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Ride like a gaucho in the mountains

Ride like a gaucho in the mountains

Duration:9 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks, equipment, and transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I´m a certified trekking guide gradueted in the local university of Mendoza (EPGAMT), I´ve have years of experience guiding and certificate in different technical courses as WFR (wilderness first response). Now I run a company call mendozahiking and I love mountains, nature and Mendoza, the place where I was born and grew. I've guide differents horseback riding, but I found that these one It´s the…
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What we’ll do

After I pick up you, we will drive to Potrerillos valley, we are going to make a briefly stop to admire the Potrerillos lake and the Cordón del Plata and then we are going to continue to puesto Las Lajas. There lives Don Daniel with his family, he is a typical local "Arriero" that have many animals in his ranch and likes to receive visitors for a ride. His wife is is going to receive us with…

What else you should know

Once the reservation is made, we will contact you to arrange a place to search and schedule. The activity is for 4 people, check availability in case of larger groups.

What I’ll provide

Snacks, Breakfast and Lunch
At the morning mate with sopaipillas, while we waith for the asado, some apetizer with wine, and finally a great asado.
Wine
Mendocinian wine
Car
4x4 truck
Outdoor gear
Suitable equipment for riding.

What to bring

Sun hat and Wool or fleece hat • Sunglasses with 100% UV protection and sunscreen Depending the season and the weather it is advisable to carry: • Fleece jacket • Waterproof or windproof jacket • Trekking or sport pants or jeans • Trekking boots or hiking

Where you'll be

First stop in Potrerillos lake, a dam and a reservoir of water, is located at a side of National Route 7. Excellent place for pics, due to the majesty of this frame, in addition to the beauty of the natural landscape, the pure air, the weather and ambiance proper of the mountain. Then in the Cordón del Plata, part of the Frontal mountain range, we are going to Don Daniel ranch, a farm in the heart of the mountains.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Once the reservation is made, we will contact you to arrange a place to search and schedule. The activity is for 4 people, check availability in case of larger groups.

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Ride like a gaucho in the mountains
New experience
$190/person
New experience
$190/person