Full day Cerro Arenales Trek
Mendoza area, Argentina
This challenging full-day trek is perfect for adventurous travelers with a good level of fitness, following the trail along the White River Valley to reach Arenales Peak at 3,500m/11,500ft. Look out for Andean wildlife as you go.
This 5-6 hour trek into the pre-Andes is tough but definitely rewarding, offering up plenty of magical photo opportunities and spectacular views over the Andes. Follow rugged trails and crystal clear mountain streams to reach the highest point of Cerro Arenales, where you can enjoy a scenic lunch looking out over the Cordon del Plata and Potrerillos Valley. Keep your eyes peeled for guanacos, condors, foxes and chinchillas as you go!