Argentina, South America
Location
5 Days
Duration

Northwest or Argentina with Salinas and Puna

Welcome to Argentina, South America!

ROUTE: Salta, Purmamarca, Salta

DURATION: 5 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit to historical sites/monuments
  • Stop at San Antonio de los Cobres, Salinas Grandes (The Great Salt Flat)
  • Visit to town of Tilcara with visit to the Pucará (ancient ruins), the Archaeological Museum, and Huacalera
  • Visit Uquía, Humahuaca, San Salvador de Jujuy and Salta
  • See Quebrada de las Conchas (the Shell´s Gorge), where wind and water erosion carved curious shapes on the rocks
  • Cafayate visit to one of its wineries
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Salta: Amerian Salta
  • Purmamarca: Refugio de Coquena Boutique
DELUXE:
  • Salta: Design Suites
  • Purmamarca: Manantial del Silencio Boutique
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

Included:

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

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Terms & Conditions

1

Day 1 Arrive Salta

Upon arrival at airport in Argentina, you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.

Activities:

  • In the afternoon, city tour visiting the Cabildo, the Cathedral, San Francisco church, San Bernardo monastery and San Bernardo hill.
  • Return to the hotel.

Overnight: Salta

2

Day 2 Salta - San Antonio De Los Cobres - Purmamarca

Activities:

  • After Breakfast, the trip begins in Salta towards the Tastil Ruins arriving to San Antonio de los Cobres, after a two hours stop for lunch(not included) and a short visit the town.
  • We continue our trip along Route 40 crossing one of the most desertic areas of our country. Soon, and already in the province of Jujuy, we arrive to Salinas Grandes (The Great Salt Flat), where the immensity of the area, the white shiny salt invites you to relax and take good shots.
  • We continue down the Lipán Cliff arriving to Purmamarca, one of the typical town of Humahuaca Gorge with its Seven Colors Hill and the enchant of the small houses.

Overnight: Purmamarca – (B)

3

Day 3 Purmamarca - Quebrada De Humahuaca - Salta

Activities:

  • After Breakfast; we will start towards the town of Tilcara where we visit the Pucará (ancient ruins), the Archaeological Museum, and Huacalera, then we cross the Capricorn Tropic, from where the colors of La Pollera del Coya Hill can be seen and really good pictures taken because of the daylight.
  • We visit Uquía and its church, where the paintings of the Arcabuceros Angels (important vestige in the zone of the Cuzqueña School) are kept.
  • Continue to Humahuaca, this town has an important Church and the Independence Monument (the Indian) of the sculptor Soto Avendaño.
  • We will observe , from the route, La Paleta del Pintor (Paintor”s framing) the town of Maimara.
  • We continue to San Salvador de Jujuy where the Flag Hall and the Cathedral, characterized by its pulpit carved in wood and gold and the statues of Lola Mora are visited.
  • Finish the tour in Salta.

Overnight: Salta – (B)

4

Day 4 Salta - Cafayate - Salta

Activities:

  • After Breakfast; the journey starts from Salta city to the south, along route 68 through the Lerma Valley and its historical towns.
  • We reach Quebrada de las Conchas (the Shell´s Gorge), where wind and water erosion carved curious shapes on the rocks (The Amphitheater, Devils throat, The Toad, The Castles, among others).
  • When we arrive to Cafayate, we will visit one of its wineries, famous for their production of Torrontes, with special characteristics due to the particularities of the climate and land.
  • After lunch (not included) we return to Salta through the Quebrada de las Conchas (the Shell’ Gorge) and the Lerma Valley.

Overnight: Salta – (B)

5

Day 5 Salta

Departure: Breakfast and check out. At the according time regular transfer to the airport to take our flight to the next destination. – (B)


Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


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Location Name: Argentina, South America
Area (SQ KM): 2,780,400
Population: 43,431,886
Capital: Buenos Aires
Language(s): Spanish (official), English, Italian, German, French
Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, other
Currency: Argentine peso - ARS
Time Zone: UTC -3
Electricity: 220 V
Phone Country Code to Call (Argentina, South America): 54


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