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El Dorado Estancias Ride

Itinerary for El Dorado Estancias Ride

Sample Itinerary - subject to changes

Day 0: Transfer to Estancia
Depart from the bus depot in Buenos Aires for the 8:55 PM luxury sleeper bus transfer to Esquina, arriving the next day at 5:10am.
(The bus can be booked directly by you or by us. Please let us know your preference at the time of booking)
Dinner is included in the overnight bus service.
No overnight included

Day 1: Arrival
Arrival in Esquina and transfer to the Estancia. After  resting up and a good breakfast, choose your steed, saddle up, and go on a short introductory trail ride. Lunch and siesta. You then get to do cattle work on horseback. The Estancia is an isolated ranch house where you will forget city problems. The tall, opulent forest of native trees surround the main houses and barbecue area, creating a cozy, protected atmosphere. Later, enjoy a luxurious candlelight dinner in the dining room of the 19th century wing of the ranch house.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Estancia La Rosita

Day 2: Polo Lesson
You ride your hore in the morning and then get to enjoy a delicious lunch. After lunch, you are given a mini Polo lesson and will play an informal Polo match at the Polo Club.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Estancia La Rosita

Day 3: La Rosita to La Amistad
Today you start your horseback adventure. At lunch time you are treated to a fabulous lamb barbecue picnic. In the evening the hosts will spoil your at the ranch with a relaxing massage session (included).
Riding approx. 5.5 hours (approx. 22 miles)
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Estancia La Amistad

Day 4: La Amistad to Buena Vista
It’s again a long day in the saddle with lunch on the way consisting of delicacies like pate and sausages. You can rest under the trees at the entrance to the property, and later, at the swimming pool; have tea under the Magnolia tree and visit the owner’s pheasant and wild duck raising operation.
Riding approx. 5 hours
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Estancia Buena Vista

Day 5: Buena Vista to La Pelada
Leaving ‘Buena Vista’ Farm very early in the morning, you ride towards Estancia La Pelada. You can take a boat excursions through the Corrientes River.
Riding approx. 4 hours
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Estancia La Pelada

Day 6: Ride back to La Rosita
During the ride, there is a possibility of watching capybara, alligators (yacares), rheas, and a remarkable variety of birds.
Riding approx. 8 hours 
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at the Estancia La Rosita

Day 7: Last Ride
Today you start with a leisurely morning to relax from the long riding days of the week. Laze around, go for a swim in the pool or on your horse and enjoy a last canter in the now well known countryside. Depending on your preferences, today’s ride takes you to marshes or lagoons; through large native and planted forests. If you prefer you can spend the day with Oscar (the chief of the gauchos, "Capataz" in Spanish), who probably has already become your friend over the last days. Take Tango lessons, round up cattle, ride fence, or ride the range for strays. relax and get ready for our farewell dinner at the Estancia. We then take you to your overnight luxury sleeper bus at 10:30 PM. Snacks are provided on the bus.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
No overnight included

Day 8: Departure
Arrival in Buenos Aires at 6:30 AM and transfer to your city hotel - end of services.

Special Dates with an extra cost are available to be organized – please inquire
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El Dorado Estancias Ride
Tour Code: IT-ARRT10
8 days / 7 nights ~$2,190.00
Dates : March to Nov

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: Standard
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 Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
A 2023 09/25 - 10/02 8d / 7n 8 day trip 3 /10 Expired
A 2023 10/23 - 10/30 8d / 7n 8 day trip 3 /10 Reserve
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Tack: Argentine type saddle with sheepskin
Horses: Criollo crosses, bred on the Estancia.
Pace: Trots, canters and gallops
Walk, Trot, Canter, Gallop,
Airport: Buenos Aires
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