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"take photos"
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"hairpin bends"
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"chilli"
in 2 reviews
"salt flats"
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"potrerillos"
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"road"
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"cuesta"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Starting from Purmamarca at 2,423 metres (7,625ft) above sea level all the way to the top in Abra de Potrerillos at 4170 metres (13681,1ft), the ruta national 52 will take you through 17km (11 miles) of amazing steep zigzag and incredible sceneries. This 52 carries...More

Thank GillesFlores
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I cycled this road as part of my journey from Buenos Aires to Lima and it was definitely one of the highlights! Never ending climbs and hairpins with some of the most majestic scenery you can imagine! Highly recommended, tops out at around 4100m, if...More

Thank Greg M
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

This has to be the best drive I've ever taken, the views are undescribable as you wind your way up through a succession of hairpin bends. Loads of places to take photos as you go.

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Very difficult to describe! In fact, you have to experience the drive to see and understand what I mean. A zigzaging Man-made road in a breathtaking landscape! I visit it each time I can. La Cuesta de Lipán would take you to Chile (by Paso...More

Thank Betty P
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Like many of the road trips in this part of the world, this road is spectacular. never ending hairpin bends wind their way up to and well over 4000 metres. if you keep going you will end up in Chile, but you could just go...More

Thank Wherenextdaddy
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

The road is spectacular with various geological landscapes and plenty of surprises along the multiple curves. It culminates at 4170m but remains a very easy drive all the way. Of course it is a bit less spectacular than other passes, some even at higher altitude,...More

Thank JMGeneva
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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

This is probably top 5 scenic road in the World. What a marvelous canyon, colors, Cactus , Cardones, Cerros , Llamas, Alpaca, Vicuña . It is located 4000 above the ocean level.

Thank Alexandre M
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Reviewed 13 June 2013

We used Uma Travel in Salta for our long but very well worth day out. We were picked up at 7.30am in a 4 wheel drive with an excellent driver called Gonzales (Turk) and followed the track used by the Train to the Clouds which...More

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