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Cabalgatas Rio Mitre

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Ruta 15 km 5 El Calafata, El Calafate, Argentina
+54 2902 49-9999
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Amazing scenery

We did the four hour horse ride with lamb lunch. The location of the estancia is spectacular, and... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
James B
London, United Kingdom
Breathtaking Scenery! Charming True Gaucho Host!

My boyfriend & I had the best 4 travel days we've ever had in Patagonia (and we've had incredible... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2015
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22 Oct 2016
“Amazing scenery”
20 Oct 2015
“Breathtaking Scenery! Charming True Gaucho Host!”
Ruta 15 km 5 El Calafata, El Calafate, Argentina
+54 2902 49-9999

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We did the four hour horse ride with lamb lunch. The location of the estancia is spectacular, and the lamb lunch was excellent. If you're looking for something else to do in El Calafate other than glaciers don't hesitate to book this. The only thing...More

1  Thank James B
Reviewed 20 October 2015

My boyfriend & I had the best 4 travel days we've ever had in Patagonia (and we've had incredible trips all over the US and abroad). This was an absolute highlight for us that we can't encourage you strongly enough to experience! Luciano was a...More

4  Thank Simplyshelvis
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Excellent place, food and people.!!! You feel like on a western movie, the environment is spectacular. And landscape is breathtaking. Horse-back ride was great and they were very polite all the time. 100% recommended!

2  Thank LaPerladelaSelva
Reviewed 29 April 2015

This was one of my favorite days of our 18 day trip to Argentina. The scenery on this estancia is breathtaking and the amazing family that runs it are so fascinating and genuinely nice people. We had some coffee when we got there, played with...More

1  Thank zarrah2785
Reviewed 24 April 2015

What an incredible experience! My husband and I were the only people on our horseback ride. Esteban and his family are so friendly, helpful, and attentive. Although Esteban does not speak English, his son does, and we communicated just fine with a mix of Spanish...More

Thank Danielle C
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

Had a great morning, rode for 2 hours and included transfers from the town. Beautiful lunch (including tea & coffee) and Eva was very helpful, always prompt when booking and lovely to go riding with. Really enjoyed this experience and would recommend it. Great value!

Thank semill11
Reviewed 2 February 2014

When planning our trip to Argentina, we were keen to spend a day at an estancia, soaking up an authentic 'gaucho' experience. After much research, we became a little disillusioned with the number of estancia trips out of BA on offer, that when you scratch...More

1  Thank edinburger82
Reviewed 21 January 2014

I initially planned to go on another Estancia but „luckily“ my reservation got lost. When I asked at the reception in my hostel (America del Sur which I highly recommend), I was told that there is a smaller Estancia offering really nice horseback riding tours...More

Thank Sophie D
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Estancia Rio Mitre is a scenic 40 minute drive from El Calafate. The estancia building itself is charming, has spectacular views, & we were welcomed with coffee before our ride. Zelmar was our guide for our 2.5 hour ride (with only four riders!)-- we absolutely...More

Reviewed 14 October 2013 via mobile

Esteban, the owner of the estancia, picked us up down town and took us to his beautiful property about 40mins away. There, we were able to bottle feed baby goats, go on a personalized tour to the lake on horse, and enjoy a delicious lamb....More

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Llewela W
9 January 2017|
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I emailed and got a reply a few days later. Note that communications are mostly in Spanish. You might find it ok to arrange when you are in El Calafate. You could ask your hotel or one of the many agencies in town to book... More