Horseback Riding Paso Piuquenes

 

The horseback riding across Tunuyán Valley is the most traditional program in Mendoza.

 

It has been declared as cultural interest since San Martin General and his army horses raided taking these valleys.

 

Its beauty, valleys, rivers and mountains will surprise you in each step during the track.

  • COMPLETE ITINERARY
  • SCHEDULE & PRICES
  • INCLUDED SERVICES

HORSEBACK RIDING PASO PIUQUENES – ITINERARY – Heights in meters  

THE MOST IMPORTANT

CHANGING OUR MODERN LIFESTYLE FOR AN ADVENTURE REQUIRES IMAGINATION AND ENERGY. BEING MENTALLY PREPARED TO ACCEPT THE DIFFICULTIES AND INCONVENIENCES WILL BE THE KEY TO OUR SUCCESS.

  • DAY 01: MENDOZA (760)

    You will enjoy the comforts of one of the best hotels in Mendoza city. On this day our guide will check your mountain equipment and accompany you to hire the necessary things. (Food is not included)

  • DAY 02: MENDOZA / MANZANO HISTÓRICO / SCARABELLI (3,100)

    Breakfast. Transfer Mendoza – Manzano Histórico. Migratory papers at Refugio Portinari. Arrangement of horses and mules. Horse riding up to Scarabelli. Camp. (B, PL, D)

  • DAY 03: SCARABELLI / REAL DE LA CRUZ (2,800)

    Breakfast. Horse riding up to Real de la Cruz, by Portillo Argentino (4,000 m height). Descent to the headwaters of Tunuyán River. Setting up tents and resting. (B, PL, D)

  • DAY 04: REAL DE LA CRUZ / PASO PIUQUENES (4,021)

    Breakfast. Pitching tents. Horse riding up to Paso Piuquenes. Setting up tents and Rest. (B, PL, D)

  • DAY 05: PASO PIUQUENES / VALLE DEL YESO (1,300) / SANTIAGO DE CHILE

    Breakfast. Horse riding up to the Argentinean-Chilean border. Change the horses and mules. Descent to the first Chilean position “Valle del Yeso”. Transfer to Santiago, Chile. Lodging in a hotel. (B, PL)

  • DAY 06: SANTIAGO DE CHILE

    Breakfast. (B)

    End of services.

  • NOTE:  

    THE ABOVE ITINERARY IS INTENDED AS A GUIDELINE ONLY. ALTHOUGH EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO ADHERE TO IT, CHANGES MAY BE CAUSED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS, TRANSPORT FAILURE OR OTHER UNFORESEEN EVENTS. PLEASE BE FLEXIBLE IF NECESSARY.

    PLEASE, READ VERY CAREFULLY OUR GENERAL OPERATION CONDITIONS. THIS MUST BE SIGNED BEFORE STARTING THE JOURNEY. BY SIGNING IT, YOU ACCEPT OUR GUIDE’S AUTHORITY DURING THE WHOLE EXPEDITION.

HORSEBACK RIDING PASO PIUQUENES

 

Start End Price
20 – Dec – 2016 25 – Dec – 2016 CONSULT
04 – Jan – 2017 09 – Jan – 2017 CONSULT
07 – Feb – 2017 12 – Feb – 2017 CONSULT

INCLUDED SERVICES

   
  TRANSFER MENDOZA / MANZANO HISTÓRICO / VALLE DEL YESO / SANTIAGO
   
  HOTELS IN MENDOZA AND SANTIAGO
   
  CUSTOMS WORKING PAPERS
   
  MEALS
   
  DRINKS
   
  COMPLETE MOUNTAIN GEAR
   
  ASSISTANCE FOR THE ARRANGEMENT OF LOADS TO BE TRANSPORTED BY MULES
   
  MULES
   
  HORSES, SADDLES AND CARETAKERS
   
  OUR GUIDES
   
  COMMUNICATION

NOT INCLUDED SERVICES

   
  TRANSFER AIRPORT / HOTEL / AIRPORT
   
  DRINKS AND OTHER PERSONAL COSTS NOT MENTIONED IN THE ITINERARY
   
  EXPENSES FOR GIVING UP THE EXPEDITION
   
  SLEEPING BAG AND PERSONAL EQUIPMENT
   
  PERSONAL INSURANCE
   
  PROBLEMS WITH YOUR LUGGAGE (LOSS OR DELAY DURING THE FLIGHT)