Cachi is 157 kilometres away from the City of Salta and 165 kilometres from Cafayate. To get there you have to take the Provincial Route 68 to Chicoana and then take the Provincial Route 33 that goes around the Escoipe ravine. Afterwards, you will reach a road of many zigzags in Cuesta del Obispo, full of mountains and cliffs. The highest point is at Piedra del Molino at 3348 metres above sea level.
Finally, after a three-hour drive you reach the village on the slopes of the Calchaquí River. Another way to get to Cachi is through National Route 40. Either way, it is difficult to do it without experience in driving on mountain roads. For this reason, we recommend to offer you the service of a private car from Argentina Pura.
Among the main attractions of this beautiful place are the following:
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You can also enjoy trekking with the amount of hills and mountains it has. Besides, there are several options for adventure tourism, quad biking, 4*4 tours, mountain biking.
As far as gastronomy is concerned, there is a wide variety of regional food with colonial landscapes in the background, both in hotels and in restaurants, canteens and dining rooms. You can taste typical food of the town such as humitas, tamales, locro and empanadas. For dessert, the famous mazamorra, the torta de turrón salteño, the dulce de cuaresmilla or cayote.
In conclusion, it is a beautiful tourist destination that offers peace and tranquillity for mountain lovers and its dreamlike landscapes.
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