"Amazing Natural Bridge" Puente del Inca by Bwana_Brown
Puente del Inca Travel Guide: 16 reviews and 43 photos
Located in the deep valley of the original Uspallata route over the Andes mountains between Argentina and Chile, the natural rock arch and hot springs at Puente del Inca (Inca Bridge) are an amazing sight! We were on the third and final leg of our 2-week trip to Argentina when we were treated to this wonder as part of a day-trip tour from Mendoza to the top of the Andes at the Chilean border.
This day-trip was one of the highlights of our entire Argentinian adventure, and Puente del Inca, at an elevation of 2880-m (9440-ft), was only one of the marvels that we were priviliged to experience.
This photo shows the natural rock bridge over the muddy and fast-flowing Cuevas River, overshadowing a now-abandoned spa that is surrounded by the yellow sulphurish deposits that leach out of the mineral springs located here. Some people walking on the bridge will give you an idea of the size of this natural wonder!
- Pros:A truly different natural wonder
- In a nutshell:One of the most amazing things I have ever seen!
It was very interesting to actually see what the old thermal bathing rooms themselves looked like. These were arranged... more travel advice
This photo gives you an idea of the corridor used by the highway and railroad (now abandoned) snaking their way up over... more travel advice
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