4-day trip to Mendoza by air

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4-day trip to Mendoza by air

Fly from Buenos Aires to Mendoza for a 3-night mountains and wine adventure! Just 1.5 hours away by air, the town of Mendoza provides easy access to wineries of the region, to the Atuel Canyon and the famous Aconcagua Provincial Park (known for its awesome mountain views, such as Potrerillos, Puente del Inca, Los Penitentes, among others).
Visit each of these attractions during 3 days, tasting recognized all over the world Malbec wine and getting amazed by the Uco valley and the Aconcagua, the tallest peak in America.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to Mendoza and Wine Tour

Pass By: Mendoza, Mendoza, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
Transfer from the airport to the Hotel. Mendoza, is small for a provincial capital with 125,000 inhabitants. Located in the foothills of the Andes mountains means nearby rafting, camping, and sightseeing. It is a wine center for Argentina. The downtown area is largely pedestrianized. The outdoor cafés and tree-lined avenues attest to the city's European heritage. Mendoza is a perfect example of a successful combination of Spanish, Italian and indigenous cultures.

Stop At: Lujan de Cuyo, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
Half-day tour at Mendoza wineries to enjoy the most delightful wines of the 8th Wine Capital of the World. This tour will be taking you to the wineries "boutique" style and also to the most modern and sophisticated ones. We will visit three different wineries, two of them still using the traditional method, while the other one is one of the most modern in the region. You'll come back with the sensation of enjoyment and pleasure in all senses.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in a 3-star or 4-star accommodation (regarding option selected)

Day 2: Atuel Canyon

Stop At: Valle de Uco, Tupungato Argentina
We will leave early in the morning from our selected hotels in the city of Mendoza to head south of the province, while we see the impressive landscapes of the Uco Valley, with its deserts, water mirrors, and vestiges of the passage of time.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: El Nihuil, El Nihuil, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
We will make a stop at the Villa 25 de Mayo to learn more about the history of the place. Fort San Rafael was founded here, on the banks of the Diamante River. We will continue to the Dam and Embalse El Nihuil, which is an ideal place for lovers of fishing and water sports.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Canon del Atuel, Ruta Provincial 173, San Rafael Argentina
Once in the Atuel Canyon, we will marvel at the incredible natural sculptures that are created in the walls of the canyon, such as The Hanging Gardens or The Rivadavia Armchair.
We will continue walking along the Atuel River until we reach Valle Grande, where we will have time to rest and enjoy lunch (not included).
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: San Rafael, San Rafael, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
Finally, we will go to the city of San Rafael, where we can take a walk to get to know the city and then we will be returning to our selected hotels in Mendoza.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a 3-star or 4-star accommodation (regarding option selected)


Day 3: Tour to Los Andes

Stop At: Potrerillos Dam, Cacheuta, Mendoza Argentina
The tour offers a variety of colors and reliefs. Early in the morning along the Mendoza river, get a view of the majestic mountain range Cordon del Plata and the Potrerillos dam, colossal work for hydraulic power generation and water distribution for irrigation.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Uspallata, Mendoza Province, Argentina
Your next visit will be Uspallata, pre-Hispanic settlement of aboriginal Huarpes and the southern last point of the Inca Empire, as far as the Inca Trail from Peru.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Los Penitentes, Los Penitentes, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
After visiting the villages of Picheuta, polvareda, Punta de Vacas and Los Penitentes ski resort. Free time for the use of chair lift that allows us to enjoy beautiful panoramic views.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Puente del Inca, Puente del Inca, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
Later, we will find along our route, the Puente del Inca, architectural work with strands of natural hot springs.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Parque Provincial Aconcagua, Mendoza Argentina
Continuing our direction and 2,750 meters above sea level, the viewpoint of Cerro Aconcagua, the colossus of the Americas of 6959 meters.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Las Cuevas, Las Cuevas, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
Following the international route to reach our ultimate destination, the village Las Cuevas, European-style located 3200 meters above sea level.
Between Las Cuevas Village and the International Tunnel we will find the route that allows us to climb to the Cristo Redentor, which is only open in summer. This beautiful monument symbolizes the union between Argentines and Chileans.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in a 3-star or 4-star accommodation (regarding option selected)


Day 4: Departure

Pass By: Mendoza, Mendoza, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
Transfer from the Hotel to the airport. End of services.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase (33 lb) and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable"
"Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"IMPORTANT: Rates not valid for special dates such as Christmas, New Year´s Eve, Carnival, Easter, National and International Holidays"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers"



Start Time: Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4-Star Hotel 6/10/2020 - 12/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
1/1/2021 - 6/30/2021
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
3-Star Hotel 6/10/2020 - 12/31/2020
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
1/1/2021 - 6/30/2021
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Duration: 4 Days
Start location: Buenos Aires airport
Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Included

  • 3x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Round-trip flights from Buenos Aires to Mendoza
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach between Mendoza airport and hotels
  • 3 nights in a 3-star or 4-star accommodation with breakfast
  • Professional guide

Not Included

  • Food & Drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

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