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Parque Nacional Los Cardones

Cachi, Argentina
+54 9 3868 41-4365
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9 Apr 2017
1 Apr 2017
“Splendid scenery with many cactus.”
Cachi, Argentina
+54 9 3868 41-4365
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

What a treat to come across this absolutely gorgeous park, a landscape of massive cacti nestled within a stunning backdrop of rock formations. We came upon it late in the day with dramatic light and were transfixed.

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

A well worthwhile drive along Ruta 33 with amazing scenery of colourful rock strata on the mountainside, huge cactus and guanacos. Stopping on the roadside allowed us to view some curious guanaco up close. Ruta 33 from Cachi is a not to be missed road...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We just crossed the park coming by bus from Salta: the trip was really nice and views excellent through the fog.

Thank robertolong
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We hired a driver from Salta who took us on a 3 day tour . The Parc Los Cardones is a gem. We were overwhelmed by the beauty of the nature. You must do it ! The colours were unbelievable!

Thank miekeVienna
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We travelled with Peregrino tours - organised by our hotel. Pickup was around 7.30 and we got back to the hotel around 6. Travelled from Salta to Cachi - over The Andes and through the Nacional Parque. It was all absolutely stunning. This was the...More

1  Thank Cordula1
Reviewed 24 December 2016

It is a very varied scenery, and you will be surprized by the ever changing shapes and colours displayed. There is nothing else than the scenery though, so you would do well to bring with you what you need to eat or drink. Toilets are...More

Thank PCHasselgreen
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The Parc Nacional Los Cardones is named after the large cactus or cardones which the park was set up to protect. As these cardones grow very slowly, typically 1 to 5 cms each year you know that you are in the presence of some very...More

Thank Plymouthtraveller8
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

if you want to experience mountain sights like scotland, asia, or were ever you been. come to this moutains. everything you wish for is there in a one day drive.

Thank awittenberg67
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The trip to Cachi from Salta takes you through The national park full of cacti and llamas. We had a clear day and stopped numerous times for photo ops. The vastness of the land of Salta province is seen so clearly on this drive and...More

Thank Wherenextdaddy
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most amazing places in the world to see It's rugged and roads and not great and many are gravel or dirt or both. Our biggest mistake was renting a small car, you really need a 4 x 4 to be...More

Thank Clevlander
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hola con quien contrataste el recorrido a Cachi? te parece que da para pernoctar en cachi? gracias por tu comentario
22 May 2017|
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Response from Teresa P | Reviewed this property |
Yo fui X mi cuenta en mi camioneta...me quede una noche en cachi y es muy tranqui. ..lindo.
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partendo la mattina alle 8.00 da Salta con tutte le fermate per visitare i centri di interesse a che ora si arriva a Cachi? In serata si riesce a essere a Cafayate?
7 March 2017|
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Response from Stefano S | Reviewed this property |
Scusa il ritardo ma ho visto solo ora il messaggio. Io ho fatto il giro inverso, da Cachi a Salta (aeroporto) e con calma ci ho messo circa 5/6 ore con una veloce pausa pranzo. Da Cachi a Cafayate invece ti consiglio di... More
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Hola. Estoy planeando ir de Salta a Cachi. El parque los Cardones lo veo en el trayecto o vale la pena ingresar a el y recorrerlo en auto o a pie?
3 February 2017|
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Response from amzie65 | Reviewed this property |
Hola. La ruta aparece en línea recta en una meseta, ya te vas a dar cuenta. Ahi comienza el parque, y tiene una entrada hacia la derecha, que se ve perfectamente, no hay que hacer ningún desvío, ni meterse en ningún lugar... More
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