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“Beautiful view!”
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Andes Day Trip from Mendoza Including Aconcagua, Uspallata and Puente del Inca
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful view!”
Reviewed February 22, 2012

A great stop along route 7, formed by Mendoza River. Great Rafting and Canopy activities nearby.

Visited January 2012
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“Hiking and water activities near Mendoza”
Reviewed January 3, 2012

A recreational area less than an hour away from Mendoza offering great hiking, a variety of water activities and delicious eating. Take a bus or taxi for a day's trip. We hiked in the area and rented kayaks on the lake.

Visited December 2011
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Fun watersports amidst the Andes”
Reviewed November 29, 2011

Went on tour with Argentian rafting, and kayaked down the Mendoza river to the dam reservoir. Picturesque surroundings, and turquoise water of the lake with cooling breezes was a welcome change from hot weather of Mendoza.

Visited November 2011
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“The one must-do activity in South America”
Reviewed May 22, 2011

Visiting the lake at Potrerillos was undoubtedly one of the best days of my life.

We arrived in the bustling, beautiful town of Potrerillos after a luxurious bus journey from Mendoza. We took a stroll through the perfectly manicured lawns that border the lake and relaxed on the grass overlooking the lake.

The abundance of eateries and drinking establishments meant choosing where to have lunch was a difficult decision. We eventually decided upon a charming cafe next to the attractive main square. Its name escapes me but the incredible quality of the coffee was the best I've tasted in Argentina.

The town was full of fascinating people who were more than happy to welcome us with open arms. I'll never forget their hospitality.

Unfortunately we had to return to Mendoza the same afternoon, but we all agreed that we could have spent weeks exploring all that Potrerillos has to offer.

Our bus back was even better than the journey there. Plenty of room to spread out and relax.

You MUST visit this lake. It's an experience that will stay with you forever.

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