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Cerro San Isidoro - Other Activity Cafayate - Argentina

Cerro San Isidoro, located five kilometers (3 mi) west of town, contains ancient cave paintings from the region’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.

Cafayate, Argentina

Other Activity Types:
View point

Getting There

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.

Travel Tips:

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 wáter 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.

Currencies accepted
Argentine Peso

Here are other activities in and around Cafayate that may be of interest: Quebrada de los Flechas, Quebrada de las Conchas and Bodegas.

By Chris Hughes
Traveling South America to give Viva readers the most up-to-date information...
23 Jul 2010

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