Located along the Chilean border in Argentina's Neuquén Province, the namesake of Lanin National Park rises 3,747 meters (12,293 ft) above sea level. While the mythological intrigue of this volcano alone makes it worth visiting, the views afforded during the ascent are absolutely astounding. Marvel at the neighboring Andes mountains and glacial lakes as you push yourself to the top of Neuquén's tallest peak in a climb that takes, on average, around 2 days.
Due to unpredictable weather conditions at the summit, climbers cannot always be assured of reaching Lanin's highest elevation, but don't let this stop you from enjoying some of the finest scenery Argentina has to offer.
Location:Lanin National Park, Neuquén Province, Argentina
Note:Most visitors to Lanin National Park set up camp in either nearby Junin de los Andes or San Martin de los Andes, 50 km (31 miles) and 81 km (50 miles) away respectively.