High mountain full day excursion from Mendoza
Explore Mendoza on this full-day guided mountain tour. Grab your camera and breath the pure air of the Andes, from Mendoza to the Aconcagua Park, the magical Route 7. This day tour includes a hike of about 1,5 hours (according to physical condition and weather permitting)Itinerary
This exclusive high mountain Aconcagua tour (in perfect condition car or fully equipped van) is a best seller in Mendoza. During this entire day, we will follow the well-known Route 7 on the way to Chile and the Aconcagua Park, following the historical San Martin’s route, Argentina’s liberator. Breathtaking drive tour.
We usually leave Mendoza early at 07:30AM.
We first stop at the Potrerillos lake and the beautiful town of Uspallata for a buffet breakfast.
Our next step will be the famous Puente del Inca or Inca Bridge (a natural rock formation over the river Las Cuevas).
If weather permitting then we’ll have a small hike (between 1 and 2 hours) in Aconcagua Park to watch the beauty of the Stone Sentinel with its 6962m/22800ft. The Cerro Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside the Himalayas.
Finally a perfect Asado/BBQ is waiting for you (vegetarian option) in Uspallata. Menu is homemade empanadas and a traditional BBQ. Wine from Lutron Piedra Negra winery (Uco Valley).
Time to come back to Mendoza, and have a good rest !
This drive tour of Aconcagua and route 7 is available all year long and include small hike into the Aconcagua Park weather permitting.Stop At:
• Andean Mountains, Argentina
• Parque Provincial Aconcagua, Mendoza Argentina
• Potrerillos Dam, Cacheuta, Mendoza Argentina
• Mendoza Andes / The Tintos, Calle Republica de Chile 1416 Planta Baja, Mendoza M5500GIO Argentina
• Puente del Inca, Ruta 7, Vacas River, Las Cuevas Argentina
• Penitentes Mendoza, Ruta Nacional No 7 Km. 171, Uspallata 5539 Argentina
• Cristo Redentor De Los Andes, Mendoza, Argentina, Las Cuevas Argentina
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"A minimum of 2 people per booking is required"
"Highly recommended: Long pants, coats and/or wind break, small backpack, sunscreen, hat and sun glasses; In winter also gloves, scarf and woolly hat."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"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 8 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
Duration: 12 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
Air BnB and private flat/house are ok in Mendoza Center only.
Contact us for pick-up from accommodation in Chacras de Coria - Luján de Cuyo
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.