Tourism in Mendoza offers a myriad of possibilities, both for those who enjoy touring cities picturesque and varied historic and tourist attractions for those who enjoy with a more rural tourism, visiting places of idyllic landscapes, with incredible extensions of valleys green, and deep blue skies. This place is located in the Northwest of the province of Mendoza and the Uco Valley is the Valley is between 900 and 1200 m above the sea, surrounded by the Andes. The natural fertility of its soil has been given for the installation of innumerable vineyards & Winery, thus forming one of the most important wine regions of the American continent. On average, this microclimate annual temperature is 14 C, offering, as it is normal in Mediterranean areas, large differences between the day and night. Usually it rains very little, was recorded in the year most sunny days, which is ideal for the cultivation of the vine. In this valley of more than 17,000 km are numerous villas and picturesque villages with friendly people who receive tasteful to tourists. One of these places is the Villa of Tupungato. It is reached by route 86.
Barely 7000 people living here. The Tupungato volcano dominates the landscape. In this born countless streams that take advantage in the form of canals for irrigation and the installation of dams for hydroelectric power generation. The slump led to the planting of plantations of fruits such as peaches, pears and apples. A large part of the domestic production of cider is produced in this region. The Valley is crossed by Rio Tunuyan, where other rivers such as the Colorado, the Salinillas, and Apple are born.
The village of San Carlos is a tourist place par excellence in the area of Valle de Uco, where you can visit the Church of San Carlos Borromeo, and Government House. The properties of the place are ideal for those who love adventure tourism. In the Laguna del Diamante is possible to perform lots of water activities. You can also practice motocross, cycling off-road, and an ideal proposal for lovers of freedom: discover this beautiful area through the practice of the hang gliding. There are many offers of accommodation in Mendoza in these regions. You can find hotels of superior category, inns, or sites for camping, where the visitor can be more in touch with nature. Mendoza has it all.