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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  • interesting history and characteristics, different opinions and expertise very well explained by the tour guides.
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  • We departed the Sala de Payogasta Hotel at 9 AM on the nicely paved road driving eastward 32km to reach the signed entrance to this park. There were long vistas in all directions with wild flowers up ...  more »
  • Many square kilometres of plains and mountains full of cactus, that create interesting scenarios for the photographer and offer special views from on high to those who use the drone. Impressive the Recta of Tintin, a long straight, the ancient route traced by the Incas with an accuracy of less than a metre out of 8 km of track.
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  • It's a magic place and feels surreal so don't just drive by but take time to walk - on the path - between the thousands of 🌵!
  • Cactus cactus and more cactus. I suppose it's nice on the way to cachi. I wouldn't drive all the way just to visit this park.
  • Had a great motorcycle your with Horizontes motorcycle tours that stops here. Great ride and amazing scenery.
  • It's really good to take a look at the top of ios cardones national park
  • One of my favorite places in Argentina. From here you can see the famous ruta tin tin which the incas used for commercial purposes.
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