Excursion to Talampaya and Moon Valley or Ischigualasto (Valle de la Luna)

Enjoy the incredible Talampaya National Park and Ischigualasto, called the Valle de la Luna (MoonValley)

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  • What's included :
    • Licensed Guide
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Parque Provincial Ischigualasto
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Talampaya National Park, Talampaya National Park, Province of La Rioja, Cuyo

    The Talampaya National Park is located on the west center of the province of La Rioja, in the vicinity (60 km) of Villa Unión and was created on July 10, 1997, by law 24,846. It has an area of ​​213,800 hectares belonging to the Monte de Sierras and Bolsones ecoregion. In the year 2019, he was chosen as one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Argentina. In 2000, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) declared a World Heritage Site, the area comprising the Talampaya National Park and the Ischigualasto Provincial Park, calling them Ischigualasto Natural Parks / Talampaya The area enabled for tourism is restricted to certain sectors that are organized in various routes detailed below.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Parque Provincial Ischigualasto, San Agustin del Valle Fertil 5400 Argentina

    It is a 63,000-hectare Sanjuanino Provincial Park, more commonly known as the "Valley of the Moon", which together with Talampaya form a single continuous unit, a unique Ischigualasto-Talampaya site where it is appreciated by surfacing the sediments of the Triasic period full. The natural limit between both parks and at the same time interprovincial limit, is the top of the low mountainous formation called Sierra Morada which falls steeply to the west, so seen from the Valley of the moon is called "The red canyons." The tourism-enabled area is organized in a single circuit of 3 hours in a vehicular route with intermediate stops to visit the Dr. Willian Sill Site Museum, and geological formations such as the painted valley, which due to its particular landscape was given the name of the valley of the moon to the sector, the bocce court, which is accessed in a short walk of about 40 minutes, the sphinx, the submarine, the fungus and the red canyons. There are also options to hike to Cerro Morado and Mountainbike.

    Duration: 4 hours

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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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Activity ID: V-34949P354

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