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Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas

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Address: Cafayate, Argentina
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Incredible natural landscape

An amazing road trip exploring the ancient rock formations. This is a must see if you're in the area. It's possible by bike but much better in a tour with a driver so you can... read more

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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing road trip exploring the ancient rock formations. This is a must see if you're in the area. It's possible by bike but much better in a tour with a driver so you can really spend time exploring the different sites.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Probably one of the most dramatic and beautiful drives in my life ! What colors, what dramatic sceneries ! Furthermore the road is in top condition, and is the main road to drive from Saklta to Cafayate. Worth also to visit some of the gorges on foot.

Thank Bruce L
Rio de Jan
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a region to be seen slowly and by car, to observe nature at its best. Take your time, get out of the car, take pictures, admire the beautiful forms of the mountains and also the different colors. I did not expect such beautifulness!

Thank UrsulaRiodeJan
Warrenton, Oregon
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This national park is a must if visiting Cafayate. Some of the most unusual scery we have seen in Argentina. Easy to see with a car. Amazing.

Thank triveraturner
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely stunning. Did a tour with iPuna for 300 pesos. Lovely guide and the Quebrada is simply stunning. Definitely a highlight of this trip!

Thank Bianca Maria M
Newcastle, Australia
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268 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Take stroll down the dry river bed and up around the amazing erosional rock forms. It would be very easy to spend a couple of hours in the area if you are interested in Geology or Geomorphology. A few of the cactus were in flower also during our visit.

Thank Michael N
Popayan, Colombia
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Do not go on a tour as they are too expensive. We hired a car for 4 days .3 nights and could se everything at our leisure.

Thank grannycp2015
St. John's, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Wish I ha a movie camera running the entire length of the route. Ideally traveling by your own vehicle would allow you to stop and walk some of the gully ' s.

Thank Jnanayog
Enschede, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The whole region of Salta is worth your time. With a tour guide we covered most of the region, and there is almost a surprise after every corner. Bring enough space in your camera/phone, you won't have problems finding good shots or selfies opportunities.

Thank DavidAdvis0
Lakewood, Colorado
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Traveling from Salta to Cafayate through the Quebrada has to be one of the most scenic drives I've ever taken. The colors, textures and shapes in the canyon are a truly sensory event! I thought that a day tour would be the best way to experience it but I was wrong. It left me wanting more. The day tour began... More 

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