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Parque Provincial Ischigualasto

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Address: San Agustin del Valle Fertil 5400, Argentina
Phone Number: (0264) 4305931
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Valle de Luna - brilliant and a must see

Wow wow wow, scenery over load. Well worth a car trip to visit. 3 hours of driving yourself in a convoy around this huge park or doing a tour with a guide from San Juan. We got... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow wow wow, scenery over load. Well worth a car trip to visit. 3 hours of driving yourself in a convoy around this huge park or doing a tour with a guide from San Juan. We got there for 9am and were out at 9.30 viewing the amazing geological sites. Never seen anywhere in the world yet this sort of... More 

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Planet Earth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Better known as "Valle de la Luna": For a good reason, and in order to protect this unique natural gem, authorities have limited access and movement around this park. However, this is the drawback as well. It is so inviting, an incredible magnet to walk around, camp, write, and express oneself that limitations actually press on you.I imagined Pink Floyd... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

a must if you are in the region, its like being in the moon, do the night tour if there is a full moon, it is out of this world.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Ischigualasto National Park its in the border between San Juan and La Rioja in the Northwest of Argentina. Its one of the two Unesco World Heritage sites in the area and its a unique natural wonder. Its part of the same area and geological construction of the triassic (as its Talampaya as well). Its also well known as "The Moon... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Ischigualasto or Valle de la luna (VCalley of the Moon) is a very beautiful park where you can see what it used to be a lake and now is a desert. This park show mezosoic remains, specifically the triassic period and it was here where the largest dinosaurs were found. Interesting place that leaves you in awe before nature.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I have been to <b>Ischigualasto park (Valle della Luna)</b> in January, it's really worth it. I recommend doing the full moon tour, when the moon light reflects on the white stones. Amazing.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

It was a very special feeling to see the rock formations in grey/white. We drove in a car Caravan with only one guide. The guides English was poore.

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The place is beautiful. The colored sands, mountains and rocks in a desertic scenery! You get to see some dinossaurs bones and footprints. The small museum has good information about the place. The only problem is that you have to go on a convoy, and the whole trip takes more than 3 hours. Too long. I think they should allow... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We went two times. To times 130 km one way. Both times closed because the night rain. Ok the parc is closed, why not open the museum? Why not informing people on their website. So before you go, ask you hotel service desk to check if it is open.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The scenery of the Valle de la Luna is really beautiful in the middle of a desert. It really seems to be on another planet! Unfortunately to drive to the beautiful place you have to book a tour with a guide which spoke only spanish and in my opinion exagerated in telling information about this place as he also talked... More 

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