Come be part of us on day journey from Mendoza, Argentina as we take a excessive mountain tour of the Andes. After a number of days spent touring wineries and vineyards, and sampling our justifiable share of wine, we determined it was time to see a bit extra of Mendoza, so we booked a full-day tour to the Excessive Mountains to get a style of the Andes. On this video, we’ll be visiting the pure marvel of the Inca Bridge, gazing at Aconcagua which is the very best peak within the Americas, and attempting to not get blown off the mountain at Christ Redeemer on the border with Chile. This was a excessive altitude tour and our our bodies have been undoubtedly feeling it, however we’ll do our greatest to indicate you what the province of Mendoza has to supply as soon as you allow the vineyards within the rearview mirror.
Our first cease of the day was on the Potrerillos Dam which sits on the Mendoza River at 1380 (13 hundred and eighty) metres above sea degree. We had been driving about an hour after we received right here, so we loved a fast cease to snap some pictures and in addition stretch our legs. From there, we continued onwards to the city of Uspallata which was one other hour away.
As soon as we arrived in Uspallata, we had some free time to stroll round. The tour had began very early so we have been determined for breakfast, and went in the hunt for espresso and a fast chunk. Others loved a bit of stroll by city, however it was nonetheless fairly early within the day so not many companies have been open.
From Uspallata, we drove one other hour alongside Route 7 having fun with dramatic mountain landscapes and passing by small villages and hamlets, till we reached our subsequent cease: the Inca Bridge.
We then stopped on the Aconcagua Lookout Level proper alongside Route 7. On a transparent day, you may see the height of the very best level within the Americas, and we received fairly fortunate with the climate that day! For any of you visiting by automotive with a bit extra time, the doorway to Aconcagua Provincial Park is correct subsequent to the lookout, and there are a number of trails must you be within the temper for some trekking. Our tour simply stopped for pictures, however it is a place the place the mountains beckon, so possibly give your self extra time right here.
We then drove on to the village of Las Cuevas and started the climb in direction of Christ Redeemer of the Andes, which sits on the border between Chile and Argentina at a fairly dizzying top…and we have been feeling it!
After visiting Christ Redeemer, we began our descent into Las Cuevas the place we had a lunch cease. Lunch will not be included on this tour, so that you both need to pack your individual, or you may eat at one of many few eating places within the village. Meals are easy and fast. We received some empanadas and a few French fries since none of us had a giant urge for food at that altitude.
Las Cuevas was the ultimate cease of our Excessive Mountain tour, so that is the place we did a u-turn and began the 3-hour drive again to Mendoza. However let’s quick ahead to the subsequent day so we will truly sit down and share a few of our ideas and impressions.
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MENDOZA DAY TRIP: Excessive Mountain Tour of THE ANDES in Argentina ⛰️:
Hey guys! We’re Samuel and Audrey, a journey vlogging couple from Canada. On this journey channel we share our journey and meals vlogs whereas touring the world.
We had the privilege of touring round Argentina for practically Three months from January- April 2019 on a visit overlaying a big part of the nation.
To complete off our journey in Argentina, we spent extra time within the capital and later Mendoza the place we received to expertise wine tourism to its fullest extent. Total, we had an incredible time travelling round Argentina having solely scratched the floor of this huge and various nation.
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