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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Returned this time to Salta to enjoy the Train to the Clouds. Last time I was there it was not available. It is a really beautiful ride, just make sure you can take in the altitude since it goes up to 4200 meters. Anyway don´t...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank KarinEmma
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Great trip. Goes up to 4,200 m. Unfortunately nowadays it departs/ends at San Antonio de los Cbres (from Saöta you are transferred by bus); train section could be longer (as in former times)!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank hari751
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The train used to run from Salta, but now there is a 170km coach ride by road to San Antonio de las Cobres, where the train actually starts. The road runs alongside the railway track and is very picturesque. The road coaches leave Salta at...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank djpend
Reviewed 13 June 2017

There were 10 of us in the tour bus,and Juan was our guide and Dante the driver. Juan worked hard to make the experience come alive for us. We had many interesting stops along the way. The only one I did not appreciate was the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank suehallam
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This experience is unforgetable. The service is excellent and very well organized. There is a bar and you can buy souveniers on board. The views are breathtaking. Local people sell their goods at very good prices. The place is very windy. The flag ceremony is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Nelba Q
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The train is best for rail enthusiasts. Otherwise, it's too much bus time. For me, I loved the long bus ride as much as the train. Geology on display, rather like Utah+Colorado+Arizona. Yes, the trip is expensive, but the guide and experience was worth it...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank GeoWalther
Reviewed 14 April 2017

but it was notb worthwhile to visit. The way until the ruines of Santa Rosa was very good and interesting, but the way from there via San Antonio de los cobres was boring. And at the end - just the Bridge

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank CantaRanas
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

You can see a lot in one day. Really effective, still comfortable and great staff. Save ride. Wonderful landscapes, great food.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank danci3
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

It's is a fascinating trip but very long left at 6.30am got back to Salta at 10.30pm ,stopped at various places along the way went 14000 ft above sea level ,the bus was comfortable and the guide Juan was excellent the driver Maritizo was very...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank noelleg290
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Long trip, great people, excellent guide, lousy food. Really took almost 12 hours and 2-3 hours were on unpaved roads.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank NH A
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