From Mendoza: A Trip Across the Mountain to Atuel Canyon

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Experience the scenic splendor of the Uco Valley and Atuel Canyon on a day trip from Mendoza. Get spectacular views of the mountains and desert, and visit the settlement of Villa 25 de Mayo


  • Explore the wine region of the Uco Valley
  • Venture into the Atuel Canyon of the longest river in the Mendoza region
  • Admire the dams of Valle Grande and the El Nihuil hydroelectric complex


The tour departs from Mendoza early in the morning. Travel 260 km south to reach the modern city of San Rafael. Located in the middle of an oasis. San Rafael is known for its production of energy, wine, and adventure tourism. You will visit the island of the Diamante River and the Atuel River Canyon. The Canyon is a geological wonder formed millions of years ago by the strong winds and waters of the Atuel River. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Valle Grande Dam, the rugged beauty of the mountain will allow you to discover capricious formations on its slopes such as: “El Fantasma”, “El Valle de los Monjes Perdidos”, “Mesa de las Brujas”, among others. Enjoy this walk to the southern lands of the province where you will be able to appreciate an explosion of colors, exotic rock formations, and water mirrors.


Hotel pick-up and drop off at downtown hotels in Mendoza Guide in Spanish

Important Information

  • Please note that the start time for this tour is approximate. Your exact pick-up time will be sent upon confirmation of your booking

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