6 Day Larapinta Trek: highlights from the Larapinta Trail
The 6 day trek covers the Western sections of the Larapinta Trail, from Serpentine Gorge to Mt Sonder.
These are spectacular and varied hikes, taking you through some of the best examples of the West MacDonnell's vegetation, its gorges and views.
On each section, you are rewarded with views of Mt Sonder. It slips in and out of sight, getting closer all the time, until the final section: a hike up her slopes, to the highest point on the Larapinta Trail.
Day 1 : Pick up Alice Springs, Simpsons Gap, walk Ormiston Pound and Gorge | 8kms
Day 2 : Trek section 8 Serpentine Gorge to Serpentine Chalet Dam, including Counts Point | 15kms
Day 3 : Hike section 10 Ormiston Gorge to Glen Helen/Finke River | 11kms
Day 4 : Explore the Ochre Pits, walk section 9 including Inarlanga Pass, Serpentine Chalet | 12-14kms
Day 5 : Summit Mt Sonder | 16kms
Day 6 : Ellery Creek, explore Standley Chasm, return to Alice Springs | 8-10kms