Montana: In the footsteps of Nicholas Evans 2021
IS there someone who has never watched “The Horse Whisperer”? … although Nicholas Evans, the author of the famous novel, stayed here to get inspiration for his famous bestseller, and in the book we find many similarities with the reality of this ranch. Here you will discover the authentic Montana: nestled in the Clarks Fork Valley, between the Pryor Mountains and the Beartooth Mountains, this authentic working ranch, offers its guests the opportunity to live a week immersed in nature and discover life in typical style. western.
Departure dates on request minimum 1 person with departure from Italy May 16th to October 17th. Start on Sunday
MIN 1 MAX 10 PEOPLE
Upon arrival at Billing Logan Airport (BIL) transfer (USD 150 per person on request to be paid locally) between 1pm and 3pm. The weekly program can be very different depending on the season, each month is characterized by different activities: May / June : The various herds are mainly controlled in the pastures, riding through the endless grounds of the ranch. The branding is also started.
June / August : The rode season begins, which runs from June 1st to the end of September. Cody Nite Rodeo awaits you once a week, and you will have the opportunity to visit the historic town of Cody, founded by the famous Buffalo Bill! The ranch is also surrounded by 100,000 acres of very varied landscapes: you can follow mountain and desert tracks, every day we will be able to marry the horses with the van for the departure of our trekking. We also always offer various activities on the ranch such as team penning, sorting, barrel. You will learn to pull the lasso and help the cowboys in managing the cattle.
June / September : Between June and September it will be possible to spend a night out in the bivouac (weather and ground conditions permitting).
September : The perfect month to observe the local wildlife as temperatures are getting cooler. We also begin to move the herds from summer pastures to winter ones.
October : Moving of herds and possibility of trekking in the most desert areas of the area. It is also the period of the Nile Stock Show, and the horse auctions. On request transfer to the airport arriving around 10.30 am.
Tariff per person, starting from:
|From 16 May 2021 to 17 October 2021||€ 1,940||€ 210|
(B / L / D): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner
|Child reduction 10/16 years||
|Extra night per person in double||
Difficulty level: From ° to °°°°°
DURATION: 7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
DIFFICULTY: From ° to °°° (FROM SIMPLE TO ADVANCED)
HORSES: QUARTER HORSE
GAIT: From 4 to 6 hours per day on the saddle. No particular skills are required, the degree of involvement in horse work on the ranch will depend on the level of experience and familiarity of the rider in the saddle.
MINIMUM AGE : 5 years
MAXIMUM WEIGHT : 95 Kg
TYPE : Equestrian stay in the Ranch
Ranch decorated in a typical western style with wooden furniture. Common room with satellite TV, wi-fi. At guests’ disposal rooms with private bathroom, air conditioning, heating. Laundry service (for a fee).
Meals included from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 7. Exquisite home cooking with fresh seasonal products (alcohol not included). On request we can request vegetarian menus, for celiacs etc.
Note: The itinerary described above is to be considered indicative. It may be subject to variations due to weather conditions or circumstances beyond our control.
Exchange rate 1 EUR = 1.08 USD
Exchange rate variations with fluctuations greater than 3% will result in an adjustment of costs and will be communicated within 20 days of departure.
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