Welcome to Uspallata


The town first gained fame as a low-budget base for the nearby ski fields at Los Penitentes, but has been coming into its own, with a few companies offering treks, horseback riding and fishing expeditions in the surrounding countryside.

Several places in the area retain their Incan names, a testament to the importance of their presence here prior to the arrival of the Spanish.


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$215 Cultural & Theme Tours

Premium High Mountain & Aconcagua Tour

Be picked up at your hotel in Mendoza at 7:30 am, and head for an amazing day on the way to Chile and the Aconcagua, one of the most famous road of the world.Stop at each of the following point of view to take pictures: Potrerillos Lake, Uspallata, Penitentes, Puente del Inca, Las Cuevas, Aconcagua Park.If the weather permits hike in Aconcagua National Park for 1 or 2 hours till the famous bridge that was build for the movie 7 years in Tibet.At approximately 7pm you will be dropped off at your hotel.Full breakfast is included and full lunch at Uspallata with traditional Argentinean or regional lunch.

$85 Day Trips & Excursions

Aconcagua Park: Puente del Inca, Potrerillos Dam Easy Hike

The experience starts at 8am, with hotel pickup. Head Southwest through the Road 7, until you get to Potrerillos. Contemplate the wonderful view of the majestic Cordon del Plata Range, the main source of Mendoza’s water, and the picturesque Potrerillos Dam, clear water mirror surrounded by mountains.Continue along this beautiful road, watching the unforgettable landscape, traveling tunnels and bridges to reach the town of Uspallata. Stop to get a better view of the Valley as a whole. Once back on the road, start preparing for the highlight of this program: the Aconcagua Provincial Park. Get your permit with the Park Rangers, and start the 1-hour hike, which will allow you to experience the majesty of the highest peak in America, its flora, fauna, and beautiful sky.After enjoying one of the cleanest airs of the world, drive a few kilometers until you get to Puente del Inca, a must-do stop in our trip, where you'll get to know more about this iconic place, and get the best view of the natural bridge.Once the day is over, return to the city.

$1100 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Trip in Mendoza and The Andes

Day 1 When arriving at El Plumerillo airport, we will take you to the Hotel. In the afternoon, we will go into Mendoza city to visit its attractions. Day 2 Come  with  us  and  experience  the  immensity  of  the  Andes  range,  be  amazed  by  the outstanding panoramic views. Walk along the Panamericana route through places of serene beauty such as Potrerillos and Uspallata. We then arrive at Puente del Inca with its fascinating geological shapes and thermal springs. From here we enter the Aconcagua Provincial Park and the Horcones lagoon with imposing views of Aconcagua Peak. We continue our trip to Las Cuevas,  the  last  Argentine  village  before  the  border  with  Chile.  ALL THIS WILL  BE POSSIBLE IF CLIMATE CONDITIONS ALLOWS IT BY THIS TIME OF THE YEAR. Day 3 We will spend  the whole day visiting  Mendoza’s  greatest  source of pride, the local wine industry. We will spend time exploring the wine route combining different types of wineries – not only industrial wineries but also “artesanales” known as “boutique” wineries. We will have lunch in one of the wineries and in the afternoon return to Mendoza. Day 4: Transfer to El Plumerillo airport and return to Buenos Aires.

$160 Kid Friendly

Premium High Mountain Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Parque Provincial Aconcagua, Mendoza, Province of Mendoza, CuyoPotrerillos Lake, Uspallata town , Penitentes Ski resort , Inca Bridge , Aconcagua Provincial ParkDuration: 9 hours

$69 Day Trips & Excursions

Excursion to High Andes in Mendoza (Alta Montaña)

High mountain way consists of visiting, walking and enjoying mountain’s immensity, highlighting its landscape richness. Going along international route Nº 7, we will appreciate beautiful panoramas such as Potrerillos, Uspallata. Later on, we will arrive at Los Penitentes ski center and to Puente del Inca to admire its fabulous geological shape and enjoy its hot thermal waters (2720 m.a.s.l.).Afterwards, we will stop at the “Mirador del Aconcagua” located in the international route and get from there the best view of Aconcagua, colossus of America (6962 m.a.s.l.). Then we will continue up to Las Cuevas, last Argentinean town before the border with Chile. Return to Mendoza. Redeeming Christ Monument is only reachable in the months of January to March, with the approval of the competent authorities. * Note: Tickets to enter the Aconcagua Provincial Park are not included in the value of the tour, and are payable directly on site. Departure time: pick up starts at 07.30 hs Duration: full day / validity all the year 

$330 Food, Wine & Nightlife

4-day Tour Mendoza Andes & Wine

ItineraryDay 1: Arrival at MendozaPass By: Aeropuerto MendozaWelcome to Mendoza!Argentina’s main wine region and heartland of Malbec grape, has also impressive mountains (like Aconcagua, climbers world known summit), outdoor sports (adventurous rafting) and breathtaking landscapes.Upon arrival, you will be taken to your hotel. Private service. No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Full Day High Mountain Tour with Cristo RedentorStop At: Parque Provincial AconcaguaDuring the tour we observe the most beautiful mountains of Mendoza, along with the main settlements built on Route 7: Potrerillos, Uspallata, Puente del Inca, Penitentes, Horcones .. We will cross the three mountain ranges that form the Andean Cordillera; Pre cordillera, Frontal Cordillera and Main Cordillera.The vision of the Aconcagua hill, king of the heights, will be the epilogue of a unique day. If the weather permits we will reach the Christ the Redeemer.Includes: Regular service, bilingual guide.Not included: Lunch, tips, extraRemember to bring: Medications, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, windbreaker, long trousers, comfortable shoes, backpack.Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Half Day Wine Tour Lujan de CuyoStop At: Lujan de cuyoYou will be picked up from your hotel for a half day tour to the Mendoza Wine Country. The tour is in a small group and with a bilingual guide.During the day, you will visit two of the best wineries in the area where you will learn about their philosophy, the wine making process and have the chance to taste some delicious locally produced Cabernet and Malbec, guided by our local wine expert. Return to the hotel in the afternoon.Duration: 4/5 hours.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.Day 4: MendozaPass By: Aeropuerto MendozaAt the appropriate time, you will be transferred to the airport (Private service)Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

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