Nihuil Dunes, the Argentine version of the Sahara, a paradise for adrenaline lovers

These elevations are hidden in a desert of 30,000 hectares, which is not so easy to reach on your own: it is essential to do it in suitable vehicles and accompanied by guides who know the area.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The starting point to get to know the great Adunado Desert is the town of Villa Nihuil, 80 kilometers from San Rafael (Mendoza), which has some basic services to take care of you. The journey begins there after crossing the imposing Garganta del Diablo (Devil's Mouth), where the water flowing through the rocks has formed canyons that mark the beauty of a void.

In the next kilometers, the aridity increases and slopes with irregularities appear, announcing a unique geography: the Nihuil Dunes, a landscape composed of several layers of volcanic sand that extends over 30 . . .

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