and trappings, harnesses and cargo equipment
- Professional English speaking team guides
- Tents
- VHF radio equipment
- Sleeping pads
- First aid kits
- Accommodation: 2 nights in campsite or in small countryside post
- All full meals and beverages during horse ride (as well as any special diet if necessary) - from day 1 lunch to day 3 snack
- Transfer Bariloche - Cuyin Manzano - Bariloche.

Price Excludes:
- Sleeping bag for camping
- Medical assistance
- Tips.

About This Supplier
Location: Peru
Joined InfoHub: Jan 2008

M17546 offers the enthusiasm of a relatively young agency, with the experience of our capable and professional staff. With our own offices in Cusco (Peru) and Buenos Aires (Argentina) and the Netherlands, we have been arranging every imaginable excursion and tour in South America, as well as Spanish Courses and...

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