Crossing the Andes Chile and Argentina

days 11 days nights 10 nights
Chile
Difficulty
Challenging
Comfort
Basic
Weight limit
90 kg / 198 lb

From the snow-capped volcanoes of the Chilean Andes, through a pass in Icalma, to the open valleys of the Argentinean pampas, we'll explore and witness the landscape transition as we ride. Encounter smoking volcanoes, snowy peaks, deep blue mountain lakes, and dense, towering rainforests during this once in a lifetime experience.
On the Chilean side we'll experience steep mountains and endless virgin rainforests with our low, sturdy Chilean Criollo horses. Crossing the border, we'll witness the unique Argentinean gaucho lifestyle, the vast plains, and the dramatic cliffs where we can admire the majestic Patagonian condor.

US$ 5 025
per tourist for 11 days
Date of Travel
Number of tourists
up to 8 tourists over 18 years old
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Photo Mathias B.
Mathias B. is the organizer and guide of this trip
The organizer speaks: English, German
Organizing and guiding adventures on horseback through the andes since 1998

The tour guides you'll probably meet as well

Photo Armin
Armin
For 20 Years Armin is guiding rides through the Andes around Pucon, for the last 7 years with us. Vast experience in the demanding terrain of the high Andes.

Tour highlights

Volcanoes of the Chilean Andes
Ride amongst the snow capped volcanoes
Two Countries, One Ride
Get the best of two worlds
Cross the Andes
This is gonna be the greatest adventure on horseback

Route details

Day 1
Arrival

On the day of arrival, guests will be collected from either Temuco airport or a hotel in Pucon. They will then be greeted at the ranch and served dinner at the ranch house.

Meals included: dinner.
Overnight: farmhouse.

Day 2
Around Pucón
Day 3
To Rio Blanco
Day 4
To Flor de Valle
Day 5
To Nevados de Sollipulli
Day 6
Volcano Ride
Day 7
To Lake Icalma
Day 8
To Argentina
Day 9
Argentinian Ride
Day 10
Another Day in Argentina
Day 11
Departure
Difficulty
Challenging
Tour organizer's comments

Experience on horseback is necessary but you do not have to be a highly experienced rider. We ride up to 8 hours a day with breaks.

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Accommodation

Comfort
Basic
Tent
5 nights
Camp Site
5 nights

On this ride we have overnight in basic tent camps and mountain huts and in a mountain lodge in our base camp for conquering Sollipuli cater and glacier.

Single supplement for € 500.

5 nights
Camping

Basic tent camps. In the tent camps 2 riders share one tent. We always try to give solo travelers a single tent. Because of weight issues this may not always be possible.

2 nights
Nevados de Sollipulli
1 night
Farmhouse
1 night
Cabin Near Lake Icalma
1 night
Hernan's Ranch

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place

Pucón, Pucon, Chile

Tour conditions

Included

  • all transports to and from Pucón at set times; 
  • all fees;
  • accommodations;
  • all meals including wine with dinner;
  • all equipment from spoon to tent and sleeping mats.

Extras

  • flights;
  • tips.

Group size

up to 8 tourists

Duration

11 days
10 nights

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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 5 025
    14 – 24 Jan, 2025 11 days 10 nights
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  • US$ 5 025
    11 – 21 Feb, 2025 11 days 10 nights
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