We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Amazing zigzags to the top (for bikers) !!!

Coming from Santiago de Chile, ruta 60 takes you to the border between Chile and Argentina at an... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
GillesFlores
,
Cafayate, Argentina
A very interesting highway

The Chilean side of the Andes provides an eye opening highway with 29 switchback curves as you... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2017
chillwills
,
Ottawa, Canada
Read all 63 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“chilli” (3 reviews)
“scenery” (2 reviews)
“route” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Los Andes, Chile
Write a ReviewReviews (63)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"chilli"
in 3 reviews
"scenery"
in 2 reviews
"route"
in 2 reviews
"portillo"
in 3 reviews
"mendoza"
in 2 reviews
Filter
Reviewed April 19, 2018

Coming from Santiago de Chile, ruta 60 takes you to the border between Chile and Argentina at an elevation of 3,200m (10,499ft), but before reaching that point, you have to go through over 20 steeps zigzags called 'Los Caracoles' (the snails). This is another bikers...More

Thank GillesFlores
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 27, 2017

The Chilean side of the Andes provides an eye opening highway with 29 switchback curves as you travel the mountain side.

Thank chillwills
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed February 12, 2017

This is route unavoidable if you are driving to Mendoza, but if you are staying only in Chile, this is an ideal day trip from the Santiago area, with lunch at the beautiful Hotel Portillo -- which is open for meals year-round, while being the...More

1  Thank HotelierJohn
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Visitors to Chile who plan to visit the ski resort at Portillo or travel through to Mendoza, Argentina, will likely take this route. The scenery alone is worth the trip: snow-capped peaks, sweeping valleys, hills dotted with cacti, flowers, etc. While I highly recommend traveling...More

Thank janetiguana
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 3, 2016

We drove up to the Argeninian border on this road twice. The first time we did it in a snowstorm and the second in brilliant sunshine. The views are just breathtaking, but even in the snow it was an experience. Dont miss the lake behind...More

Thank avenabo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Los Andes
Portillo Hotel
251 reviews
1.73 miles away
San Francisco Lodge & Spa
264 reviews
20.93 miles away
Termas El Corazon
272 reviews
23.87 miles away
Howard Johnson Hotel Rinconada de Los Andes
2 reviews
25.99 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
La Caballeriza
11 reviews
6.23 miles away
Chaski
29 reviews
25.94 miles away
Casa e Campo
9 reviews
25.20 miles away
El Bulling
22 reviews
26.45 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Ski Portillo
321 reviews
1.71 miles away
Cristo Redentor De Los Andes
316 reviews
4.74 miles away
Camino del Inca
133 reviews
13.68 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ruta CH-60 staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor