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Parque Provincial Ischigualasto

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Ischigualasto Provincial Park, also called Valle de la Luna ("Valley of the Moon" or "Moon Valley"), due to its otherworldly appearance, is a provincial protected area in the north-east of San Juan Province, north-western Argentina, limiting to the...more
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San Agustin del Valle Fertil 5400, Argentina
+54 264 457-0875
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

We had rented a car for two weeks so found ourselves there on our own. We stayed in San Juan the night before, visited this park and then stayed in San Agustin so we could visit Tampalaya the next day. We paid 300 ARS each...More

Thank Suzanne Y
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park and everything is organised well. The landscapes are breath taking and you get well informed of what you see. The only sad part is that the guide doesn’t speak a word of English. I had to translate everything for my partner, but things...More

Thank Renske C
Reviewed February 15, 2017

spectacular landscape. many geoforms and good guide explanations. avoid doing it in the summer at midday as it can be very hot

1  Thank mgmirena
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

We went to the park with a bus tour (450 pesos) and the entrance was 250 pesos (100 for national students). The guy owning the bus company also owns Ischigualasto Hostel. He only speaks Spanish though. He will drive you around in the park for...More

Thank François V
Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

A surrealistic experience. Walking on the moon with normal gravity and no spacesuite. Tremendeously hot weather but absolutlely a once in a lifetime experience I would say. I think there is no other space in the world with this view.

Thank tasebase
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Our group was initially disappointed that we would not be exploring the park entirely on foot, but it is so large that in order to appreciate the landscapes and see as much of it as possible, tour by bus is necessary. I thought we had...More

Thank Allie K
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We loved this park absolutely spectacular we spent the day and suggest you do not combine it with Talampaya on the same day but spend a day in each park.

Thank Lucianissima
Reviewed September 28, 2016

To visit in my home country, Argentina, geological structures of this beauty and magniture makes all of us to be thankful for Mother Earth's gift.

Thank Maria Inés Joaq... P
Reviewed July 22, 2016

Bear in mind that there's no direct bus from major city of Argentina to the park unless you take a transit from San Juan to San Agustin de Valle Fertil. There are only a limit of buses in a day so it's best to check...More

2  Thank Seahorse_Rider
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Ischigualasto Provincial Park is located 273 kilometers away from the capital of San Juan. It is better known as Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon) . its beautiful and special place to visit it’s like standing on the moon . I Loved the...More

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February 29, 2016|
Response from Guido K |
Hi moonlyw, I don't have an answer but I am wondering how you did it in the end? I am heading to San Juan with the same questions. Thanks
January 31, 2016|
Response from D P | Reviewed this property |
You book and pay for it at the information centre at Ischigualasto when you arrive there. Would strongly advise that you get to the information centre by 8-8.30am in order to get out on the first trip as it can get busy... More