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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  • We were with a tour we hired an agency around the plaza de Cafayate. The place left me speechless. It is immense. It is good to do this guide because it knows well some roads that only going would take more time to discover (especially in the part of La Yesera, which there are parts to scale, etc) and also because you have about history, the place and others. Views stunning, is breathing an air only.
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  • It's worth the time. Different formations. You can go with the car. The road is in very good condition.
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  • Do not go on a tour as they are too expensive. We hired a car for 4 days .3 nights and could se everything at our leisure.  more »