You will begin the tour to Salta taking off from Bs As airport, once you land in Salta airport a tourist guide will be waiting for you with a sign with your last name to transfer you to your Hotel in Salta city. In the afternoon around 4 PM we will pick you up in order to take a City tour. During this sightseeing in Salta we will be able to go around the Historic Downtown through its colonial streets visiting the Cathedral, the San Francisco Church, the Town Hall, the Historic North Museum and the craft market. After that, you will go up to the top of San Bernardo hill in order to have a privileged panoramic viewpoint of the total extension of Valle de Lerma. Later, we will leave the city behind to visit San Lorenzo, a traditional summer town. Come back to the Hotel in Salta.
Route: 100 km - Duration: 4 hours - Departure: Around 04 pm
A full-day tour to Salinas Grandes and Purmamarca is a fantastic opportunity to explore the stunning natural beauty and cultural heritage of northern Argentina. The tour begins early in the morning, with a pick-up from your hotel in Salta.
The first stop on the tour is usually Salinas Grandes, a vast salt desert located in the province of Jujuy. Here, you will have the chance to explore the dazzling white salt flats, which stretch out for miles in every direction. You can walk along the salt pans, marvel at the unique landscape, and take plenty of photos of this otherworldly scenery.
Next, the tour heads to Purmamarca, a charming village located at the foot of the iconic Cerro de los Siete Colores (Hill of Seven Colors). In Purmamarca, you can stroll around the quaint streets, visit the local market to shop for handicrafts and souvenirs, and admire the colorful adobe houses that give the town its distinctive character.
After lunch at a local restaurant, the tour continues to the Quebrada de Humahuaca, a breathtaking canyon that has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. The canyon is home to several small towns, each with its own unique culture and history, and you will have the opportunity to visit some of these towns and learn about their traditions and way of life.
Finally, the tour returns to Salta in the late afternoon, where you can relax and reflect on the incredible sights and experiences of the day. This full-day tour is a must-do for anyone visiting northern Argentina and is sure to be a highlight of your trip.
Route: 450 km. Duration: 12 hours. height of 4,200 meters above sea level. Departure: Around 7 AM
A full day tour to Cafayate from Salta is a perfect opportunity to explore the stunning landscapes and vibrant culture of Argentina's northwest region. Here's what you can expect on this tour:
The tour typically begins early in the morning, with a pick-up from your hotel in Salta. From there, you'll embark on a scenic drive through the picturesque Calchaquí Valley, passing through quaint towns, fertile vineyards, and breathtaking canyons along the way.
As you approach Cafayate, you'll be treated to stunning views of the dramatic rock formations that line the valley. These unique geological formations are the result of millions of years of wind and water erosion, and are a highlight of the tour.
Once you arrive in Cafayate, you'll have the opportunity to explore the charming town and its surrounding vineyards. Cafayate is renowned for its wine production, particularly its Torrontés variety, which is exclusive to the region. You'll have the chance to sample some of the local wines and learn about the wine-making process during a visit to one of the many wineries in the area.
You'll also have time to explore the town's historic center, which is home to beautiful colonial architecture and a vibrant arts and crafts market. You can stroll through the streets, admire the colorful buildings, and shop for souvenirs to take home.
If time allows, your guide may also take you to nearby natural attractions such as the Quebrada de las Conchas, a stunning canyon with colorful rock formations that are truly breathtaking.
Throughout the day, your guide will provide informative commentary about the history and culture of the region, as well as pointing out interesting landmarks and natural features along the way.
As the day comes to a close, you'll return to Salta with memories of the stunning landscapes, delicious wines, and vibrant culture of Cafayate that will last a lifetime.
Route: 390 km. Duration: 12 hours - Departure: Around 7:00 a.m.
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. Return to Buenos Aires. End of the Salta & Jujuy tour 4 days 3 nights.
Excursions in Salta can be long, with altitudes over 4500 meters and lasting more than 10 hours on a bus all day. It is important to be prepared for the effects of altitude changes, which can include dizziness and nausea.
The Salta and Jujuy tour includes:
- Flights Buenos Aires - Salta - Buenos Aires.
- Transfers in – out Airport- Hotel in Salta.
- City tour in Salta.
- Full day tour Salinas Grandes and Purmamarca
- Full day tour to Cafayate with wine tasting
- 3 hotel nights with breakfast in Salta
- English speaking tourist guide