Quebrada de las Conchas
The Quebrada de las Conchas is located a few kilometers form Cafayate, on the main road leading to Salta. Over 50 km, the traveller can dicover one of the most spectacular landscape of Argentina.
The province of Salta, with its crescent shape, beneficiates from quite a vast territory with a large diversity of climates, as well as fauna and flora. Salta has a very rich ecosystem.
Cono de Arita & Tolar Grande
The village of Tolar Grande is located in the province of Salta, 393 km West from the town of Salta. Perched at 3.525 m in the middle of red hills, it is on the edge of the Tolar Grande Salar, the Arizaro Salar and its fabulous turquoise lagunas Ojos del Mar.
With an area of 102.602 km2, the province of Catamarca constitute the south part of the North West. The region is devided in two parts, agricultural fields West and andean plateaus, also called Puna, East.
El Peñon & Antofagasta
Located 3.400 m above sea level southeast from Antofagasta de la Sierra, this charming hamlet of 180 inhabitants is a perfect stopping place to explore the Puna surrounding and the province of Catamarca.
Desierto del Laberinto
The Desierto del Laberinto is a geological wonder. Leaving Tolar Grande to get to San Antonio de Los Cobres, the trail crosses the Cordon Sagrado del Macom, and goes along the Salar del Diablo in the Desierto del Laberinto also called Desierto del Diablo.
The Laguna Grande
The Laguna Grande is located in the province of Catamarca. It is accesible from el Peñon and forms part of the Ramsar sites, that means it is on the list of wetlands of International Importance provided by the UNESCO.
Ojos del Mar
Ojos del Mar (« Eyes of the see ») is a set of water wells lined with salt. The montains arround reflect themselves in the beautiful turquoise water. They are located only 4 km from the village of Tolar Grande, in the middle of the small Salar de Tolar Grande, 7 km long.
Argentina Excepción's secret: North West Argentina
Among all the regions of Argentina, the North West is undoubtedly one of the richest. And among the natural gems of the area, the Calchaquíes valley and the legendary Ruta 40 between Cachi and Cafayate occupy a special place.
GOPRO : the Quebrada de las Conchas from above
Among all the regions of Argentina, the North West is undoubtedly one of the richest. And among the natural gems of the area, the Quebrada de las Conchas is on top of the list.
Quebrada de las Flechas and ruta 40 between Cachi and Cafayate
The Quebrada de la Flechas was born almost 20 million years ago along the Rio Calchaquí. Between two mountain chains, rocks whose colors vary according to the light of day rise up to 20 m high, in the middle of the Calchaquíes valley.
Estancia in Argentine : share the life of the gauchos in an estancia in Salta
Come experience the gauchos' way of life in a mythical estancia. Program includes : rides in the Argentine Northwest, tasting traditional asados and authentique experience guaranteed!
Acsibi, Valle Calchaquies
The province of Salta, enjoys a great variety of landscapes, from the Puna and the Cordillera de los Andes East, humid and subtropical areas West, to lovely valleys inthe center, between multicolored canyons and quebradas altitude vineyards.
Cachi and Los Cardones Park
Discover Los Cardones Park which spreads over 65,000 hectares and includes the majority of the andean ecosystems. Puma, armadillo, Andean deer, the park fosters a very rich and varied wildlife.