• Duration: 5 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location or pick up
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Description

Take a 5-hour guided tour to the Villavicencio Natural Reserve, which is known for its beauty and its mineral springs. Home to eagles, condors, pumas, guanacos and ostriches as well as flowering cacti and many other animals and plants, the reserve covers 172,974 acres (70,000 hectares). 

Tour the foothills of the Andes and visit the Monument of Canota and the hauntingly beautiful old resort spa of Villavicencio, where there will be plenty of time to relax. You’ll have plenty of opportunities and vantage points to take in the splendor of the eye-pleasing natural reserve.

Itinerary

Mendoza - Canota Monument

You will travel through the foothills of the Andes and spend some time at the Monument of Canota, erected in 1935 in honor of General José de San Martín. This area was instrumental in San Martín’s fight for independence for Chile and Peru.

Mendoza - Villavicencio

Once in the old Villavicencio Thermal Hotel Complex, you will enjoy the lavish, verdant gardens, visiting the charming chapel on the grounds. The resort, once the stomping grounds for the powerful and wealthy, hasn’t been used in decades, but there’s still plenty of interest here, including natural springs.

Mendoza - Villavicencio Natural Reserve

Then, you will spend some time at the Caracoles viewpoint with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and the natural reserve.

Meeting points

Pick up locations

What's included

Hotel pickup and drop-off
Air-conditioned vehicle
Professional guide

What's excluded

Gratuities
Food and drinks

Important information

  • It is recommended that you bring sunblock and wear comfortable clothes and shoes
  • During the winter months (June through September), it is recommended that you wear warm clothes and bring a jacket or sweater
  • You may bring your own snacks
  • The pick up transfer is only from selected centrally located hotels. If your hotel is outside the geographic area, we will confirm the closest meeting point. Indicate the name and address of your hotel. We suggest you to confirm the booking details with us prior to travel, or upon arrival at your destination. Please note that departure times and locations may vary slightly. OFFICE NUMBER: (+54 11) 4363-6000 (Mon to Sat from 9 to 18 Hs and Sundays from 10 to 19 Hs) EMERGENCY MOBILE: (+54 911) 4991-4035 (After office hours) If you have any question, do not hesitate to contact us!
  • The pick up transfer is only from selected centrally located hotels. If your hotel is outside the geographic area, we will confirm you the closest meeting point. Indicate the name and address of your hotel.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR
  • CITY TOURS

Guided Language

  • English
  • Español

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