COMBO 5 Water and land activities

Half day rafting + Half day trekking
Enjoy the contrast of walking Mendoza’s paths, rest while having an amazing lunch finally ending your day defying Mendoza’s rapids.
Ideal for couples, friends, adventure lovers, bachelor party.
Optional: Restaurant lunch + Transfers (Mza-Potrerillos-Mza)

Fantastic Day Trekking and Rafting

My wife and I spent a few days in Mendoza in mid-November, and were interested in doing an outdoor adventure type activity while we were there. I did a bit of online research just a few days before our arrival in Mendoza and contacted a few different outfitters. Potrerillos Explorer Rafting replied to my inquiry the same day and provided options for kayaking, trekking and white water rafting. We decided to do trekking in the morning and rafting in the afternoon.

On the day of our activities, we were picked up on time in Mendoza. Mario led us trekking in the morning in hilly terrain near Potrerillos and along the way provided interesting commentary, including some insights about vegetation near the path and nearby scenery.

As part of our package deal for the day, we ate lunch in the outdoor covered patio at a delicious asado in Potrerillos. With lots of all-you-can-eat meat well seasoned on the grill, this seemed like more of a traditional, rural meal experience compared to other places we ate at in Argentina. Very nice scenery from the patio and it also served as a good break between our morning and afternoon activities.

In the afternoon, we went rafting on the Mendoza River. My wife and I hadn’t rafted on class III rapids before, but we felt at ease as Mario explained things in detail and was very attentive to everyone’s safety.

Our day trekking and rafting with Potrerillos Explorer Rafting ended up being one of the highlights of our 8 days vacationing in Argentina. Worthwhile and highly recommended if you want to do outdoor activities near Mendoza.

Abril de 2014