RIDING “LA RUTA GANADERA”

Oriental Colombian foothills gathers and offers a contrast between plains, mountains, rivers and tropical forests, forming one of the most impressive landscapes to ride by horse. To ride by horse on this route, is to revive ancient “llanero” traditions, the true Colombian cowboys.

DAY TO DAY

Day 1:

Transfer to Oriental Plains

  • Meet and greet in Bogotá.

  • Departure to Villavicencio on 3 hour bus.

  • Arrival and accommodation at “Las Mercedes” farm.

  • In the afternoon we will visit the “caño cascada de los Santos”.

 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

HORSES:

  • Horses used on our journey are Colombian Criollo working horses.

  • They are strong and good riding horses.

  • They are comfortable walking horses that respect and obey the rider.

 

GUIDES

German Barreto

A happy, smiling and charming man. German is a real adventurer, he fell in love with horses since he was little and been traveling through all his life in horse expeditions. When he speaks he transmits his love for life, adventure and wildlife.

Ernesto Barreto

¡A real adventurer and horse rider! Ernesto, since he was little decided the best way to know and travel his country was by horse. On 2009 he created and founded Valle Verde, the first company in Colombia specialized in Horseback Riding through the country. He is dedicated to transmit his passion to riders around the world.

Bernardo Salazar  (Chalas)

He was born a horse, people and wildlife lover. He is a person that will be in charge of making every adventure unforgettable. Best and friendlier friend on the trip. He lives the dream traveling by horse and is a real expert in Colombian “Criollo” Horses.

 

HOW TO BOOK YOUR PLAN

 

PRICES AND DATES

2.230 USD

Included:

  • 7 night accommodation.

  • Alimentation (since first day lunch till last day breakfast), (Breakfast, lunch and dinner per day).

  • Transfer Bogotá – Villavicencio.

  • Transfer Villavicencio – Bogotá.

  • Horses, riding chairs with saddlebags and raincoats.

  • Local “Valle Verde” guides.

  • Support vehicle.

  • Bottled water.

  • Multiple accommodation.

Not included:

  • Domestic or international flights.

  • Hotel in Bogotá

  • Personal expenses.

  • None mentioned items.

  • Alcoholic beverages.

  • International calls.

  • Extras in hotels.

  • Travel insurance.

Note:

There will be an open bar through all our trip that can be purchased on the first day, and will be active on special occasions.

The price for this service costs an additional 110 USD.

 
 

ROUTE DATES 2021-2022

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