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Cuesta Del Lipan, Province of Jujuy

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Drive the undulating Cuesta Del Lipan, a scenic stretch of National Route 52. Starting in Purmamarca, the road winds through the rising slopes and ends in Abra de Porterillos at 4,170 m (13,680 ft) above sea level, before descending again to Salinas Grandes. As you drive on the paved road uphill, you see rock formations, including Cerro de los Siete Colores (the “Hill of Seven Colors”). Brave the hairpin turns amidst tall cacti and watch for llamas, ostriches, and other native animals along the way. From the viewpoint at the highest spot of the road, you'll see a panoramic vista of the vast salt mines below. To visit Cuesta Del Lipan and get the most from your holiday in Province of Jujuy, create itinerary details personal to you using our Province of Jujuy travel itinerary maker.
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  • Very difficult to describe! In fact, you have to experience the drive to see and understand what I mean. A zigzaging Man-made road in a breathtaking landscape! I visit it each time I can. La Cuesta de...  more »
  • Like many of the road trips in this part of the world, this road is spectacular. never ending hairpin bends wind their way up to and well over 4000 metres. if you keep going you will end up in Chile, ...  more »
  • The road is spectacular with various geological landscapes and plenty of surprises along the multiple curves. It culminates at 4170m but remains a very easy drive all the way. Of course it is a bit le...  more »