Excursion to Chilecito, from La Rioja

Starting from La Rioja capital towards Patquía, "crossroads", a town where 5 routes converge, we head towards Los Colorados, low mountains that emerge from the arid soil, showing its intense reds, where at the foot of them is the Cueva del Caudillo Riojano Chacho Peñaloza, where he used to bet with his troops and evade or wait for the enemy. Continuing the route to the north, passing through Catinzaco and Nonogasta, we arrived in Chilecito, where we made tours in the imposing mountain range of Famatina, visiting Santa Florentina, Cuesta las Talas, Station 2 of Cable Lane and the Río del Oro, we visited the Station 1 of the Cable Rail to the La Mejicana Mine and its museum with a magnificent sample of what was this titanic exploitation of Gold,

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Cuesta de Miranda
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Chilecito, Chilecito, Province of La Rioja, Cuyo

    Chilecito in La Rioja

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Cuesta de Miranda, Ruta Nacional N 40, La Rioja 5360 Argentina

    Cuesta de Miranda

    Duration: 3 hours

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    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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Activity ID: V-34949P353

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