Quebrada De Las Conchas Hiking from Cafayate
Visit the Quebrada de las Conchas reservation, an area of great natural beauty with very striking rock formations of reddish colors. Our tour Quebrada de las Conchas Hiking from Cafayate, combines sections traveled by vehicle, with trekking, making it a walk suitable for all kinds of people.
The tour starts with the passengers pick up from their hotels in the centre of Cafayate, to travel about 47 Km, along the Route No. 68 to get to know, in an incomparable experience, the Quebrada de las Conchas natural reservation. On the way to the reservation, we will be able to see multiple landscapes and landforms with variety of colors, among them, the Garganta del Diablo and the Amphitheatre stand out.
We will get into direct contact with nature and it's hard work, while we continue our way to discover magnificent details of its geological formations. Among the most interesting points to visit are: La Punilla, an area eroded by natural agents, which resulted in strange formations. Los Castillos towering reddish rocks of the Mesozoic / Cenozoic era that, as a result of erosion, acquired its form, reminiscent of a castle. Finally, La Yesera, an important fossil fish site.
Our tour has the characteristic of combining a car ride with small hiking through the highlights of the Quebrada de Las Conchas. Places that only our local guides know perfectly.
The tour ends with the return of each of the passengers to their hotels.