In the Uco Valley, in the middle of the Andes ridge, at 2400 mt above sea level, a unique landscape is the background for this tour, together with magnificent condors flying above our heads.
The tour starts at 8.30, picking our passengers from their hotels in Mendoza city. We head up to the “Quebrada del Condor “ (Condor’s gorge) through the village of Potrerillos and “Mirador de la Hoyada” (panoramic viewpoint).We reach the gorge at 10.30, were a traditional breakfast will be served. After a brief health and safety introduction, the ride starts. At the foot of the “Cordón del Plata” in the Uco Valley, the local wildlife and flora will amaze us. Llamas, condors, foxes, hares and awesome birds will be part of this ride, too. In the middle of the ride, we will enjoy our local infusion, “mate”, at the shore of a creek.
We will follow then ancient paths to reach a viewpoint at 2800 meters above sea level, in order to appreciate the unique scenery of the “Cordón del plata” ridge, and the Potrerillos Valley. At 14.30, the world famous argentine “Asado” will be served for lunch. We will be leaving the gorge around 17. Arrival to Mendoza will be around 18.30-19.