Full-day Andes, Aconcagua National Park, And Uspallata Tour From Mendoza

Overview

Travel the old Trans-Andean railway via minibus on this 9-hour small-group tour. With your guide, pass the snow-capped Cordn del Plata and stop by the turquoise Potrerillos lake on your way to the mountain town of Uspallata. After passing through Penitentes Ski Resort youll reach Aconcagua National Park. On your return back you will have the opportunity to stop and see Puente Del Inca, a naturally formed bridge over a steep ravine. Once in Uspallata youll enjoy an afternoon lunch of Argentine asado (barbecue) before concluding your tour at approximately at 5:30pm.

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Lunch included

Details about this tour

Begin your tour with pickup at 8:30am from your hotel/hostel in Mendoza. Visit Potrerillos Lake around 9:30am before stopping for coffee in Uspallata at 11am. Continue on with your knowledgeable and fun guide as you make you way to Aconcagua National Park. This tour is one of the very few that is allowed access to enter the park. Once inside you will take a 1-hour hiking circuit, visit theHorcones pond, and then stop at a viewing point to see the tallest mountain outside the Himalayas (weather permitting). On the return back you will stop at Puente del Inca, a naturally formed bridge over a steep ravine around 1:30pm. Upon arriving in Uspallata youll enjoy an afternoon lunch of Argentine asado (barbecue) including a local delicacy, kid goat and some excellent wines at about 2:30pm. Hotel/hostel drop-off will take place at approximately 5:30pm. This small-group tour only allows for a maximum of 8 travelers to ensure a more personalized experience. Please note most of this tour is conducted via an air conditioned minibus, as there is about 5-hours of travel time spent in the vehicle. While there is a moderate amount of walking at Aconcagua Park and Puente del Inca, there is not time for major hiking due to travel distance.

Inclusions

  • Bottled water
  • Lunch, including wine and soft drinks
  • Morning tea/coffee
  • Professional guide and driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus
  • Entry/Admission - Parque Provincial Aconcagua

Exclusions

  • Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Not wheelchair accessible

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Minimum age for participants is 15 years old

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

Long pants and a light jacket are recommended

Personal food is allowed

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
From
USD 175
Per Person