Cuesta del Obispo, Salta

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#2 of 27 in Parks in Province of Salta
Hold on to the edge of your seat as your car winds its way up a precarious mountain road at Cuesta del Obispo. Not for the faint of heart, the scenic but intimidating road offers little in the way of safety measures and can cause motion sickness. You won't regret the journey, though, when you burst through the clouds and arrive at the cactus-filled plains at the road's end, perched atop a plateau 3,348 m (10984 ft) above sea level. Drive a rented car up the road or take a guided tour, which may be the best way to relax and enjoy the view. A visit to Cuesta del Obispo represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Salta day trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • You have to be pretty experienced driver to do so. No risk if one just knows how to lead. Beautiful landscapes and views
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  • From the Cuesta del Obispo view is is-pec-ta-cu-lar, but is not only that, the way to get to the slope is incredibly beautiful, worth and what I saw I remember forever.
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  • This road that joins Purmamarca with Salinas Grandes is unique. Although it is a path of cornice and sinuous, is a path completely paved and in good condition. It is incredible to be able to ascend to the 4200 meters above sea level
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  • Beautiful Drive up the pass ... Dirt road all the way up to the top, but well maintained and the views are amazing.
  • Gorgeous way! Beautiful every meter! A part of land there are enough cerruchada, you have to go slowly and enjoy the scenery. Always wear a coat and sunscreen and water. Busy always. There are several Inns en route to eat or rest.
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  • Superb vision. Stop by to feed the donkey and buy salami with cheese to serve pcora...vi.
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  • We did the descent by bike with Overland Salta. Excellent! A unique experience!
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  • Magnificent landscapes... hills and broken way to Cachi.
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