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Argentina's Mendoza Multi-Adventure Tour - For Families with Kids 20s & Beyond

Towering Andes & Wine Country Escapes

One or more kids 20+ required (siblings 17+ ok) 

Family — 20s & Beyond

7 days 6 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

Premiere Hotels

From: $5,999 pp dbl occ

($1,900 for sgl occ)

Taste the full-bodied fruit notes of local Malbecs. Bike along vineyards nestled at the foot of the Andes. Savor some of the world’s best beef at a traditional asado. Dance the passionate tango. Explore the lifestyle of Argentina’s gauchos. Bring your family to see, experience and sip your way through Mendoza, the heart of Argentina’s wine country.

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Argentina's Mendoza Family Multi-Adventure Tour
Argentina's Mendoza Family Multi-Adventure Tour

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Start/End Mendoza

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

Highlights

  • Discover Mendoza—renowned for its wine and home to Argentina’s best grapes thanks to the region’s sunlight, good soil and broad temperatures
  • Learn about the wine-making process, sample the region’s signature blends and even craft your own
  • Explore the majestic foothills of the Andes, ride through flat expanses of perfectly lined up vines and see wetlands teeming with wildlife
  • Experience Argentina’s arts and culture as you dance, hike gaucho land and savor the local cuisine
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Itinerary

Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
7 Days Premiere Hotels
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Days 1-2
Description

Arrive in cosmopolitan Mendoza | Bike with your family through the vineyards of the Uco Valley wine region beneath the dramatic peak of the Tupungato Volcano | Enjoy authentic cuisine at an open-flame dinner | Spend a sunny day biking the mountainous roads of a popular local historic loop | Stop to sip celebrated local wines, and even create your own blend | Relax at our luxurious hotel, perhaps opting for a spa treatment.

Accommodations
Exterior view of The Vines Resort & Spa
The Vines Resort & Spa
Uco Valley
| Premiere Hotel
Located at the edge of the Andes, the Vines' beautiful vineyard, acclaimed restaurant and stunning rooms offer up a taste of Argentinian culture that will both rejuvenate and excite. (pool, spa)
Days 3-4
Description

Hike through the grassy hills of the Andes as majestic condors sail overhead | Immerse yourself in gaucho culture and savor tender grilled beef at a traditional asado | Sample Argentina’s famed yerba maté tea | Hike through the Cordón del Plata mountain range and wetlands | Keep an eye out for herds of llama-like guanaco roaming the area | At the end of the day, relish a delightful dinner.

Accommodations
Exterior view of Posada del Blanco Hotel & Spa
Posada del Blanco
Potrerillas
| Premiere Hotel
Tucked right next to a burbling river with ample views of the Andes, this boutique hotel has an atmosphere of unparalleled rest and relaxation. (pool, spa)
Days 5-7
Description

Bike through the Canyon of Cacheuta and past Potrerillos Lake, where blue waters stand in stark contrast to the rugged mountains | Spend the afternoon on a guided tour and wine tasting at an elegant vineyard | Get your adrenaline pumping as you raft the rushing Mendoza River | Learn how to dance the once forbidden tango | Celebrate the end of your trip with a vineyard walk, gourmet dinner and wine reception | Close out your family adventure with a morning ride through the nearby vineyards and quaint towns.

Accommodations
Exterior view of Cavas Wine Lodge and vineyards
Cavas Wine Lodge
Luján de Cuyo
| Premiere Hotel
Luxury villas reside at the foot of the Andes between abundant greenery and sprawling vineyards. Each mini oasis comes with a pool, fireplace and outdoor patio, perfect for sitting by the fire and watching the stars. (pool, spa)

Dates & Prices

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy

Click on dates for pricing, itinerary variations and to book your trip. Price is per person, double occupancy.

Activity Level: 2-4

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.

Route notes

The biking terrain on this trip includes well-paved, mostly quiet roads, though in some sections you may share the road with more traffic. The hikes on this trip take place in mountainous terrain, often with narrow uneven trails and at high elevation. These factors can make our routes feel more challenging than the mileage may suggest.

Daily Route Options

* Includes shuttle.
Day 1
Biking
Level 2 | 24 miles | 600 ft. gain
Level 3 | 34 miles | 800 ft. gain
Day 2
Biking
Level 2 | 25 miles* | 800 ft. gain
Level 4 | 34 miles | 2500 ft. gain
Level 5 | 47 miles | 2800 ft. gain
Day 3
Walking & Hiking
Level 3 | 5 miles | 1400 ft. gain
Other
Gaucho Games
Day 4
Walking & Hiking
Level 3 | 4 miles | 1300 ft. gain
Level 4 | 6 miles | 2000 ft. gain
Day 5
Biking
Level 3 | 36 miles | 1100 ft. gain
Level 4 | 50 miles | 1600 ft. gain
Day 6
Rafting
on the Río Mendoza (2.5 hours)
Other
Tango Lesson
Day 7
Biking
Level 2 | 25 miles | 600 ft. gain

What's Included

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Read on for your available bike options for this trip. (click the arrow to see all available options) *E-bikes and Carbon bikes are subject to availability. Requests will be prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike
Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

A proven classic, our most popular custom-designed titanium bike is suited for a wide range of cyclists. It features a comfortable ergonomic seat and a long wheel base that add to the bike’s control and stability.

Also Included

  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

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