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Salinas Grandes is a nice “white” spot to visit if you are in town. They offer cheap guided tours. The guide is very helpful as they now where to stop the car to avoid risks and to take the best possible pictures!. Take a look...
Perfect end to a wonderful trip. I strongly recommend the drive and scenic views to this place. Take a personal tour with one of the local guides as it is very cheap and informative (he or she will travel to the main spots with you...More
We came from Purmamarca and went through the cuesta de Lipan which is a great ride by itself but getting to Las Salinas is something else. It is so weird to see all that white ground (please take sunglasses). All grains of salt! You need...More
We drove from Tilcara past Purmamarca and found the drive stunning. Many changing colours and shapes on the mountains. The road was great - paved the entire way and the first peek of the salt flats through the v in the landscape was spectacular. The...More
This place is worth the drive to get here! I could not take enough pictures since everywhere you looked you were amazed at the beauty of Mother Nature! Definitely take the drive and spend some time in this gorgeous beauty!
From Purmamarca you have 1 hour by car to this magnificient place. Really a must to go and an exceptional experience; you pass the Cuesta de Lipan, arrives at 4.170 m and then go down to this lake of salt (3.500 m): fantastic place. Take...More
Last summer we took a detour from the main road and took a rough road en route to Salta. Not only did we come across many llamas, donkeys and other animals, we also landed on huge expense of blinding white land which were the Salinas...More
A desert basin with no outlet often yields a great lake of salt. This large one is set in a surreal landscape. Other than the salt and the salt mining operations, there is not much else of interest here. But the natural wonder is impressive.
About a 1 hour drive from Purmamarca your find this great salt lake.
The drive on RP52 from Purmamarca will take you up and over the Lipan Slope with highest point at 4130 moh - it is a wounderful and breathtaking drive.
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A mini version of the Salar de Uyuni the Salinas Grandes is a 1 hour drive from Pumamarca. On leaving Pumamarca you quickly gain height and the views of the winding roads amidst mountains are breathtaking. A small peek mid way exposes a carpeting of...More