HORSE RIDING HOLIDAYS IN Argentina

The four main areas for riding in Argentina are; the Pampas surrounding Buenos Aires, the Lake District at the foothills of the Andes and the far north and south of the country, so anywhere in fact! The most comprehensive of these areas though is in the Lake District and the Estancia Huechahue.  Here you can do every form of riding imaginable and all with superb guides and gauchos, this is a place where you cattle drive cattle across the Andes sleeping in tents or remote estancias or simply ride each day from the lodge

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Argentina is the home of the gauchos and place where riding is second nature for all who live here. Almost every region in Argentina offers an option for you to ride, though some of the best places are around Bariloche, where you can ride for a week herding cattle across the Andes, do simple day rides or ride from one estancia to another.

As with every place where we offer riding there are a range of horses to match your standard of riding and all our excursions include qualified and knowledgeable guides

Bariloche

Bariloche is situated on the foothills of the Andes and on the shores of Lake Nahuel Huapi making it one of the most picturesque places in Argentina.  The nearby national park of Nahuel Huapi is the oldest in the country and has some of the most diverse biospheres in the area as well an abundance of wildlife.

Cordoba

The main reason for coming to Cordoba is the small collection of rolling hills to north – the Sierras Chicas.  These low lying mountains have a similar history to that of the Pampas and as such the area has numerous estancias all of which are a perfect base for horse riding, walking, mountain biking, or just relaxing in the cooler temperatures that this area is known for.

El Chalten

The town of El Chalten is the gateway to the Fitzroy national park which has some of the best walking possibilities in the world.  The town contains homely log cabins or ‘estancias’ as they are known and is less visited than Torres del Paine national park in Chile which can also be incorporated into a Patagonian itinerary.

Mendoza

Mendoza lies in the foothills of the Andes and its gentle slopes are covered in vineyards.  This is where some of Argentina’s best wines are produced and although the town, with its 5 plazas is worth a short visit it is staying in one of the surrounding vineyards that allows for a taste of the real country. 

Salta & the north west

The northwest is a relatively unknown region of Argentina and Salta is the centre from which to explore this spectacularly varied region. The multi-coloured valleys and canyons of Calchaques twist and turn down to Cafayate from where you can visit the ancient pre-Inca ruins of Quilmes, or walk through narrow canyons to hidden waterfalls, or, sample wine from the many vineyards in the area.

The Pampas

The land that surrounds Buenos Aires is known as “the Pampas”.  Once inhabited by Gauchos, these flat plains were the grounds of vicious battles between natives and criollos - Gaucho descendants of Spanish conquistadores and aborigines (natives) of the Pampas.  Considered outcasts, they lived solitary lives. 

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