Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas

Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas, Cafayate: Address, Phone Number, Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas Reviews: 5/5

Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas

Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas
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JKD
Scotts Valley CA480 contributions
beautiful drive with many places to stop and take photos
Mar 2020
a very nice scenic drive with charming rock formations and even more charming hand written signs ... the colors are interesting as well. Take your time and stop often ....
Written March 14, 2020
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Dakles
Southampton, UK1,311 contributions
Fantastic scenery and some great stops
Feb 2020
Driving from Salta to Cafayate the scenery is really quite spectacular, especially the closer you get the Cafayate. Over the last 50km or so there are numerous features where you can stop and walk into the rock formations, most interesting being the Garganta Del Diablo, Anfiteatro and Los Colorados. There are also a couple of great viewpoints at Los Tres Croces and Los Castillos. Best of all, it’s all free!
Written February 19, 2020
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Carupia8
Benavidez, Argentina232 contributions
A singular landscape
Dec 2019 • Couples
I enjoyed the road from Salta to Cafayate more than other scenery roads in Salta. I had visited the area only when I was a little girl and so everything looked new to me. The landscape is quite dramatic in hues of red with many geologic formations that are attractive to the eye and great for photography.
The road is very good, not too difficult and not too high either, and it takes long because you want to stop at every step. If you are fit enough, don't miss the views from the several high viewpoints and short trails along the way.
Written February 12, 2020
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sleepybexhill
Bexhill-on-Sea, UK1,290 contributions
Spectacular drive.
Jan 2020 • Couples
Take a drive fro Salta down to Cafayate. The last 50 miles is really spectacular. Reminded me of the Badlands in the USA. There are plenty of places to stop, walk and take photos.
Written January 11, 2020
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Hochopepa
Melbourne, Australia29 contributions
How to go without a guided tour
Dec 2019 • Solo
Very worth visiting.
There are multiple view points over 50+ km, however only really 3 major sights that involve a bit of a walk: garganta del diablo, el anfiteatro and los castillos. Garganta and the anfiteatro are within one km of each other, so it's easy to walk between the two. You probably only need about 1 hour to see both sites. To get here without a tour bus, take the flecha bus from Cafayate bus terminal. It stops at Garganta. Cost is 112 pesos. The bus leaves at 08.30, 10.30 and 14.00. Takes about 50 or so minutes. Beautiful scenery along the way! After you've seen Garganta, you can walk to the anfiteatro and have a look around. There is a bus stop right outside on the opposite side of the street where you can catch a bus back to Cafayate. Price is the same. Pay the driver when you get on. The bus comes at 13.25 and 15.55. other options invite hitch hiking! You don't get to see Los Castillos properly doing this, but you do get a glimpse on the bus. If you do want to take a tour, the are a few companies in Cafayate (e.g. ipuna) which will bring you here for about 850 pesos. The tour is at 2.30 p.m. and lasts for about 4-5 hrs. Can't tell you about the quality, but the Google reviews are not encouraging!!
Written December 18, 2019
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ch0cbr0wnie
London, UK126 contributions
Impressive site, unbelievable nature
Nov 2019
Overall route 68 from Salta to Cafayate is very picturesque and Los Castilos (natural rock towers) are definitely one of the gems on this road.
Written November 16, 2019
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Horacio Navas
Guadalajara, Mexico196 contributions
Astonishing beauty
Sep 2019 • Couples
Go. Drive slowly. Enjoy nature in all its splendor. As you travel, you are not surprised often: this amazed me and my wife. Visit the Anfiteatro.
Written September 28, 2019
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Jupiter81
Roma369 contributions
Beautiful
Apr 2019 • Family
All the valley is beautiful but we particularly loved this are. Very scenic and fantastic views. Made many pictures.
Written May 10, 2019
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Letsgoblues1
Creve Coeur, MO211 contributions
Impressive place !
Apr 2019 • Friends
The ride through the quebrada is magnificent. It reminds me of Arizona's red rocks. It will take close to two hours to drive through it and is part of the excursion from Salta to Cafayate.
Written May 7, 2019
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hazell
London, UK112 contributions
Beautiful drive
May 2019 • Couples
This drive from Cafayate to salta is breath taking. It’s up there with some of the best drives in the world, see canyons, multicoloured mountains and valleys. It’s a wide winding road in good condition and takes about three hours. We really enjoyed it and would recommend you get a nice car to enjoy too, one good reason to avoid the buses! Have fun!
Written May 1, 2019
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