Samaipata/Santa Cruz Road, Santa Cruz

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Enjoy the remarkable scenery as you drive along Samaipata/Santa Cruz Road. The old road connecting the ruins at Samaipata with the city of Santa Cruz spans 120 km (75 mi), offering memorable views and some points of interest to add to your trip. Make stops along the way, including a colossal red rock jutting out from the landscape and a serene crater lake near the rim of a volcano. Drive carefully--the poorly maintained road can be dicey, especially after heavy rainfalls. Use our Santa Cruz trip itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Samaipata/Santa Cruz Road and other attractions in Santa Cruz.
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  • During the week the place is calm and still. On weekends is filled with life. You can't lose a weekend around here.
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  • Beautiful town that retains the adobe in their homes and simplicity in its people. I am in love with this piece of heaven on Earth. Come to know, there is everything!
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  • Samaipata has lots of attractions and many activities to do, just need to get in touch with a good guide and that's it. It is a must visit area, you'll not regret; visit Samaipata and discover what th...  more »