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El Monte Lodge

Located in the province of San Luis, Argentina – Doves and pigeons

El Monte dove and pigeon lodge, owned and operated by Juan and Maria Alberdi, blends world-class gunning for dove and pigeon in a relaxed atmosphere in the San Luis province of Argentina. They offer exceptional shooting and hospitality with smoothly organized days. You'll hunt decoyed pigeon and passing doves on varying terrain. Accommodations are in a newly renovated estancia where the hosts and staff are very congenial and welcoming. This is a client favorite and Juan and Maria are the consummate hosts.

Shooting

El Monte Lodge offers exceptional shooting over decoys for pigeon and a vast dove resource. Agricultural fields of wheat, sunflower, sorghum and corn are perfect nesting and roosting conditions. Perdiz hunts are closed in the Provence for 2016 season. Details are pending.

Accommodation

Built by British railroad engineers as a summer house, El Monte is now beautifully refurbished with views of old-growth gardens and stately trees. The lodge offers 6 bedrooms with en-suite bathroom and a cocktail lounge with a fireplace and dining room-El Monte is a comfortable, welcoming lodge.

Gear

Semi-auto and o/u rental guns from 28 ga. to 12 ga. will be available. Baretta/Benelli are the common brands carried. Shells are provided to include both Argentine and imported shells that are species appropriate. We suggest bringing a recoil reduction device to ease the impact of volume shooting.

Trip Specifics

Getting there-Direct routing is via Santiago, Chile or Buenos Aires, Argentina and onto Cordoba, Argentina. The lodge is a 3-hour drive from Cordoba or a short 40 minute charter flight. Direct charters to San Luis from Buenos Aires are an option and quoted upon request.

Rates

The season runs March-August (3 hunter min /3 full days of shooting min. Nightly rate is $820 per hunter. Non-hunters are welcome at $540 per day. *Groups of 5 or more-transfers from Cordoba to the lodge and back are included. $160 Argentina entry fee required. Contact us for more information.

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