Trip highlights base camp

"Base Camp" highlights:

  • Night at lake front hotel in Baroloche, Argentina
  • 7 nights at stunning and remote Mapu Leufu Cliff Camp (see "Camp Spotlight" section of site Under Mapu Leufu Cliff Camp)
  • Hand-hewn cliff dwellings with beds
  • Hand-hewn wooden cliff-side hot tub
  • Cliffside dining area
  • Canyoneering canyon at camp
  • Camp kayak pond
  • Private camp cable car river crossing accessing miles of moutain bike, horse and hiking trails

"Base Camp" trip activities:

  • Rafting class 4 rapids (Class 5 option)
  • Cayoneering in Rio Blanco slot Canyon (Mapu Leufu Camp)
  • Inflatable kayaking on class 3 Rio Azul & class 2/3 Espolon
  • Mountain biking
  • Horseback riding


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