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From Mendoza: Gaucho Experience Full Day

4.8 / 5

5 reviews

From Mendoza: Gaucho Experience Full Day

From US$ 400 per group up to 1

Enjoy a real Argentinean day with local wine, horseback riding in the Andes, and a local barbecue in a real mountain ranch. Enjoy the company of local Gauchos with transportation included from Mendoza.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Please state the pickup location in Mendoza City.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Marvel at the splendor of the Andes mountain range
  • Enjoy Argentinean asado, wine, and more
  • Benefit from the company of a mountain guide professional while horseback riding
  • Enjoy a local breakfast in a gaucho ranch
Full description
Your guide will pick you up at 8:30 AM at the previously agreed upon place. It will take 2 hours to arrive at the ranch. During the drive, you will pass through Cacheuta and Potrerillos. When you arrive at the ranch, food will be waiting so you can enjoy some 'tortitas' and 'mate'. Then enjoy 3 hours on horseback in the Andes. You can enjoy amazing views and most probably watch some Guanacos and Condores. After the horseback riding, your host will make you a traditional asado with wine, vegetables, and some desert. At approximately 6:30 PM you will arrive back in Mendoza city, depending on the traffic.
  • Transportation
  • All meals food, and wine
  • Insurance
  • First aid-trained personnel
  • Gaucho guide for horseback riding
  • Bilingual professional trekking guide
  • Horses
  • Personal gear
  • Any service not mentioned
Not suitable for
  • People with heart problems
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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  • Dietary options available
  • No experience needed
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
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4.8 /5

based on 5 reviews

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This was an absolutely amazing experience. The guides took great care of us even though we where not properly prepared for a trip so high up in the mountains. The family who own the ranch welcomed us with open arms and prepared good local good for us, both for breakfast and lunch. The horseback riding itself went really smooth even though neither of us rode a horse before. The guides did a great job in teaching us how to ride and the horses were very well behaved. Strongly recommend this trip for anyone who wants to go horseback riding! 10/10

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