Mendoza stands out as a region where the rivers and water courses originating from the melting of Andean peaks. Due to the large slopes that have the land, the rivers of Mendoza tended to be of great flow, with numerous waterfalls and Rapids. The Tupungato River is one of the most important, is located in mendocino Northwest and crosses the departments of Lujan’s whose and Tupungato. Aside from this river there is a wide variety of accommodations in Mendoza, indispensable to enjoy a wonderful and relaxing vacation. Not only is worth enjoying its beautiful landscapes, dominated by green Plains framed by the mountains of the Andes, but that can be a lot of recreational activities such as sport fishing, and extreme water sports. Among the latter the practice of rafting is one of the most popular.
This activity consists in the descent by certain areas of the River on a raft or a semi-rigid gomon. All these landscapes and Heavenly places are not far away from the Mendoza capital city. Only 72 km is located the town of Tupungato, which increasingly is positioning itself more strongly as a tourist destination of importance in the region. The city only has 7000 inhabitants, however enjoys a wide range of services to meet the needs of tourists. The landscape of the city is dominated by the height of the Tupungato volcano of 6650 m, around which is a national park whose purpose is the protection of the flora and local fauna.
In this park, it is possible to perform a series of activities like expeditions, trekking, photographic safaris, horseback riding and other ecological activities. Very near the Tupungato River are the towns of Punta De Vacas and Polvaredas. In this last the confluence of the Tupungato River with the rivers Las Cuevas and Las Vacas, occurs which gives origin to the Mendoza River. Tunuyan, San Carlos and Tupungato rivers form part of what is known as the valle de Uco. This particularly fertile area is home to many vineyards and establishments of fine wine elaboration. The local microclimate allows the optimal development of the vines, giving rise to some of the most sought-after varietal in the world. There are large amount of accommodation offers in Mendoza in this area, so it should be considered seriously for next holiday. Rafting: The piranhas were surprised in the Tunuyan River Valley of Uco Easter: 10 ideas for mini-tourism Valley of Uco tourism in Tunuyan Uco Valley of Malargue – Mendoza holiday circuit Golf releases premium: new Court with a special beauty Valle de Uco the scrapers, photo Cropper received a stream of the old (Tunuyan-Mendoza) Valle de Uco El Club Ferrari visited Mendoza Valley of Uco history, faith and a circuit Uco Valley Tourism