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Parque Nacional Talampaya

La Rioja Argentina, Villa Union F5350AQA, Argentina
0351 2171350
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Beautiful landscape, can't miss if you're in the area

The sights are so one of a kind in talampaya and we found the costs reasonable. We paid for a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
michael p
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Stunning landscape, a must if you are in the region

Once you get to the park, it is well organized. You have to join a tour to visit the sites. It is a... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2017
Toronto, Canada
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
La Rioja Argentina, Villa Union F5350AQA, Argentina
0351 2171350
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sights are so one of a kind in talampaya and we found the costs reasonable. We paid for a private car to take us there and wait for us, the small lunch provided is charming and delicious. The tour guides only speak Spanish so...More

Thank michael p
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Once you get to the park, it is well organized. You have to join a tour to visit the sites. It is a little pricy, 600 pesos (March 2017) for a 3.5 hour tour and 250 pesos for the park fee. I stayed in the...More

1  Thank Raymond_FB
Reviewed April 15, 2017

A nice canyon trip with a dry river trail. Organization good (4x4 track is ok for views), guide has a lot of information but only in spanish. You are watching impressive red rock formations. The tour takes approx. 3 hours, the cost is approx. 100USD...More

Reviewed February 15, 2017

the scenery is overwhelming , unparalleled .the guides are good there is lots of wild life as well.the entrance fee to the park are very low but you are required to hire the tour with a private company to be able to actually enter the...More

Thank mgmirena
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

I drove myself to the park to visit the main canyon. I'm so pleased I went. It's stunning. A concession company runs a variety of trips into the canyon itself, you can't drive in or go without a guided trip. I chose a three hour...More

4  Thank Bob A
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Like other parks in the area (notably Parque Provincial Ischigualasto), unless you are in La Rioja to specifically to sightsee the area, they are challenging to get to and visit. However, the views are stunning and there was a good balance of bus rides (to...More

Thank Allie K
Reviewed October 28, 2016

The park may be worth visiting, but it is so hard to get it done. There are too many hurdles that one needs to overcome before one can join one of the expensive excursions (unless you are a local). Virtually nothing is written in an...More

1  Thank ESTHERandBOEN
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

To keep it short. If you have only time for one park skip Ischigualasto, the so called Valle de la Luna, and visit Talampaya. It is much more impressive and reminded us of Monument Valley but much less crowded. It has beautiful red rock formations,...More

Thank tm1mueller
Reviewed July 26, 2016

This place talks about thousands of years of the Earth existence plus a beautiful and unique landscape. The facilities are nice and organized for the tourist visits with several options to enjoy. This place is a great complement with the Moon Valley (Valle de la...More

Thank 142furlong
Reviewed June 29, 2016

We were overwhelmed by the incredible landscape. You can see the pictures but the reality is so much more incredible! Is a must. Well organized if a little bit expensive tours, but very enjoyable.

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October 15, 2016|
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Response from Quique1964 | Reviewed this property |
Hola Jarek. No te recomiendo hacer los dos parques el mismo día. Para disfrutarlos precisas un día para cada uno. Espero te sirva mi opinión.
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March 14, 2016|
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Response from Ladope | Reviewed this property |
Dear Luz, I make my way to Talampaya and Valle de la Luna driving my vehicle. (I was born Argentinian and when I'm there I'm local). I planned to stay in Chilecito (La Rioja) a very charm location not too far, but lodging... More