Are you planning for a holiday in Aconcagua and Mendoza?
Here are few things you need to know before you start with the expedition.
The city of Mendoza is basically located at the foot of the Andean Mountains. This is the place where America’s highest summit is located, the Aconcagua. Oh yes! This one is the highest with more than 6900 meters of height.
Because of the height of this mount, it is one of the main attractions of the zone for climbers from around the world. Isn’t it surprisingly amazing?
The time, Mendoza was discovered, the colonizers were surprised by the artificial channels that have been created by the natives of that zone. The natives have found out the way in order to improve the water usage in a land that is very much dried up.
Of course, Mendoza is an oasis city and along with the same channels. These channels are using the waters of Mendoza River. The river is running across the streets and also watering more than hundreds of trees. Those trees were also planted to avoid the waters’ evaporation.
Because of all these reasons, the San Martin General Park was created that is known as one of the symbols of this beautiful city. This park has been decorated with such species that have been brought from different places from around the world. In short, it’s amazing.
You must know that the trees have given their name to so many streets, avenues of Mendoza. Los Platanos and Las Palmeras are among them. There are some signalized pedestrian circuits to help the visitors walk through them while discovering the wonderful gardens, parks, and squares.
In this place, “Trekking Aconcagua” is a very well know term. From different places of this planet, people come to this mountain for hiking. However, Mendoza has a great architecture and decorative elements and they are brought from Europe, and other countries.
This city has a little downtown, full of beautiful coffee shops under the trees. Nevertheless to say that you will enjoy being there whether you are alone or with family and friends. The city is surrounded by great valleys and wine caves. San Rafael is the most famous producer of wines in this zone with drinks, which are excellent in quality. Even they are cultivated in the perfect dry climate.
Close to this San Rafael, there is also the Las Lenas Ski Resort. This is the another ski center that has excellent slopes along with all of the amenities, which the visitors need to enjoy the best snow for winter sports with beautiful sunny weather of this city. This is a place most of the youngsters like to visit with their loved ones.
Altue River and Altue Canyon are also there in the Grande Valley. This is the place where visitors can enjoy of rafting and other nautical activities, like swimming, windsurf, fishing, and navigation.