As far back as the 17th century, cattlemen took the Old Almeidas Road from the Eastern Plains (Llanos Orientales) to the highland colonial capital of Santa Fé de Bogotá. This 5-day WanderThemes riding experience retraces the Old Almeidas Road, starting at 8,900 feet and descending to 1,300 feet in the Llanos of Casanare. The beautifully preserved road changes climate three times, surrounded by stunning scenery and wildlife in mountains, jungles and plains. A day of cattle ranch work and the traditional Colombian
This is pure riding authenticity. The Colombian Cultural Landscape is a region shaped by a hard working culture. Over a 100 years ago, these brave men, enabled by their horses and mules, broke through the mountains and colonized one of the most beautiful places in the Andes. Venture into this world on tough, reliable pack/cattle horse mixes. Obedient and sure-footed, they will make your journey through mountains, field and villages a marvelous experience. During the trip you will stay in real coffee
In Colombia, the horse is part of the local culture. Most of the country is rural land, so there are beautiful natural sceneries and amazing open spaces to ride. Horse riding is also associated to things Colombians love: having fun with your friends, great food, the outdoors and undying respect for the animal. The Sabana de Bogotá, Colombia’s largest plateau is at 27,000 feet and the temperature year-round is 60ºF, making it the ideal temperature for long-distance rides. Ride along the cliffs of
You cannot North America on a horse. It has some of the most incredible, vast open space adventures in the world. That is why we bring people from all over the world to horse drives, pack trips, luxury riding lodges and all kinds of riding dreams come true. We have unforgettable trips in Wyoming, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Guanajuato, Mexico.
Travelling on strong Anglo/Arabian horses, this six-day journey is an unbelievable blend of history, nature and thrills for the riding enthusiast. Between the 16th and 19th century, Spanish conquistadores traveled through prosperous indigenous civilizations from Venezuela to Santa Fe, creating the most fabulous empire of the time. In the 19th century, local criollos fought for independence from Spain- successfully. WanderThemes retraces this journey between two of South America’s most beautiful and storied towns.
One of the most interesting and beautiful historic rides in the world. Mexico, or New Spain as it was called, was not a huge source of gold for the Conquistadores. It did provide vast amounts of silver, though. This 6 day journey through the mine country and colonial cities of Mexico’s Sierra Central takes you back to the 17th century riding richness of this country. The fabled tunnels of Guanajuato, mines of Santa Rosa and colonial beauty of San Miguel de Allende