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How about a farming tour in South America?

Here's something a little interesting & unique. When travelling to Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Brazil, why not add into the mix an opportunity to experience a specialised and authentic farming tour? Farming is an important part of Latin American economy due to high export of food and agriculture and Viva Expeditions offers an amazing range of tours that explore the warm hospitality of South American farmers.

Estancia Nibepo Aike is an authentic ranch in Patagonia, close to Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the highlights in Argentina. The ranch offers the opportunity to participate and experience the rural life by working in the corrals. Take part in cattle branding and milking, as well as cattle herding and sheep shearing. Plus, discover the beautiful landscapes around by foot, by bike or on horseback.

The Pampas in Buenos Aires is Argentina’s most successful agricultural region that produces huge quantities of cereal crops, vegetables and beef each year. Also, the Argentinian Pampas are home to the original South American cowboys or “Gauchos”. Enjoy different farms and take part in the rural life in Argentina.

Another place to enjoy the Gaucho lifestyle and rural life is by visiting Estancia Mercedes in Patagonia, Chile. Here you can participate in the cattle round up and branding. You will head out to the countryside with horses and dogs to search for herds of animals, help with round up and drive to the corrals to brand them.

Take part and discover amazing horse treks of South America. Do the Andes Crossing and enjoy the incredible scenery of the mountain range from Chile to Argentina or vice versa. You can choose to do a horse trek to Machu Picchu for a once in a lifetime experience. If you're searching for a truly amazing experience living the gaucho way of life, do one of the Gaucho do Brasil horse riding trails.

We can also offer tailor-made farming itineraries to facilitate all your wishes. So no matter where in South America you're visiting, we can add an authentic farming experience to your itinerary. Just contact your World Travellers agent and together we'll create the perfect itinerary for you!

(Blog first published on Viva Expeditions)

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