Location: Argentina – La Pampa Province.
Season: Duck - April 20 to August 15
Perdiz - May 1 to August 15
Pigeon and Dove - Year round
Capacity: 12 Guests maximum - Minimum group size of 4
This Riverplate hunt is a 5 species combination and you will stay at two lodges during this trip. Ducks will be hunted at La Escondida Lodge en route to the upland species lodge - Los Pampas near Santa Rosa, Argentina. Here is a sample itineary to illustrate this trip.
Day 1: : Depart U.S. or Europe.
Day 2:Arrive to Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital city, where you will be met by River Plate's ground transfer team and driven to LA ESCONDIDA lodge (3 ½ hours). After lunch and siesta, 5 minute drive to the high volume duck area. Back to the estancia for cocktails and dinner.
Day 3: Wake up call around 6.30 a.m.; after breakfast 10 minute drive to the duck shooting areas. At midday return to lodge for lunch and siesta. Duck shooting in the afternoon.
Day 4: Wake up call around 6.30 am; breakfast and transfer to the duck shooting areas. At midday return to lodge for lunch and transfer to Los Pampas Lodge for a pigeon shoot in the afternoon.
Day 5: Wake up call around 7:00 a.m., breakfast and transfer to full shooting day for the giant perdiz driven shoot, or perdiz in the morning and decoying pigeons or high volume doves, in the afternoon.
Day 6: Wake up call around 7:00 a.m., breakfast and five minute drive to full dove shoot or perdiz. Transfer to Buenos Aires International Airport after lunch (available commercial flights from Monday thru Friday inckluded in the program cost. Otherwise, ground transfer).
Day 7: Arrive U.S. or Europe.