The 6 day Andean crossing adventure on horseback “Crossing the Andes by horse”, starts in Argentina and ends in Chile. This expedition crosses the international border on horseback riding at above 4380 meters to cross the famous “Portillo Argentino” pass.
1-Ecological: we take care of the environment, we defend the activities which are in direct contact with nature, far away from pollution and high-tension cables or any kind of civilization.
2-At the Aconcagua’s feet: the highest mountain of the American continent (6962 meters). The horseback ride passes through the highest peaks of the Andes.
3-Crossing the Andes by horse: this crossing is a real “expedition” among a salvage and isolated world to reach one of the most defying objective of the Tourism Adventure: The Andes crossing on horseback.
4-The “gaucho” way: you will live every minute like a gaucho (Argentinean cowboys), sharing your time with our team of guides and muleteers who will teach you experiences and costumes from the everyday life of a typical gaucho in the high country.
5-Historical: Follow San Martin’s path, we are going to ride through the “Valle de los Patos” (Valley of the ducks). In January 1817, the “Ejército de los Andes” (Andes Army) undertook the most audacious military campaign of the Argentinean history. Nearly 200 years later, we offer you cross the Andes mountain ranges on horseback following General Don José de San Martin’s path.
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights (5 days in the mountains on horseback). Leaving Argentina we cross the Andes by horse and ride through the Aconcagua region up to the Chilean border.
Here it stands the most massive and immense mountains in America, including its tallest peak, the Aconcagua (23,200 ft). Riding at heights over 4000 meters.
It is in these uninhabited places, which you can only reach on horseback, where huge herds of guanacos roam freely and the Andean condor nests. Only in unique places like this can you enjoy watching them in plenitude.