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  1. Argentina
  2. Mendoza Province
  3. Mendoza
  4. Aconcágua

Mendoza: High Andes Mountain Private Guided Tour

Product ID: 245112
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Discover the Andes in a private experience visiting Cacheuta, Potrerillos, Puente del Inca, and enjoy the breathtaking views of Aconcagua. Explore incredible landscapes and historical places in the Andes, the world’s longest continental mountain range.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Pickup and drop off service is available from any accommodation in Mendoza, Luján and Maipú Regions. Please inform the address or hotel name while booking. If you do not yet have that information, please inform the local partner via email as soon as possible.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the High Andes Mountain with the convenience of a private tour
  • Travel along Route 7, the famous International Andean Highway, or an optional mountain route
  • Marvel at the breathtaking, technicolor natural rock bridge Puente del Inca
  • Enjoy amazing views of Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Americas
Full description
Get picked up from your hotel in Mendoza and get ready for a full day in the Andes. Your route begins along the Mendoza River, up to the border with Chile, and after 62 miles (100km) you will reach the Valle de Uspallata. Continue on to Polvaredas and Punta de Vacas where you can reach one of the best Mendoza ski resorts, Los Penitentes.

Then, continue to Puente del Inca, a natural arch situated 8923 feet (2,720m) above sea level. Admire the swirls of colored rock and the mountain views from the bridge. A short distance from the border, a natural viewpoint allows you to appreciate the magnificent Aconcagua. If the park is open, you can trek over to Los Horcones Lagoon (entrance not included).

On the border with Chile, you will find Las Cuevas - 10,500 feet (3,200m) above sea level - a small village built in a European style. Between Las Cuevas and the international Tunnel to Chile, there is a road that takes you to the monument of Cristo Redentor that is 13,780 feet (4,200m) above sea level. This road can be taken with favorable weather conditions, usually during January and February. Journey back to Mendoza on the famous Route 7 and get dropped off at your hotel.

This tour to the high Andes you have two routes you can choose from. The regular option bordering the Mendoza River, traveling to national Route 7 taking you to Upsalatta. The second option is subject to favorable route conditions, heads north traveling on a mountain route starting in Villavicencio and arriving at Upsalatta giving you a different view of the Andes.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Mendoza
  • Private transportation
  • Tour in Spanish, English, or Portuguese
What’s Not Included
  • Aconcagua Park Entrance fee
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with vertigo

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• The tour by Villavicencio is subject to favorable route conditions; in the case is not available you will take the regular Route 7 instead
• In case you take the Villavicencio option, the Cacheuta and Potrerillo area will be visited on the return
• Wear comfortable clothes and shoes and prepared for low temperatures

From US$ 258 Per group up to 2

Organized by

OPERADORES MENDOZA VIAJES

Product ID: 245112