Chilecito And Cuesta De Miranda In La Rioja

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Highlights of Visit To Chilecito And Cuesta De Miranda

Through tour we will learn more about the importance of La Rioja in Argentine history, in addition to admiring its beautiful landscapes.

We will visit the region of Los Colorados and visit the "Cueva del Chacho" , where the Riojan leader Chacho Peñaloza used to hide.

We will know the city of Chilecito along with its impressive slopes, visiting the cable rail stations and the mines where at the beginning of the 20th century the greatest activity in the area was concentrated: gold mining, silver and copper.

We will have time to climb the Cuesta de Miranda and marvel at the explosion of colors and the vastness of its landscapes. A journey you will remember forever!
ENDS
Selected Hotels in La Rioja
7:30 p.m.
DURATION
11 Hours
FREQUENCY
Everyday
INCLUDED
Driver-guide in Spanish (please select the language at the time of booking)
NOT INCLUDED
Lunch, food and / or drinks not mentioned in the itinerary, other extras not mentioned in the itinerary, optional tips.
DIFFICULTY
Low
DESTINATIONS
La Rioja (AR)

Details of Day Tours

At 8 AM we depart from La Rioja to Patquía, a town where 5 routes intersect. We headed towards Los Colorados, with its intense reds and low mountains that emerge from the arid soil. Here we will find the cave of the Riojano leader Chacho Peñaloza, where he used to bet with his troops and evade or wait for the enemy.

Then we will continue along the route to the north, passing through Catinzaco and Nonogasta, to finally reach Chilecito. Here we will take a tour of the imposing mountain range Famatina, visiting Cuesta Las Talas, Santa Florentina, the Río del Oro, stations 1 and 2 of the cableway, the La Mejicana mine and its magnificent museum, which has a sample of what was this impressive exploitation of gold, silver and copper in the first half of the 20th century.

We will also visit some districts of Chilecito, such as Samay Huasi, the house and museum of Dr. Joaquín Víctor González (today belonging to the University of La Plata), also visiting the Cristo del Portezuelo and the winery "La Riojana" where we can enter the tasting room.

In the afternoon and to end our day, we will ascend to the Cuesta de Miranda to the Mirador del Monolito where the green, red and blue are combined in the panoramic views, and after contemplating this wonderful scene we will return to the city of La Rioja.

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Rates of Visit To Chilecito And Cuesta De Miranda in La Rioja

Valid rates for 2020 per person

Chilecito Y Cuesta De Miranda (Spanish)
Includes Driver-Guide in Spanish
Offered in: ESP
Starts: 08:00 Hs
Duration: 11 HS
Operates: Everyday

From: USD 143

Chilecito and Cuesta De Miranda (English)
Driver-guide in English
Offered in: ENG
Starts: 08:00 Hs
Duration: 11 HS
Operates: Everyday

From: USD 232

Chilecito and Cuesta De Miranda (German, French or Italian)
Includes guide in German, French or Italian (please select the language at the time of booking)
Offered in: GER,FRA,ITA
Starts: 08:00 Hs
Duration: 11 HS
Operates: Everyday

From: USD 239

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Great experience in La Rioja
24/06/2019
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If you are visiting La Rioja, consider the tour . We had a really great time!

Reviewed by Hellen
Incredible day in La Rioja
05/07/2019
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if you are traveling to La Rioja you shouldn´t miss the tour . It is a unique experience!

Reviewed by Mike

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