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Tolar Grande

Salta, Argentina
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Ranked #7 of 34 Attractions in Salta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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English first
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We arrived to Tolar Grande after crossing the Salar de Arizaro (the greatest salt lake in Argenitina and the third greatest in the world) with its beautiful vulcano Cono de Arita. Our excellent guide was Adolfo del Castillo (Tropico & Puna, Tropico y Puna). We spent with him 7 fantastic days travelling through the nicest places in the Salta and... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We did enjoy this trip because very few tourists venture in that remote area. You can appreciate the breathtaking landscapes without having hordes of tourists surrounding you. We were a group of 8 people split into 2 pick-ups and spent 2 nights in Tolar Grande. It took us nearly 7 hours from Salta to get to Tolar Grande. We stopped... More 

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kolkata India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

I and my husband are independent travellers who do not in the normal course like to depend on a guide, but there are some places on earth which exist at so many levels of discovery, that when time is limited a good guide becomes imperative. In such a case, the choice of tour operator is critical if one wishes to... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2011

I was going on a 3-days tour with travel agent Mares del Sur, Buenos Aires 88, Loc. 4, in Salta in Argentina (driver Cristian Cocilobo). This is a very bad and irresponsible travel agent. The driver was asking me if I was in for sex (that was his thought of woman from Europe) and he was chewing coca leaves from... More 

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