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  1. Argentina
  2. Mendoza Province
  3. Mendoza
  4. Day Trips

Mendoza: Truck Tour through the Andes

Product ID: 260307
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Take a trip to the Villavicencio Nature Reserve to access incredible ravines and protected areas.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

At your accommodation in central Mendoza.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Villavicencio Nature Reserve with your guide
  • Relax in 4WD vehicles designed to access protected landscapes
  • Take a hike to discover the native flora and wild animals
Full description
Early in the morning, be collected at your accommodation and head towards the Villavicencio Nature Reserve. This protected area has 62,000 hectares and is a member of the Wildlife Foundation of Argentina.

Visit incredible protected and inaccessible places like Copper Mantle located in Paramillos, an old gold and silver mining operation from the 19th century. See the balcony, a geological fault that consists of a huge crack of about 80 meters.  

You can take a short hike to see the native flora and wild animals like guanacos, gray and red foxes, hares, armadillos, ferrets, wild cats, choiques, and ñandúes. You might be able to see the rich avifauna like condors, eagle, and peregrine falcon among a great variety of birds.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off at accommodation in Mendoza
  • Guided tour in Spanish, English, and Portuguese
  • Safety equipment
  • Mineral water
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fee to the Villavicencio Reserve, which is 320 Argentine Pesos per person
  • Food or drink
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Passport or ID card for children
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• The truck will be used for groups with 8 people or more and a 4WD will be used for groups with less than 8 people
• This tour is subject to weather conditions and if it is canceled you will be offered an alternative date or full refund
• It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes, shoes, a hat, and sunscreen
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 10 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
4.3/5

Organized by

MARTUR EMPRESA DE TURISMO

Product ID: 260307