Explore Atuel Canyon and San Rafael: A Guided Adventure

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Explore Atuel Canyon and San Rafael: A Guided Adventure

Embark on a delightful journey with a convenient pick-up from your Mendoza hotel. Explore the scenic south of Mendoza Province, renowned for its green valleys, watercourses, and unique rock formations shaped by the elements over time.

Discover the hidden beauty of the Uco Valley, enjoy the serenity of the Nihuil Dam & Reservoir, and soak in the local charm of 25 de Mayo Village. Immerse yourself in the history and culture of San Rafael City, complemented by a visit to the wax museum for a touch of local artistry.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Valle de Uco, Tupungato Argentina

Early in the morning, we will leave from our selected hotels in Mendoza city to go to the south of the province, while we see the impressive landscapes of Uco Valley, with its deserts, water mirrors, and vestiges of the passage of time.

Stop At: Fuerte San Rafael del Diamante, Bartolomé Mitre, 25 de Mayo, Mendoza, Argentina

During our stop in 25 de Mayo Village to learn more about the place's history, we'll delve into the founding of Fort San Rafael on the banks of the Diamante River. This historical fort provides a glimpse into the past, offering insights into the strategic significance it held in the region. Beyond the fort's history, the village allows us to discover traditions and customs that vividly showcase the community's identity.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Villa El Nihuil, El Nihuil Argentina

Then, continue further south to reach the Nihuil dam. This place is usually chosen by nature lovers to spend the day, as you can practice activities like fishing, hiking, water sports or just relax.

Duration: 1 hour

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

Entering the Atuel Canyon, discover wonderful sculptures in natural walls forming the canyon, hanging gardens, the chair of Rivadavia, and visit the Wax Museum. The constant sound provided by the Atuel river accompanies the journey up to the Valle Grande dam, source of unmatched beauty, where you will have time to relax and enjoy lunch (not included).

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Casa De Malargüe En San Rafael, Av. Hipólito Yrigoyen 774, M5600 San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina

As we conclude our journey, our next destination is the picturesque city of San Rafael. There, we'll explore the charming buildings that paint a vivid picture of the city's rich history and unique character. Following this memorable experience, we'll make our way back to selected hotels in Mendoza.

Duration: 1 hour

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

Start Time: 07:00 AM
Duration: 15 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 time of the experience.


  • Spanish Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from central Mendoza
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

Not Included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Additional activities


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