Door to the Andes (Cuesta Del Lipan), Province of Jujuy

Categories: Scenic Drives, Outdoor Activities, Tourist Spots
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4.9/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
Drive the undulating Door to the Andes (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 Door to the Andes (Cuesta Del Lipan) and get the most from your holiday in Purmamarca, create itinerary details personal to you using our Purmamarca travel itinerary maker.
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  • Please, don't forget to do this way, besides having breathtaking views it is very safe, the paved road is impeccable. Upload up to 4100 metres. The total roundtrip travel and return, from Purmamarca is 3 hours approximately going quiet. I-m-p-e-r-d-i-b-l-e
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  • You have to visit it, if you got no car there are remises purmamarca that lead and from there to the Salinas... Abrigaaate!
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  • It is a road that leads to the salinas grandes from purmamarca. The road is an attraction and Yes. Incredible views.
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