Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife
Kid Friendly: Yes.
It is possible to adapt the tour.
Maximum travelers: 4
English (advanced), Portuguese (advanced), Spanish (fluent)
Enjoy an adventure at the highest summit in South America
Whit the final purpose to conserve natural and cultural values of the area, Aconcagua Provincial Park was created in 1983 with 71000 hectares. This Park is located in the Central Andes where fresh water, one of the most valuable natural resources of the planet is contained in glaciers and rivers.
The local wildlife, the high Andes flora and the archeological sites related to the Inca culture are other valuable elements of the area.
At 6962 m. a. s. l. , and giving its name to the reserve, the Aconcagua mountain is undoubtedly the highest mountain in the Southern Hemisphere. It is also a wonderful place to practice mountain sports.
Penitentes Ski Resort
I will pick you up at your hotel at 8:30 (recommended), or at 9:30.
We will then enjoy a full lunch, including empanadas, Argentinian asado, dessert and beverages. If you have any food restrictions (vegetarian, celiac, lactose free) please let me know at the time of booking.
It is advisable to wear warm clothes, sports shoes, sunscreen, and a hat.
Note that the schedule can be adjusted according to your needs. I recommend starting this tour early during the winter to better enjoy the daylight.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will pick you up at your accommodation in Mendoza.
End location: I will drop you off at your accommodation in Mendoza.
Duration: 7 hours
We will drive 200 km to the border with Chile.
Traffic can affect the tour duration.
By Toyota Corolla, Model 2017, up to 4 passengers.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
500 AR$ - Any personal expenses or souvenirs.
My car can fit up to 4 people comfortably. Please inquire for larger groups.