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Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I started a review of this route in 2017 but failed to finish it. First of this is one of the several spectacular areas of The NW of Argentina. The route from Salta to Cafayate is an absolutely stunningly beautiful piece of landscape that ought...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You need to do it by car; either rental or by taxi. You'll want to stop every 5 minutes. It's breathtaking

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Snowdon05
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really this is one of many yet one on its own. It is gorgious, breathtaking, great scenery, sometimes a bit bumpy, but man did wr enjoy ourselfs.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johannesb231
Reviewed 30 December 2018

It's beautifull but there signs missing.....nothing tells you when you are in the exact place or where to stop

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pipa-in-BsAs
Reviewed 9 December 2018

I had visited this area on a previous trip, but had not done the whole drive south from Salta. This is a must see and was one of the highlights of our trip.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 73Duck
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

What can't you not like about being away from the city and out in the natural environment. One may get jaded by being taken to various famous sights while on holiday and you may have seen better formations or better colours elsewhere, but I just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GlobeTrotters4001
Reviewed 13 November 2018

What an amazing landscape. We drove from Salta to Cafayate and although the first couple of hours driving is OK we were blown away by the scenery through the mountains and into Cafayate. It was totally unexpected and in the late afternoon the colours were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RONA001
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic trekking expedition, 8 of us walked these 8 kms, easy walking ..., for 3 hours with incredible views and great guide and story teller Javier Frias. Call him in advance and he will organize for you, don’t miss it ! His Cel phone is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lyons
Reviewed 12 November 2018

I was GRANDPAcking through N.W.Argentina and stopped in Cafayate for a few nights. I paid A$550 for a 5 hour trip up Route 68 through the Quebrada De Las Conchas. There were 4 of us on the trip so they took us in a car....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Like my tittle reads, this is amazing. It really makes you feel as a human being, that we are not thankful enough to mother nature and how all of these beautiful mountains have evolved over millions of years. This is a must drive on your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from archcommander | Reviewed this property |
Margaret - I moved from Kansas City to Cafayate about 3 1/2 years ago. We live in La Estancia de Cafayate (LEC) which is a vineyard residential development just south of town. There is a lot to do in this area, it just... More
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Response from archcommander | Reviewed this property |
IMO, you don't really need a tour company, just a sense of adventure. How long are you staying? Rent a car for the freedom to go where you want. Although they are more expensive than the States. Try Cactus Rentals - they... More