AUTHENTIC ESTANCIAS EXPERIENCE
11 DAYS/10 NIGHTS
ALMOST ALL YEAR
Horse Holiday in Argentina – Authentic Estancias
Ride estancia to estancia across savanna-like grasslands, through wetlands and forests. Join in the ranch cattle work alongside the famous gauchos and enjoy the fine cuisine and renowned Argentine wines. Immerse yourself in the farming traditions and horse culture handed down generation to generation under the big skies of the Corrientes landscapes.
ITINERARY IN BRIEF
DAY 1: Arrive in Buenos Aires, met at airport, transfer to hotel for overnight
DAY 2: AM free time, PM city tour, overnight transfer to Estancia
DAY 3: Arrival at Estancia & introductory wetlands ride
DAY 4: Gauchos & gallops – more exciting riding
DAY 5: Corrientes riverbanks & sandy beaches ride
DAY 6: Pine forests trail, mate & horse herding
DAY 7: Argentine greats: lassoing lessons, corralling cattle, siesta & wine tasting
DAY 8: Traversing native forests, wealth of wildlife & sundowners
DAY 9: Herding cattle, gaucho shops & farewell
DAY 10: Arrive back in Buenos Aires, relaxing day, tango evening
DAY 11 : Departure or more exciting adventures with us!
FROM US$ 3,845
All accommodation (private bathrooms) on double/twin room basis*, single rooms available (supplementary charge applicable); Buenos Aires airport transfer in & out; * 2nd & 9th night on comfortable overnight bus – fully reclining seats, meals and wine served, accompanied by guide (a very satisfactory option but a private vehicle transfer can be arranged or a charter flight (extra charges apply); English speaking guide & several local guides; riding on 7 days; horses & spare horses; saddlebags; grooms services; Buenos Aires city tour, Tango show & dinner; all necessary transfers/transport as per itinerary; all necessary local taxes, private reserve & national park entrance fees.
Appropriate medical insurance (mandatory); visa (as necessary); some meals in Buenos Aires.
It’s the big skies and vastness of the grassy plains cut through by rivers that pull me back time again, combined with the excellent horses, camaraderie of the gauchos and warm welcome of the charming estancia owners.
Sally, Ride Andes after her first trips to Corrientes Province estancias in the 2000s