UNFORGETTABLE HORSE TREKS.
“I have always felt that there is nothing better than travelling by horse. One's journey consists
of countless different arrivals. You come to a crossroads, at a flower, a tree, a brook, the top
of a mountain, an unusual-
of delightful little surprises in order to captivate the spirit of the traveller”. (Atahualpa Yupanqui)
To feel nature on the back of a horse is a special experience.
You will travel along ancient animal herder tracks, you will meet fascinating people who appear
to come from a different period of history. All of the horse treks take place in native forest.
If you are lucky, you will be able to see native birds such as woodpeckers, tricahues or even
the great condor itself. Advance booking recommended.
RADAL SIETE TAZAS NATIONAL PARK
Without a shadow of a doubt the best known attraction of our area are the Siete Tazas.
These pools of turquoise-
It's an intriguing spot where the water hasn't been able to wear away the black volcanic rock.
The trail ends at the viewing platform of the waterfall the “Salto de la Leona”.
If you are feeling super adventurous you can go down to swim in the waterfall's plunge pool,
but you'll have to access it by way of the river, which isn't all that straightforward.
Striking colours can be seen in both summer and winter.
LOS MAQUIS WATERFALL.
to go on a short hike of medium-
spectacular spot right on the doorstep of our cabins. The view is particularly impressive
in winter and spring, when there is more water flowing. 18 years ago a massive flood left
a tree trunk buried in the middle of the plunge pool, leaving the spot with a somewhat
iconic look to it.
One of the few publically-
Austrocedrus chilensis, a species of cypress tree that grows in this part of the Andes mountains.
The final part of this walk has a wooden platform offering a stunning view of the mighty Río Claro, Centuries ago, this area was an important route for the indigenous Chiquillanes people when
they were crossing the mountains to and from Argentina. There is a lovely, picnic/beach area
at the end of the route, at a location where three fast-
Along the route there are educational display panels which give you fascinating information
about the place. Duration: half-