Welcome to Valle de Uco


The area is best visited on a guided tour, but if you’ve got the time and patience you can easily rent a car in Mendoza to make the trip.


Top experiences in Valle de Uco

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Valle de Uco activities

$22 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Lujan de Cuyo, Maipu, and Uco Valley Hop-On Hop-Off Wine Tour

We offer different departures, several times a day, where you can choose the wineries to visit. We have 3 options: Full-day to visit up to 4 wineries and half-day morning or afternoon to visit up to 2 wineries. Each option offers different wineries to chose from. We offer 5 wine hop-on hop-off tour options: El Río-Full Day/ Half Day option (Tuesdays): Ruca Malen, Cruzat, Melipal, Renacer and Norton Luján Sur-Full Day/ Half Day option (Wednesdays and Fridays): Chandon, Tapiz, Susana Balbo Wines, Septima, Casarena, Terrazas de Los Andes. Maipú - Full Day/ Half Day option (Thursdays): Trivento. Frutta Roja delicatessen, Tempus Alba, Trapiche and La Rural  El Sol - Full Day/ Half Day option (Saturdays): Casa Vigil, Dante Robino, Olivicola Laur, A16, Tierras Altas, Vistalba. Valle de Uco, only Full Day option (Sundays): Casa Petrini, Salentein and Andeluna There is no need to pre-book the winery visits! Please note that the visits, tastings and lunch at the wineries are not included in the ticket price. The bus departs from Mendoza, the international wine capital. We have 21 fixed stops (hotels) where you can hop-on the bus at a certain time. Just make sure you are on time, because the bus has a schedule for each winery. The bus ride will be accompanied by a guide who will assist and advise you to build your experience of the winery tours.

$95 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Uco Valley Tour including Lunch and Wine Tasting from Mendoza

Uco Valley region is located at 90 minutes from the city of  Mendoza. This region is characterized by the elevation of the soils creating wines of great body and intense flavors. A private transportation will pick you up to start the tour, the driver will be also your guide and explain about the areas visited, in every winery you will enjoy a tour followed by a tasting and in one of the wineries you will enjoy a paired lunch.It is essential to visit some of the wineries in Valle de Uco and learn about the dazzling culture of their production. Tours around the various venues are completed with a delicious lunch served by the vineyards.

$340 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Wine Tour Experience in Uco Valley from Mendoza (full day)

Early in the morning we will meet the specialized wine guide who will accompany us throughout the tour. We will depart to Mendoza’s agricultural oasis of Valle de Uco, 100 kms from Mendoza City. Inside the first mountainsides of the Andes’ foothills, the Uco valley presents the highest altitudes at which wines are produced in the province of Mendoza. We will visit two wineries and enjoy a wine tasting session, during which we will begin to familiarize ourselves with the local’s wines, and its elaboration process. Our guide will explain us the technique of wine tasting, wine production techniques, the importance of the cork in the bottle and the correct way to handle a glass in order to taste wine. At noon we will have lunch at a recognized restaurant in a winery, enjoying a gourmet menu. As the sun sets behind the Andes Mountains, we’ll return to Mendoza City.Optional: Dinner in Wine Bar or gourmet restaurant. Optional visits to Wineries in Uco Valley: Salentein,  Clos de los 7, Lurton, Andeluna,  O`Fournier, Pulenta Estate, Atamisque, Gimenez Rilli. Options of wineries with lunch: Salentein, O’Fournier, Andeluna. *Note: Visits to wineries and lunch are subject to be modified, maintaining always the best quality of the service.  INCLUDED SERVICES: Round trip transfers/ vehicles equipped with a/c.•Visit to 3 wineries in Uco Valley with wines tasting included.•Lunch at winery. Wines included•Bilingual wine guide (Spanish- English/ Spanish- Portuguese)•Minimum 2 passengers.•Validity: All the year NOT INCLUDED SERVICES: Extras and tips.

$310 Day Trips & Excursions

Fly Fishing in Mendoza Including Riverside Barbecue

Our guide picks you up at your hotel/lodge at 8:30am and takes you to a mountain ranch in Valle de Uco. Here you will find a fast running mountain stream that cascades down a valley connecting Argentina and Chile. Here we spend the day fishing trout and admiring the stunning scenery while fishing at the many pools and rapids. We cast using floating lines with dry or nymph flies. Trout here is plentiful and ranges from medium sized rainbow to brook.  At 1pm we take a break and lunch is a riverside asado (Argentine bbq), accompanied by fresh salad, the finest meat and excellent wines. More fishing in the afternoon and return to Mendoza City is planned at 6pm.The river is narrow and fast moving. Waders are not required as you fish from the bank but you will get wet. Therefore please wear sturdy, tight fitting shoes that dry easy. We suggest you take a spare dry pair to change into at the end of the day. Please wear long pants and long sleeved shirts for protection against the sun and scratching. A hat and sun glasses are also essential.

$162.50 Outdoor Activities

Rock climbing near Potrerillos

Our transport service will pick you up at 8.30 am. After a short one-hour drive passing through Cacheuta and Potrerillos dam, we will start a beautiful forty-five-minute hike to get to the place where we will do the activity. Here, we will be able to enjoy panoramic views of the Front Range, Uco Valley and Tupungato volcano.Once we get to the beginning of the trails, we will have a brief introduction to the basics of climbing and safety.Then we will be able to enjoy 3 to 4 hours of activity, with a lunch break in the middle to get our energy back and then go on.At around 4pm we will start our way down to our transport and at 6.30 you will be back at Mendoza City.We are professional guides who will accompany you throughout your experience, adjusting the hike and the difficulty of the trails to your needs. We will also teach you about the basic techniques so that you can have a complete experience.We will provide all the necessary equipment for the activity except for the climbing shoes. Optional rental.

Active

Active Chile & Argentina

Striking the perfect balance between active outdoor adventure and lively nights out on the town, this 11-day sojourn between Santiago and Buenos Aires has a little (okay, a lot) for everyone. Thrillseekers will love hiking the mountains surrounding Santiago, biking between Argentina’s wineries, and exploring the mountains of Tucumán on foot. For pleasure-seekers, the big cities promise boundless fun in some of the world’s most dynamic urban settings. The itinerary is always fast-paced and filled with optional activities, but don’t sweat it; there’s always time for a breather and a tall glass of malbec.

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