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Cerro Arequita is a really good place to visit. The Ombu forest is fascinating and a unique... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
sallythode
,
Gunnison, Colorado
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Beautiful view from the top

Cerro Arequita is about 20km north of Minas, and public transit does go there (from the omnibus... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Brittany_11_10
,
Los Angeles, California
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  • Poor1%
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“forest” (4 reviews)
“ombu” (3 reviews)
“hill” (2 reviews)
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Minas, Uruguay
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Cerro Arequita is a really good place to visit. The Ombu forest is fascinating and a unique landscape. The climb to the top of the hill is not difficult, but finding the correct trail can be a bit confusing. Walking in on the main trail,...More

Thank sallythode
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Cerro Arequita is about 20km north of Minas, and public transit does go there (from the omnibus terminal in town). You can visit just for the day, or you can camp in (very) nearby Camping Arequita. They have cabanas (though I don't know the cost),...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Nice view point, free entry, easy to find, easy walk up in just 10 minutes tops n nice horse!!! For people that don't have much time there it's a must do!

Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

All the credits to landscape! Great place to hike, admire and camp. The rocks are beautiful and don't miss the "Ombues forest". The visit to the cave is paid, as well as the camping site and lake access.

1  Thank Federico U
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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Not far from Minas City, you can climb to the top of Arequita Hill and have an amazing view. There are few campingsites to stay over, not expensive at all with hot water and toilets. No need of sofisticated equipment. There is an Ombu (type...More

2  Thank mijavilll
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