Salta, Cafayate & Purmamarca Tour

The Northern Express Tour - Tour Extension

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6 Days / 5 Nights

The Northern Express Tour - Tour Extension

Visit Salta, Cafayate, Humahuaca & Purmamarca on this "Northern Express" Northwest Argentina Tour. Go winetasting in Cafayate, known for its delicious Torrontes wines, and admire the vibrant colors of the deserts of Jujuy and the Quebrada de Humahuaca, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Spend the night in the tranquil town of Humahuaca at he foot of the Hill of Seven Colors. The landscape here is spectacularly rich in reds, browns, purples - well, at least seven colors!

Note: This is a tour extension, combine this tour with one of our full package tours.

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This tour includes:

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • All transfers, entrance fees & guides
  • 3 excursions
  • 2 city tours

Highlights:

  • Salta
  • Cafayate
  • Purmamarca
  • Hill of Seven Colors
  • Quebrada de Humahuaca

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Arrive in Salta & City Tour

Day 1

Arrive in Salta, the capital of Salta Province, and one of the most important cities in the Argentine northwest region. Meet your guide and take a half-day city tour. Start off by contemplating a panoramic view of the city from the top of the San Bernardo Hill. Afterward, go to Belgrano Square, from where you will view and learn about important historical buildings, such as the Cathedral, the Historic Museum of the North, and the Town Hall. Visit the artisan market, where it is possible to acquire local Andean handicrafts.

Check-in at your hotel in Salta.

Cafayate Ravine redrock

Cafayate Excursion

Day 2

Today's dedicated to the Cafayate region of northwestern Argentina, including its historical landmarks and its impressive vineyards. Following the 189 km (117 mi) that separate Cafayate from Salta, pass by Cerrillos, La Merced, and other small villages, admire the ravines Las Conchas and Los Médanos, stop at Alemania to see the last station of the Belgrano Railway, and visit Guachipas and its wall-painted caves. Once in Cafayate, visit a winery and take a wine-tasting tour.

In the late afternoon, return to Salta.

Salinas Grandes

Salinas Grandes & Purmamarca

Day 3

Depart from Salta heading northwards, to visit the 'Salinas Grandes,' or Salt Flats, located between Salta and Jujuy provinces. These massive salt flats are like a white desert spread out evenly for miles and miles. Enjoy picturesque views and a guided tour to learn about this fascinating natural phenomenon.
Transfer to Purmamarca and check-in at your hotel.

Humahuaca and Hills of Seven Colors

Humahuaca & Hill of Seven Colors

Day 4

Wake up in the peaceful Purmamarca, nicknamed 'the red heart of the Quebrada de Humahuaca.' This town lies at the foot of the renowned Hill of Seven Colors! Explore the Quebrada de Humahuaca, a colorful valley with ravines and mountains, declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Visit the ancient Pucara fortress in the nearby town of Tilcara, and learn about its authors: the Tilcaras.

Return to your hotel in Purmamarca.

Salta hotel with pool

Return to Salta

Day 5

After breakfast, take in the last views of the hill and the city of Purmarmarca, and take a transfer back to Salta.

Cathedral in Argentina

Depart from Salta

Day 6

After breakfast at the hotel, a driver will pick you up and take you to the Salta airport for your flight home or to your next destination.


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6 Days / 5 Nights

The Northern Express Tour - Tour Extension

Visit Salta, Cafayate, Humahuaca & Purmamarca on this "Northern Express" Northwest Argentina Tour. Go winetasting in Cafayate, known for its delicious Torrontes wines, and admire the vibrant colors of the deserts of Jujuy and the Quebrada de Humahuaca, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Spend the night in the tranquil town of Humahuaca at he foot of the Hill of Seven Colors. The landscape here is spectacularly rich in reds, browns, purples - well, at least seven colors!

Note: This is a tour extension, combine this tour with one of our full package tours.

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