Take a full day tour from Mendoza to Atuel Canyon and enjoy wonderful mountain and desert views, small villages full of history and colonial architecture.
What to Expect
Depart from Mendoza City heading to the south of the province. During the trip enjoy sharp contrast natural oasis productive as the Uco Valley, deserts, mirrors of water, large sculptural walls with natural rock formations, which is product of erosion from wind and water.
You will arrive at the Villa 25 de mayo to make your contact with history, when it was on this site in 1805 in the riverside of Diamante river, when it was founded Fort San Rafael formed around the head village, which has turned it to its current location. Continue until you reach the Nihuil dam of 9600 hectares. Elected by nature lovers where you can practice fishing, hiking, water sports and relax.
You will discover wonderful sculptures in natural walls forming the canyon, such as hanging gardens, the chair of Rivadavia, the Wax Museum. The constant sound provided by the Atuel river surrounds your way up to the Valle Grande dam source of unmatched beauty, where you will have time to relax and enjoy your lunch. After walking through the city of San Rafael you will head up to Mendoza.
What's Not Included
- Food and beverage