Riding with the Gauchos in Argentina

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Esquina Corrientes to null

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Riddled with rivers and wetlands, the province of Corrientes provides a lush, subtropical home to hundreds of species of flora and fauna,  and a rich culture and history strongly influenced by the Guaraní, European settlers, the Jesuits and Brazil.We offer horseback riding adventures that showcase the magic and spirit of the Corrientes gaucho. Unique and exciting experiences that encompass breath-taking scenery on magnificent horses, charming customs, delicious meals – all organized with the skill and warmth of the gaucho.These horse-riding treks take you through unique and unforgettable landscapes: marshes, lagoons, pampas, woods, islands
The estancia: A home base for many of our horses, our Estancia in Corrientes provides accommodation and services above and beyond expectations. Located on the shores of the Corrientes River, surrounded by wetlands and wildlife, our guests enjoy access to wildlife safaris, river fishing, boating, river crossing on horseback, and long horseback rides across the countryside. The estancia has 7 comfortable rooms with a private bathroom and can accommodate up to 20 people. The meals are home cooked and served at a long table where guests and hosts meet and share their stories. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included as well as a high tea in the afternoon. All drinks including alcoholic beverages are included as well and wine is served with lunch and dinner. Our horses: The Argentine Criollo is recognized for its steadfast character, intelligence and endurance. One of the hardiest breeds, with a strong, muscular body and broad chest, they have been the willing and sensible working companions for gauchos in Argentina. The breed has been carefully managed since the early 20th century.Often trained by the same gauchos that accompany our guests on our rides, our Criollos are safe, well trained,  and smart. Whether you are an experienced rider or this is your first horseback adventure, our horses will provide you with an extraordinary riding experience.All activities are included:The host will coordinate with you the activities for the day, whether you want to ride the whole day and have a picnic in between or go for a ride in the morning and have lunch back at the estancia, go fishing or swimming, ride with the estancia's truck to look for wild life or even spend the day with he gauchos herding cattle. It is all possible.

What’s included

  • 3 Day packages include:
  • 2 Nights accommodation
  • Lunch and dinner on day 1, breakfast, lunch and dinner on day 2 and breakfast on day 3
  • Unlimited drinks (open bar)
  • All activities at the lodge
  • If you arrive by bus in Esquina, transfer to the lodge (20 minutes) and transfer out
  • 4 Day packages include:
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Lunch and dinner on day 1, breakfast, lunch and dinner on day 2 and 3 and breakfast on day 4
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages

What’s not included

  • Arriving at Esquina is on your own, you can either take a bus from Buenos Aires or Corrientes city or in case you have a car, drive to Esquina
  • In case you take the night bus and arrive early in Esquina, there is a surcharge of 75 USD p.p.