DAY 1: Arrive at
Chapelco airport, San Martin de los Andes, (most
flights arrive at midday) and meet your guide.
Transfer to the Estancia San Huberto and start
your riding holiday.
After settling in at the
house and a light lunch, a good afternoon ride
where you can get to know your horse and the
grounds. Estancia San Huberto is a large
property of 10,000 hectares, along the valley of
the Malleo River, famous for it’s’ trout fishing
and close to the magnificent Lanin Volcano.
DAY 2: In the morning
we leave the Estancia taking our lunch with us,
and preparing ourselves for a whole day in the
wilds. We will be riding in the “Triangulo”, a
special part of the ranch, where lots of red deer
and wild boar con be seen while riding.
Lunch will be by a stream,
where we’ll enjoy of local food, meat, fruit and
vegetables. A great opportunity for comfort stop,
have some wine, a “mate” and stretch your legs.
In the afternoon, we return
back to the Estancia & enjoy a good dinner and all
the comfort of the house.
DAY 3 to 6: After a
cooked breakfast, we start our morning ride,
exploring the estancia, riding up into the hills,
crossing creeks and gullies, enjoying magnificent
sceneries and some wild life.
Spend next 4 days riding into
the Andes; exploring the “Lenga” forests,
following cattle tracks up into the mountains,
stopping to enjoy the stunning views, dominated at
all times by the Lanin Volcano, and reaching the
wonderful “Araucaria” forests, which are really
fantastic in this area of the country.
After a good day’s ride, in
the evening, when we get back to our camp a quick
swim in the river and relax next to the campfire
to enjoy another delicious dinner.
(The camping gear and guests
light luggage will be discretely taken to the
On our last day we start to
ride back to the Estancia house, stopping for a
picnic lunch besides “La Laguna” or the Malleo
River both full of water wild life. The bird life
is fantastic, up to 40 species of birds have been
sighted along the Malleo, including almost extinct
“torrent duck” and sometimes the condors might fly
In the evening we will get
back to the comfort of the estancia, hot baths and
DAY 7: Today we start
our ride towards the Chenque, a natural viewpoint
above the River Malleo that Indians used as a
lookout and where arrowheads and beads can still
We will stop for lunch, a
picnic, next to the river under the willow trees,
and perhaps a brief siesta, or a swim in the
river! During the afternoon we ride across the
hills and back up to the house following the
After breakfast we can go for a short
ride or otherwise go to San Martin to do a little
shopping before leaving to the airport (Chapelco)
to catch your flight.
may be changed, depending on the weather or other