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Villavicencio

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Duration

5h

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, Espanol

Overview

Enjoy the beautiful landscape of Villavicencio and its mineral water springs. 

We will visit charming landscapes of the Villavicencio area, a natural reserve located at 3,030 meters. We will go through the Industrial Zone and Canota Monument. We will continue our trip to the famous Villavicencio Hotel, a classic image of Mendoza’s mountain that, together with its beautiful gardens and parks, make for an unforgettable walk at any time of the year.

Leaving the city of Mendoza, we will take the old route to Chile, a path steeped in history, since San Martín traveled it with his Andes Army in the liberating campaign; and then head towards Provincial Route No. 52, where we can see the Canota Monument and an impressive view of the foothills of Mendoza.

We will arrive at the Vaquerías stall, a former place for baqueanos and muleteers, and today the place where works the first park ranger section of the Villavicencio Natural Reserve, created in 2000. Advised by specialized guides, we will come into contact with this delicate ecological balance, covering 70,000 hectares.

Then, we will continue towards the old international road and we will cross part of the Caracoles road, named in this way for its large number of curves. Finally, after taking photos of the Villavicencio gorge from above, we will get to know the historic center of the Villavicencio Hotel and its gardens. It is an excellent excursion for those who do not have a whole day to get to know Mendoza’s mountain.

 

Kahuak Tips for this activity:

  • Ideal Family Plan, does not require physical activity.

*People with heart problems, other illnesses and also pregnant ladies consult with their doctor, the average height is between 3000 to 4200 meters, depending on the time of the year.

  • wear comfortable cloth, long pants, coat, cash and water.
  • do not forget sunglasses and sun protection.
  • Great possibility of finding local fauna.
  • Ideal half day tour that can be combined with the half day wine tour in the afternoon
  • As we travel a mountainous area with high altitudes and possible climatic contingencies throughout the year, it is possible that sometimes the complete itinerary cannot be carried out.

The must see: Villavicencio Natural Reserve is 72 thousand hectares, where 3 environments can be identified: mount, teasel area and puna. inhabited by 200 flora species and 240 fauna species.

 

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Departure / arrival times: Starting at 8:00 a.m. / 1:00 p.m. (approx.)
  • *If you are staying outside the city center you should wait to be picked up at the nearest city center hotel. Keep in mind that the beginning of the tour can mean a delay of 30 to 45 minutes.
  • Availability: Wednesday and Saturday.
  • Minimum/Maximum of passengers: 2 to 18.
  • Suitable for families, minors and adults. Does not require physical activity.
  • This excursion is carried out by our partner agency. It is NOT operated by Kahuak.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport and professional bilingual guide.
  • Entrance ticket to Villavicencio Nature Reserve

Duration

5 – 7 hours

Languages

English
Espanol

Activity Types

Tourism

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