Horseback Riding in Salto Falls Ride, Torres del Paine, Magallanes Chile

Chilean Horses:
Quick and courageous
Rio Serrano:
Fantastic waterfalls
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 and the Chilean Horses are quick and courageous with extraordinary endurance.

The Salto Falls ride, is a five to six hours ride, taking you to one of the Rio Serrano river’s fantastic waterfalls. After crossing rivers and ancient Patagonian forests, you reach the Salto waterfall, where you can relax and admire this spectacular scenery. The power and the volume of the water is tremendous as it drains from Lago Nordenskjöld and feeds Lago Pehoe. 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
151 mi / 244 km, 4 hrs 28 mins
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
53.8 mi / 86.6 km, 1 hr 35 mins
Drive from Pedro Montt towards Ruta 9, make an open left turn on Camino A Puerto, turn right to remain on Ruta 9 N and then left again until you reach the Park Administration
Consorcio Aeroportuario Magallanes,
151 mi /244 km from the city of Punta Arenas


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