Adventure | Horseback Riding "Quebrada del Cóndor"

Tuesday, thursday and saturday 08.30am - 18.30pm, 2 pax min

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.


Cabalgata Criolla

THIS ACTIVITY INCLUDES

  • Local guide and docile horses with local “criollo” saddle
  • Lunch: Starter- Empanadas. Main- Argentine asado (grilled sausages, beef and pork cuts) grilled vegetables ( onions, potatoes), seasonal salads (rocket, tomatoes, carrots, spring onions and other greens) homemade bread. Dessert- Pears with Malbec sauce- Coffee. Soft drinks and water (50 Cl btl per person) 1 bottle of wine 75 Cl every 2 people.
  • Trasportations from/to Mendoza city.
  • Bilingual guide

Itinerary

The tour starts at 8.30, 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 at 10.30, were a traditional breakfast will be served. After a brief health and safety introduction, the ride 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. At 14.30, the world famous argentine “Asado” will be served for lunch. We will be leaving the gorge around 17. Arrival to Mendoza will be around 18.30-19.


Recommendations: long pants, shoots fit for riding and walking, sweater, hat, sunglasses and sunblock.


If you have any questions, please contact us.