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Mendoza

South America
25+

Rank in Argentina

2

Rank in South America

160+

World Rank

Currency
Argentine Peso(ARS)
Weather
Sunny 11.1℃
Time
18:12 PM (GMT -03:00)
Electric Socket
Type C ( 220 V 50 Hz)... Read more


About Mendoza

The city of Mendoza, also known as Ciudad de Mendoza is one of the most beautiful cities in Argentina. Popular as the wine capital of Argentina, it is also one of the best nine wine capitals of the world. "Hike, Sip, Ride" - The one statement that defines the tourism of Mendoza. The city is a perfect and full package for all types of travelers including food-lovers, adventurers and even for those who want to replenish and rejuvenate their daily lives. The modern city holds the remains and glory of three century-old Mendoza history and traditions. Located in the foothills of the prestigious Andes and sharing its boundaries with the legendary Mendoza river, the city is picturesque and glorious offering a perfect spot of enjoyment for tourists. Art, dance and music is the soul of this city and all of it is related to wine stories. Listed by National Geographic as one of the top 10 historic destinations in the world, Mendoza is a paradise for extreme travelers. Perfect for both back-packers and family, this is also a city of festivals. Amazingly green, the city is being built and designed to protect nature and preserve natural cooling inside the city by the help of parks and trees. The city also boasts of Spanish history and old colonial traditions. Visit Mendoza to have an experience of a lifetime.

Continent Country
South America Argentina
Airport Name / IATA Code
Aeropuerto Mendoza MDZ


Mendoza
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
October, November, December, January, March, and April - It is considered to be the best time to visit Mendoza. Of this, the spring season (October and November) and the Fall season (March and April) are warm and full of colors. The winery activities, festivals, and outdoor adventures are very much active during these seasons.
Moderate time to visit
February and May are the harvest season. Also, the climate is quite warm and falls around 70 degrees F.
Worst time to visit
June, July, August, and September - Its the driest and sunniest time of the year. Cold nights and delayed sunrise are also part of this season.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 18 18 15 11 6 3 2 4 6 12 15 18
Maximum temprature (℃) 32 31 27 23 19 16 15 18 20 26 29 32
Rain fall (mm) 48 38 36 13 8 3 13 5 13 8 15 23
Population
1.89 (Millions)
Official Language
Spanish
Spoken Language
Basque and Sicilian ... Read more
Other Language
Italian and English
Police
911
Ambulance
107
Taxi
Start Tariff: ARS 23... Read more

Yes

Yes

Yes

Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.53
Cup of Coffee USD 1.05
Milk Carton Pack USD 0.37
Rice/Kg USD 0.39
White Bread USD 0.41
Eggs (12) USD 0.72
Combo Meal USD 3.16
Fine Dining USD 11.94
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 0.69
Domestic Beer USD 0.91
Imported Beer USD 1.48
Bottle of Wine USD 1.69
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 1.12
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 0.62
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 0.15
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 136.98
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences
  • Being a cosmopolitan city, Mendoza offers what every other city also offers - Streets, wine, food, spas, museums, parks, casinos, and even festivals.
  • The cafes, parks, and shopping centers would engage a typical traveler for days in Mendoza.
  • The city also offers incredible adventures outside the city including rafting, fishing, camping, hiking, mountaineering, and even horseback riding. The highest peak outside of the Himalayas is near Mendoza making it the most preferred destination for adventure lovers. 
  • Mendoza can be explained as 'laid-back' a bit. Relaxed and calm life is one highlight of this city. The festivals and markets are very lively though.
  • The best of the city is seen during the wine festival with parades, shows, dances, and theatre performances, making it one of the best celebrations in the world. Thousands of people come to Mendoza from various parts of the world to be part of this festival.
  • However, the soul of Mendoza lies in the vineyards outside the city and the city is particularly famous for its wine tours. The Uco Valley and the Asado playground is particularly famous for its wine and food varieties.
  • The Andes mountains, with Mendoza in its foothills, is one of the most favorite adventure sports destinations in the world. From casual hiking to 7-day camping, the Andes is the perfect answer for adventure lovers.
  • The Mendoza river is another spot offered by the city for tourism activities, especially for rafting and fly-fishing.
  • The city is a perfect spot for relaxing. It is also a shopping destination. All the shopping malls and markets get lively in the evening, and you will a wide range of crafts, souvenirs and food items that are a perfect gift to take home.
Shopping
EL ALMACEN DE LA CONDESA
Julio Argentino Roca 497, M5502HEF Mendoza, Argentina
Distance From City Center
3 km
Souvenir Suggestions
  • Mate (herbal Container)
  • Poncho
  • Chuppala (Hat)
  • The Alpargatas (Shoes)
  • Asado
  • Crafts and art items. 
  • Local sweet treats
  • Arauco (native olive oil)
  • Wine sets
  • Key chains
  • Jute bags

Tourist attractions in Mendoza

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