Day 1 : Arrival at Mendoza
Mendoza Airport or bus terminal, you will be transfered to your Hotel
in the city center.
The rest of the
day is free for you to spend it as you prefer.
2 : Full Day High Mountain Hike
Early in the morning, we will leave from our selected hotels to start the tour boarding the Mendoza river. From here, we can enjoy impressive views of Cordón del Plata and Potrerillos Dam.
Our first visit will be in Uspallata, an area occupied by Huarpes indians and the southernmost point of the Inca Empire. From here, we will visit some villages like Picheuta, Polvaredas, Punta de Vacas and Los Penitentes ski center. There if you want, you can use the chairlift (entrance fee not included) to enjoy beautiful panoramic views.
We will continue with our tour by Inca Bridge, an impressive natural work that has thermal water springs. We will visit the viewpoint of Mount Aconcagua, and finally the Las Cuevas Village, located at 3200 meters above sea level.
Between Las Cuevas Village and the International Tunnel we will find the route that allows us to climb to the Cristo Redentor, which is only open in summer. This beautiful monument symbolizes the union between Argentines and Chileans.
After this wonderful day, we will be returning to our hotels approximately 18:30 hs.
During the summer, if we climb to Cristo Redentor, the tour can finish around 20:00 hs.
3 : Premium Wine Tour With Lunch
At approximately 10:30 AM our expert guide will stop by our hotel to start our day heading to the region of Luján de Cuyo and Maipú, regions are recognized for their elaboration of Centennial wines.
Here we will visit three wineries selected for the quality of their wines and prestige, immersing ourselves in the world of enology through the knowledge of our specialist guide.
We will discover different aspects related to wine, from planting, irrigation, care, and harvest, to the winemaking process. We will also be instructed in the protocol to be able to properly serve this drink in social gatherings and incorporate the modes of the good host concerning wine.
In each of the selected wineries in addition to the visit to their vineyards and facilities we will do the tasting of specially selected labels. Mendoza is known for being a gourmet destination, having developed excellent gastronomy to achieve exceptional pairings with world-famous wines. The gastronomy of Mendoza is a fusion of traditional recipes with new cooking techniques.
Among the visits to the different wineries we will also enjoy a delicious three-step lunch, which will be paired with wines from the winery where we will have lunch. After the visits, we will be returning to our selected hotels at approximately 6 PM.
Day 4 : Termas De Cacheuta With Spa Full Day
We will pick you up at your hotel around 9 am to begin a journey of approximately 90 minutes where we can enjoy the wonderful view of the Andes Mountains.
Once at the Spa of Termas de Cacheuta, they will welcome us and we will start with our day of relaxation. We can enjoy full access to the facilities that are integrated into the natural environment and immerse ourselves in activities that will give us intense relaxation.
We can swim in infinite pools of fresh and natural water that shine on the terraces of the mountainsides, and of course explore the thermal hydrotherapy circuit, with waterfalls, whirlpools, and foot baths.
During this special day you will enjoy moments that touch all the senses: float in the thermal bath, immerse ourselves in a pool of fresh and refreshing water, breathe the fresh mountain air and listen to the river that runs below. In the grotto's sauna (the only one in Argentina) you will allow heat and mineral mud to seep to purify your pores.
We can try the Finnish or Scottish style shower, and then lie on a deck chair of the natural solarium. If you wish, you can add massages for an additional cost (the reservation must be made in advance as appointments are limited).
You can have lunch or snack in the delicious buffet that includes from grilled Creole food to vegetarian food and a salad bar.
After spending a relaxing and revitalizing day, at 5:00 pm we will be returning to our selected hotels in Mendoza.
Day 5 : Mendoza Farewell
breakfast, you will check out from the hotel and you will have a bit
of free time before we pick you up to take you to the airport or bus