Full Day High Mountain Tour from Mendoza

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Full Day High Mountain Tour from Mendoza

On this full day, guided excursion, you will go through the mountains that surround Mendoza city. See stunning scenarios along the way, and many other points of interest such as the majestic Cordon del Plata mountain range, the Potrerillos Dam, Uspallata settlement, Aconcagua scenic viewpoint and the Cristo Redentor monument. Pickup and drop-off at select hotels provided.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Potrerillos Dam, Cacheuta, Mendoza Argentina

First, we'll pass by the Cordon del Plata mountain range and the Potrerillos Dam, located along the Mendoza River. It's a very important hydraulic work that generates power and distributes water for irrigation for the whole region.

Stop At: Uspallata, Uspallata, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo

Once we reach Uspallata we will make our first stop. Here we will find ourselves facing a pre-Hispanic settlement of aboriginal Huarpes, and also with the southernmost point of the Inca empire.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Puente Picheuta, Uspallata Argentina

We will visit the Villas of Picheuta, Polvaredas and Punta de Vacas.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Penitentes Mendoza, Ruta Nacional No 7 Km. 171, Uspallata 5539 Argentina

Then, we'll visit Los Penitentes ski resort, where you will have some free time to use the chair lift and get amazing panoramic views of the area (entrance not included).

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Puente del Inca, Ruta 7, Vacas River, Las Cuevas Argentina

We will continue on our way to the Mirador del Cerro Aconcagua without losing sight of the impressive Puente del Inca, a natural architectural work with springs of hot springs.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mirador Del Cerro Aconcagua, RN7 10, Mendoza, Argentina

The next stop is a Cerro Aconcagua scenic viewpoint, located at 9,022 feet (2,750 meters) above sea level. From there, head to Horcones Lagoon and the Aconcagua Provincial Park.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Las Cuevas, Las Cuevas, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo

Following the international route, reach your final destination, the village of Las Cuevas (an European-style village, located 10,500 feet (3,200 meters) above sea level). Between Las Cuevas and the international tunnel, there is a path that allows visitors up to the Cristo Redentor monument, located 13,780 feet (4,200 meters) above sea level.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cristo Redentor De Los Andes, Mendoza, Argentina, Las Cuevas Argentina

The Cristo Redentor monument symbolizes the union between Argentinians and Chileans.

After the visit we will be returning to our selected hotels in Mendoza at approximately 5:30 p.m. In summer, if we go up to the Cristo Redentor, the excursion will end approximately at 8 pm.

Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers"



Start Time: 7:30 AM
Duration: 10 Hours
Start location: Mendoza, Mendoza, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo

Traveler pickup is offered
If your hotel is not in the list, please, add it at the time of booking.

If your hotel is outside the pick up area, we will confirm the pick up from a central meeting point.


Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

Not Included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Facilities

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