Getaway to Salta and Iguazu Falls

10 days y 9 nights

In this comprehensive tour you will be able to know the north of Argentina from its traditions. You will know the ancestral customs of the original inhabitants in the North and you will be able to enjoy the wonderful Iguazú waterfalls surrounded by nature at its best.

Day 1: Iguazu

On arrival you will be driven to the chosen hotel.

Day 2: Visit to the waterfalls on the Argentine side

We will visit the three main circuits of the Iguazu Falls on the Argentine side:

  • The Lower Circuit, with its main falls: San Martín and Bozzetti.
  • The Superior Circuit with a panoramic view of the falls.
  • The Devil's Throat, the most impressive of the falls and can only be visited on the Argentine side.

Day 3: Visit to the waterfalls on the Brazilian side- Bird Park

We will explore the Falls on the Brazilian side. Walking along its walkways we will have wonderful panoramic views of all the fall that are part of the Iguazu Brazilian forest.

As a last activity we will visit the Bird Park,a refuge for many endangered species.

Day 4: Iguazu – Salta – City Tour

Fly to Salta. On arrival we will do a City Tour, walking through the old town visiting the Basilica Cathedral, the San Francisco Basilica, the San Bernardo Convent and the Güemes Monument, among others. We will slowly get into the history and culture of this city.

Day 5: Route 40 Safari to Cafayate

Leaving Salta we will tour the Lerma Valley, getting to know the towns of Cerrillos, La Merced, El Carril and Chicoana. Ascending the Cuesta del Obispo, in an uphill road, we will arrive at Los Cardones National Park. After a break, we will visit the town of Cachi to see its museum and its church. We will continue on the famous Route 40 appreciating incredible rock formations until we finally reach Cafayate.

Day 6: Wine Tasting at a local winery

Today we will visit typical wineries in Cafayate and enjoy a wine tasting in one of them.

Day 7: Cafayate - Salta

Today we recommend visiting the Wine and Vine Museum and enjoy Cafayate at your own pace. In the afternoon we will return to Salta bordering the Las Conchas River.

Day 8: Safari to the clouds up to Purmamarca

Today we will follow the tracks of the famous Tren a las Nubes and admire this magnificent work of engineering. We will cross the Puna along Route 40 seeing llamas and vicuñas, before reaching Salinas Grandes salt flats.
We will go downhill on Cuesta de Lipán and descend of 2,000 meters in 35 km showing us the transition from the desert of the puna to the fertility of the most humid valleys. Finally we will arrive at the picturesque town of Purmamarca located at the foot of the Hill of 7 Colors.

Day 9: Purmamarca – Tilcara – Humahuaca - Salta

Today we will tour the Quebrada de Humahuaca and its most important towns: Maimara, Tilcara with its Pucara and Humahuaca. In the afternoon we return to Salta.

Day 10: Salta – End of the tour

Say goodbye and transfer to the airport.

Price includes

  • 3 nights in Iguazú
  • Visit waterfalls on the Argentine side
  • Visit waterfalls on the Brazilian side- Bird Park
  • 3 nightsin Salta
  • City Tour
  • Route 40Safari Tour
  • 2 nights in Cafayate
  • 1 visit to wineries with wine tasting
  • Safari to the Clouds Tour
  • 1 night in Purmamarca
  • Quebrada de Humahuaca Tour
  • All breakfasts.
  • In-destination transfers
  • National Park entrance fees

Not Included

  • Domestic airline tickets Buenos Aires – Iguazú - Salta - Buenos Aires.
  • Hotel tax in Iguazu
  • Extra charges and optional activities or meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Gratuities

Notes

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Activities

Hotels

Destinations

Iguazú
 

The Iguazu Waterfalls are located in the Iguazu National Park which is shared by Argentina and Brazil. This area is surrounded by subtropical forest with many cascades and rivers and an amazing variety of flora and fauna. In the Iguazu Falls there are 275 cascades of up to 70 meters high, which are formed by the water flowing from the Iguazu river. The most amazing waterfall is the Devil’s Throat which produces a deafening sound.

Iguazú
 

The Iguazu Waterfalls are located in the Iguazu National Park which is shared by Argentina and Brazil. This area is surrounded by subtropical forest with many cascades and rivers and an amazing variety of flora and fauna. In the Iguazu Falls there are 275 cascades of up to 70 meters high, which are formed by the water flowing from the Iguazu river. The most amazing waterfall is the Devil’s Throat which produces a deafening sound.

Salta
 

Saltais a well preserved colonial city and is also the starting point destination to visit the different landscapes in this zone. A good option is to take the famous Train to the Clouds, a masterpiece of engineering. Travelling to the north, La Puna and Salinas Grandes (Salt Fields) are an impacting destination which shows a completely different way of life.

Salta
 

Saltais a well preserved colonial city and is also the starting point destination to visit the different landscapes in this zone. A good option is to take the famous Train to the Clouds, a masterpiece of engineering. Travelling to the north, La Puna and Salinas Grandes (Salt Fields) are an impacting destination which shows a completely different way of life.

Cafayate
 

Cafayateis a city in the province of Salta. It is a must-see location for those who would like to tour and visit the unforgettable landscape in the north of Argentina. The city is surrounded by the Valles Calchaquies. The beauty of its landscapes, the very good climate, its excellent wines and the friendliness of its people make this city an unmissable destination for tourists from all over the world.

Cafayate
 

Cafayateis a city in the province of Salta. It is a must-see location for those who would like to tour and visit the unforgettable landscape in the north of Argentina. The city is surrounded by the Valles Calchaquies. The beauty of its landscapes, the very good climate, its excellent wines and the friendliness of its people make this city an unmissable destination for tourists from all over the world.

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