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Full-day Andes, Aconcagua National Park, and Uspallata Tour from Mendoza

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  • Full-day Andes Mountains, Aconcagua National Park, and Uspallata tour from Mendoza
  • Stop to soak up the scenery at Potrerillos lake, Aconcagua National Park, and Puente del Inca
  • Visit the Penitentes Ski Resort and the mountain town of Uspallata
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Full-day Andes, Aconcagua National Park, and Uspallata Tour from Mendoza
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Full-day Andes, Aconcagua National Park, and Uspallata Tour from Mendoza
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Overview
Journey through the wild landscapes of the Andes on this full-day tour from Mendoza. Follow the route of the historic Trans-Andean railway; admire views of Potrerillos lake, the Aconcagua National Park, and Puente Del Inca; and enjoy a traditional asado (BBQ) lunch in Uspallata.
What to Expect
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 the Horcones 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 you’ll 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.
Reviews (10)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Excellent tour to Aconcagua National Park in the Andes

Very informative and personalized tour with our guide Rollie who has lived in the area for many years. Pick up and drop off times were made as planned and the lunch included in the tour package was an amazing Argentinian selection of various meats and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rick G
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile
An excellent day in the Andes

We researched lots of companies to take tours with but chose Trout and Wine because they were so friendly and easy to deal with. We are delighted that we did because our day in the Andes was amazing. Charlie’s wealth of knowledge was incredible, the...More

1  Thank HappyBackpacker1
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile
Great tour to Aconcagua National Park

Trout and wine is a great company to book your tours for the Mendoza area. Small groups and tours are given in either Spanish or English, so you get all the information about the area and its history (unlike with most bilingual tours with other...More

2  Thank AstridV70
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile
Aconcagua and the Andes

Mark and I had an absolutely wonderful day with Ricardo. We were picked up at our hotel exactly at 8:50 in the morning and proceeded on the popular Route 7 or the Pan-American Highway up to the Provincial Park. Ricardo was so knowledgeable and provided...More

1  Thank Gary P
Reviewed 22 October 2017
For one experience, it was the best

I have been on many tours and I have to say the feeling for our welfare was a priority. Ricardo and Colo were both as nice as could be and always helpful. It was my husbands birthday and they helped make it a special day...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Frances D
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