Santiago: Half-Day Private Andean Foothills Horseback Riding

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Explore the foothills of the Andes from the back of a horse. Immerse yourself in Chilean cowboy culture as you ride through native forest, breathe fresh mountain air, and marvel at panoramic views.

Highlights

  • 20 minutes from Santiago
  • Great Andean views
  • Reach 2000 meters of altitud

Description

We will explore the Andean Foothills of Carpa Mount with amazing views of the city and other nice peaks of the Andes Range. This trip starts at a private farm located in a nice native forest at the foothills of the Andes. This Chilean horses will be prepared for you with Chilean saddles, they are easy-going and used to walk on these trails. We will ride for around 1,5 hours up gaining breath-taking views. We will make a nice snack in our break before the descent. You will enjoy amazing scenery and you will be surrounded by very beautiful mountains (in winter covered by snow) also you will have the opportunity to share with the arrieros (the Chilean cowboy) and live the Arriero culture. Highlights: 20 minutes from Santiago / great Andean views / reach 2000 meters altitude Horseback riding time 1.5 hours of ascent and 1.5 hour descent plus 30 to 45 minutes of break at lookout. Requirements Age of participants must be between 14 and 75 years old. Physical and medical condition must be compatible with activity (When in doubt, please ask). Itinerary The times below are an approximation of the schedule. These times could vary depending on weather and the speed of your group. A more accurate pick -up time will delivered once we receive your pick -up address obtained through the booking process. 9:00 Pick up at hotel or meeting point in Santiago avoiding traffic jam 9:20 We'll arrive to the starting point in Fundo San Bernardo and adjust the stirrup to your height 9:40 The adventure starts gaining altitude among native forest. 10:40 Amazing Andean tundra highland landscape appears 11:10 Break at lookout. Appetizer. 12:00 Start of the descent and back to the farm 13:30 Back in the farm 14:30 Back in your hotel

Includes

Private transportation (Pick up from your Hotel) Guides: 1 each 4 clients Horses Arriero Appetizer Park fee First aid kit VHF Radio and Satellite Phone

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