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  2. Mendoza Province
  3. Mendoza
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Mendoza: Horseback Riding in the Andes with Authentic BBQ

Product ID: 276132
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Explore the Andes mountain range on a 2-hour horseback ride, accompanied by bilingual guides. Decide whether to taste an authentic Argentinian barbecue, or "Asado", and local wine. Enjoy a traditional folk music session with the sunset option too.
About this activity
Duration 5 - 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Pick up is available from centrally located accommodation in Mendoza. If you are not staying in the center please contact the local partner after booking to arrange pickup or a meeting point.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Ride through the stunning Andes landscape on horseback
  • Enjoy a unique once-in-a-lifetime experience
  • Dine on a traditional Argentinian BBQ lunch with Mendoza wines (if option selected)
  • Benefit from the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off
Full description
Ride for 2 hours in the Andes on horseback in the company of Spanish and English-speaking guides. Choose whether to just take the horse ride in the morning (BBQ lunch not included), to conclude your morning ride with a BBQ lunch, or to ride at sunset and end your tour with a BBQ dinner and traditional folk music.

The tour begins with either morning or afternoon pickup from your hotel in Mendoza and travels to Los Amigos Post. Here, get kitted out with all the necessary equipment and get acquainted with your horse, which will be selected depending on your size and experience. After a quick trip to the riding school for a safety lesson on how to ride on mountain roads, it’s time to set off for Mirador Eagles Nest.

Upon arrival at Mirador Eagles Nest, admire the breathtaking views across the Andes. Jump down from your horse and stretch your legs as you explore the landscape and take some photos. From here, look back and see how much of the road you have traveled, and feel like a true adventurer. Don't forget to keep an eye out for black eagles and condors that circle around, as well as other wildlife in the area.

Continue the horse ride to Aguaribay Post, and enjoy a delicious Argentinian Asado BBQ (if one of the options with BBQ selected). BBQ lunch/dinner includes chorizo, morcillas, ribs, steak, grilled vegetables, homemade bread, seasonal salads, and local wines. There’s also a vegetarian option too. If you selected the morning trip, the BBQ lunch is optional. For afternoon tours, BBQ dinner is included, as well as a sunset ride and a traditional folk music session.
Includes
  • Roundtrip transfers with hotel pickup and drop-off from centrally located accommodation in Mendoza
  • Bilingual guide/instructor, Spanish and English-speaking
  • 2-hour horseback ride
  • Safety equipment
  • Insurance
  • BBQ lunch with drinks (if option is selected in the 'Morning Option')
  • BBQ dinner with drinks and folk music (if 'Sunset Option' is selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • Pregnant women

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Shorts
Know before you go
• Please note that BBQ lunch will only be included in the 'Morning Option' if you select the option available
• For those who do not choose the 'BBQ Lunch Option', transfer back to Mendoza will be after arriving at Aguaribay Post
• Please note that the traditional folk music session is only available with the 'Sunset Horseback Ride' option
• Vegetarian BBQ option is available
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 14 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
5.0/5
Value for money
4.8/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Gaucho Estate

Product ID: 276132