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

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Andes Day Trip from Mendoza Including Aconcagua, Uspallata and Puente del Inca
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Experience the best of the Mendoza Province’s Andes region on this day trip that will take you along part of the Pan-American Highway toward the Chilean border. With an experienced guide, you’ll make your way to the highest mountain in both North and South America – Aconcagua – where you'll visit a lookout point for awesome photo ops. Stop along the way at various historical and cultural sites including Puente del Inca, Potrerillos and Las Cuevas. It’s a day of breathtaking natural scenery that can only be found in the Andes!
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In Brief

Location:
Mendoza, Argentina
Country:
Argentina
Duration:
12 hours
Operates:
Daily
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Potrerillos Dam, Cacheuta, Mendoza Argentina

Potrerillos Dam its wonderful panoramic points.

Duration: 20 minutes

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

Departure Time

7:30 AM

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.

Please bear in mind that it takes around 45 minutes from the arranged time to pick up every passenger of the tour. Our tour leader will personally greet you at the lobby

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • 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

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

The tour van picked us up very promptly from the Airbnb where we were staying. Beautiful trip, plenty of opportunities to stop for photos and very knowledgeable guide.
• Submitted 14 Nov 2019
This is a very good value option. You get to see a few very cool areas via a comfortable bus. The tour guide (Hugo) was outstanding. Not only did he take the time to repeat each of his comments in English (there were only 2 English speakers on trip), his comments provided some valuable insight about the landscapes and particular sites we saw and visited. Hugo even included information and pictures regarding local wildlife. Very nice touch.
• Submitted 18 Sep 2019
Excellent!
• Submitted 15 Jun 2018
We had a blast - so worth it
• Submitted 30 May 2018
Wow what a value! A whole day trip up into the Andes climaxing at Christ of the Andes. Beautiful views and vistas everywhere. Our guide was well informed and friendly. The driver, quite expert. The high altitudes can make travelers a little sleepy but all in all a relaxing and stress free way to visit the top of the world.
• Submitted 12 Apr 2018
Amazing trip, great experience. Guide Lucas was super and I am very glad to have Jose Luis driving for me. Should be a “must” tour for those visiting the Mendoz region. Don’t forget to bring PESOS!!
• Submitted 08 Mar 2018
This tour was amazing!
• Submitted 25 Dec 2017
Great affordable tour. Guide gave the tour in English as well even though I was the only English speaking person on the tour.
• Submitted 07 Oct 2017
Actually a great trip. A little scary and COLD but incredible. You don't get to do this twice in a lifetime unless you climd mountains for fun. The guide was knowledgeable and informative. I would also say, this was FUN!
• Submitted 22 Aug 2017
Had a wonderful day tour to the Andes out of Mendoza. Guide and driver were both excellent. Our guide spoke idiomatic American english. Beautiful day, with several stops to soak in the majesty of the mountains.
• Submitted 03 Feb 2017
A great day! Tour leader Lucas was excellent - he made sure to translate everything as we were the only two anglophones on the bus. Fabio was a very good driver - safety first! Fantastic scenery, good company on the bus. Excellent all round and lots of fun.
• Submitted 29 Jan 2017
You cannot go to Mendoza without visiting the Andes, and this tour is the perfect way to do it! The scenery was magnificent! Our guide, Martin, was very knowledgeable about the history and legends of the Andes which he shared in English and Spanish. Our driver, Daniel, was also excellent. The pick up at our hotel was on time and the tour bus was comfortable. The buffet lunch was reasonably priced and very good. I highly recommend this tour - you won't be disappointed!
• Submitted 12 Oct 2016
Muy recomendable, el paisaje es hermoso y el guía muy bueno!
• Submitted 21 Jun 2016
Otimo passeio. O almoço deixa a desejar, é so uma opção e não tem uma boa relação custo/benefício. Mas o passeio é tão legal, que isso acaba não importando. O guia Lucas é muito bom, tem muito conhecimento e ainda por cima tem a fotografia como hobby, então tira otimas fotos para nós!
• Submitted 22 Jun 2016
Great tour! The views are fantastic and the stops were all enjoyable. We were not able to see Aconcagua due to weather but there were plenty of great views.
• Submitted 16 May 2016
This was the highlight of our short trip to Mendoza. We were picked up at our hotel at the appointed hour on a beautiful day, and off we went toward the Chilean border in a clean, modern Mercedes Sprinter bus with about 20 others. This was the same route that my spouse and I drove by bus the day before coming to Mendoza, so we had some concern about having seen it already. No worries necessary - our guide was excellent in explaining the various features of the land, from vineyards to volcanoes. We stopped at various scenic points along the way, including a place to take a nice picture of Aconcagua mountain. But the topper for us was our ride up a steep dirt mountain road with numerous switchbacks to visit the Christ the Redeemer of the Andes on the border of Chile and Argentina, which is at 12,572 ft. The 360 degree view from there was beyond spectacular! It truly made our Andean trip perfect. Afterwards we stopped for an optional lunch at the restaurant at the entry arch. It was a buffet, good portions, and was reasonably priced at US10. We also visited the Inca Bridge and other places on the route program. Our guide was very good. We were the only English speakers on a full bus, and he never failed to provide us with his full commentary, and took time to answer questions for us with his fluent English. Throughout he was careful for his tour group, ensuring all were well-informed at each stop, present before departure, and provided personal attention at the various stops. Our driver was excellent, always maintaining safety on the road. I highly recommend this tour.
• Submitted 14 Mar 2016
This was only one of the highlights of our trip to Mendoza. It was truly a bargain at any price. The mountains and scenery were spectacular and not to be missed. The guide was knowledgeable. He spoke English well and was well versed in the history of each stop. I would not bother with the lunch and if you can bring your own, I would do it. And, bring water. But the can was as comfortable as it could be on terrible roads. It was clean, and roomy. The driver was competent on, what was for me, scary roads as well as being very nice. The pick up was on time which is not usual in Argentina which goes on it's own concept of time. All in all, our trip would have been less rewarding had we not taken this tour. Kudos to Viator and the tour leader.
• Submitted 09 Mar 2016
Trip was awesome. Tour guide lady was great.
• Submitted 06 Mar 2016
Fabolous.This tour is the most important of our travel in Mendoza. Aconcagua is a magic mountain. I recomended.
• Submitted 03 Feb 2016
Great way to see the beauty of the region if you don't have the time to hike in the backcountry. Time to ride the Los Penitentes ski lift for the views late spring was an added bonus. The guide was friendly and engaged with both spanish and english speaking groups on board. Good value for the price.
• Submitted 21 Dec 2015
This tour is exactly what you pay for. Nothing more, nothing less. Great panoramic views, good tour guide, a lot of information about the Andes and the places you visit.
• Submitted 10 Dec 2015
Wonderful experience. Terrific bilingual guide. We were the only English speakers and felt comfortable. Be sure to bring additional money for food , rental of snow equipment, etc.
• Submitted 09 Sep 2015
Great experience!!!!
• Submitted 22 Jun 2015
The tour was great, the guide was extremely knowledgable and friendly. Was able to communicate very effectively on English and Spanish.
• Submitted 10 Apr 2015

In Brief

Location:
Mendoza, Argentina
Country:
Argentina
Duration:
12 hours
Operates:
Daily