Patagonia active customtrips - Argentina - South America
Horseback riding and hiking through Northern Patagonia
* Duration of journey: 11 days, 10 nights
* Best months to travel: November to April
* Visiting: San Carlos de Bariloche,nearby area (Mount Tronador, Nahuel huapi lake, steppe, estancias).
* Type of trip: adventure - active trip (horseback riding, trekking & hiking)
* Includes: All transfers as per program Accommodation in double rooms with private bath and in double tents during the horseback riding Full board on Pampa Linda and horseback riding, half board in hotel in Bariloche, breakfast day 11 in Buenos Aires. Mountain guide in Pampa Linda and guide with assistant during the horseback riding.
Patagonia (Argentina) active custom trip itinerary:
Day 1 - Buenos Aires - Bariloche:
at Buenos Aires airport, private transfer to the National airport, flight to Bariloche, located in the Nahuel Huapí National park
in Northern Patagonia. Transfer to the hotel. Meeting with the mountain guide,
short itinerary briefing and dinner.
Overnight in double room with
private bathroom and breakfast..
Day 2 - Bariloche - Pampa Linda - Cerro Tronador - hiking:
Early morning we take a regular bus to the base of Cerro Tronador, an impressive and wonderful glacier-mountain in the Andes south of Bariloche,
on the border with Chile. Overnight stay at Hostería Pampa Linda
in double bedroom with ensuite, all meals included. Afternoon visit
hiking to Nalca Waterfall and Ventisquiero Negro on your own..
Day 3 - Cerro Tronador - horseback riding - glacier walking:
breakfast, a 3-hour mountain guide assisted ride on horseback,
first to the Andean forest edge, then a further one-hour hike to the Refugio
Meiling (mountain lodge) on the "balcony" of the mount Tronador, surrounded by the glacier face. Those with enough energy and enthusiasm
can go on a glacier walk (2 hours) with the mountain guide (to decide
and book at refuge). Afternoon descent into the valley to Pampa Linda.
overnight stay as previous day.
Day 4 - Cerro Tronador - horseback riding:
Full day excursion horseback riding with guide to a nearby
mountain or lagoon (depends on weather conditions), through
the Andean - Valdivianrainforest with dense and varied flora. Descent
to Pampa Linda at the afternoon with horseback riding guide.
Same overnight stay as previous day .
Day 5 - Cerro Tronador - San Carlos de Bariloche - hiking:
Free time before lunch to enjoy the wilderness or to hike over to the continually calving Castano Overo glacier face (without guide). Afternoon transfer by bus back to Bariloche to the
Dinner and overnight stay in double bedroom suite with
Day 6, 7 & 8- Bariloche - Estancia in the Patagonian steppe - horseback riding:
Private transfer service
to an Estancia at the East of Bariloche. The Estancia is our starting point fora 4-day
guided horseback riding trek tour with camping sites and full bed and board included
on the Patagonian steppe.
On a daily basis we will be able to observe Condors flying overhead in majestic flight, surrounded
by bizarre rock formations and beautiful desert hues, with the ever
present backdrop of breathtaking vistas of the far off Andes to
the west. It is an experience far removed from all signs of civilisation
and in complete contact with Nature, in which the morning
and evening moods will remain unforgettably etched in our memories
9- San Carlos de Bariloche:
Late afternoon ride back to Bariloche, overnight stay at
hotel in double bedroom and dinner. .
Day 10 - Bariloche - Buenos Aires:
Breakfast and transfer out to airport, flight to Buenos Aires,
transfer to hotel, overnight stay at hotel in double room (no dinner
included that night).
Day 11 - Buenos Aires:
Breakfast and transfer to the international airport, departure
Includes: All transfers as per program. Accommodation
in double rooms with private bath and in double tents during the
horseback riding Full board on Pampa Linda and horseback riding,
half board in hotel in Bariloche, breakfast day 11 in Buenos Aires.
Mountain guide in Pampa Linda and guide with assistant during the
horseback riding. .
Not Included: flights, airport
taxes, optional excursion and activities, insurance, medical insurance,
extras, not specified meals, extras tips and gratitude to the guides.
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