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Hongos de Tocota Trip

Discover the amazing Hongos de Tocota rock formations with this trip from Barreal. You will encounter some surreal natural landscapes in a beautiful corner of Argentina.

Hongos de Tocota Trip

At 10 am, we will depart from your hotel in Barreal and travel by jeep to the surroundings of the Tocota River, nestled between the foothills of the Sierra del Tontal and the Andes.

In this beautiful corner of the Argentine province of San Juan we will visit a unique location: the Hongos de Tocota (Tocota Mushrooms) rock formations. These huge sandstone rocks, carve over time by erosion, resemble giant mushrooms. Most of them are between 30 and 50 feet tall!

During the route through the Barreal-Rodeo depression, we will see different forms of these magical rock mushrooms. Standing next to these colossal stones, you will feel tiny in comparison. While you take a selfie with them, you will hear about the natural process that shaped these unique structures over time.

We will then take a break for a delicious country lunch that will include several regional specialties. Once we have recovered our strength, we will return to Barreal. Along the way, we will stop for a light snack in the open air, whilst enjoying more wonderful Andean landscapes of San Juan.

Finally, we will arrive back at your hotel at 7 pm.

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Adults Children from 3 to 10 years old Children under 3 years old
Tour in English
US$ 70
US$ 35

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 70
  • Children from 3 to 10 years old

    US$ 35
  • Children under 3 years old


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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.


9 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.


Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport in 4x4 jeep.

English speaking guide.

Lunch and snack of local products.

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation.


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No printing of documentation required.

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Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 70


If you cancel 48 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 75%. If you cancel 24 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.