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Discover the colossal sandstone mountains of the amazing Talampaya National Park, declared a World Heritage Site, with this fantastic trip from San Juan.

Discover the colossal sandstone mountains of the amazing Talampaya National Park, declared a World Heritage Site, with this fantastic trip from San Juan.

Talampaya National Park Trip

We'll pick you up from your hotel in San Juan at 7 am, before heading to the north of the province. We'll follow the picturesque National Route 150, which will take us across the beautiful region of La Rioja and to the famous Talampaya National Park.

As soon as we arrive at this protected natural area, we'll get into an off-road truck and take an exciting tour through the National Park. Then we'll head into the Talampaya canyons and prepare your camera to immortalize its spectacular landscapes!

During the truck tour of Talampaya, we'll see the famous sandstone walls. Along with these giants of red stone, different archaeological and paleontological remains have been found throughout the 20th century. We'll tell you all about the origin of these vestiges as we travel through the plains that stretch between the canyons.

Along this route, we'll also contemplate the surreal geological formations of Talampaya, including the Friar, the Wizard King, the Cathedral, the Chess Board, the Needles, the Manger, and the Castle. All these special shapes have been created by thousands of years of wind and rain, creating truly amazing figures.

After a fun three-and-a-half hours at Talampaya, we'll get back in the car or the minibus and start the return journey. Along the way, we'll stop at a nearby restaurant, where you'll have one hour free to eat.

Finally, we'll return to your hotel in San Juan, where we will arrive at 9 pm.

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Price

Adults Children from 3 to 13 years old Children under 3 years old
Tour in Spanish
US$ 207.20
US$ 103.60
Free

Tour in Spanish

  • Adults

    US$ 207.20
  • Children from 3 to 13 years old

    US$ 103.60
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

12 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Hotel pickup and drop off

Transport by car or minibus

English–speaking guide

Not included

Lunch

Entrance ticket to Talampaya National Park: 1,000 ARS (US$ 6) for foreigners and free for children from 6 to 16 years old

Tour of the park: 5,100 ARS (US$ 30.40) per person

Tour of Talampaya Canyon + Shimpa: 6,800 ARS (US$ 40.60) per person

When to book?

You can book up until 7 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us .

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 7 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel 3 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

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