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Horseback Riding in Glacier Ride, Torres del Paine, Magallanes Chile

Amazing wilderness ride:
Fast and challenging
Chilean Horses:
Quick and courageous
Torres del Paine is located in Southern Patagonia and is one of the numerous spectacular national parks in Chile. It was created in 1959 and UNESCO has listed the location as a Biosphere Reserve since 1978. This place is a wonder land for nature enthusiasts from all over the world.

Waterfalls and rivers, Magellanic sub-polar forests, pampas, mountains covered with permanent ice, granite peaks, meadows and glacier fed lakes await the outdoor adventurers to discover the wild and unique nature of Patagonia. Horse back riding is a fantastic way to discover the national park area. The Glacier ride is considered to be one of the most amazing wilderness rides. Riders will have the opportunity to visit the beautiful glaciers of Dickson and Gray, ride among the spectacular granite walls of the Paine range and camp in wide meadows with unspoiled nature.

The Chilean Horses are quick and courageous with extraordinary endurance, meaning that horse riding the Glacier route is a fast and challenging ride, certainly a once in a lifetime experience. The nature around you is overwhelming with outstanding ecosystems, different landscapes and rare flora and fauna, found nowhere else on the planet. In every step you take, the views of this dramatic land, take your breath away.

You can ride this trail all year round, but the best time to visit Torres del Paine is between November and February. Be very well prepared in regards with gear, food and clothing because the weather is changeable and unpredictable with high winds, rain showers, long hot days during summer, snow and everything else you may think of. Wind proof layers are the key.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Punta Arenas
151mi/244km, 4hours and 28min
Drive from Bulnes towards Los Flamengo, make an open left turn onto Carlos Ibanez del Campo, continue straight onto Ruta Nueve, then onto Routa 9 N, turn right to remain onto Routa 9 N and continue straight onto Pedro Montt
BY CAR FROM Puerto Natales
68mi/110km, 2hours
Drive from Pedro Montt towards Ruta 9, make an open left turn on Camino A Puerto, turn right to remain on Ruta 9 N, then left to remain on the same road, turn left on Y 150 and continue straight onto Y 156.
BY AIR
Consorcio Aeroportuario Magallanes,
151mi from the city of Punta Arenas

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