Excursion to Humahuaca Canyon and the Hornocal from Salta


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Excursion to Humahuaca Canyon and the Hornocal (from Salta)


Departure from Salta heading north, towards the Quebrada de Humahuaca (Jujuy): World Heritage Site, we will visit the town of Purmamarca, nestled at the foot of the Cerro de los Siete Colores or 7-color hill, the tour continues through Tilcara where you visit its Pucará (old fortress indigenous), now rebuilt, is a palpable example of the splendor of its former inhabitants, the tilcaras. Towards the North, after passing through Huacalera and the Tropic of Capricorn, you arrive at Uquía, which houses one of the most important collections of the famous “Arcabuceros Angels” in its Church, emblematic examples of Cuzco painting. We continue our trips until we reach the city of Humahuaca, the very heart of the Quebrada, where the visitor awaits full of natural, historical and cultural attractions with its narrow and terraced streets,

From here and along a zigzagging dirt road we head towards the imposing gate of Las Serranías del Hornocal also known as 14-color hill.  It is located 25 kilometers from the city of Humahuaca, it is a gravel road that leaves tourists on a balcony in front of the majestic hill whose symmetry and color catch the opportune visitor. These magnificent geological formations, impact not only for their shapes and textures but mainly for being composed of a palette of more than 14 colors, which show their richness in minerals and more than 500 million years. Return to Salta.

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English Speaking Guide and Small Groups

Almost all of our tours are done in small groups. All of them have english speaking guides.

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Cancellation without penalty can be done until 48 hours prior departure

After booking and finalizing payment, you will receive a confirmation for your purchase. Then, in less than 24 hours, you will receive the voucher that you can use to take the excursions.

If the reservation is for the next day, we will be attentive and we will send you the voucher before your excursion begins.

No, but a stop for lunch will be included during the excursion

Yes, we include pick up and drop off

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How Do I Book?

Just complete the booking form. When you finish will be redirected to Paypal where you can pay the tour.


What Happens After Booking?

As soon as you finish the booking, check your email. There you will receive the instant confirmation of your excursion

In that email you will also have the voucher. Print it or take it on your phone the day of your excursion.


What is the Cancelation Pollicy?

This tour is 100% refundable until 72hs before your tour.


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