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Highlights of High Mountain
Through this tour of High Mountain you will be able to know the varied range of colors and reliefs that this impressive area of Mendoza offers.
We will visit the majestic mountain chain Cordón del Plata and Potrerillos Dam, a hydraulic work that generates energy and distributes water for irrigation. We will know the region of Uspallata , pre-Hispanic settlement and the southernmost point of the Inca empire.
We will go up to the Mirador del Cerro Aconcagua from where you access the Laguna Horcones, and finally we will visit the Monument to the Christ the Redeemer, which symbolizes the union between Argentines and Chileans.
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Selected hotels in Mendoza
Winter: 5:30 PM
Summer: 8 PM
Transfer from / to selected hotels in Mendoza, bilingual guide.
Lunch, tickets, food and/or drinks not mentioned in the itinerary, optional tips, extra expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.
During the summer(December to March), depending on the weather conditions, the excursion can be extended until 8 pm
Details of Day Tours
At approximately 7:30 AM we will be picked up by our selected hotels to leave for Uspallata, while we border the Mendoza river and enjoy the Cordón del Plata and the Potrerillos Dam.
Once we reach Uspallata we will make our first stop. Here we will find ourselves facing a pre-Hispanic settlement of aboriginal Huarpes, and also with the southernmost point of the Inca empire. We will visit the Villas of Picheuta, Polvaredas, Punta de Vacas and the Los Penitentes ski resort. Here we will have free time to enjoy the chairlift. (entrance not included)
We will continue on our way to the Mirador del Cerro Aconcagua without losing sight of the impressive Puente del Inca, a natural architectural work with springs of hot springs. Then we will meet at Aconcagua, the highest point in America. Finally, we will visit the Villa Las Cuevas located at 3200 masl.
Between Villa Las Cuevas and the international tunnel we will find the path that allows us to climb towards the Cristo Redentor, a monument that symbolizes the union between Argentines and Chileans. Access to the monument is only enabled in summer.
After the visit we will be returning to our selected hotels in Mendoza at approximately 5:30 p.m. In summer, if we go up to the Cristo Redentor, the excursion will end approximately 20 Hrs.
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Reviewed by UDAY KOPPELLA
Incredible day in Mendoza
Rates of High Mountain in Mendoza
Valid rates for 2020 per person
Group Service It includes: -
Offered in: ESP,ENG,POR
Starts: 07:30 Hs
Duration: 10 HS
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