- 5 hours (Approx.)
- Hotel pickup offered
- Mobile ticket
Take a 5-hour guided tour to the Villavicencio Natural Reserve, which is known for its beauty and its mineral springs. Home to eagles, condors, pumas, guanacos and ostriches as well as flowering cacti and many other animals and plants, the reserve covers 172,974 acres (70,000 hectares). Tour the foothills of the Andes and visit the Monument of Canota and the hauntingly beautiful old resort spa of Villavicencio, where there will be plenty of time to relax. You’ll have plenty of opportunities and vantage points to take in the splendor of the eye-pleasing natural reserve.
- Family friendly
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Fully narrated tour
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Professional guide
- Food and drinks
Tour departs from most hotels in Mendoza
Returns to original departure point
Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Plaza Independencia, Mendoza, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
The tour starts with a groupal pick-up by downtown hotels in Mendoza
Stop At: Monument Canota
You’ll travel through the foothills of the Andes and spend some time at the Monument of Canota, erected in 1935 in honor of General José de San Martín. This area was instrumental in San Martín’s fight for independence for Chile and Peru.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Reserva Natural Villavicencio, Las Heras, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo
Once in the spa Villavicencio, enjoy the lavish, verdant gardens, visiting the charming chapel on the grounds. The resort, once the stomping grounds for the powerful and wealthy, hasn’t been used in decades, but there’s still plenty of interest here, including natural springs.
You’ll also spend some time at the Caracoles viewpoint, with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and the natural reserve.
Duration: 4 hours
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- It is recommended that you bring sunblock and wear comfortable clothes and shoes
- During the winter months (June through September), it is recommended that you wear warm clothes and bring a jacket or sweater
- You may bring your own snacks
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
The hotel is closed since 1978 but i can visited the gardens and around the hotel. The road of there is in great and near there are a big reserve of water. Its a different tour because is a natural reserve.