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Puente del Inca, near Mendoza, Argentina

High Mountain Mendoza

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Day 1 : High Mountain Tour Mendoza

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  • Independent

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Puente del Inca, near Mendoza, Argentina A grand view of Aconcagua from the hills outside Mendoza

Day 1 High Mountain Tour Mendoza

  • 1 Lunch
Head out early this morning en route to the Vaults of Uspallata. Along the way enjoy views of the Cordón del Plata mountain range as well as the Potrerillos dike, a hydraulic work that generates power to the Mendoza Valley. Upon arriving at the Vaults of Uspallata, you will learn the history of the pre-Hispanic settlement of the Aboriginal Huarpes and the southern most point of the Inca Empire, as well as enjoy a typical Argentine lunch.

Next explore the villages of Picheuta, Polvaredas and Punta de Vacas with your guide. Nearby head to the Los Penitentes ski resort where you can opt to take a chair lift to the top of the mountain to take in views of the majestic Mendoza Valley. An your way back to Mendoza, you will stop at the Aconcagua Provincial Park for a short hike with your guide. A great way to explore Mendoza and the surrounding areas.
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$575

Included

  • 1 Lunch
  • 1 Day Private Guide Service

Excluded

  • Both International Arrival and Departure Transfers are excluded.
  • International Flights
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