Valle de Los Altares, Trelew

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#4 of 13 in Nature in Province of Chubut
Explore the huge picturesque red-yellow cliffsides and canyons at Valle de Los Altares. Giant rock formations make up the valley's topography, set within an arid region of Patagonia almost completely bare of vegetation. Look for numerous sites where Welsh colonizers once dwelled in the area. Consider taking an informative guided tour of the valley; you'll gain a better understanding of the land and its history, including the rock markings made here millennia ago by indigenous peoples. Pack plenty of water for your trip. With our custom trip planner, Trelew attractions like Valle de Los Altares can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The journey through this valley of the Chubut River offers beautiful natural views cent per cent, which will not fail to surprise.
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  • Unforgettable view and unforgettable landscapes for any human. Incredible colors coso never seen.
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  • The altars is a lonely place whose landscape is worth seeing. These plateaus. Indian arrows. Caves with ancient paintings. The river chubut, whose coast is green and trees cuts the desert dryness
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An established tourist base for regional exploration, Trelew offers a good variety of accommodations, both in its main urban zone and surrounding rural areas. The main cluster of options is located just west of Laguna Chiquichano, where you can find hotels, rental apartments, and budget-friendly hostels. Take the road down to the coast to find a few remote and pretty guesthouses and campgrounds by the ocean.
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