Welcome to Barreal


Presidente Roca is the main drag through town, a continuation of RP 149 that leads from Calingasta to Barreal and on to Parque Nacional El Leoncito. Only a few streets have names; locals will be able to give you directions.


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$1800 Multi-day & Extended Tours

The Andes by Horseback Riding

Itinerary: Day 1. Reception in the city of San Juan or Mendoza and transfer to Barreal. Overnight at Posada in Barreal. Acclimatization, team review, logistics talk. Introduction to the history of the crossing. Free time. Night in Barreal in shared cabins 3 to 5 people. Consult for singles or doubles.  Day 2. Breakfast. Transfers in 4x4 vehicles to the first mountain station. Assignment and preparation of the mules. Lunch in the field. Departure through Cordillerano valley delimited by the hills La Ramada and Alma Negra. Native fauna sighting. Arrival to the first campsite, night in Peñón Colorado or Los Hornitos (BC1 2900msnm) * depending on where we start the ride we can advance to another BC. Day 3. Breakfast at Peñón or Los Hornitos. Departure to the pass of Espinacito, where we will reach a maximum height of 4,500 m.s.n.m, perhaps the most adrenaline and exciting moment of the expedition. Arrival to the base camp. Dinner and Night in Las Vegas de Gallardo ( Day 4: Breakfast in Las Vegas de Gallardo. We rode to Valle de Los Patos to reach the Valle Hermoso, where General San Martín performed with the Army his last camp on the Argentine side. Dinner and Night along the river of Valle Hermoso.  Day 5: Breakfast. Horseback riding to the Chilean border limit. Break.Night in Valle Hermoso. Day 6: Breakfast. Horseback ride back among Cordillera streams until you reach Rancho de Lata or Vega del Cura, where you will spend the night and dine.  Day 7: Breakfast at Rancho de Lata. Departure in ascent to Paso La Honda where the border line of Altas Cumbres and Cerro Aconcagua can be observed. Arrival at Manantiales. Possible extension to Burners by road condition. Transfers to Barreal. Night in shared cabins 3 to 5 people. Consult quote double or single room. Day 8. Breakfast. Transfers End of services. Included.Transfer in / out San Juan – Barreal, Transfer from Barreal to the beginning of the ride - Burners or springs, Transfer from the end of the ride, Burners or Springs, to Barreal, Full board in the mountains (breakfast, lunch, snacks, snacks, dinners), 2 nights accommodation in Barreal, Rooms for 3 or 4 people to share. Double Rooms or Singles Request a Quote, 5 nights accommodation in a wild camp, in the middle of the mountain range, Guides, coordinators and baqueanos, Horses equipped and properly prepared for this type of mountain expeditions, Tents, General mountain safety equipment, Satellite pone, General camping logistics (pots, heaters, security elements, orientation. Personal accident coverage, Satellite monitoring during the entire expedition. (Saved by Spot), Prior advice with photos, maps and necessary material, Permanent assistance. Does not include Ticktes or Transfers- from city of origin to the city of San Juan, Drinks at the inn, Lunch-dinner on the day of arrival, Expenses caused by abandonment of expedition, Aerial extraction in case of evacuation

$680 Outdoor Activities

TREKK BALCONY OF SIX THOUSAND

Duration: 5 days 4 nights Physical Difficulty: High physical condition is required good to very good. Technical Difficulty: Low Day 1: This day the exepdicionarios will meet with the expedition guides or guides to have the first Technical Talk, check list of equipment control. Free rest. Night in Hostel or Cabin in Barreal. Day 2. Early breakfast. 4x4 Transfers from the Inn to the Burners of Arriba, already in this section we begin the adventure when introducing us in the feet of the mountain range of The $ andes (2900msnm). In this position, the mules and the baqueanos wait for us to start loading part of our equipment to start the trekking, going up to the Portezuelo de Los Corredores and from there to hang down towards the Valley of the Colorado River, where we will look for the best lodging for our base camp ( BC1y2 3300 masl). Day 3: We have breakfast early. We have to climb the slope of the stream that leads to the impressive viewpoint known as the Balcony of the Six Thousand (4700msnm), from where we can appreciate the Colorado River Valley surrounded by glaciers and the highest peaks of the Cordillera de los Andes in this region, 6 peaks that exceed 6000 meters above sea level with their hanging glaciers that come off their summits will leave us speechless. After the photos we descend to the Alojo, where we will spend the second night with a well-deserved rest. Day 4: We have breakfast and we start our return to the Hornillas de Arriba where the 4x4 awaits us for the transfer to Barreal. Night in Hostel or Cabin in Barreal. Day 5. Breakfast. Includes: Transportation in 4x4 vehicles from San Juan or Mendoza, support animals, tents, first aid, all meals during the expedition, mountain guide, baqueano / s, internal communication, satellite (emergencies), personal accident insurance. Satellite tracking by spot. 2 nights accommodation in the town of Barreal. Does not Include: Expenses due to abandonment of the expedition. Air Evacuation Expenses.

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