Mendoza offers its sky, its land and water, both for those who need a repairer break, or for anyone who accepts the challenge of nature, willing to be at risk and enjoy some adventure.
The adventure tourism employs a significant infrastructure and finds in the five major rivers of th province, which descended from the Andes, the ideal place to practice rafting, kayaking, hydrospeed, among others. It is also possible to renew the emotions in the seven reservoirs that are located in San Rafael, in the one between Lujan de Cuyo and Rivadavia, or in the water reservoir Potrerillos, practicing canoeing, windsurfing, water skiing, snorkelling, sailing, jet skiing, or sport fishing.
Another way to know this blessed land, is exploring the caves that are in the south, in Malargüe. The attractive Caverna del Tigre or the enigmatic Caverna de las Brujas, which has not been explore in its totality because of its great extension. The best way to know the mountain is doing trekking, mountain biking, horseback riding or where permitted off-road vehicle trips.
The climbing and mountaineering can be enjoyed at all levels. From small hills, until the most dangerous ascent of Mount Aconcagua, which the Incas in the Quechua language called the Stone Sentinel, which with its 6962 metres of height is the highest in the West. Reaching the top is the goal of climbers from around the world.
In the hills near the city of Mendoza, it is possible to do hang-gliding and paragliding. The programmes are adjusted and prepared by the service providers, according to the level of physical demand and age of each person, observing all safety measures.
For lovers of photographic safaris or wildlife watching, are especially attractive in some of the Protected Areas in the province.
In summer, it is the great to visit the Llancanelo Lake, there is a large variety of fauna under an incredible sky. The Payunia is a volcanic area of unique characteristics in its kind and the reservation of the guanacos are also interesting. The Aconcagua Provincial Park, Tupungato Park, Laguna del Diamante with the Maipú Volcano, and the traditional Manzano Histórico, with varied options for tourism in the outdoors should not be missed.