Tupungato Volcano National Park is located 110 kilometers southwest of the city of Mendoza. This national park extends on two departments: Lujn and Tupungato. A truly amazing place, visitors can appreciate an incredible complementation glaciers and the greenness of the land of high mountains.
To get to the Tupungato National Park is not difficult to do. It is accessible from Tupungato following the path of the streams of Las Tunas and Santa Clara. Once at the gate, to make the most of your visit, it is highly recommended to hike, horse ride or access the place with all-terrain vehicles.
If you need to go to Mendoza city because of business, a place to stay is the Executive Hotel in Mendoza City. This hotel will give you everything required for you to carry on your work with minimal waste of time. With the time you save, by doing what you need to do diligently, you can take an extra day to visit the Tupungato National Park, you wont regret it.
The Tupungato National Park was declared a natural reservation in 1983. The highlight of the place is the Tupungato volcano, of 6820 mts. It is an ancient extinct volcano crowned by vast glaciers, and surrounded by an incredible landscape. This is definitely one of these spots on earth no human should pass his existence on this planet without visiting.
The reservation extends for over 150,000 acres, comprising an important area of Central Andes. The area includes two large structures: main chain and front range, located respectively west and east of the longitudinal valley of river Tupungato, that almost separates them. The hydrographic network is fed almost exclusively of melting ice and snow. One of the goals of the park is to protect the city of Mendoza natural reserves of fresh water.
When staying at the Executive Hotel in Mendoza, visitors can request the hotel personnel on advice on how to visit the Tupungato National Park. Transportation to the Parks gate can be easily arranged. And after an extenuating day out, it surely constitutes a wonderful sensation to indulge in a gourmet dinner, and have a taste of the finest wines of the country. Definitely, this province has galore to offer, as so the Executive Hotel in Mendoza does, the place to stay to ensure a Premium experience. Every detail has been considered in this hotel to guarantee the guests comfort. In an atmosphere of luxury and glamour, the Executive Hotel in Mendoza synthesizes the best of the province.