Hiking in Mendoza Cordon del Plata Park · Day Trip


Hiking in Mendoza | Cordón del Plata Park

Our Full Day hiking in Mendoza takes you to Mt Lomas Blancas (3,650 M – 11,975 Ft) in the Cordon del Plata mountain range, allows you to experience the beauty of the Andes in a single day hike.  Giving you the opportunity to climb a 3,000-meter peak, it’s perfect for those who want an introduction to trekking in the mountains, don’t have time for a longer trek,  or simply enjoy day hikes in spectacular scenery and want to bag a summit along the way.

The Cordon del Plata range is located at 80 km west of Mendoza city, and contains numerous beautiful peaks, offering some of the best options for one-day hikes from Mendoza.  Mt Lomas Blancas, at 3,650 m  (11,975 ft) it is the highest of these, and the one that we will climb to put you at the summit of the whole range.   As well as having the best views of the Cordon del Plata, it also offers superb views of the imposing mountains in the wider chain of the Andes, and of the surrounding Potrerillos valley, Mendoza river and Potrerillos Lake.  A great day out which should live long in your memories.


• Roundtrip private transportation from your hotel in Mendoza city
• Professional bilingual guide
• Walking poles
• Technical equipment (VHF radio communication, first aid kit)

• Box lunch (Cereal bars, fruits, sandwich, juice), for an additional cost of u$d 15



• Transport from Uco Valley (extra U$D 25 per person)

• Personal gear
• Phone communications and items of personal nature
• Insurance liability
• Ground or air evacuations
• Hospitalization or medication of any kind
• Any other service not mentioned in this condition sheet

Departure 08:45

Transport to Cordon del Plata 1:20 hrs.

Distance 5.5 km each way

Elevation gain 870 m

Altitude 12007ft / 3660m

Characteristics of the trek rocky terrain

Average trekking time 6 hrs

Difficulty Lower | Intermediate

Arrive in Mendoza 5:00 | 6:00 pm

Requirement Physically fit



• Fleece jacket

• Waterproof or windproof jacket

• Trekking pants

• Sun hat

• Ski Gloves or similar

• Wool or fleece hat

• Sunglasses with 100% UV protection

• Trekking boots or hiking footwear

• 2 liter water bottle

• 20 liter backpack


One Day

All year round

Mendoza Mountain Guides

If you cannot find a suitable itinerary or date, please do not hesitate in contact us and we will arrange a private trip to suit your requirements. Simply call or email us and we'll construct the perfect program for you.