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“Nice experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Mundo Caballo

Mundo Caballo
Ranked #10 of 59 things to do in La Serena
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: By four generations we have lived and worked together with our horses. Come to live an experience riding or participate in traditional activities and enjoy the countryside in the Valle del Elqui, in day and night. Join us as we visited those from countries around the world and cities of Chile.WELCOME!
Santiago de Chile
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Nice experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2013

The horse riding was very nice. I went with my three kids and we liked the personal atmosphere.
The ride was interesting and Marcelo as a guide was always helpful and supportive to my kids. His English is good enough for conversation so there was no problem either.
Thanks!

Visited March 2013
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Hilo, Hawaii
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17 reviews
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“Fantastic experience with a wonderful trail guide”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2013

We enjoyed our daytime trail ride with Marcelo so much, that we returned 2 days later for a night time Milky Way Trail Ride. Marcelo was very patient with my lack of horsemanship skills and gently guided me in improving them during the 2 trail rides. The country side was beautiful, the starlight mesmerizing, the horses well behaved, and the guide knowledgeable and friendly. The entire experience is highly recommended!

Visited April 2013
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Thank Tamara-Hilo
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New York, New York, United States
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3 reviews
“Enchanting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2013

The Chilean Caballo is sure footed and light; two feet in the desert and two feet in the Milky Way.

From the surrounding mountains that crash like waves all around this valley, we rode in complete darkness. The mountain blanketed in cloud was surreal. Never have I experienced anything like this. The complete trust in the horse was an amazing process of letting go and using all senses, but sight.

A ride without revel and a guide above level, Mundo Caballo is to the Elqui Valley as the Empanada is to Chile.

Visited March 2013
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Munich, Germany
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2 reviews
“breathtaking and calming”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

We left the granja as the sun was downing and returned under a spectacular starry sky. Marcelo took us up the hills, along the northernmost vineyard, galloping across a field. He was very attentive towards the different needs of everyone in terms of experience and an excellent instructor. Marcelo knows the inns and outs of the valley, is a keen bird watcher and explainer of stars and their constellations. The cabalgata takes you to many a beautiful look-outs, where you can take in the beauty of the countryside, the view across the mountain range, the changing color while the sun is setting and feel the tender breeze of the desert air.

Golden retriever Sarah was an amiable companion throughout.

Highly recommended! :-)

Visited February 2013
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Our best experience in our 2 weeks in Chile!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

Dear everyone.

If you are coming to La Serena or Elqui Valley....please do yourself a favor and take on a horseback riding tour with Mundo Caballo. I can't image that you will be anything else than satisfied, happy, smiling and one true memory richer.

The communication with Marcelo before our trip has been flawless and we created our own day with 2 hour riding tour, dinner and a 2 hour riding tour at night. It is seldom I smile, when I hurt....but after 5 hours of riding, we got quite busted....but it just reminded us of a perfect tour.

Marcelo, his father, and his sister are very friendly. All horses looked taken good care off.

Thank you Marcelo for giving us the best experience in our two weeks in Chile.

Visited March 2013
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