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Experience crossing the Andes on horseback
Explore the ancient herdsman road between Portillo Argentino and Piuquenes Pass
Immerse yourself in stunning landscapes and fascinating cultures as you cross the Andes into Chile
Observe spectacular native flora and fauna
Delight in incredible views of the Central Andes
Enjoy a night of relaxation in Cajón del Maipo (Chile) at the end of the tour
Opera: Monday - Sunday (December - March)
Saída: 8:00 AM
Duração: 6 days
Número da excursão: 12561
Our Expert Guides will take you on a thrilling journey across the Andes on horseback, retracing the paths ancient herdsman traveled from Portillo Argentino to Piuquenes Pass. Immersed in the incredible landscapes and local culture, we'll cross the Andes into Chile, following the same path General San Martin and Charles Darwin took.
You will experience traveling on horseback, the Gaucho's traditional mode of transportation, which allows you to enjoy a unique week long adventure. Leave behind the hustle and bustle of daily life, and delight in the slow rhythm of nature as you marvel at breathtaking views of the Andes Mountains.
Beginning in Tunuyán, Mendoza, we'll spend two days climbing to Portillo Argentino, a narrow passageway at an altitude of 4,380 meters, with incomparable views of the Central Andes. Crossing this pass, we'll descend towards the Tunuyán Valley, a paradise full of wild life in the heart of the mountains.
This tour will give us the unique opportunity to observe native flora and fauna, which will keep us company on our solitary, yet peaceful, journey. We'll climb Piuquenes Pass (4,030 m), which marks the border between Argentina and Chile. From there, we will begin our descent towards Plomo River. In Chile, a vehicle awaits us to take us to Cajón del Maipo for some well-deserved rest and relaxation.
Note: Personal equipment (clothing, sleeping bag and mat) and extra expenses (drinks, farewell dinner) are not included. Departure dates are fixed. This tour is offered during the following days:
December 2016: 16-21, 29- 3 (January)
January 2017: 5-10, 12-17, 19-24, 26-31
February 2017: 7-12, 16-21, 23-28
March 2017: 2-7, 9-14
Por Adult: $ 1630 USD
O que trazer
Long-sleeved thermal base layer, fleece jacket, waterproof jacket, light gloves and waterproof gloves, sun hat, beanie, thermal base layer pants, hiking pants, waterproof hiking boots, 2 pairs of thick socks|Sunglasses, headlamp, sleeping bag (- 15° C), hiking poles, sleeping pad, cookware, sunscreen, 2 bottles of water, 1 thermos, large backpack (70-80 L), camera, personal first aid kit, personal hygiene, 4 replacement batteries
Expert Guide, transportation from Mendoza to Santiago de Chile|Full pension, dining tent with chairs and full crockery, mountain camping tents, chef, packing horses (up to 12 kg per person), satellite phone, detailed information on the flora, fauna, and history of the area|A night of accommodation in Cajón del Maipo (Chile), farewell dinner in Chile
Local da reunião
Local da reunião: Hotel pick up in Mendoza
Local de regresso: Tour ends in Santiago