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Andes Day Trip from Mendoza Including Aconcagua, Uspallata and Puente del Inca

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    What to Expect
    A comfortable, air-conditioned coach will collect you at your Mendoza hotel and head out for the Pan-American Highway. As you cruise towards the Chilean border, learn about the region's cultural and natural features through your expert guide's insightful commentary. The urban architecture of Mendoza will give way to rolling wine country grape vines and eventually mountain peaks as you travel.

    Potrerillos will be your first stop, where you can get some fresh air, purchase a snack, and admire the lake, the Embalse de Potrerillos. Your next stop is Uspallata, a charming mountain town with abundant alpine views and an opportunity to purchase lunch. Back on the bus, you'll reach Puente del Inca about 60 minutes later. This natural rock bridge over the Vacas River was once visited by Charles Darwin, and its swirls of colored rock make for great photos. There's a small community living nearby that has handmade native goods for sale.

    Continue heading west towards Chile's border and Aconcagua. Argentina is the location of the largest mountain in the Americas, clocking in at 22,840 feet (6,960 meters.) The coach will stop at a scenic overlook for wonderful views and photo opportunities as the guide fills you in on information about the mountain itself.

    Pichueta, a site of indigenous Huarpe ruins dating from the 5th century, is your last stop. After that the coach will head back down the Pan-American highway the way it came, delivering you back to your Mendoza hotel around 7 pm.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up is only from hotels located in Mendoza city area. If you are staying in an Airbnb or if you didn't

    select hotel pick up please contact us to coordinate the nearest meeting point.
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Duration
    12h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional English- and Spanish-speaking guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off from centrally located hotels
    • Entry/Admission - Potrerillos Dam
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 22 April 2019

    This was such an awesome tour! We got to see SO many things we never would have, had we not decided to do this! The guide was awesome and we learned so much as well. Great trip all around.

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank Skyler L
    Reviewed 22 April 2019

    We were two English speakers in an otherwise Spanish speaking group. The guide spoke excellent English and was very patient in translating for us and answering our questions. There was a wonderful buffet lunch served at a restaurant near the border with Chile. The trip...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    1  Thank TonyCforT
    Reviewed 21 March 2019 via mobile

    This trip is well worth it if not just for the distance covered, the beautiful landscape, and the points visited, but our guide was a disappointment. I gave it only three stars just because it was advertised as English-speaking, and although our guide did translate...More

    2  Thank 233debih
    Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

    I hope I have the correct company. Luis was our bus driver and the tour guide was Raoul (I think?). They were both fantastic!! Of my group of 4, I can speak and understand some Spanish but the rest did not. They both commented in...More

    2  Thank Dee1984
    Reviewed 31 January 2019

    My aunt and I took this day trip on our second day in Mendoza. By 7 am, they had already picked us up from our hotel, it was a small van but everyone was sitting comfortably. When we picked everyone else up, the tour started....More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    1  Thank Melina M
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    Not really, Quite a tight timetable, OK for snaps
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