Villavicencio Natural Reserve Half-Day Tour from Mendoza
  • Villavicencio Natural Reserve Half-Day Tour from Mendoza

    Take a 5-hour guided tour to the Villavicencio Natural Reserve, which is known for its beauty and its mineral springs. Home to eagles, condors, pumas, guanacos and ostriches as well as flowering cacti and many other animals and plants, the reserve covers 172,974 acres (70,000 hectares). Tour the foothills of the Andes and visit the Monument of Canota and the hauntingly beautiful old resort spa of Villavicencio, where there will be plenty of time to relax. You’ll have plenty of opportunities and vantage points to take in the splendor of the eye-pleasing natural reserve.

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Plaza Independencia, Calle Sgto Juan B Cabral 345 Esta entre 4 calles Espejo al 300 Rivadavia Chile y Patricias Mendocinas., Mendoza M5502GOG Argentina

    The tour starts with a groupal pick-up by downtown hotels in Mendoza

    Stop At: Monument Canota, RP52, Las Heras, Mendoza, Argentina

    You’ll travel through the foothills of the Andes and spend some time at the Monument of Canota, erected in 1935 in honor of General José de San Martín. This area was instrumental in San Martín’s fight for independence for Chile and Peru.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Reserva Natural Villavicencio, Ruta Provincial N 52 Km. 16.5, Las Heras 5539 Argentina

    Once in the spa Villavicencio, enjoy the lavish, verdant gardens, visiting the charming chapel on the grounds. The resort, once the stomping grounds for the powerful and wealthy, hasn’t been used in decades, but there’s still plenty of interest here, including natural springs.

    You’ll also spend some time at the Caracoles viewpoint, with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and the natural reserve.

    Duration: 4 hours



    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
    "It is recommended that you bring sunblock and wear comfortable clothes and shoes"
    "During the winter months (June through September), it is recommended that you wear warm clothes and bring a jacket or sweater"
    "You may bring your own snacks"



    • Start Time8:00 AM
    • Start location: Tour departs from most hotels in Mendoza
    • Duration: 5 hours
    • Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Included

    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional guide

    Not Included

    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
  • 7/10

    Recommendation passengers 70%
    Rating based on 2 verified reviews

    Our clients

    • Jacqui C
      Posted on Martes, 03 de marzo del 2015

      It was a very good tour with an informative guide.

        General rating: 8/10
    • denise
      Posted on Miércoles, 03 de febrero del 2016

      The hotel is closed since 1978 but i can visited the gardens and around the hotel. The road of there is in great and near there are a big reserve of water. Its a different tour because is a natural reserve.

        General rating: 6/10
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