Potrerillos Tours

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Potrerillos is an artificial lake surrounded by snow-dotted mountains and cypress forests on Mendoza’s doorstep. A dammed waterway on the Mendoza River, the lake measures 12 km long, 3 km wide (7.5 miles long, 2 miles wide). Popular as a day-trip and weekend destination from Mendoza, it’s the outdoor venue for rafting, paragliding and lakeside hiking.

The region has developed into a popular resort area, and a cluster of hotels, resort villas, clubs and sports facilities have sprung up to cater to day-trippers and visitors looking for outdoor activities. Choose from kayaking, guided treks, horseback riding, mountain biking and fly-fishing for trout.

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Potrerillos is in the Lujan de Cuyo Department of Mendoza Province, 63km (39 miles) southwest of Mendoza. Provincial route 82 runs here from Mendoza.
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Andes Day Trip from Mendoza Including Aconcagua, Uspallata and Puente del Inca

Take a full-day adventure to the Andes on a guided coach traveling the famous Pan-American Highway. Head towards Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Americas, then disembark to take in the area's stunning beauty and fresh air. Along the way, stop at Las Cuevas, Poterillos, and Puente del Inca.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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US$57,00
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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US$57,00

Full-Day Aconcagua Experience

Aconcagua is the highest mountain in South America, but scaling the mighty 22,841-foot (6,961-meter) peak is a feat best left to the professionals. This full-day tour is the ideal way for less-ambitious hikers to experience the magnificent landscapes of Aconcagua, with a 1-hour hike through the Aconcagua Park, spectacular views of landmarks such as Potrerillos Dam and Puente del Inca, and a delicious lunch at mountaintop restaurant.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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US$177,00
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Full Day High Mountain Small Group Tour from Mendoza

Explore the mountains around Mendoza on this 8-hour alpine sightseeing tour. Stop at highlights such as the Cristo Redentor monument, the scenic viewpoint at Aconcagua, the Upsallata settlement, the Potrerillos Dam, and the Silver Cord mountain range. Pickup and drop-off at select hotels provided.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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US$40,00
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Full-day Andes, Aconcagua National Park, and Uspallata Tour from Mendoza

Journey through the wild landscapes of the Andes on this full-day tour from Mendoza. Follow the route of the historic Trans-Andean railway; admire views of Potrerillos lake, the Aconcagua National Park, and Puente Del Inca; and enjoy a traditional asado (BBQ) lunch in Uspallata.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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US$175,00
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Trekking and Rappel to Quebrada del Salto Fall, from Mendoza

A great combination of trekking and rappel in Potrerillos area, an area close to Mendoza City, nice place to enjoy outdoors activities
  • Duration: 3 hours
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US$79,00
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Half-Day Rafting Adventure on the Mendoza River

Discover the wild side of Mendoza on a white-water rafting tour down the Mendoza River. Soak up gorgeous scenery of vineyards and mountains, and test your paddling skills as you navigate the river’s intermediate-level rapids with an expert guide. Enjoy free time to explore the town of Potrerillos in the afternoon, where you can add on optional adventure activities like ziplining or trekking. No rafting experience is necessary — just bring your sense of adventure!
  • Duration: 9 hours
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US$82,00
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Premium High Mountain & Aconcagua Tour

Drive up the legendary Route 7 through the Andes during this full-day tour from Mendoza. Explore the mountains with your local guide, stopping at sites like Potrerillos Lake, Uspallata, Penitentes, Puente del Inca, Las Cuevas and Aconcagua Park for impressive photo ops.  Enjoy breakfast in Upsallata and a traditional lunch of regional specialties like trout or kid goat.
  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
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US$180,00
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  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
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Zipline Adventure from Mendoza in Potrerillos Valley

Ride a zipline over Potrerillos Valley on this 6.5-hour guided tour, leaving from Mendoza. The Base Tour includes five different ziplines that give views of the valley floor, the snowcapped mountains in the distance and the surrounding vineyards. Choose the Adrenaline Tour to add a final zipline that takes you over the fast-moving Mendoza River.
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
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US$50,00
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  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
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4-Day Trip in Mendoza and The Andes

