Mendoza, Argentina

From US$293.00

Lowest Price Guarantee

Select Date and Travellers

Number of travellers
Loading available options...


Time7 hours (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
TicketMobile ticket
Offered in: English and 1 more

Overview

Get acquainted with the Argentinian country lifestyle during this 7-hour agritourism excursion from Mendoza. With a private guide, travel on foot, via bicycle and on a 'sulky', a specialized type of horse-drawn carriage. Get a taste of fieldwork, visit local producers and ranches and help in the production of handmade food. Eat a traditional Argentinian lunch and sip wine varietals specific to the region. This private tour ensures personalized attention from your guide and an intimate atmosphere; round-trip hotel transportation from Mendoza is included.
  • 7-hour private agritourism experience in the countryside around Mendoza
  • Pedal to the community of Maitenes on a bicycle
  • Learn how to make a variety of traditional foods from recipes handed down through generations
  • Taste local varietals at a winery
  • Eat lunch at a local 'pulperia' with live entertainment
  • Hike, walk ride on a sulky at the picturesque Melocoton Ranch
  • Try your hand at field work in groves of apples, cherries and peaches
  • Private tour is operated with just you and your party
  • Round-trip transportation from Mendoza
Following hotel pickup in Mendoza, board a private tour vehicle and travel to the local bike shop to pick up your bicycles. After getting properly fitted for a bike and safety equipment, pedal 3 miles (5 kilometers) out into the countryside to Maitenes.

Once you arrive in the community of Maitenes, meet some local residents and participate in a bread-making class. Learn the secrets of the traditional methods and learn about the community's cooking and baking culture. Dig in to the fruits of your labor for a satisfying breakfast.

Continue to Gertrudis to get a hands-on experience preparing foods like sopapillas, empanadas, chivo, meat pot and challa. Munch on local fruits and sip regional wine varietals as you work and learn. Hear how traditional family recipes have been passed down through the generations. Then head outside to try your hand at some field work; water, tie, prune and harvest fruits such as grapes, apples, pears, peaches and cherries.

Visit Appon Winery, where you'll participate in a wine tasting hosted 1-hour by the local winemakers. Journey on to El Melocoton Ranch to participate in a variety of outdoor activities such as horse riding with a sulky, trekking, hiking and bird watching. If you're feeling a little more laid back, simply wander the property and take in the views.

Sit down for a typical Argentinian lunch in a 'pulperia' (local bar) with entertainment. Then, visit Wilka Nina to make some Huarpe pottery and wooden handicrafts.

After your day immersed in the agriculture, crafts and traditions of the Mendoza countryside, return to your hotel for drop-off.
Phone
Having trouble booking online?
(888) 651-9785
Call (888) 651-9785
Product code: 5674P166

Explore Similar Things to Do