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With miles of lush forests, gurgling streams, and backcountry trails, the countryside around Medellín offers an idyllic backdrop for a horseback riding adventure. This half-day ride is suitable for both complete beginners and experienced riders, and will take you through the foothills of the mighty Andes mountain range, with views over Rionegro and Llanogrande. Hotel pick-up and transfers are included.

Highlights

  • 4-hour horseback riding tour in the Medellín countryside
  • Ride in the foothills of the central Andes range with views of Rionegro and Llanogrande
  • Enjoy an adventurous route, crossing rivers, forest trails, and mountainous terrain
  • Spot native wildlife such as macaws, monkeys and hummingbirds
  • Choose from a morning and afternoon departure
  • No experience necessary: suitable for first-time riders

What You Can Expect

Horseback Riding Adventure from Medellín

Horseback Riding Adventure from Medellín

Your horseback adventure begins with pick-up from your central Medellín hotel. Soak up the scenery on the 40-minute drive, passing through the Aburrá Valley, and stopping along the way to admire the views over the Medellín River and the northern Andes mountains.

On arrival at the horse ranch in Llanogrande, you’ll be greeted with a welcome drink, as your instructor matches you up with a suitable horse. After mounting up and learning the basics of stopping and steering your horse, it’s time to head out on the trails.

Follow your guide through the dramatic foothills of the Andes, passing along remote backcountry trails, crossing rivers and streams, and clambering up rocky tracks. Keep a look out for native wildlife as you ride through the lush forests, and perhaps spot monkeys, macaws, yellow parrots and hummingbirds.

Along the way, jump off to stretch your legs and enjoy refreshments (available to purchase) as you admire the dramatic landscapes, and snap photos of the rolling hills and gorges along the mighty Negro River.

After a leisurely half-day ride, return to the ranch, where your driver will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.

Customer Reviews

Kathi M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Sea nice views. We pre ordered an ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE BUT HAD A NICE KID THAT SPOKE ONLY SPANISH.

Jock I

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Excellent time with this horseback tour. I do wish that the ride was on trails rather than the road. The driver/tour guide was excellent and very friendly. I really enjoyed my time with him, very knowledgeable about Medellin. I learned a lot from him. Highly recommend him.

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