Horse Riding and Camping Adventure in San Martin

Journey into the heart of the Argentinian Lake District and camp out around bonfires along the way. Truly experience the 'gaucho' lifestyle amongst the mountains, volcanoes and glacial formations.

6 Days

$2,000

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Horse Riding and Camping Adventure in San Martin - 6 - $2,000

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

  • A three-day camping excursion across the Andes mountains and through native forests
  • Upon arrival, meet your horse and then tuck into a traditional Argentinian BBQ
  • You'll be riding on varied terrain from steep mountain trails, to flat water-meadows and rocky hillsides
  • Balance three nights camping in nature with two nights in a mountain cabin by Lake Lolog
  • Option to upgrade your fifth night's accommodation, staying in the peaceful Alpine style town of San Martín de los Andes

Landmarks visited on Horse Riding and Camping Adventure in San Martin

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: Meet your horse and feast on asado!

Riding Duration: 2 hours

Arrive in San Martín de los Andes. During the afternoon, you will go on a gentle ride, getting to know the horses, as they will become your best friends over the next 6 days.

When you get back to your mountain cabin, drinks and a home cooked dinner will be waiting for you. A typical meal might include a traditional asado (Argentinian BBQ), fresh river trout, stews as well as grilled vegetables. And don't forget some Argentinian wine!

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Mountain Cabin in Lolog


Days 2-4: Camping ride

Riding Duration: 6-8 hours (on each day of the camping expedition)

After breakfast at the mountain cabin, set off on a 3-night camping ride into indigenous forests, stopping at wonderful viewpoints and spending time relaxing by ice cold rivers. You'll be riding on varied terrain from steep mountain trails, flat water-meadows to rocky hillsides. You will stop for a picnic lunch of homemade bread, cheese, cold meats and fruit. There's no rush so you can enjoy a short siesta before continuing to your first campsite. 

Dinner will be cooked over an open fire, gazing up at the night sky whilst exchanging stories.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Camping


Day 5: Ride to Lolog

Today you will ride back to base camp, leaving behind many good memories of a lovely time spent in the wilderness. You'll have a farewell dinner and you can choose to spend the night at the cabin or you can book into a hotel in San Martin de los Andes. 

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Mountain Cabin in Lolog (Upgrade to hotel upon request)


Day 6: Explore/final ride then departure

During the morning you can go shopping in San Martín de los Andes or you can take a last morning ride. Then, say goodbye to your guides and continue on the rest of your trip!

Meals: Breakfast

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

This trip can run as a group trip, with prices starting from $2,000 per person for a complete group. If you are looking to join a group or you are a solo traveller we will help to form likeminded groups of travellers. Please let us know your travel plans.

The trip can also run on a private basis to fit around your plans. Departures may be tailored and can be set up on a date of your choice. Please note that there is a higher price for smaller groups. Please enquire for further details.

Includes

  • Meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Accommodation: 7 nights in hotels/ a hostel
  • All necessary camping gear including sleeping bag
  • All necessary riding equipment
  • Ponchos, half-chaps, saddlebags
  • Bilingual guide

Excludes

  • Meals not indicated in itinerary
  • Any extra/optional excursions
  • Personal expenses and equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Any visa, passport and vaccination expenses
  • International and domestic/in country flights

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