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The Hill of Seven Colors

Purmamarca, Argentina
+54 9 388 503-6405
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Purmamarca, Argentina
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 14 June 2017

A highlight.on the road north of Salta. Colours and views are fantastic. Do not be fooled by the usual damp atmosphere in Salta. Once you break through the low cloud it is usually very hot and sunny. Sunscreen a must.

Thank djpend
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A must see. Purmamarca is surrounded with these mountains. It is possible to trek into the mountains for a better view.

Thank tash440
Reviewed 6 May 2017

What can be added to the previous comments? Not much? Let’s see! Challenging!!! Known in Spanish as Cerro de los Siete Colores, indeed it has 7 colours!!!! It borders the tiny and lovely Purmamarca, in the northwest of Argentina. Did you know? This hill sprung...More

Thank Betilu
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A beautiful hill with amazing colors and also a great place to stop, contemplate nature and reflect. I strongly recommend visiting in different times of the day, because the sun's position affects a lot how you see the colored stripes. Ideally, hike a bit around...More

Thank Federico C
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A must to visit ! The colors are amazing and it is just a short walk behind the town of Purmamarca. Mornign or evening the best.

1  Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The drive by approach works but even better is to spend several hours so you can hike up a couple of small viewing hills and catch the mountains as they change colors because of where and how the sun hits.

Thank rnarisetti
Reviewed 8 April 2017

As stated by others, amazing colours of the different minerals in the rock strata make this a must see. A good view over the town and mountainside can be had from across the river and up a steep path, (a little care should be exercised...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 21 March 2017

If you choose to do a day-trip north of Salta, this is probably the highlight. Please read all the other reviews and be assured that you will be blown away by the colors. Take the walk behind town. Hopefully, you will not be rushed through...More

Thank BenOregon
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Over the past forty or so years I have been privileged to view many different beautiful and unusual sites around this wonderful spaceship we call Earth. The Hills of Seven Colors ( locals say Seven Skirts in reference to colors of shirts of local women)...More

Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 12 January 2017

you just walk through all coors mountains and it could last for more time.the sun was going down and the fading of colors was just to watch.

Thank petra54
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Natasha N
13 March 2017|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
No need for a guide just do it on your own
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costinel
28 February 2016|
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Response from lorna p | Reviewed this property |
We just returned from visiting Argentina and this was a stop on a road trip visiting northwest Argentina , the town of Purmamarca. The whole region is awesome with the most fabulous geological rock features. It is worth a... More
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Aydin B
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Response from Jan G | Reviewed this property |
It's the most accessible coloured mountain in the Quebrada de Humahuaca because it's located next to the centre of Purmamarca (a very small community) . You can climb on a small hill to get a better view . The people over... More
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