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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We went to Rio Mitre as a quick day trip but we got so much more. The lodge had the most epic views. Just the most beautiful Patagonia landscape and big sky. And then we looked down and saw the cutest goats hanging out right in front of the house. On the horseback ride to the lake, we got to...

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Maseru, Maseru, Lesotho
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We have just had a wonderful 3 days at Rio Mitre. Esteban and team simply could not have been any more hospitable, welcoming, generous and friendly. We really felt absorbed into things and were treated as part of the team rather than distanced guests. A real highlight of Patagonia, particularly after the overwhelming touristy-ness of El Calafate. Rio Mitre is...

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Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We've been there for two days, did the cabalgata larga (4h horse riding + asado) on the first day and had the Cordero for dinner. The next day Esteban invited us to have lunch with him and then brought us to the airport (for free!). Our stay at the estancia was an absolutely unique experience and we're hoping to return...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We ended up at Estancia Rio Mitre due to our hotel overbooking their horseback ride. I am so unbelievably glad that happened. Most horseback rides you can book are a sanitized, one-after-the-other slog down a trail. That is not Rio Mitre. This is a working estancia at the foot of the beautiful Patagonian mountains next to the Perito Moreno Glaciar-fed...

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Reviewed 19 February 2016

Rio Mitre is a hidden gem, down a dirt road about 60km from Calfate town and situated right on Lago Roca with amazing views to the snow capped mountains and across the wild Patagonian plains. The day's riding is really enjoyable and relaxing and Esteban and his team are extremely hospitable. The home made torta and asado at the end...

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Benalla. Australia
Reviewed 2 December 2015

My adult daughter and myself were picked by Paul one of the owners of Rio Mitre and driven for nearly an hour to this timeless Estancia. Surrounded by snow capped mountains and glacial lakes we had a day which will be always remembered. The hospitality was superb with wine and a BBQ for lunch hosted by Paul's son and a...

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Hannover, Germany
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

We were picked up on time at our hostel. The trip to the estancia took only 20 min. Our arrival was wonderful cause we were welcomed by a couple of goats and a lama - a so called "Guanaco". The owner are very very friendly! After a coffee and a shared chorizo sausage we could feed the little goats with...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Contact details for the estancia are not on this website, so I have pasted them here for others: Estancia Rio Mitre, Cabalgata, Restaurante, Alojamiento en La Patagonia Ruta 60 Km 5 - a 54 km de El Calafate Tel: 00542902-499999/499998 - 02966 15339368 http://www.facebook.com/EstanciaRioMitrehorseRiding?ref=stream e-mail: cabalgatapatagonicariomitre@hotmail.com Estancia Rio Mitre is a family-owned and run farm that is about 10-15 minutes...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Beautiful experience! Super friendly Esteban was a great host. The 2 hours ride sorrounded by the desert, the wild horses and cows, and for that absolutely and magnificent silence were a lifetime experience. I would repeat it everyday if I could. Very important when you get there -respect that environment and experience all the little moments. Unforgetable.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 17 March 2014

If you like horseback riding and open spaces, make sure to visit this place. Beautiful scenery, great horses for different levels of experience and, like another reviewer noticed, the opportunity to "ride up or down to your ability" which gave us (we were only two with a guide) to enjoy our riding experience even more: my husband liked immensely the...

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Address: RUTA 60 KM 5 | camino al Glaciar Perito Moreno, El Calafate, Argentina
Region: Argentina > Patagonia > Province of Santa Cruz > El Calafate
Number of rooms: 39
Also Known As:
Estancia Rio Mitre El Calafate, Argentina - Patagonia
Hotel Style:
#26 Romantic Hotel in El Calafate
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