Chile Nativo- “The Last Frontier” Horseback Tour

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Chile Nativo- The Last Frontier Horseback Ride
Torres del Paine National Park and surrounding areas
Patagonia, Chile
Tel. 800 649 8776 (Canada/ USA free number)
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Cowboy up! Selected by National Geographic Traveler magazine as one of "50 Tours of a Lifetime," The Last Frontier horseback riding vacation by Chile Nativo gives you time to experience seven Patagonia estancias in the surrounding areas of Torres del Paine and Bernardo O’Higgins National Park. You will enjoy the estancias' homey feeling and comfort as you share a delicious lamb barbecue cooked in thePatagonian style with local people.

Highlights include outstanding views of the famous towers, four glaciers, Lake Sarmiento and the opportunity to gallop along the magnificent prairie areas called Pampas. This is a unique chance to live the freedom of this vast terrain with a strong Criollo horse. This challenging and one of a kind riding holiday allows you to experience one of the least visited areas surrounding the Torres Del Paine National Park, declared a UNESCO biosphere reserve in 1978. It is the most spectacular park in Chile and Patagonia.

Learn more by checking out The Last Frontier Riding Vacation Itinerary and Trip Details. Read a travel review of Chile Nativo in Chile on Horseback- A Very Different Patagonia.

Accommodations

Guest stay most nights (5 nights) in comfortable estancias, working ranches, with private rooms with central heating and private bathrooms with hot water. For a few nights, you'll stay in Gauchos’ huts (3 nights), warm and cozy huts in the middle of nowhere where you will have the chance to experience life with the locals. You'll stay in shared rooms (bunk bed style), with no facilities. If you would like more privacy, Chile Nativo can provide a tent. Guests also stay in a 4-star hotel in the center of Torres del Paine National park for two nights, plus two more nights in 3-star+ hotels and one night camping on this riding holiday.

Food

Food consists of locally grown, organic vegetables from the estancia greenhouse, organic lamb, fresh salmon, homemade bread, tomatoes, plenty of avocados (everyday for packed lunch), fruits of the season, real coffee, tea, fresh milk, yogurt and trail mix.

Activities

You will ride an average of six hours per day–– three hours in the morning, then a rest to enjoy lunch and three hours in the afternoon.

Area Attractions

Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine National Park, glaciers, rivers, lakes, local lifestyle at the ranches and more in Patagonia, Chile.
 

At a Glance

This horseback riding vacation through Torres del Paine and Bernardo O’Higgins National Parks in the stark southern region of Patagonia made veteran traveler Bryan Rees feel like a bona fide cowpuncher. “Drinking mate [traditional herb drink] with gauchos around a fire, cutting pieces of lamb off a spit, and learning to saddle a horse were moments that made the trip feel real and not planned.”

Location

Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile

Airport

Punta Arenas (PUQ), Chile

Riding Style/ Ability

Advanced

Season

December / April

Departure dates

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Capacity

8 riders per group