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Reserva Provincial La Payunia, Malargue
(4.8/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Ride through a moon-like landscape when you tour Reserva Provincial La Payunia, a nature preserve dotted with volcanic cones. Take a tour of the reserve to see the barren land from dry deserts up to the volcanic craters. You'll drive over volcanic rock beds, including collapsed lava tubes, and see snow-capped mountains in the distance. Especially notable is the black terrain formed by volcanic ash, dubbed Pampas Negras. Part of the reserve lacks almost any vegetation, though you'll find some wildlife here, including guanacos, armadillos, chinchillas, and more. To visit Reserva Provincial La Payunia on your trip to Malargue, use our Malargue vacation generator.
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  • A tourist attraction unique in the world. It is not exploited enough and the infrastructure is almost non-existent. We went with guide and there was no guardiaparque to the entry or exit, so free field so it is depredated as already step with the cave of the witches. The absent State.
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  • A park full of volcanoes and fumaroles, very inhospito, as if it were a Martian landscape. is You can access volcanoes and their crowns on foot. You must circulate in auto by the demarcated roads to prevent damage to the environment. It can be no lowering of the vehicle, or you can stop and walk to places of attractions and viewpoints. There are no services of any type, only Rangers
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  • Beautiful walk family and photo hunting. A beautiful walk with lunch, making contact with part of the Mendoza nature not seen. Recommended for families and children, especially.
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