The main star of Mendoza is undoubtedly Mount Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the southern hemisphere and the entire American continent. It is not necessary to reach its peak of almost 7000 meters in height to enjoy a challenging hiking program. You can ascend to its camp sites at different levels, such as Plaza Francia, Plaza de Mulas or the Base Camp.
In addition, in Mendoza you have many other alternatives to live one or several days of pure hiking: Potrerillos, Confluencia, Tunuyan and endless trails along the Cordon del Plata.
Finally, if you want to stay in the history of the bravest, you can not miss a guided crossing of the Andes, from Mendoza to Santiago or other incredible Chilean locations.
Mendoza has high temperatures in summer and low temperatures in winter. The climate is conditioned by the presence of the Andes. That is why there are strong winds, little rain and notable variations of temperature depending on the proximity to the mountains or the plain.
Mendoza has an international airport, although you will find a greater frequency and variety of airlines and flights that land first in Buenos Aires. The country also has good routes to get to Mendoza by car or bus from any point.
During the summer, from December until the end of April.
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