Full-Day Andes Mountains Adventure from Mendoza

Revel in the beautiful landscape of Aconcagua and the Andes Mountains on this tour passing through the small villages of Picheuta, Polvaredas, and Punta de Vacas. Enjoy dramatic views of the Andes Mountains, trek along the Pan-American Highway and visit charming villages nestled atop the mountains, for an unforgettable experience.

  • Hotel Pickup, Mendoza, Argentina
  • 1
  • 10
  • 10 hour(s)
  • 21/06/2017 - 31/12/2017
Difficulty
Easy

Highlights

  • Enjoy an amazing journey atop the Andes mountains
  • Marvel at fantastic views of the Valle de Uspallata
  • Explore charming Andean villages such as the Punta de Vacas
  • Se the famous ski center of Los Penitentes
  • Cross the bridge at Puente del Inca
  • See the monument of Cristo Redentor Monument (Christ the Redeemer)

Inclusions

  • Round-trip transfers from downtown Mendoza city hotels
  • Bilingual guide

Exclusions

  • Optional gratuities
  • Lunch & beverages

Getting there

  • You will be picked up at your hotel in Mendoza. Please provide your hotel name and address during checkout from our website. If you have not booked a hotel yet, you are required to provide this information to the local operator as soon as possible after your purchase.
  • 48 hours before the date of the tour you will receive a reconfirmation of your services, the time and place of pick up.
  • Please wait for the guide at the lobby of the indicated hotel.

Please Note

  • You will be picked up at your hotel in Mendoza. Please provide your hotel name and address during checkout from our website. If you have not booked a hotel yet, you are required to provide this information to the local operator as soon as possible after your purchase
  • 48 hours before the date of the tour you will receive a reconfirmation of your services, the time and place of pick up
  • Please wait for the guide at the lobby of the indicated hotel.
  • The start time is an approximate departure time from your hotel. Your exact pick-up time will be sent to you once you confirm your reservation
  • Children under three travel free if they do not occupy a seat
  • Argentina attractions and services cannot be canceled. A voucher has no cash value and is non-transferable. No refunds, credits, exchanges, or cancellations of a voucher will be granted once voucher has been issued. Refunds will not be issued for unused or partially used attractions or services. Availability and pricing for an attraction or service are subject to change without notice

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Non-refundable

Please note, that cancellations are not possible for this item. If cancelled or modified or in case of no-show, the total price of this booking will be charged.

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Starting Destination Meeting Point / Stop

Head to the top of the Pre-Andes Mountains, peaking at altitudes at around 9,840 feet (3000 m). Throughout the tour enjoy dramatic views of the Andes Mountains before heading for the Uspallata Valley, located 62 miles (100 km) from Mendoza. As we trek along the Pan-American Highway, we will have the opportunity to see both Poterillos and Upsallata. Along the way, we will also make stops in the small villages of Picheuta, Polvaredas, and Punta de Vacas where we will head to the famous village of Los Penitentes, a popular ski center. Continuing on our journey, we will reach Puente del Inca (Inca’s Bridge), approximately 8,924 feet (2,720 m) above sea level. The Las Cuevas River borders the mountains forming a natural bridge under which thermal water flows. After which we will have some time to take a break and enjoy the magnificent views of the Chilean border. It is here that we can see expansive views of the surrounding area of Mount Aconcagua. If weather conditions are favorable, we will also have the chance to visit the Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) monument standing at an altitude of 13,779 feet (4200 m). This monument symbolizes the Argentine-Chilean fraternity.

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