THE GREAT ANDEAN CROSSING
14 DAYS | 13 NIGHTS
NOVEMBER TO JANUARY
Argentina to Chile –Deep into the untouched Andes!
The horse-riding adventure of your life: traverse 205km from Argentina to Chile. Through the remote Andes from the dry eastern foothills to the exuberant vegetation around the fjords on the Pacific Coast. Distinct sweeping landscapes greet riders around every turn in the trail, atop every ridge - a per-fect escape into the wilderness.
14 DAYS / 13 NIGHTS
11 days of riding over the backbone of South America, seamlessly joined together by navigating rivers and lakes. Stopping over at diverse locations along the way: yurts, tents, refuges, homesteads and a sojourn on a private island.
ITINERARY IN BRIEF
DAY 1 : Exploring Bariloche
DAY 2 :Estancias & Steppes
DAY 3 : Rolling hills & vast valleys
DAY 4 : Desert River Valley
DAY 5 : Old gold
DAY 6: Panoramic plateau
DAY 7: Argentina to Chile via the lakes
DAY 8: Rare primary Valdivian Forest
DAY 9: Boat river crossing
DAY 10: Scarcely inhabited secluded valley
DAY 11: The Glacier
DAY 12: Waterfalls & traditional farming
DAY 13: Final ride & farewell dinner
DAY 14: Breakfast & airport transfer
DAY 1 | EXPLORING BARILOCHE
On your arrival at the airport of Bariloche, a driver will take you to your hotel. The city of Bariloche, surrounded by lakes and mountains, is located in the very heart of the Patagonian Andes. We recommend that you arrive as early as possible to enjoy the city.
Dinner & overnight in Bariloche hotel.
D (airport transfer to hotel)
FROM US$ 7,300
All terrestrial/water transfers as specified; all meals de-scribed in the itinerary (from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on final day); a half bottle of wine per person for dinner time on the riding days; bilingual guides, local guides “Baqueanos”), VHF communication radio in Chile. Riding horses; pack horses and additional horses according to the number of riders in the group. See accommodation notes below.
Appropriate medical insurance (mandatory), visa (as necessary), international or national airport taxes, porterage, laundry service, personal expenditure, all services not mentioned in the detailed description.
“Thanks very much for this wonderful trip! It has been such a great experience and I met lovely people… With the great help of all of the team it was possible for me to have a great time and feel safe & secure…”
Julia, The Great Crossing.