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The Christ King of Tupungato, what you need to know before you go

The Cristo Rey de Tupungato is an icon of the department and the Uco Valley, for the extraordinary peace that is breathed in the place.

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Cristo Rey Tupungato

In the Camino de los Cerrillos, as the Provincial Route 86 is known, it is an excellent option to do in Valle de Uco, Mendoza. A surprising tour towards the Cordón del Plata with great views of the TupungatoValley. This route encourages us to reach the Mirador del Cristo Rey, emblem of the religious fervor of the Tupungatinos, from there we contemplate the full Andes in its full extent.

It has a height of 28 meters, being one of the largest and tallest sculptures in Argentina. Represents to Christ with open arms and is looking towards the Valley of Tupungat. It was inaugurated in 2005 and at the top of the hill the altitude is 1428 meters.

For this reason, the Municipality, through the Directorate of Tourism, started one of the new tourist services: hike and sunset in Christ the King.

The tour

It is a excursion along the paths of the known Tupungatinos Cerrillos, which has a duration of about 2 hours. It is a hike adapted to tourists and neighbors of age, who will be able to enjoy and internalize with the majesty of this town of Valletana, allowing you to know its natural wealth from flora and fauna, and the history of the ancient path that gave entrance to Tupungato, among other experiences.

Starting from the Hotel Turismo, tourists and neighbors embark on a journey prepared to live an unforgettable afternoon, accompanied by by professional mountain guides. Al end of the tour, with a lit sky, enjoy a toast with the sunset at the foot of Christ the King, taking advantage of the landscape to take photographs and keep in memory a unique experience.

Enrollment

Those interested in doing this tourist activity can register from Monday to Sunday from 8 to 19 hours at the Tourist Office (Av. Belgrano 1060) or online by Click here only suitable for over 16 years old.

The service includes transfer, guide and snack, and takes place on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays to 9:00.

Publication Date: 23/04/2020

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