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Reserva Provincial La Payunia

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Ruta Provincial 180, Malargue, Argentina
+54 260 423-0345
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Out of this world - Payunia Travel was the best

Amazing nature reserve. You feel like you're on another planet. We went with a tour operator... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Mirte F
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
A Volcano circuit of incredible beauty

This incredible beautiful scenery worth the trip, you’ll see things hard to find in any other place... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
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“volcanic rock” (2 reviews)
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Ruta Provincial 180, Malargue, Argentina
+54 260 423-0345
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Amazing nature reserve. You feel like you're on another planet. We went with a tour operator located in Malargüe called Payunia Travel. The guide spoke Spanish and English, and was very well informed. The driver was also great, and everything was very well taken care...More

Thank Mirte F
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This incredible beautiful scenery worth the trip, you’ll see things hard to find in any other place on the world. Mendoza, Argentina, is a land where the density of volcanos is the highest in earth. The good news is all of them are inactive since...More

Thank Ladope
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This place is otherworldly, as many travellers mentioned, you will see things that you won't see anywhere else in the world, like the "volcanic bombs", only here you can see them in their natural state and location. Be careful with the operator. I agree with...More

1  Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The multifaceted scenery surpassed the mini videos we were shown in a tour office. Adding in the feel of the howling wind and sound of the porous volcanic rock crunching underfoot it was a multisensory experience. The only way to enter the park is with...More

Thank PermanentWknd
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

We visited La Payunia with Marcello at Payunia Travel and his driver Denis on 31st December on a bespoke tour. La Payunia was extraordinary - we drove across the Pampa Negra, Pampa Roja, climbing to the top of Volcan Morador to look into its crater,...More

3  Thank Tuppie80
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We took a 12hr 4wd tour of this stunning national park from Malargue with Choique tours. La Payunia is a otherworldly volcanic park -the drive there takes around 2 hrs. Our guide, Johnny, was fantastic. He drove skillfully and safely throughout. He spoke slowly and...More

1  Thank mitchnmary
Reviewed 25 September 2014

We spent a day on a tour of this amazing area, neither words nor photos do justice to the awe-inspiring vistas - lava fields with snow-capped mountains in the back, red calderas, it can't be described. We also saw wild guanacos, armadillos, choiques and cui,...More

5  Thank Aussie11
Reviewed 28 November 2013

We visited this park during a long (12 hours) excursion, with Aires Libertad, with Hermann as the perfect guide. What a beautiful place, we visited a lot of countries all over the world and saw many beautiful places, we can without a doubt add this...More

2  Thank PnONL
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