From Mendoza: A Trip Across the Core of the Mountain to Atuel Canyon

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From Mendoza: A Trip Across the Core of the Mountain to Atuel Canyon

The tour departs Mendoza early in the morning. Travel 260 km south to reach the modern city of San Rafael. Located in the middle of an oasis. San Rafael is known for its production of energy, wine, and adventure tourism.

You will visit the island of the Diamante River and the Atuel River Canyon. The Canyon is a geological wonder formed millions of years ago by the strong winds and waters of the Atuel River.

You will also have the opportunity to visit the Valle Grande Dam, the rugged beauty of the mountain will allow you to discover capricious formations on its slopes such as: “El Fantasma”, “El Valle de los Monjes Perdidos”, “Mesa de las Brujas”, among others.

Enjoy this walk to the southern lands of the province where you will be able to appreciate an explosion of colors, exotic rock formations, and water mirrors.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Canon del Atuel, Ruta Provincial 173, San Rafael Argentina

Enjoy the breathtaking views of the southern part of the province of Mendoza knowing the Canyon of the Atuel River. Cross the Uco Valley, an important area of agriculture and livestock, until you reach San Rafael, in the southern part of the province of Mendoza.

Duration: 6 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 07:00 AM
Duration: 10 Hours
Start location: Mendoza Province, Argentina
Traveler pickup is offered

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Spanish, English-speaking tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Downtown Mendoza City Hotels

Not Included

  • Lunch
  • Optional Gratuities
  • Adventure activities


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