8 Days, 7 Nights

8 Days by Horse

 

RIDING WITH THE GAUCHOS FROM BRAZIL

Let us take you to a unique and unrepeatable experience, getting involved with the rich culture of the Brazilian Gaucho.

Riding for 6 days with native horses and implements, staying at Colonial Fazendas and delight in the Brazilian south gastronomy, are some of the main attractions in our journey.

The state of Santa Catarina, of the Coxilha Rica region, will captivate your everyday attention with its diversity and immense landscapes. Crude grasslands, araucarias Woods and clear water rivers.

DAY TO DAY

Day 1:

Transfer Florianopolis - Coxilha Rica

  • Transfer Florianopolis – Colhixa Rica

  • Group meeting at 9 am at Florianópolis hotel.

  • Lunch on the way (Not Included)

  • Transfer to Layes city (4 Hours Approx.).

  • Visit SELARIA (Traditional Talabartería criolla).

  • Arrival at Chapada Fazenda.

 
 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

HORSES:

  • Horses used on our journey are native Brazilian Gaucho working horses.

  • Native horses are strong and good riding horses.

  • They are safe riding horses that obey their riders.

  • During the trip there will be parts riders can gallop.

  • Spare riding horses.

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.

Paul Coudenys 

A Pioneer in horseback riding tourism worldwide, with more than 50 countries ridden by horse, Paul is a gentleman and an expert in Latin-American horse culture. Born in Belgium and with a Gaucho Brazilian heart is an incredible companion on our Route with the Gauchos of Brazil.

 

HOW TO BOOK YOUR PLAN

 

PRICES AND DATES

2.610 USD

Included:

  • 8 days, 7 nights, 6 days by horse.

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

  • Transfer Florianapolis – Santa Catarina – Florianapolis.

  • Horses, riding chairs with saddlebags and raincoats.

  • Multiple Accommodations.

  • Local “Gaucho do Brasil” and “Valle Verde” guides.

  • Bottled Water.

  • Support vehicle.

Not included:

  • Domestic or international flights.

  • Florianapolis Hotel.

  • Personal expenses.

  • Travel Insurance.

  • None mentioned items.

  • Alcoholic beverages.

  • International calls.

  • Extras in hotels.

  • Every day lunch (From day 1 to day 8).

Note:

  • During our route there will be an open bar service.

  • In each Fazenda there will be a cooler with cold Beverages, not included.

  • Extras must be cancelled on the last day.

 

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ROUTE DATES 2017

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