Quebrada de Las Flechas - Angastaco, Angastaco

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#9 of 58 in Parks in Province of Salta
Explore 20 million years of natural history at Quebrada de Las Flechas - Angastaco, a ravine known for its steep cliffs and interesting rock formations. Named after the rocks rising from the ground like arrows, the area offers scenic views and great photo opportunities. Drive up to the ravine on the picturesque Route 40, which gets narrower and narrower as you approach the site. Depending on the time of day, the naturally occurring formations change color, ranging from red to yellowish ochre. A narrow trail leads to a lookout point offering priceless views of the gorge and surrounding area. Using our international travel planner, Angastaco attractions like Quebrada de Las Flechas - Angastaco can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Incredible landscape one drawn by wind and by the movements of the underlying geological plate! Millions of years petrified sandstone sediments surged under tectonic thrusts, until an angle of over 60 degrees. The wind did the rest, erodendone borders and affilandoli, to form endless sequences of arrows, hence the name of this magnificent quebrada. Climb to belvedere Ventrisquero, up at the top, to enjoy the scenery. We have been there twice already, but the emotion is always great.
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  • The peculiar landscape gave us! Despite the cold, the sun lit up the afternoon and the blue sky was a complement to this true monument of nature. Not even all inhaled dust reduced the unique beauty of this desert region and so amazing. The nature of this region Argentina is a scandal.
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  • Amazing this place. When you think that you saw all the scenery that offers Salta, appears this Gorge giving an incredible twist to ride. Really exciting its immensity.
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