Vertically above the Tropic of Capricorn, there are places like Cafayate, with its spectacular quebrada dug by the waters, or Purmamarca, with the Cerro de los Siete Colores that seems a work of pop art, which can happen to meet some coaches portenos, residents of the capital, on vacation.
The quasi desert landscape offers endless color palette and textures that change as you move from the initial 1500 meters height to 4,700. The trail can be done in a day by car or on a guided tour that will explain the development of the area millions of years ago.
Scattered on the horizon also joined the Walter Penk, Birth and Aguas Calientes. Volcanoes, in ancient times, were considered sacred places, shrines high.
Just 50 km you can stay in one of the charming villages of Catamarca, which are characterized by the hospitality of its people. Constitute the gateway to discover the treasures hidden in the Seismiles.
One option is Tinogasta; the other Fiambala, famous for its fine wines, for their thermal and because it houses the Museum of Man, with mummies of more than 500 years.