Horseback Riding \" Cruce De Los Andes\" mendoza, Argentina

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Horseback Riding \" Cruce De Los Andes\" Mendoza, Argentina

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Horseback riding, Cruce de Los Andes, "Paso Piuquenes" - "Tunuyán River Valley"

This crossing through the "Portillo Argentino" 4380 m. to the "Valle del Río Tunuyán". The border crossing is "Piuquenes" (Argentina / Chile)

Border Crossing Horse. Top cavalcade in Mendoza / Argentina and end of the expedition is in the "Cajon del Maipo" Chile.
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights (5 days on horseback ridge)

Mendoza is the starting point of this adventure. Owner of the highest peak in the Americas, Mount Aconcagua, and world-renowned for its wines, ditches and tree-lined streets; its people greets us with the warmth that characterizes it.

The ride starts in Tunuyán. We will travel by private vehicle to the gendarmerie station in the Andes, where horses await us ready to undertake the expedition. We leave all civilization, we expect the Argentine forward Portillo. Located at 4380 m, this narrow passage is our first big challenge. A panoramic view of the valley and the Central Andes will be the gift you get to realize the ascent.

After crossing the pass, the ride continues to Tunuyán river valley. 

Transiting the valley, our second challenge to door. Will climb again to reach Paso International Piuquenes. At 4030 meters, this step marks the border between Argentina and Chile. The feat is coming to an end. From there go down to the river Lead (Chile), where vehicles await us to move to the Cajon del Maipo and then to Santiago de Chile.


Services included:

  • Transfer Mendoza / Refugio Portinari.
  • Transfer end point of the ride / Hotel in Chile (Maipo Valley).
  • Transfer Hotel in Chile (Maipo) / Santiago de Chile.
  • 1 night in a hostel in Cajon del Maipo (Chile) with dinner.
  • 4 nights accommodation in tents (igloo tents for two or three).
  • All meals and drinks during program development riding.
  • Entire campaign team.
  • Guide professional instructor
  • Tame horses with saddles.
  • Transport of personnel equipment in horse team (up to 10 kg. Per person).
  • Saddlebags.
  • First aid kit.
  • Satellite telephone for emergencies (not including private calls). Satellite tracker.

Services not included:

  • Transfer (return) from Santiago to Mendoza. Browse by optional.
  • Transfer to Chile luggage that is not carried on the expedition.
  • Sleeping bag, mat.
  • Personal equipment (clothing, clothing, etc.)
  • Meals not specified in the program.
  • Drinks in restaurants.
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, tips, laundry, etc.
  • Any costs arising from the abandonment of the program early.
  • Expenses rescue.
  • Or medical air evacuation expenses.
  • Insurance or medical assistance.
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