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Door to the Andes (Cuesta Del Lipan)

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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... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 de Jama) if you decided to go further. However, most tourists take it to go... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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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 to salinas grande salt flats and come back.Its a enjoyable drive. Travelled October 2015

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
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, on gravel roads in the area but if if you want to get a taste... More 

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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.

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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 at the time of our visit was not running. This road lead us along a... More 

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