South America

Authentic farming tours in South America

Rachel Williams

Rachel Williams  |  17 October 2016

Travel to well-known cities including Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Brazil to experience specialised authentic farming tours for groups and leisure travellers. Farming is an important part of Latin American economy due to high export of food and agriculture. Choose one of our amazing tours and explore the warm hospitality of South American farmers.

 

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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. You can take part in cattle branding and milking as well as cattle herding and sheep shearing. Besides, discover the beautiful landscapes around by foot, by bike or on horseback.

 

Argentina Sheep Shearing Demonstration BLOG

 

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, the “Gauchos”. Enjoy different farms and take part in the rural life in Argentina.

 

Gaucho with sheep

 

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.

 

Patagonia Gauchos cattle round up

 

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 and have once in a lifetime experience. Besides, if you search for truly amazing experience living the gaucho way of life, do one of the Gaucho do Brasil horse riding trails.

 

Horseback Riding Estancia Nibepo Aike

 

For corporate and incentive groups there is an opportunity to create a specialized farming itinerary to experience the Estancia culture based on your wishes. Do different team building activities and have fun while learning how to play polo.

Lastly, we offer tailor-made farming itineraries to facilitate all your wishes. No matter where in South America you are, we can add the authentic farming experience to your itinerary. Just contact us and we will create a perfect itinerary for you!

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