Ancestral Argentina: Salta and Jujuy

7 days y 6 nights

The perfect getaway to discover a much deeper and unrevealed Argentina. Pre-Hispanic towns and traditions, landscapes of stunning beauty and the opportunity to enjoy exquisite regional cuisine. Salta, Cafayate, Quebrada de las Conchas, Purmamarca, Tilcara and Quebrada de Humahuaca.

Day 1: Salta, City Tour

On arrival, during the City Tour we will walk 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 2: Calchaquí Valleys tour. Salta - 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 3: Visit to a winery with tasting

Today we will visit typical wineries in the area and enjoy a wine tasting in one of them

Day 4: Calchaquí Valleys tour. Cafayate - Salta

In the afternoon we will return to Salta bordering the Las Conchas river, where we will enter the "Quebrada de Cafayate", surprising us with its unique and colorful landscapes.

Day 5: Salinas Grandes through San Antonio de los Cobres tour. Salta - Purmamarca

Today we will follow the tracks of the famous Tren a las Nubes (Clouds Train) and admire this magnificent work of engineering. We will cross the Puna along Route 40 seeing llamas and vicuñas, before reaching Salinas Grandes (Great Saltworks).
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 6: Quebrada de Humahuaca Tour

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 7: Salta - End of the tour

Say goodbye and transfer to the airport.

Price includes

  • 3 nights in Salta
  • City Tour in Salta.
  • Calchaquí Valleys tour.
  • 2 nights in Cafayate.
  • Visit to a winery in Cafayate with wine tasting
  • Return Calchaquí Valleys tour.
  • Salinas Grandes through San Antonio de los Cobres 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 – Salta - Buenos Aires.
  • Extra charges and optional activities or meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Gratuities

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Destinations

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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