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Andes Mountain & Village Full-Day Adventure

By Gray Line Argentina
3.7/5
Price is AU$60per adult

Features

Free cancellation available
10h
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Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected

Highlights

  • Guided full-day exploration of the pre-Andes mountains

  • Trekking the Pan-American Highway through Upsallata Valley

  • Passing through idyllic mountain villages like Picheuta

  • Famous formations at Los Penitentes ski centre

  • Impressive Mount Aconcagua on the Chilean border

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of the pre-Andes mountains

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transport to and from your Mendoza hotel

  • What's included

    Commentary in English or Spanish

  • What's excluded

    Meals and drinks

Know before you book

  • Children aged 2 and younger are complimentary.

  • If you have back, neck, joint or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether or not to participate.

  • You must have good circulation and healthy, unblocked breathing.

  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

What you can expect

Head out from Mendoza's hustle and bustle and spend a day in the mountains. Over the course of this guided full-day tour, see the pre-Andes, interesting small villages, stunning rivers, sprawling mountain peaks, and natural hot springs.

Make your way to the pre-Andes mountains and ascend to an altitude of 9,840 feet (3,000 metre). Admire the spectacular scenery of the picturesque Upsallata Valley, where you hike along the Pan-American Highway. The trail passes through small mountain villages like Picheuta, Polvaredas, and Punta de Vacas, continuing to the famous ski centre of Los Penitentes.

Next, venture to Puente del Inca (Inca's Bridge), approximately 8,924 feet (2,720 metre) above sea level. At Las Cuevas River, see how thermal water flows under a natural bridge before heading to a viewpoint near the Chilean border. Marvel at the impressive panorama dominated by Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Soutehrn Hemisphere.

Depending on the weather, you might even visit the Christ the Redeemer monument, which stands 13,779 feet (4,200 metre) tall, built as a symbol of the Argentine-Chilean fraternity.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Pre-Andes Mountains Mendoza

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Hotel Pickup
    • Mendoza

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