In this circuit that integrates the three departments of the Central Zone the height does not exceed eleven hundred metres above the sea level.
This tour with entirely paved roads requires half a day. It is operable throughout the year.
The main objective of this tour is to get in contact with the history of the area. Starting with San Carlos, you can visit the Fortín dated from 1770, installed to protect the settlers from the Puelches del Sur, and the area where San Martin met with the Cacique Ñacuñán, in order to receive support in the liberation campaign. Moreover, the visit to the Museum of San Carlos may be captivating for tourists interested in history. Going on the National Route 40 until Tunuyán and Provincial Route 94, you will reach the area of the Manzano Histórico, where the General San Martin rested on his return from Peru. Returning to the National Route 40 and the Provincial 88, you will get to Tupungato, whose historic heritage is more prominent at the Nuestra Señora del Socorro Parish, with an image brought to the department in 1706. Going through the Provincial Route 86, arriving at the district of San Jose, you can visit the Chapel of San José, which was constructed about one hundred and twenty years ago.