11 days in Province of Mendoza Itinerary

11 days in Province of Mendoza Itinerary

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Mendoza
— 4 nights
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San Rafael
— 4 nights
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Malargue
— 1 night
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Tupungato
— 1 night
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Mendoza

— 4 nights
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Attractions like Plaza Independencia and Parque Provincial Aconcagua make great kid-friendly stops. When in Mendoza, make a side trip to see Santuario de Maria Auxiliadora in Maipu, approximately Maipu away. On the 24th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: stroll around Parque General San Martin, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Virgen de Lourdes, admire the local landmark of Fuente de los Continentes, and contemplate the long history of Antigua Bodega Giol.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Mendoza attractions planning app.

Asuncion, Paraguay to Mendoza is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Paraguay Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Asuncion in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Mendoza, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Rafael.

Things to do in Mendoza

Tours · Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Rafael

— 4 nights
With its idyllic tree-lined streets, San Rafael provides a tranquil setting for relaxation in the heart of Argentina.
Attractions like Canon del Atuel and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: admire the engineering at Embalse los reyunos, stroll around Laberinto de Borges, experience rural life at Finca Paru, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral San Rafael Arcangel.

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You can drive from Mendoza to San Rafael in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Mendoza in January, plan for slightly colder nights in San Rafael, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Malargue.

Things to do in San Rafael

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games

Malargue

— 1 night
A city of 23,000, Malargue has a reputation as a base for adventure tourism and regional exploration.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Caverna de Las Brujas, find something for the whole family at Turcara Aventuras, then engage your brain at Planetarium Malargue, and finally look for gifts at Mi Viejo Almacen.

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Traveling by car from San Rafael to Malargue takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tupungato.

Things to do in Malargue

Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Nature

Tupungato

— 1 night
Tupungato, one of the highest mountains in the Americas, is a massive Andean stratovolcano dating to Pleistocene times. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ex Monasterio del Cristo Orante and then head outdoors with La Quebrada del Condor-Day Trip.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tupungato trip planner.

Getting from Malargue to Tupungato by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tupungato

Outdoors · Historic Sites

Province of Mendoza travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Parks · Landmarks
The Province of Mendoza extends east from the peaks of the Andes and contains Mount Aconcagua, which at 6,959 m (22,831 ft) boasts the highest summit in the Western Hemisphere. Snowy mountains define daily life here, so most Province of Mendoza vacations involve visits to one of the largest ski resorts in the country, hugely appealing to fans of extreme winter sports. The area also encompasses one of Argentina's major wine regions, inspiring an increasing number of gastronomical trips to Province of Mendoza for a chance to tour modern estates producing world-class reds and whites.