Horse Backriding 

Meeting with our guide and departure to the south through the department of Luján de Cuyo and through traditional wineries. Arriving at the town of Ugarteche, we take the road of Los Cerrillos to cross the last dock of the Precordillera and into the Valle de Uco (Tupungato Department). Leaving the picturesque village of San José, we take the northwest along the Cordón del Plata and appreciating a landscape that contrasts the fertile valleys of La Carrera with the majestic mountains. At the foot of Cerro La Plata (6,100 meters), we find the traditional Estancia La Alejandra (1900 m). Reception at the inn, staff introduction and breakfast. Introduction of the horses and saddling. Safety briefing given by the guide. Rein test in the ring. Departure on horseback to the paddock, roaming the colorful plantings of the area. Ascent by winding paths appreciating the herds of horses under the imposing Cordón del Plata.

Rest stop on "The Altar" having a breathtaking view of Valle de Uco and the Cordón del Plata. Herding ofover 30 horses to the corral and lasso practice. Return to the lodge and lunch. Taking again La Carrera road to the north we reach the viewpoint of La Ollada, place with the best view of the valley and the Potrerillos dam. On a winding path down we acess Potrerillos village to take then the International Road No. 7 bound for the city of Mendoza.

Trekking / Rapel

Full day excursion: Cabras Hill, 2160 asl

Location: Potrerillos area

Duration: 5 hours

Difficulty: moderate / hard

Minimum Age: 12 years old

Includes: Rappel 18 meters, professional bilingual guide. Mineral water, box lunch. 

Half Day Trips: Quebrada del Salto Water Falls with Rappel

Location: Potrerillos area

Duration: 3 hours

Difficulty: moderate

Minimum Age: all ages

Includes: Rappel 18 meters, Professional Bilingual Guide. Mineral Water, Fruits, Granola.


Half Day Trips

Departing from our base along the Mendoza River accompanied by experienced guides, oars in hand we will brave the rapids of the raging river.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes aprox.

Difficult: Class III / IV (moderate / hard)

Minimum Age: 12 years

Necessary equipment: bathing suit, change of clothes, 2 pairs of shoes, towel and daypack.

Physical aptitude: basic

Includes: waterproof jacket and pants, helmet, paddle and personal flotation device. Professional bilingual guide. Short course, safety talk. Safety kayaker.

Mountain bike

Half Day trips

Rucahue - Potrerillos

Route: 15 km

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Difficulty: Moderate/Hard

Minimum Age: 12 years old

Includes: professional guide, bicycle, helmet, mineral water, fruits, granola.

Aventura 4x4 Laguna del Diamante

Departing from Mendoza in a 4x4 vehicle. The tour will take us on a scenic drive along the mountainsides visiting beautiful sites. We go to the fantastic Laguna del Diamante 3250 m above sea level. You will enjoy an amazing day in the middle of the Cordillera de Los Andes.


"We absolutely loved our tours with Aventura & Wine. Our guide was excellent. He does a very good job and is extremely professional and courteous. Our driver was very safe and prompt as well. The service from Aventura was excellent. I would recommend Aventura & Wine to anyone that is going to Mendoza."

Dion Gengler, USA