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  1. Chile
  2. Santiago Metropolitan Region
  3. Santiago

Andes on Horseback - Santiago

Product ID: 62363
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Let yourself be guided by traditional mountain herders or “Arrieros” through majestic landscapes on horseback. Get a sense of life in the Andes from guides who make their home there. Live a unique experience with stunning view of the Andes mountain range
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pick-up service

Pickup provided at hotels and hostels, not at airbnb or private apartments. The pickup area is : Las Condes, Vitacura, Providencia, Santiago Centro. If you are staying at a private residence or outside of the pick-up ratio please contact the tour operator. The pick-up for the horseback ride starts at 8.00 AM. You will be contacted the day before to be given an exact pick-up time.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Hear the stories and experiences of an “Arriero”, while horseback riding through the Andes
  • Breathtaking views of the mountains and Santiago
  • Visit a condor refuge and discover some of the native flora and fauna unique to Chile
Full description
Let yourself be guided by traditional mountain herders or “Arrieros” through majestic landscapes on horseback. During the excursion, get a sense of life in the Andes from guides who make their home there. Live a unique experience in the Andes mountain range and get one of the most spectacular views form Santiago valley. Enjoy a delicious sandwich at the end of the trip, appetizers and a glass of wine with an spectacular view.

Learn about the Andes flora and fauna, and be impressed by a wonderful experience, just 40 minutes away from the city. 

This activity is recommended for children over 12 years old and people and without respiratory diseases, asthma, heart problems, overweight, recent surgery or other injuries. Elevation is 300 meters. Altitude 1200 meters. Tour subject to change due to weather conditions of rain or snow.
Guests are recommended to bring: sunscreen, tennis shoes, sun hat, camera and jacket.

Activity

3-hour horseback ride through the Andes foothills.

Itinerary

09:00 Departure from the hotel

11:00 Arrive and Introduction safety speech

11:30 Horseback ride of 3 hours aproximately

13:00 Stop at a viewpoint of the Valley of Santiago and the Andes

14:30 End of the ride and Picnic lunch with glass of wine

16:00 Arrival to Santiago (Drop off)                                                                                                

 
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Herders
  • Insurance
  • Oicnic lunch with wine
  • Horse
  • Water
What’s Not Included
  • Sun hat
  • Sun block
  • Day pack
  • Pick-ups on private residences
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Windbreaker
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
Bring sunscreen, sun hat and long pants for riding, as well as comfortable shoes. Appropiate clothes depending on the weather. Small backpack

NOTE: You do not need any previous experience of horse riding.

Cancellation policy:

• No refund is available for cancellations made less than 24 hours before the start of the tour

• Cancellations made for AndoAndes. Our company reserves the right of not to do excursions with unfavorable weather conditions, rain, snow, storms and strike in the parks or don’t have the minimum amount of passengers for the excursion (two). We will refund you the 100% of your pre-payment, or will offer you another alternative, or change the date of tour