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Parque Provincial Ischigualasto

San Agustin del Valle Fertil 5400, Argentina
(0264) 4305931
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, National Parks, Valleys, Outdoors
Activities: Dig (archeology)
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Dublin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I am a backpacker, 37yrs old, 40+ countries visited, travelling with partner. We took a tour wit Hostel Valle de la Luna / Ischigualasto ORGANISING THE TOUR: 1/ in San Juan you can buy package with transport to the park and way back but its relatively pricy 2/ you can travel to San Agustín de Valle Fertil and book the... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The trip to this park was very insightful! Our guide was very kind and she gave us a lot of interesting facts. The sights are amazing! This park is quite remote, but the trip to this park is amazing as well!

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Affoltern am Albis, Switzerland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This place is amazing! You get to see really great views over the desert. It's best to go there by car (I don't really know if there is any other way). In the park there is a guided tour where everyone drives with there car and the guide shows you the best places and explains about the landscape and how... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Please allow yourself to see the greatness of Mother Nature. This is a "MUST SEE" spot in Argentina. Don`t miss it!!!

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Vancouver, Canada
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211 reviews 211 reviews
100 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This park, and a partner Talampaya Park (90 km away) are both about 4-5 hours from everywhere (San Juan, Cordoba, Mendoza). Some tour companies squeeze both into 1 day, and if that is all the time you have, then so be it. Both parks are accessible only when accompanied by a Ranger. In Ischigualasto you drive your own vehicle in... More

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Joao Pessoa, PB
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Great place to go. Excelent scenary witha huge variety of feelings. The guide was cool and the place really amazes you with all the landscape and story behind it.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The history is amazing and the landscapes were breathtaking. You are in and out of your car as you take the tour. The hikes you take (15 min max.) are light and easy. Still - where good boots or shoes. Service in the cafe was awful by any standard. Buy a sandwich to go (excellent bread) and save yourself the... More

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
19 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This park was a fun activity to do, though a bit hard if you don't have a car. We stayed in St Augustin and had to hire a car and driver for the tour. When we arrived we put our name down for the next tour. The tours happen hourly. We then visited the museum and little shops to kill... More

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Krakow, Poland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Yes, it's similar to Bryce or Zion Canyons, but it's really different. Using standard viewpoints (there are 5 stopovers here) you can see much more from geology than in USA, but also it's less dramatic and less spectacular. What is very important, you can see a geology of the whole triadic period here, which us an unique feature in a... More

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Oahu, Hawaii
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Excellent little tour. It has been about a week since we went, so I don't remember the actual price, but it was really reasonable. Basically, tours leave every hour (or so) from the park entrance and you drive in your own car to a serious of stops where the tour leader gives a description on the sites (in Spanish). We... More

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