HORSEBACK RIDING OR TREKKING AT QUEBRADA DEL CONDOR – FULL DAY
Valle de Uco, Mendoza
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeAdventure, Charming, Classic, Family-friendly, Horseback Riding, Mountain, Quiet, Romantic, Rural, Sports, Tasting, Trekking, Trendy
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Medium Group
Horseback riding: In the Uco Valley, in the middle of the Andes ridge, at 2400 mt above sea level, a unique landscape is the background for this tour, together with magnificent condors flying above our heads.
Trekking: In the Uco Valley, in the middle of the Andes ridge, at 2400 mt above sea level, a unique landscape is the background for this tour, together with magnificent condors flying above our heads. The tour starts by picking our passengers from their hotels in Mendoza city. We head up to the “Quebrada del Condor” (Condor’s gorge) through the village of Potrerillos and “Mirador de la Hoyada” (panoramic viewpoint). We reach the gorge were a traditional breakfast will be served. After a brief health and safety introduction, the trek starts. At the foot of the “Cordón del Plata” in the Uco Valley, the local wildlife and flora will amaze us. Llamas, condors, foxes, hares and awesome birds will be part of this ride, too. In the middle of the ride, we will enjoy our local infusion, “mate”, at the shore of a creek. We will follow then ancient paths to reach a viewpoint at 2800 meters above sea level, in order to appreciate the unique scenery of the “Cordón del plata” ridge, and the Potrerillos Valley. After noon, the world famous argentine “Asado” will be served for lunch. We leave the gorge to go back to Mendoza city.
Duration: 11 hours
-Regular tour departs Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays, pick up time 08.30am.
-Private tour departure schedule is coordinated previously with the passenger depending on their availability.
- Pick up and Drop Off at your hotel;
- English Speaking guide;
- Local guide and docile horses with local “criollo” saddle
- Lunch: Empanadas, Argentine asado, grilled vegetables, seasonal salads and homemade bread. Dessert and coffee. Soft drinks and water. 1 bottle of wine every 2 people.