"Andean Crossing" Two routes of this expedition: Horse Riding expedition, crossing The Andes Mountain Range Horse riding expeditions, 10 days / 9 nights 2011 / 2012
We will ride through the Aconcagua region up to the Chilean border.
Here 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.
Two routes of the expedition Crossing The Andes by Horse "Andean Crossing Adventure" Expedition by horse for the highest mountains of Los Andes mountain range
Option: "Valley Hermoso Pass" Click here By the "Valle de Los Patos" Maximum high: Col Espinacito 4500 meters
Option: "Piuquenes Pass" Click here By Valley of Tunuyan River Maximum high: Portillo Argentino 4380 meters
Characteristics of this Horse Riding Expedition:
Historical: Follow San Martin's path From the "Liberator General San Martin" pass to 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 to cross the Andes mountain ranges on horseback following General Don José de San Martin's path
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.
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.
Expedition across the Andes, which will make this crossing 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.
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