Train to the Clouds


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Train to the Clouds


The 2016 circuit of the Train to the Clouds includes departure by vehicle from the city of Salta, traveling along with the RN 51 the towns of Campo Quijano and Gobernador Solá until reaching the El Alfarcito place where a country breakfast is planned with local products made by the communities of the area. There is an operational center of the Alfarcito Foundation, whose work reaches 25 communities in the area, and the Mountain Shelter School, which is attended by 154 boys and has tourism orientation.
Then the trip will continue through the Quebrada de las Cuevas and then the Muñano plain to reach San Antonio de los Cobres.
There, the contingent will go to the Train Station where the travelers will board the Train to the Clouds that will take them to the La Polvorilla Viaduct. The journey will take one hour to the Viaduct, at 4,200 meters above sea level, where the most impressive engineering work of the last century is crossed. After 30 minutes, the return to San Antonio de Los Cobres begins where passengers will board the buses again to return to the city of Salta.
During the return, the last stop will be made in Santa Rosa de Tastil, the area of ​​influence of the Qhapaq ñan in the Province of Salta and the administrative center of Quebrada del Toro. There they can visit the Site Museum and buy different handicrafts and local products at the Community Artisan Center. After the visit, the return will continue to the city of Salta.

  • 06:15 hs Check-In in Antofagasta Square in front of the Salta Capital Train Station.
  • 07:35 hs Campo Quijano, Photo stop.
  • 07:35 hs Viaducto el Toro, Photo stop.
  • 08:55 hs Km 66 Geological formation Yacoraite, Photo Stop.
  • 09:25 hs El Alfarcito Fundacion Padre Chifri, Country Breakfast and Tour.
  • 11:40 hs Station of San Antonio de los Cobres , Arrival for transfer to train.
  • 12:00 hs Station of San Antonio de los Cobres , Departure by Train to Viaducto La Polvorilla.
  • 13:00 hs Viaducto La Polvorilla,Arrival and Descent of visit to the place.
  • 13:30 hs Viaducto La Polvorilla, Departure to San Antonio de los Cobres.
  • 14:45 hs Station of San Antonio de Los Cobres , Arrival from the Viaduct, transfer to bus to go to town. Free time.
  • 16:30 hs Station of San Antonio de Los Cobres, Departure to start the return by bus.
  • 17:20 hs Santa Rosa de Tastil, Technical stop with an optional visit to the Archaeological Museum. Snack.
  • 17:40 hs Santa Rosa de Tastil, Departure to Salta Capital.

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Cancellations can be done without penalty until 72 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, lunch is not included

Yes, pick up and drop off to your hotel are included.

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What Happens After Booking?

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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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