7 DAYS | 6 NIGHTS
PRIVATE OR FIXED DEPARTURE
MID OCT - APRIL
Uruguay - tranquil, unpopulated and with the long-established gaucho culture and pristine coastline, is made for riding
A progressive ride in the beautiful coastal Rocha province; place to place discovering South America’s lesser-known riding paradise astride an excellent local criollo horse. Journeying through incredibly diverse vegetation zones packed with natural & cultural interest just as the gauchos have been doing for centuries…
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
The accommodation along the way in this itinerary includes small, charming seaside hotels and estancias (ranches) – all unique, full of character and well located; all bedrooms include a private bathroom.
ITINERARY IN BRIEF
DAY 1 : Arrival in Rocha Province
DAY 2 : Estancia lands
DAY 3 : Gaucho trails
DAY 4 : Across the Estuary
DAY 5: Northwards along the coast
DAY 6: Forts & Shipwrecks
DAY 7: Gaucho Style
DAY 1 | ARRIVAL IN ROCHA PROVINCE & AFTERNOON RIDE
Morning departure from Montevideo airport/city, on the banks of the wide Rio de la Plata estuary in a private vehicle (approx 3hr drive), arriving on the Atlantic coast in the stunning province of Rocha.
On the drive from Montevideo, we usually spot rheas.
Dinner & Overnight at the Estancia.
L, D (approx. 2.5 hours riding)
FROM US$ 3,150
all the services as described above including A private vehicle transfer from Montevideo to ride start point (day 1) and back to Montevideo from ride end point (last day), all meals (lunch day 1 to lunch on last day), 6 night’s accommodation with ‘en suite’ private bathrooms, bilingual expert riding guide & second guide, all local taxes and national park, private park and reserve entrance fees.
Appropriate medical insurance (mandatory), alcoholic drinks, gratuities (discretionary), souvenirs, laundry and all suchlike personal expenditure.
“The adventure was FABULOUS! ...”
(Nancy has ridden in a huge number of countries, on most continents).