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Reserva Provincial La Payunia, Malargue

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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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  • It is a place that you can not miss if you are away from the city is Malargüe, what you have to do with Agency, but when you get all worth
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  • A unique spot and if you are lucky enough to have a good guide to visit it, to enjoy it much more.
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  • Not there is much to say. If could imagine be driven out of the land and tossed in another planet, could imagine it Payunia. The rest is all subjective. The journey is long and tiring. I recommend doing so on tour (and I'm not a fan of the tour). If serves of something we it did with Ayres's freedom and came out all perfect (excellent the Guide, very new it Van, very good the food). I recommend go, relax it and enjoy.
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