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You will have to pass through this, it is a zigzag route that goes to the top of the mountain and later down. Be careful with the altitude if you are planning to drive. I took a car from the town that drove me to...More
This is so stunning, I enjoyed this route to the salt flats more than the flats themselves. It is a decent climb with plenty of switchbacks and we did see a large overturned truck on a bend. There are a couple of great lookouts so...More
This magnificent drive rises in hairpin turns to 4179 feet at the pass. The views are outstanding. The colorful rocks and the twisted layers tell the story of the past eras.
Beware of very heavy truck traffic headed for Paraguay and Chile.
From a drivers point of view (my wife was driving), rent a bigger car than a Citroen C3 with a small engine to better cope with the long, steep inclines and hairpin bends. We still managed it in a small car though, but you will...More
Starting from Purmamarca at 2,423 metres (7,625ft) above sea level all the way to the top in Abra de Potrerillos at 4170 metres (13681,1ft), the ruta national 52 will take you through 17km (11 miles) of amazing steep zigzag and incredible sceneries.
This 52 carries...More
I cycled this road as part of my journey from Buenos Aires to Lima and it was definitely one of the highlights! Never ending climbs and hairpins with some of the most majestic scenery you can imagine! Highly recommended, tops out at around 4100m, if...More
Very difficult to describe!
In fact, you have to experience the drive to see and understand what I mean.
A zigzaging Man-made road in a breathtaking landscape!
I visit it each time I can.
La Cuesta de Lipán would take you to Chile (by Paso...More