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Salta Basic Program

3-night tour to visit the best of the Argentinian Northwest
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Enjoy Salta, Humahuaca Canyon and 7 colour hill, Train to the Clouds and more!

The Argentinian Northwest is an amazing place full of colorful landscapes, incredible mountains and rich culture. Our 3-night basic program include some great activities like the visit to Humahuaca Canyon which is a  Unesco World Heritage, the unique Train to the Clouds to arrive to 4200 mts above sea leven in Viaducto La Polvorilla, visit Cachi, Cafayate and the Wine Country and many adventure activities like rafting or horseback ridings. Take a look to our day by day itinerary below!

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Itinerary

Day 1

SALTA: Arrival to the argentinian northwest

Arrival to Salta, the gate to visit different attractions in the Argentinian northwest. Salta is one of the most important cities, the 7 most populous in Argentina with around 600.000 inhabitants. It`s located in Lerma Valley, and it`s the gate to visit many attractions in the area. Known as Salta la Linda (“Salta the beautiful”), the city has become an important tourist destination for international travellers due to its old, colonial architecture, tourism friendliness, excellent weather and natural scenery of the valleys westward.

After arrival, transfer to your hotel and free time to walk the city at your own, or may be add some of our optional activities you can find below

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Day 2

HUMAHUACA CANYON: Unesco World Heritage

After breakfast, we will start one of the most important excursions in the area: the Humahuaca Canyon. It’s a harsh but vivid landscape full of incredible colorful montains and a real network of dry yet river-scoured canyons overlooked by mountains with sedimentary strata that have been eroded times by times, into unique formations revealing a wide variety of colors in waves. This incredible place was declared by Unesco as World Heritage
Through your guide’s commentary, learn about how the Incas once used this gorge as a caravan road and later as a commercial route during the colonial period.
We arrive at Purmamarca where we can enjoy watching the incredible Cerro de Los Siete Colores (Seven-Color Hill,) a large natural formation looming over the town. It´s a great chance to take a wonderful and unforgettable picture. Stroll through the streets of the small village, visiting the small church and handicrafts at the local market.

After a stop, we arrive to Tilcara, to enjoy the archaeological museum and the town square. First, stop at a scenic viewpoint on the way into town to see some pre-Incan ruins. We continue through Huacalera, to admire the colorful formation called La Pollera de la Coya, and see paintings dating from the 17th century in Uquía.
We stop in Humahuaca for a lunch (not included) and where we will visit the Monument of Independence, the local cathedral, and admire paintings from the Cuzco School.

After that, we start to return to Salta, but we will watch some incredible landscapes on the way, like La Paleta del Pintor or the Painter’s Palette, and stop in San Salvador de Jujuy. Visit the town’s cathedral and the French Baroque–style Flag’s Hall before moving on to the Government House.

Arrival in Salta late in the evening.

Day 3

SALTA: Choose from many optionals available

After breakfast, you have free time to choose from many options available, from adventure activities, to traditional activities like Train to the Clouds (check calendar available), Cachi, Cafayate Wine Country and more. Take a look to our optionals below

Day 4

SALTA: Good bye to "La Linda"

After breakfast, you have free time until your transfer to aiport or bus station if you continue to Chile. If you have time enough, you can choose an optional activity before your transfer. Check options below

End of our services. We can personalize your program, by adding or deleting nights, add new destinations, or make any necessary change. Just let us know. Optional activities you can see below each day, are just suggested options. You can add any of these activities to your quotation, or ask for any other available in each destination.

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BUENOS AIRES EXTENSION!

Welcome to Buenos Aires! The Argentina capital city and one of the most important cities in South America and the world. Add this package to enjoy a 3-night stay and visit La Boca, San Telmo, Recoleta, the Obelisk… taste a typical “asado criollo”, enjoy the unique Tango Dance, and taste the famous malbec wine:

DAY 1 – Arrival to Buenos Aires!
DAY 2 – City Tour visiting the best of Buenos Aires & Dinner Tango Show
DAY 3 – Choose from visit to a typical estancia or farm in the Pampas, visit the Tigre Delta, enjoy a walking tour, or take a polo lesson.
DAY 4 – Transfer out. Good bye Buenos Aires!

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IGUAZU FALLS EXTENSION PROGRAM

Iguazu Falls is one of the most incredible places in the world, recently declared as one of the new 7-wonders of nature, and Unesco World Heritage. It`s an amazing show of nature, and a must-see if you visit Argentina or Brazil. Are you ready?

DAY 1 – Arrival to Iguazu!
DAY 2 – Visit Iguazu Falls Argentinian Side with up to 8 km of trails to enjoy nature!
DAY 3 – Visit Iguazu Falls Brazilian Side with a great bus ride and a panoramic view of the falls
DAY 4 – Transfer out. Good bye Iguazu Falls, magic of nature!

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