A popular outdoor excursion spot, Canon del Atuel connects two lakes and cuts through the heart of a mountain range. You can tour the canyon via several local highways in the area, which wind along the river through rugged gorges accented by towering rock formations and dusty hillsides. Keep your eyes peeled for dams, mountains, and reservoirs along the way, some of which boast rock formations eroded into distinctive shapes. On some stretches, you can hop aboard a kayak or river rafting tour to brave the canyon's wild rapids and chutes. Put Canon del Atuel and other San Rafael attractions into our San Rafael trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
Tours to Canon del Atuel
Excursion to Atuel Canyon and San Rafael (from Mendoza) BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $85
Duration: 12 hours
San Rafael y Cañón del Atuel BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $79
Duration: 12 hours
Canon del Atuel Reviews
Hermoso paseo atravesando las etapas geológicas de la tierra. Camino bien conservado y algo diferente para realizar como excursión. Vale la pena realizarla. more »Beautiful walk through the geological stages of the earth. Well preserved path and something different to make as an excursion. It's worth doing.
Es una maravilla natural, super imponente. Recomiendo hacerlo por cuenta propia, en auto, eso permite ir parando como uno quiere. Comenzar desde El Nihuil, atravesar el cañon hasta desembocar en Valle... more »It's a natural wonder, super imposing. I recommend doing it on my own, by car, that allows you to stop as you want. Start from El Nihuil, cross the canyon until you reach Valle Grande. It's all a spectacle
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