Cascadas del Rio Colorado, Cafayate

#3 of 13 in Nature in Cafayate
Hike along the Colorado River to Cascadas del Rio Colorado, an 8 m (26 ft) waterfall suspended between two boulders. The hike takes some climbing, mostly along the riverbed. Along the way, you can see smaller waterfalls, ponds, and hills. Enjoy the scenic views, have a picnic, or take a dip in the waterfall. Bring suitable footwear and prepare for a challenging trek, as some parts are quite steep and riddled with rocks. Add Cascadas del Rio Colorado to your Cafayate travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Cafayate travel itinerary planner.
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  • This area is closed and the only access road is guarded by local police, who told us the area was closed off due to a political dispute between the land owners and the city. We went to Cueva Suri...  more »
  • If you have never been to the Falls, your best bet is to hire a guide ($300 pesos/person) to ensure you can find the primary falls and get back in one piece. Great and diverse scenery along the way...  more »
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