From snow-dusted mountains to sun-soaked vineyards, Mendoza lies at the heart of one of Argentina’s most enchanting regions. This 4-day tour takes in all the best bits, including a tour of the Mendoza wineries and a day trip into the Andes, where you’ll enjoy views of the Horcones Lagoon, Mount Aconcagua and Puente del Inca. Accommodation, breakfast and airport transfers are included.
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$1 100,00
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  • Duration: 4 days
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Horseback Riding in Potrerillos from Mendoza (Half Day)

Exploring the Potrerillos district by horseback lets you see parts of the countryside that you would otherwise miss if traveling by foot or by car. Head down mountain trails to reach beautiful vista points and admire unobstructed views of nearby mountains. The easy trails are suitable for beginners ages seven and older.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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US$99,00
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Mountain Bike Adventure from Mendoza

Zoom along the desert trails of the Potrerillos Valley on this exhilarating 5-hour mountain bike adventure from Mendoza, including hotel pick-up. After a scenic drive from the city, set out on a 2-hour 6-mile (10km) guided trail, pedaling around lakes and mountains; gliding past natural springs and rocky ravines; then stopping to view the dramatic Potrerillos Dam. There’s no experience necessary and all equipment is included, with trails suitable for both beginners and experienced thrill-seekers.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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US$59,00
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Half Day Canopy in Mendoza

Enjoy an adventure activity from Mendoza. Canopy is the newest and most adrenaline activity in Potrerillos. Zip down multiple long steel cables! Amazing!
  • Duration: 3 hours
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US$79,00
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Horseback Riding in Potrerillos from Mendoza (Full Day)

Potrerillos is known for being an area of incredible outdoor beauty. Spend a day discovering its mountain trails by going on a horseback riding adventure. You won’t have to worry about planning transport, as round-trip transfers from Mendoza are included. Exploring Potrerillos on horseback is a fun experience, and will help you cover more ground than a walking tour. You’ll also be treated to a delicious asado lunch, and snacks along the way.
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hrs
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US$169,00
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  • Duration: 5 to 6 hrs
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4-Day Mendoza Wine and River Rafting Tour

Designed for the wine lover and outdoor enthusiast, this private 4-day Mendoza tour combines some of Argentina's best wine with Mendozan culture and river rafting in the shadow on the Andes Mountains. Explore Mendoza's plazas and parks on a city tour, visit three acclaimed wineries in the Luján de Cuyo region for tours and tastings, and embark on a whitewater rafting adventure near the Potrerillos Dam. Everything is arranged for you, from private airport transfers to overnight hotel accommodation and daily breakfast.
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$890,00
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  • Duration: 4 days
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5-Days Luxury Trip in Mendoza

Visit one of the world’s premier wine regions in Mendoza, Argentina on this luxury 5-day tour. Explore this area’s unique vineyards that are shaped by the surrounding Andes Mountains. Learn about the winemaking process, visit top wine cellars, and relax at a luxury thermal spa near the city. Enjoy a stress-free trip with hotels, excursions, and all transportation taken care of as well as a few meals.
  • Duration: 5 days
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US$1 401,00
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  • Duration: 5 days
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7-Day Mendoza & Santiago de Chile Adventure tour

Enjoy a 7-Day tour visiting the highlights of Mendoza, Argentina´s main wine region, and Santiago de Chile, home of Pisco Sour and marvelous Cavernet Sauvignon. Observe the Andes Highlights while travelling a mountain road that takes you to the renowned Aconcagua, climbers’ world known summit. Venture into a 12km rafting along the rapids of Mendoza River and enjoy outdoor activities in the front of the Andes Mountain Range (choose between Trekking, Kayaking or canopy). Cross the imposing Andes mountain range by bus to Santiago de Chile and discover it´s history and most significant sights. Get a close view to the ocean when touring Viña del Mar & Valparaiso.
  • Duration: 7 days
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US$1 162,50
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  • Duration: 7 days
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