If you are an active traveler, this tour can be a great option! Live mendoza in a different way. You have 3 options to choose your hotel: Diplomatic Hotel, Amerian Hotel, Sheraton Hotel.
Full adventure tour
Day 1 – Welcome Mendoza
Arrive to Mendoza, reception at the bus station or airport and transfer to the selected hotel.
Day 2 – Horseback ride through the vineyards
We invite you touring the vineyards on horseback. You will enjoy the landscape, taste and learn the secrets of wine. This 2 hours horseriding takes place inside a vineyards farm. We can observe vines rows, fruit trees and native flora; with beautiful panoramic views of the valley and the Cordillera de los Andes. The day ends with a Regional/Gourmet lunch, harmonized with the most outstanding wines of the winery.
Day 3 – High Andes with trekking to Quebrada del Durazno
Along this journey by the emblematic Route 7 and Mendoza river, we will see the most beautiful mountains of Mendoza. We’ll enjoy the colorful transition of landescapes, as well as the highlight places and small villages like Cacheuta, Potrerillos with its water reservoir, Uspallata, Penitentes Ski Resort and “The Bridge of Inca”, an incredible natural formation!
We will go through the three mountain ranges: Pre Andes, the Front range and the Main range while noticing how the natural ravines we see used to be part of the Inca Trail also used by indigenous people.
Upon arrival to Aconcagua Provincial park, in Horcones Valley we will have the chance to go on a 2 hours trekking to Quebrada del Durazno, or go on a short interpretative trail to the scenic lookout (45 min).
While hiking, we’ll connect with this unique natural environment framed by the majestic Aconcagua Mount, the highest of America with 6962 masl / 22.000 fts .
At the end, it is time to go back to enjoy a late regional lunch in Uspallata Valley.
Day 4 – Mendoza horseback riding at Quebrada del Condor – Potrerillos
In the morning we will go southwest for about 1:45 hours journey to reach La Quebrada del Cóndor (Condor Canyon) in Potrerillos.
This tour offers a 2/4-hours horseback riding through the different mountain trails shaped by native animals and people living in small settlements in the mountains. They are our gauchos, locally named “baqueanos”, who are amazing horseriders. We’ll go on a horseback to enjoy the espectacular and natural environment at the Cordillera de los Andes while we come to know and learn about the nature, geology, traditions and history of the region.
Back in the Ranch or “Puesto” we will have a nice “Asado” that we’ll share with the local family. Return to Mendoza in the evening.
Day 5 – Rafting in the Mendoza River and Adrenaline Canopy (Zip-lining)
In the morning we will go southwest on the way to Potrerillos lake 45´away from Mendoza city.
We will head Mendoza River, framed by the Front Mountain Range of the Andes.
We will start one of the greatest experiences in Mendoza on our guided rafting along the rapids of the Andes. The adventure will go for around 1 hour (12 km) and rapids are level 3/3+. We recoomend to take this tour from October to May. After rafting, the time will be at leisure and you’ll be able to have lunch at the buffet of our base at the foothills of El Plata Range and right next to the river. In the afternoon, you’ll take the canopy circuit formed by 6 stretches at a height of 30 to 80 meters. After some technical and safety tips, we will put our equipment on to trek up to the starting point of this amazing zip-line. We’ll cross Mendoza river from one side to the other with the canopy to complete adrenaline the circuit.
At the end of the adventure, return to Mendoza city.
Day 6 – Leave Mendoza
According to your departure time described above you will be taken to the airport or bus station.
What do I need to know?
– Special clothing: cap, sunglasses, sunscreen, comfortable clothes and suitable shoes, additional mineral water.
– Safety tips: Report to the guide/driver about any special illness, allergy or Physical Restriction.
Remember to TAKE YOUR MEDICATION AND ADMINISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS.
– Insurance: Please, fill in the Risk Insurance Sheet provided by the guide/driver.