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The Real Gaucho Day Trip from Mendoza - Don Daniel Ranch provided by Mendoza Andes / The Tintos

The Real Gaucho Day Trip from Mendoza - Don Daniel Ranch

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
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  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Experience life as a ‘gaucho’—an Argentine cowboy—at a traditional ranch in the heart of the Andes Mountains. On this tour, spend an entire day in the countryside, allowing you to immerse yourself in local culture and learn all about daily life on the ranch. Saddle up for a scenic horseback ride through the mountains and enjoy a typical Argentine ‘asado’ (barbecue) along the way.
Highlights
  • Magnificent views of the Andes on a horseback ride
  • Traditional ‘asado’ lunch in the mountains
  • Hassle-free pickup and transfers from your Mendoza hotel
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 10 people
Important Information
Duration
8–10 hours
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Mendoza / Lujan de Cuyo / Chacras de Coria
  • Professional driver
  • Local guide English/Spanish/Portuguese speaking
  • Mate and homemade donuts at Gaucho's ranch
  • Authentic Argentinian BBQ "Asado" in the Andes
  • Horseback riding tour
Exclusions
  • Rent of winter clothes
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Passport name, number, country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Mandatory: Long pants, coats and/or wind break, small backpack, sunscreen, hat and sun glasses; In winter also gloves, scarf and woolly hat and spare socks.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Didier V wrote a review Mar 2020
New York City, New York54 contributions15 helpful votes
Very nice day in the mountains. Highly recommend. Great staff, awesome parilla, beautiful views. A great day.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Mendoza_Andes_Tours, General Manager at The Real Gaucho Day Trip from Mendoza - Don Daniel Ranch
Responded 14 Mar 2020
Didier, Thank you very much for your comment! Hope to see you soon in Mendoza any other time. Regards, Florencia
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David S wrote a review Feb 2020
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We had a fantastic day out. The views both on the trek and on the way up into the mountains above Mendoza were spectacular. The horses were brilliant and so easy to ride even accross very steep terrain.I had never been on a horse in my life but it was fine and enjoyed every
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Hanna S wrote a review Feb 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
This day was an incredible day! The horsebackriding on the Andes with its views was amazing. And our guide Martin was amazing too. We got to see Daniel in action, to experience his Normal day in his Life! Recommend to everyone wanting to be a Gaucho for a day!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Mendoza_Andes_Tours, General Manager at The Real Gaucho Day Trip from Mendoza - Don Daniel Ranch
Responded 19 Feb 2020
Thank you very much for your comment about our Real Gaucho Day. Regards, Florencia Director
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Tom O'Connor wrote a review Jan 2020
Cork, Ireland32 contributions10 helpful votes
Had a great day at the ranch, horse riding, BBQ etc. Martin was our guide on the trail for the day. We had a very pleasant day. When we started out , Martin said it wasn’t necessary to take pictures, as he would be taking lots of photos along the way, and would send them onto
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Exploration816592 wrote a review Jan 2020
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We loved this day trip- a pretty ride and first visit to the Potrerillos Dam, our excellent guide Martín, fresh and delicious sopapillas (like churros or fried dough) greeting us upon arrival at the farm, fun interaction with many of the local animals, and best of all- the
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Mendoza_Andes_Tours, General Manager at The Real Gaucho Day Trip from Mendoza - Don Daniel Ranch
Responded 18 Jan 2020
Thank you very much for your comment! This tour is definitely a must-do while you're in Mendoza. Hope to see you soon so you can experience the rest of the tours our agency offer! Regards, Florencia
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Best experience!
My wife and I along with some dear friends visited Mendoza and leveraged Tintos....hands down best experience! Not
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Still Dream of Returning...
MY wife and I, along with another couple spent 4 amazing days in 2017 with Flor, Stephane and all the wonderful hos
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Beth322
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Amazing Mendoza Experience
We traveled for 4 days with Mendoza Andes / The Tintos. We did the gaucho day in the Andes and several days of win
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stephaniecJ2028DH
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Exceeded our expectations and more! Trip of a lifetime!
Highly recommend booking a trip with The Tintos! The Gaucho day was one of the most memorable things I’ve ever done
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Wineries
Very great winetour with flor - absolutely amazing with great wineries and authentic lunch in the wineyards.
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dica_11
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Excellent: High quality personalized wine tour(s) - Again and again!
You love wines? You are looking for a different, personalized experience? You want to share your knowledge on wines
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kmhicks2017
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Disappointing!
We did two wine tours in Mendoza, the UCO valley tour was excellent but this tour was definitely not. The wineries
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Mark F
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A great wine experience
A great day out. A mix of family, mid size and global wineries. (3 in total) all different and good. The guided to
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JensB2118
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Excellent wine tour
The 2 tours we did, were very well planned, very individual and the tour guide was excellent, a sommelier by traini
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Michelle G
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Luxurious day out!
Thanks for the trip. Nice ride, knowledgeable guide and the wineries were lovely with extensive information offered
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Memorable Experience
This was a trip highlight for me! Emma was such an incredible guide and it was such a treat to spend the day with h
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Great full-day tour of Mt. Aconcagua and the surrounding area! Our guides were very knowledgeable & provided us wit
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Truly Top Notch
Stephane, Flor and the team of sommeliers and tour guides at Mendoza Andes are fluent in creating premium experienc
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isabellek2395
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Above and Beyond! Truly loved the day.
We spent our day touring several wineries with Flor and Francisco, and enjoyed our favorite day during our stay in
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Destination566363
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Brilliant day out
We visited some very nice vineyards and Our tour guide flo was very knowledgable and fun. Highly recommended
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8–10 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
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