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Mountains and Wine Country Ride

Mountains and Wine Country Ride
Cordoba/Mendoza Argentina
We will ride into the impressive Mount Aconcagua region - here you will find the tallest mountains in America, including the highest peak, the Aconcagua (23 200 ft.).  This is a mecca of mountaineering as you ride at 10 000 ft. high, through narrow trails, past unspoiled valleys and colorful creeks. It is in these uninhabited and isolated places, only accessible by horseback, where huge herds of  furry guanacos roam freely and the imposing Andean condor nests. Only in the most remote places like these you can enjoy the privilege of watching these native animals at complete ease.

This is also a place of great historical merit. In 1817, the Los Andes Army crossed through this exact location. They traveled from Argentina to liberate the people of Chile from the Spanish Conquistadors. We will take a glimpse into the titanic effort our Fathers of Independence provided towards their freedom.

As the sun sets, the spectacular stars of the southern hemisphere will begin to cover the sky. Relaxing at the mountain lodge with its peaceful atmosphere as you share an intimate cup of coffee, tea or Argentine mate with fellow travelers. Together it all creates the most ideal ambiance, allowing us to feel the timeless spirit of nature and the wilderness around us.

Our last day will be purely gourmet: wine making and tasting and a superb lunch. We will visit Luján de Cuyo, an area is now known worldwide for producing several of Argentina’s very best wines, including malbec.

"We reach the hotel after a day in the wilderness. We will never forget our new friends and the horses. The evening star comes out as night shows up. It is only the first of the million stars that lighten the clearer sky of the southern hemisphere. Long conversations recreate the incredible day gone by".

Progressive Ride (no camping)

Meeting: Upsallata
Airport: Mendoza
Transfer: Mendoza Airport
Riders: Min 6 riders
Max 12 riders

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    Mountains and Wine Country Ride
    Tour Code: IT-ARRT21
    6 days / 5 nights ~$1,750.00
    Dates : All year

    Trip Rating :
    Difficulty : Riding Level
    Riding Level Explained
    Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
    Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
    Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
    D Strong Intermediate
    Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
    All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
    Lodging: Basic
    Lodging Level Explained
    = Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
    Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
    Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
     Accommodations with superior comforts.
     = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
    Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
    Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
    Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
     = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
    Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
    Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
    Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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    Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
    A 2017 01/01 - 04/30 6d / 5n 6 day ride, AP 6 /12 Reserve
    A 2017 10/01 - 12/31 6d / 5n 6 day ride, AP 6 /12 Reserve
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    Tack: South American recado saddles
    Horses: Criollo and Peruvian Paso crosses, mou...
    Pace: Slow mountain riding, but there will b...

    Airport: Mendoza
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