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Cafayate is a town of about 12,000 inhabitants in the northwestern Argentinian province of Salta (Province). The town is located at an elevation of almost 1,700 metres above sea level and is one of the most important wine regions in the country. From Salta the route runs through the spectacular Quebrada de Cafayate.

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Cafayate Backpackers Hostel

Cafayate Backpackers Hostel

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Hostel Ruta 40

Hostel Ruta 40

Good localised hotel. Difficulties to sleep when it's warm even if a (noisy) air conditionning is available. ... more


Cafayate Discussions

  • from B.A to Bolivia
    Assuming you want to cross at the Villazon-La Quiaca crossing, there's quite a number of things you could do. You picked the cheapest region in Argentina, that's good Cities that I liked include Jujuy, Tucuman, Santiago del Estero and Salta; I also had a good time in the Quebrada, esp. Cafayate ...

  • Mendoza to Salta - by bus.
    be a sleepy place. When there you must visit Purmamaca,Cafayate and Humahuaca.I did 2 tours to visit ...

  • Northern Chile vs Northern Argentina?
    Personally I would prefer nothern Argentina. The chilean side is dessert (Atacama) and the argentinian side is more green, but also has lovely rock structure, like those near Cafayate. Also the argentinian side is clearly cheaper - about a factor of two or so. However, if you have never been ...

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Cafayate Blog Entries

  • Cafayate
    Hola amigos Vi har vært i en veldig søt liten by, Cafayate, i nord Argentina. Byen er mest ...
    Posted in Sør-Amerika på 75 daga by Bensogcams

  • Cafayate
    10km outside of Cafayate and by this stage the vineyards for which Cafayate is well known for had come into view. Cafayate is not as well known as Mendoza and it's much smaller size, its farming ...
    Posted in 2011 Travels by RTtravels

  • Cafayate
    We had two nights camping in cafayate with the sole purpose being to hire bikes and create our own cycle tour of the vineyards, doing lots of wine tasting and cheese eating. After a very late night ...
    Posted in South America! by selson

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Hostel Ruta 40
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