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     TOUR AR-05 Salta and the Argentine Northwest
 

Itinerary

Day 1: Jujuy – Purmamarca Arrive in Jujuy Airport, private transfer to your hotel in Purmamarca, en route we will visit the handcraft market located in the Village of Volcan. Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the wonderful mountain scenery.

Day 2: Purmamarca – Salta. After breakfast excursion to Humahuaca Gorge. Drive along the valley to Tilcara where we visit the ruins and museum. Afterwards continue to the town of Humahuaca, Lunch in the village of Uquia. Return to Salta. Stay for 1 night

Day 3: Salta - Cachi. Drive along the Cuesta del Obispo where we will have the chance to see condor and cross the impressive Cardones National Park, famous for its giant cacti. Visit to the village of Cachi and its interesting museum which contains pre- Columbian artefacts. Stay for 1 night in Cachi.

Day 4: Cachi – Cafayate. Drive along the Calchaquie Valleys passing the area known as “Las Flechas” (the arrows) because of the arrow shaped rock formations. Arrive in Cafayate, famous for its wine production. Stay for 1 night in Cafayate.

Day 5: Cafayate - Salta. During the morning we visit the Ruins at Quilmes. The Calchaquie natives settled in the area from800 AD until 1666 when they were conquered by the Spanish. Follow the visit we have lunch and wine tasting at Las Nubes Vineyard. We leave Cafayate at 2:30 pm and we drive to Salta along Quebrada de Las Conchas, we stop en route to admire the incredible rock formations, stay in Salta.
Day 6: Salta. After breakfast, a private walking city tour of the colonial centre including the MAAM Museum of Salta which has an interesting collection of Inca Mummies. Afternoon transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
 

Tourist class hotel / price per person: £995 (based on 2 people)

Accommodation B&B in double or twin room
Purmamarca : El Amauta
Salta: La Candela or Finca Valentina
Cachi : Finca La Paya
Cafayate : Killa Hotel
Private transportation and tours with English speaking guide

Superior class hotel / price per person: £ 1,440 (based on 2 people)

Accommodation B&B in double or twin room
Purmamarca : La Comarca Hotel
Salta: Legado Mitico
Cachi: La Merced del Alto
Cafayate : Patios de Cafayate
Private transportation and tours with English speaking guide

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