Parque Nacional Los Cardones, Cachi

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Witness a dramatic change in landscape, from tropical forests to arid plains and cacti, when you head in to Parque Nacional Los Cardones. Walk through the trails and enjoy the park's eponymous cardones brush, as well as towering cacti. A road runs through the entire park, making it a convenient stop on your way to the next city. Look out for condors and llamas in the area--and you might even spot some dinosaur footprints. A visit to Parque Nacional Los Cardones represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Cachi day trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We have made a small tour through the National Park with the car. Beautiful scenery and many cacti. A sign has liked most with me in the desert: flower picking forbidden! (probably were meant the Cactus)
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  • It is a path full of beauty and history. They have legends that at the time of the Gaucho war, dressed in ponchos at cardones simulating an army of countless soldiers. Creole creativity and the wisdom of our heroes! Tour the Park by imagining the picture just mentioned, increases the excitement and beauty that nature gives us.
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  • The contrast come from a very green road and encountering eta infinity of cardones everywhere and a frame of mountains that look like a palette of painter is spectacular. It is in perfect condition. Not to be missed.
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  • One of my favorite places in Argentina. From here you can see the famous ruta tin tin which the incas used for commercial purposes.
  • Thousands of cordoned like wandering souls walking in the desert... Majestic!
  • Absolutely beautiful, the landscape is just amazing I wished I could have stayed longer
  • Cactis, cactus, cactus
  • Great day in the countryside, just roll in the middle of these landscapes is an experience in itself, to make stops around. few tourists
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Across the small urban area of Cachi, you'll find well-appointed accommodations set in atmospheric colonial-era buildings. Mainly offering little but the room itself, these small hotels and guesthouses have more than enough charm and welcoming spirit to make you forget about the lack of amenities. Campgrounds just outside of the main village present a particularly enticing option for visitors wanting to get straight out into the landscape and spend a night under the stars.
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