Day trip

From Mendoza: Villavicencio, Uspallata Private Tour With BBQ

Activity provider: Destino Montaña

From Mendoza: Villavicencio, Uspallata Private Tour With BBQ

Activity provider: Destino Montaña

From US$ 300 per group up to 1

Discover the natural beauty of the Villavicencio Reserve, the Mendoza mountains, and the archaeological heritage of the Paramillos mines in Uspallata on this day trip.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 12 participants


  • Connect with nature as you drive through the Villavicencio Nature Reserve
  • Marvel at the historic Villavicencio Hotel
  • Visit the ghost town of the forming mining settlement of Paramillos
Full description

Take a full-day tour to experience Mendoza’s landscape, history and gastronomy. See guanacos, foxes, and birds, visit the Paramillos Mines, and travel down the winding road of Villavicencio.

Meet your guide in Mendoza and head down route 52 to begin your journey into the Andes. Drive past the historic Villavicencio Hotel and continue along the curvy Villavicencio road. Along the way, stop to enjoy the panoramic views and snap photos of the wildlife.

Next, stop at the Paramillos Mines. As you explore these ruins, learn about the native people of the area and the incredible biodiversity surrounding you.

Continue to Uspallata to enjoy a traditional Argentine Asado with wine and dessert before returning to Mendoza.

  • Transportation
  • Breakfast
  • BBQ Lunch in Uspallata
  • Tour guide
  • Bottled water and snacks
  • Entrance to the Villavicencio hotel
  • Additional meals
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • People with motion sickness

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Camera

Know before you go

  • No previous experience is required

Product ID: 418622