Argentina on Horseback

Home of the gaucho cowboys, Argentina’s breath-taking landscapes are best explored on horseback

This luxury 11-day trip begins in the cosmopolitan capital of Buenos Aires before moving on to three nights at a secluded luxury riding lodge in the northern Patagonian lakes region. During your two full days of privately guided activities at the hotel, you will be able to explore the striking scenery of the Argentine lakes on specially bred horses with three gourmet meals a day included in your stay. Moving on to the Relais & Chateaux Estancia El Colibri in the rolling grasslands of Córdoba, you will have a further three nights to explore this working cattle ranch and the enjoy scenic horse riding the region has to offer. For a touch of indulgent relaxation at the end of the trip, you will make your way to Mendoza for a stay at a sophisticated wine resort amongst the world-class Argentine vineyards of the Uco Valley.

Trip highlights

  • 1 night in the luxurious Four Seasons hotel in Buenos Aires.

  • 3 nights at in the lakes region at specialist luxury riding lodge, Caballadas, with all meals.

  • Two full days of privately guided excursions and trail rides in stunning Patagonian scenery.

  • 3 nights at Estancia El Colibri in the central grasslands with all meals and activities included.

  • 3 nights in the picturesque wine region of Mendoza at Casa de Uco.

  • One full day of privately guided winery tours with lunch at a premium bodega.

Map of your holiday

 

Day by Day itinerary

DAY 1

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Arrive into Buenos Aires

Arrive in Buenos Aires and transfer to your luxury hotel in the Recoleta district for the night.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Four Seasons Buenos Aires

DAY 2

Estancia Caballadas, Patagonia, Luxury riding holidays in Argentina

Fly to the Lake District

Today you will fly to the lakes region and transfer to your remote luxury lodge for the next three nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Caballadas

DAYS 3 – 4

Estancia Caballadas, Patagonia, Luxury riding holidays in Argentina

Horse-riding on the estancia

Enjoy two full days of privately guided activities at the lodge, including a range of stunning trail rides on the hotel’s finely bred horses.

DAY 5

Estancia El Colibri, Argentina

Fly to Córdoba 

Fly from the lakes region to Córdoba and transfer to Estancia El Colibri where you will spend the next three nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Estancia El Colibri

DAYS 6 – 7

Estancia El Colibri, Argentina

Horse-riding on an Estancia

For the next two days, you will be able to experience life on an authentic working cattle ranch and enjoy fabulous riding in the region.

DAY 8

Casa de Uco, Mendoza

Fly to Mendoza

Today you will fly to Mendoza, in the heart of the Argentine wine valleys and transfer to your hotel for the next three nights.

Pin Suggested accommodation – Casa de Uco

DAY 9

Grapes growing in the Argentine wine region.

Wine tasting

Head out into the Uco Valley for a full day tour of the wineries and an exquisite lunch at a premium bodega.

DAY 10

Vineyard in Argentina

Free time to relax

Enjoy a day at leisure to revisit more vineyards, cycle through the countryside or simply relax at your luxury hotel.

DAY 11

Aeroplane home

Fly home

Transfer back to the airport for your onward flight home.

The price for this itinerary is $7,790.

This is a per person price, based on 2 people travelling and sharing a room.

What’s included

  • 10 nights in luxury accommodation as listed above

  • Private transfers and tours with an English speaking guide and driver

  • All internal flights in economy class

What’s not included

  • International flights (discuss your specific requirements with us)

  • Travel insurance

  • Any visas you may require

This is a guide price. Please enquire and we will provide a full personalised quote for you.  All our itineraries are tailor-made to your own requirements so can be modified however you wish.

FEATURED HOTELS

four seasons

Four Seasons Buenos Aires

This luxury 5-star hotel is situated in the elegant Recoleta district of Buenos Aires, a stone’s throw away from the Teatro Colon.

Estancia Caballadas, Patagonia, Luxury riding holidays in Argentina

Caballadas

Patagonia’s best-kept secret, Caballadas is located to the north of Lanín National Park, the most secluded and scenic part of the Patagonia Lake District in Argentina. The lodge offers the ultimate horseback riding and fly-fishing experiences that Northern Patagonia has to offer.

El Colibri

El Colibri is listed in ‘1000 Places to See Before You Die’ and a few days at this luxury estancia in the mountains near Cordoba will ensure that you have a real ‘bucket list’ experience.

Casa de Uco, Mendoza

Casa de Uco

Casa de Uco is a luxury hotel and vineyard set in the stunning Uco valley in Mendoza. This part of Argentina produces some of the best wines in the world and the Uco valley is known for the world’s best Malbec grape.