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Horseback Riding - Horseback Riding El Chaltén - Argentina

Explore the ragged landscape surrounding El Chaltén the way the pioneers did: on horseback. Even now, locals travel the backcountry on horse. The most common trail is on Cerro Fitz Roy, the most famous of the mountains on this northern side of Parque Nacional Los Glaciares. This half-day journey takes riders to the base of the massif, through untouched forests mottled with lakelets. The Valle del Río de las Vueltas is a three-hour route following the course of the river. Other excursions can be arranged.

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El Chaltén, Argentina

Horseback Riding

Getting There
Only two companies offer horseback riding: El Relincho (Avenida San Martín 505, Tel.: 49-3007) and Fierita Cabalgatas (Cerro Solo 141, Tel.: 49-3203).

Travel Tips: Horseback riding excursions are offered October – April.

Price Description: A three-hour excursion costs approximately $43 per person.

Relative price: Budget

Travel Skills: None

You Need to Bring: Daypack, snacks, water; warm clothing, including wool or fleece hat, gloves, waterproof jacket and pants, hiking boots; sunglasses, sunblock.

Hiking the trails in Parque Nacional Los Glaciares; in winter, snowshoe or ski them. Boating on Lago del Desierto or Lago Viedma and trekking the glaciers there. Kayaking or canoeing on Lago del Desierto or Río de las Vueltas. Experienced climbers, tackle the great massifs: Torre and Fitz Roy.










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