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First, we’ll meet at the bus terminal or your hotel. Then, we’ll grab lunch together and finish all the last arrangements for the trip, including a short safety briefing, along with sharing the itinerary and meeting your guide. Finally, we’ll take the ruta 40 to Las Loicas where our horseback riding adventure begins.
We’ll begin our journey heading towards the heart of the Andes. Later, we’ll reach the Cajon de Rezago, where we’ll camp for the night.
On this day we’ll ride through different canyons. Then, we’ll stop for a lunch at Puesto Sepulveda. After that we’ll get to Laguna Baya, with our base camp set at a mesmerizing oasis in the Andes.
This will be the day in which we cross into Chile. We’ll cross and descend to Laguna Carilauna. Then, we’ll arrive at Laguna Negra Casca, from where we will re-enter argentina, passing by a splendid cascade at Salto de Panculehue.
We’ll ride across the Cajon Las Pomas. There, we’ll descend from east-west, passing by long plains. Then, we’ll arrive at the cajon del Guanaco, where we’ll set camp for the night.
This will be the last day of our horse riding adventure. First we’ll take the route through Paso Pehuenche, which marks the border between Chile and Argentina that we’ll cross. After exploring the area we’ll head to Las Loicas to cross back into Argentina. Finally, we’ll transfer to our hotel for our last dinner.
After breakfast our adventure ends.
Camping and hotel
This program is recommended for adventurers 13 years and older (with a parent, tutor or the corresponding authorization), and under 65, as there are steep ascents and descents. However, there won’t be any areas of high risk. Also, please note the program is subject to changes due to unforeseen circumstances. And, in order to join it participants must present the corresponding medical certificate as well as a valid passport.But, you don’t require any previous horse riding experience to participate.
Adventure tourism agency formed by ISAS, EPGAMT and adventure tourism guides.
Head guide is Leandro Scheurle, rock and ice climbing instructor, wild areas lifeguard (WFR), and ISAS trekking and adventure tourism guide. He is also Instructor and lecturer at the ‘Instituto Superior Andes del Sur’ (school of professional guides).
He made technical ascents in Argentina and South America, including solo new routes in Domuyo Volcano (Neuquén), and Cerro Bonete (Tierra del Fuego).
He also write articles for magazines, blogs and websites specialized in outdoors and mountain activities.
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