14 days in Province of Mendoza Itinerary

14 days in Province of Mendoza Itinerary

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14 days in Province of Mendoza Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Mendoza
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
San Rafael
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Malargue
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
San Carlos
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
La Consulta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Uspallata
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Maipu
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

4
nights
Mendoza

Mendoza ©
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
You've now added Parque de Agua Termas Cacheuta to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Santuario de la Virgen de Lourdes and Bodega La Azul. Do your shopping at Sol & Vino and Espacio Cultural Julio Le Parc. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Bodega Ruca Malen, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Central, and take in panoramic vistas at Terraza Jardin Mirador.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mendoza driving holiday planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Mendoza is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Sao Paulo in January, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Mendoza: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to San Rafael.

Things to do in Mendoza

Theme Parks Wineries Shopping
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Bodega Ruca Malen ©
Bodega Ruca Malen
Santuario de la Virgen de Lourdes ©
Santuario de la Virgen de Lourdes
Mercado Central ©
Mercado Central

1
night
San Rafael

San Rafael ©
With its idyllic tree-lined streets, San Rafael provides a tranquil setting for relaxation in the heart of Argentina.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): do a tasting at Winery La Abeja, then do a tasting at Bodega Labiano, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Canon del Atuel.

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Traveling by bus from Mendoza to San Rafael takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in San Rafael can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to La Consulta.

Things to do in San Rafael

Parks Nature Wineries
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Canon del Atuel ©
Canon del Atuel
Bodega Labiano ©
Bodega Labiano

2
nights
Malargue

Malargue ©
A city of 23,000, Malargue has a reputation as a base for adventure tourism and regional exploration.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Valle Hermoso, then have fun and explore at Planetarium Malargue, and then make a trip to Hotel Termas EL Sosneado. On your second day here, indulge your taste buds at Mi Viejo Almacen and then explore the fascinating underground world of Caverna de Las Brujas.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Malargue online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Rafael to Malargue takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Carlos.

Things to do in Malargue

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Valle Hermoso, Hotel Termas EL Sosneado
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Caverna de Las Brujas ©
Caverna de Las Brujas
Valle Hermoso ©
Valle Hermoso
Planetarium Malargue ©
Planetarium Malargue

1
night
San Carlos

San Carlos ©
San Carlos or Villa San Carlos is a town in Mendoza Province, Argentina. On the 21st (Mon), explore the activities along Laguna del Diamante.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Carlos tour planning tool .

Getting from Malargue to San Carlos by car takes about 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to La Consulta.

Things to do in San Carlos

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Laguna del Diamante ©
Laguna del Diamante

2
nights
La Consulta

La Consulta ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Valle de Uco, then take in the exciting artwork at Killka Art Gallery, and then do a tasting at Bodegas Salentein. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): do a tasting at Clos de los Siete, learn about winemaking at Gimenez Riili Winery & Vineyards, and then learn about winemaking at O. Fournier.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the La Consulta holiday planner .

La Consulta is just a stone's throw from San Carlos. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Uspallata.

Things to do in La Consulta

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tupungato, Clos de los Siete, Gimenez Riili Winery & Vineyards, Bodegas Salentein
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O. Fournier ©
O. Fournier
Clos de los Siete ©
Clos de los Siete

1
night
Uspallata

Uspallata ©
Uspallata is a village, and an administrative district, in Argentina in a scenic location on the road which crosses the Andes between Mendoza and Santiago in Chile. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Estacion Ferrocarril Uspallata, then contemplate the long history of Bovedas De Uspallata, and then get outside with Penitentes Mendoza.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Uspallata road trip planning site .

Getting from La Consulta to Uspallata by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Maipu.

Things to do in Uspallata

Outdoors Historic Sites
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Penitentes Mendoza ©
Penitentes Mendoza
Bovedas De Uspallata ©
Bovedas De Uspallata

2
nights
Maipu

Maipu ©
Hedonists should not miss including a Maipu trip to their itinerary when in Mendoza.
On the 25th (Fri), look for gifts at Olive Boutique PASRAI, do a tasting at Carinae Vinedos & Bodega, do a tasting at Casa El Enemigo, then learn about winemaking at Bodegas Lopez, and finally contemplate the long history of Antigua Bodega Giol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): examine the collection at Museo del vino, then learn about winemaking at Mr. Hugo Wineries and Bikes, and then do a tasting at Bodega Familia Di Tommaso.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Maipu trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Uspallata to Maipu takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maipu

Wineries Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Casa El Enemigo ©
Casa El Enemigo
Bodegas Lopez ©
Bodegas Lopez
Carinae Vinedos & Bodega ©
Carinae Vinedos & Bodega