Plateau in around 3,500 m asl with square kilometers full of cactus. Very unique, great place to visit!
About Parque Nacional Los Cardones
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What a treat to come across this absolutely gorgeous park, a landscape of massive cacti nestled within a stunning backdrop of rock formations. We came upon it late in the day with dramatic light and were transfixed.
A well worthwhile drive along Ruta 33 with amazing scenery of colourful rock strata on the mountainside, huge cactus and guanacos. Stopping on the roadside allowed us to view some curious guanaco up close. Ruta 33 from Cachi is a not to be missed road...More
We hired a driver from Salta who took us on a 3 day tour . The Parc Los Cardones is a gem. We were overwhelmed by the beauty of the nature. You must do it ! The colours were unbelievable!
We travelled with Peregrino tours - organised by our hotel. Pickup was around 7.30 and we got back to the hotel around 6. Travelled from Salta to Cachi - over The Andes and through the Nacional Parque. It was all absolutely stunning. This was the...More
It is a very varied scenery, and you will be surprized by the ever changing shapes and colours displayed. There is nothing else than the scenery though, so you would do well to bring with you what you need to eat or drink. Toilets are...More
The Parc Nacional Los Cardones is named after the large cactus or cardones which the park was set up to protect. As these cardones grow very slowly, typically 1 to 5 cms each year you know that you are in the presence of some very...More
The trip to Cachi from Salta takes you through The national park full of cacti and llamas. We had a clear day and stopped numerous times for photo ops. The vastness of the land of Salta province is seen so clearly on this drive and...More