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Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas

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Address: Cafayate, Argentina
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+54 3868 42-2137
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Full-Day Tour Cafayate Calchaqui Valleys with Wine
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Full-Day Wine and Landscapes Tour of Cafayate from Salta

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Don't Take a Day Tour from Salta to Cafayate- It's Too Hurried to Enjoy Everything

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... read more

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Lakewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this road.... is one of the most impressive rock formations I know in all America. It is worth a visit, with time to enjoy the different and surprising rock figures.

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Interlaken, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After we had passed Quebrada de Humahuaca, we could hardly imaging that there could be a valley more breathtaking. Cebrada de las Conachas is breathtaking, we couldn't stop stopping and watch der - amazing, what a weak word.

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Buenos Aires
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

A must do in Cafayate. You'll find the best views here. Make sure the tourist guide tells you about the story which is great too.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Road 68 between Cafayate and Salta offers you many beautiful if not bizarre landscapes. If you take this road also take your time. You are forced to stop many times. If you think you just made the best picture, there's a better one around the corner. Don't stop and take a picture and drive on, but park your car a... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

A must see location when visiting Cafayate. One passes through on the way to or from Salta. We were not expecting such a spectacular sight at all. The fun part is that you're driving right through the canyon.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Driving through the Quebrada is one of the many awesome natural geological beauty experiences Argentina has to offer. However, this is one of the best, with the light changing as dusk starts to fall bring out the formations and colours amazingly! Towards the Cafayate side there are many labelled viewpoints and formations (Devil's throat, tres cruces, obelisk, etc) which vary... More 

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Cafayate, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Driving from Cafayate to Salta (or Salta to Cafayate) is one of the highlights of visiting the Salta province. The scenery is spectacular with the changing rock formations, colors and heights. Having driven it many times, I am still amazed at the beauty. However, keep your eyes on the road due to the narrow road and many hair-pin turns. Take... More 

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Almelo, Overijssel, Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The landscape and the rockformations here are increadible and very diverse. Although we had been traveling through the same kind of landscape for over 4 weeks we were still amazed here. We did it with a local tour (which wasn't too expensive) but it is also possible with bus and a bike. Most hostels will inform about the options.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The valley is stunning, with all of the rock formations and the river winding its way through, it's unmissable, breathtaking. This includes all of the rock formations, la garganta, las ventanas, etc. We chose to take the bike route getting the bus to la garganta, as others have explained. We rented mountain bikes for the route (the only bikes available... More 

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