Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas, Cafayate

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A large nature reserve, Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas is home to unusual geological formations, mountain ranges, and a colorful landscape. Tectonic movement in the last two million years influenced the way the land appears today, creating unique shapes and red rock formations. Enter through the gorge and drive through the reserve to reach fascinating natural sites like the whimsically named Devil's Throat. Music performances are sometimes held in these natural amphitheatres, and if you're lucky, you just might catch a spectacular show. Plan your Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas visit and explore what else you can see and do in Cafayate using our Cafayate travel itinerary planner.
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  • A tour between Salta and Cafayate. Observed the bed of the river and the formations whimsical to the side of the route. Very beautiful.
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  • Did the route of the came from Salta to Cafayate. It took about 3 hours and we did with tranquil stopping at the places marked and recommended. The landscape is impressive, to repeat an and thousand times. Super recommended!
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  • To go quiet. We came out of the city of Salta in the morning on the way to Cafayate. If you like to take pictures it has battery and memory space. The landscape is beautiful, they have marked various points required to stop to take pictures. At each location there are craftsmen so it is good to keep that in mind for the souvenir.
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