Cerro San Isidoro, located five kilometers (3 mi) west of town, contains ancient cave paintings from the regionâ€™s indigenous people. From the top of this 2,700-meter (8,858-ft) hill, there are wonderful views of the Aconquija mountain range toward the south.
Five kilometers (3 mi) north of Cafayate.
Other Activity Types:
From the plaza, walk north on Mitre to the river; turn left for four blocks to Banda de Arriba. Turn right, cross the river and go 600 meters (0.5 mi) to the dirt road. Turn left and follow this to its end (5 km / 3 mi) and where the trail up the hill begins.
The ascent takes approximately 2.5 hours.
Price Description: Free.
Relative price: Free
Open Hours from:Dawn
Open Hours to:Dusk
Travel Skills: None
You Need to Bring:
Bring along wÃ¡ter and food, plus protection against the sun and chill.
Visit the wineries (bodegas). Check out the wine and archaeological museums. Visit the small villages and artisan workshops along Rutas Nacional 68 and 40. Go hiking in Quebrada de las Conchas and Quebrada de las Flechas.