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Explore the beautiful landscapes of Valle de Calingasta with this fantastic trip from San Juan. You will discover one of Argentina’s most unique wilderness areas.

Explore the beautiful landscapes of Valle de Calingasta with this fantastic trip from San Juan. You will discover one of Argentina’s most unique wilderness areas.

Valle de Calingasta Trip

At 7 am, we will pick you up from your hotel in San Juan and head to the first stop at the Cerro Villicum hill where the views will take your breath away.

We will continue the tour by passing through the town of Talacasto and the famous Quebrada de las Burras gorge. Once we pass this stunning geographical feature, we will arrive at the beautiful Calingasta Valley. Located here is the picturesque town of Barreal, where you will have one hour free to have lunch (not included).

Feeling re-energized, we will travel from Barreal to the nearby El Leoncito National Park. This great Andean natural space in the Valley of Calingasta stands out for its amazing landscapes. During the tour through the park, we will explain to you some fascinating facts of the native fauna, whose main animals are the suri cordillerano and a species of llama known as the guanaco.

We will continue the tour by visiting the Astronomical Observatory of El Leoncito. We will learn all about how the celestial bodies are studied at this scientific research center. The astronomers make the most of the area's crystal clear skies that are free of light pollution. After this visit, we will make a last stop at Cerro Alcázar hill where we enjoy the panoramic views at the summit.

Finally, we will return to your hotel in San Juan, where we will arrive at 6 pm.

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Price

Adults Children from 3 to 11 years old Children under 3 years old
Tour in English
US$ 180.90
US$ 90.40
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 180.90
  • Children from 3 to 11 years old

    US$ 90.40
  • 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 pick up and drop off.

Transport by car or minibus, depending on the size of the group.

English speaking group.

Not included

Lunch.

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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