It is the land of the sun and wild nature. Catamarca is located in the Norte Grande Argentino. This territory was inhabited by the native population of the region for several millennia until the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors in the middle of the 17th century.
The capital of this province is the city of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, a tourist and commercial centre. Here, you can visit the impressive Cathedral Basilica de Nuestra Señora del Valle, an important religious centre in the region with a museum. Tours of the city are also available, among other activities.
One of the unmissable stops on the route is the Puna Catamarqueña, a region with unique landscapes of incredible beauty. This place includes hills and volcanoes over 6000 metres above sea level, huge deserts and salt flats, lagoons populated by flamingos, peculiar rock formations, pumice stone fields, dunes and ravines, meadows and pastures.
To get around Catamarca, from Argentina Pura we can offer you private and safe transportation, so you can enjoy every moment of your trip. We also recommend you to try the delicious local gastronomy, which includes dishes such as cazuela, locro and chivito.
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It is a city in the west of Catamarca. It is located 271 km away from San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca and at an altitude of 1500 metres above sea level.
Its name comes from the Cacán language and means “meeting or gathering of the people”.
The climate of Tinogasta is arid, very dry with large thermal amplitudes between day and night.
Some of the most important attractions of this place are: Ruta del Adobe, Quebrada de las Angosturas, Tulio Robaudi Museum, 25 de Mayo Square, San Juan Bautista Parish, Paseo Héroes de Malvinas, Perro Guardián Winery.
And for those who love adventure tourism, you can practice sandboarding.
This tourist destination is located in the Andes Mountain Range, in the area known as Puna. It is 550 kilometres away from San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca.
It is called “the anteroom of heaven”, since it is at an altitude of 3323 metres above sea level. It is a very colourful place surrounded by mountains over 6000 metres above sea level. It also has nearby salt flats, pumice fields and lagoons in the highlands of Catamarca. Its landscapes are breathtaking, as if they were from another planet.
It is recommended to travel in the months of September, October and March, because the rest of the year it is very cold.
It is a locality of the Tinogasta Department. It is located at the west of the Province of Catamarca, 322 kilometres away from San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca. It is accessed through the Ruta Nacional 60 National Route, the same one that leads to the Paso de San Francisco Pass, which is the border with Chile.
This tourist destination became very well known since 2009, when it hosted the Dakar Rally.
It is not an easy way to get to Fiambalá, it is recommended to travel by car.
Some of the most important attractions of this place are: the Dunes of Tatón Fiambalá, the Hot Springs of Fiambalá, Bodega Abaucán, Ruta de los Seismiles, Bolsón de Fiambalá, Museo del Hombre, Monte Pissis and Paso de San Francisco.
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