HIGH MOUNTAIN – FULL DAYfrom
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- Vacation Style Holiday TypeCharming, Classic, Family-friendly, Mountain, Mountain bike, Quiet, Romantic, Rural, Sports, Tasting, Trekking, Trendy, Wines
- Activity Level Leisurely
- Group Size Medium Group
The most impressive landscapes of the Andes mountain range that you must not miss on your first visit to Mendoza.
We begin this journey doing the international rout N°7 with the imposing view of the Potrerillos Dam. The next point on the route will be Uspallata; former pre-Hispanic settlement of aboriginal Huarpe people and now current head village of this mountain route. From this point, the southernmost of the Inca Empire, we go to the villages of Picheuta, Polvaredas, Punta de Vacas and the former Penitentes ski resort.
Further along our rout, we’ll come to Puente del Inca, a unique natural rock formation, surrounded by thermal springs, that looks like a bridge over Las Cuevas River. A few kilometers away, located at 2750 m, is the viewponit of the Colossus of the Americas, which with its 6962 m, receives visitors from all over the worldwho wants to reach its summit.
Finally we will arrive at Las Cuevas villa, located at 3200 m. to have our lunch and tour one of the authentic villages of our country.
During the summer months only, it´s possible to drive Las Cuevas in the direction of the international tunnel, to take a small side road which leads to the Cristo Redentor monument.
Suggestions: You should wear comfortable clothes, raincoat, and sunscreen.
Duration: approx. 10 hours
-Regular tour departs from Tuesday to Sunday at 07.30am.
-Private tour departure schedule is coordinated previously with the passenger depending on their availability.
- Pick up and Drop Off at your hotel;
- English Speaking guide.