Classic Larapinta Trek, Northern Territory
Soak up the ethereal scenery of vast flood plains, razorback rocky outcrops and the glorious scale of this ancient land, walking the high ridge lines of the West MacDonnell Ranges, led by your guides.
On the Classic Larapinta Trek in Comfort by Australian Walking Holidays, you’ll enjoy comfortable facilities in splendid isolation, and experience true bush tucker. Reflect on the dynamic landscape with walks that are as achievable as they are satisfying. The Larapinta Trail will delight the wilderness lover and challenge the seasoned hiker.
Ideal for the more ambitious walker, this walk has some challenging stages, passing over remote ridges and canyons that make up parts of the Larapinta Trail, walking up to 72km over six days.
Following in the footsteps of the land’s traditional owners, early explorers and modern adventurers, the stories of the Larapinta Trail will come to life each day. Carrying only your day pack, walk with guides into the wild surrounds of the Australian outback and be captivated by the Larapinta.
The Classic Larapinta Trek in Comfort, is a desert walk is enhanced with comfortable, exclusive, semi-permanent wilderness campsites: Nick Murcutt’s Camp near Simpsons Gap, Charlie’s Camp near Serpentine Chalet, and Camps Fearless and Sonder nestled under Mt Sonder. These campsites come complete with hot showers, a large kitchen and a heated dining tent, exclusive to Australian Walking Holidays’ travellers on the Larapinta Trail. Set up for your arrival throughout the season, your professional support crew take care of the details like dinner, while you enjoy the diverse desert scenery.
Walkers sleep in spacious safari-style tents with thick off-the-ground foam mattresses that allow connection to the outdoors, whilst maintaining comfort levels. With large floor-to-ceiling windows and a deck at the front door, guests can bring the outdoors in – sit back and relax whilst enjoying the magnificent views of this area.
Guides will prepare all the meals, using quality Australian produce, and will run the camp with small elements of guest participation to add to your hands-on experience.
Highlights of the Classic Larapinta Trek
- Vast flood plains, razorback rocky outcrops and the glorious scale of this ancient land
- Walking the high ridge lines of the West MacDonnell Ranges
- Comfortable facilities in splendid isolation, and experience true bush tucker
- Following in the footsteps of the land’s traditional owners and early explorers
- Exclusive, semi-permanent wilderness campsites
- Walkers sleep in spacious safari-style tents with thick off-the-ground foam mattresses
Classic Larapinta Trek Overview
- Accessed via Alice Springs, NT
- Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
- Distance: 72km
- Grade: Moderate to Hard
- Walk operates: April – September
- Trail is rugged, rocky, desert and hilly
- Group size: Max 16
- Av. Km per day: 12 – 17km
- Rates: AUD $2,895
Hiking Trails proudly operates as an agent for the Classic Larapinta Trek and can assist guests in booking whilst matching the same pricing as direct bookings.
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