The Essential of Salta and Jujuy, North Argentina 10 Days
A tour 10 days in international group with English speaking tour leader
Buenos Aires- Salta- Cafayate- Purmamarca- Puerto Iguazú
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You can choose this tour in 2 options
- Needed transfers.
- Accommodation: 9 nights
Buenos Aires (2) – Salta (3) –Cafayate (1) -Purmamaca (1) -Puerto Iguazu (2)
Buenos Aires: city tour – dinner tango show
Puerto Iguazú: Argentinian Falls – Brazilian Falls
Salta: Walking Tour, MAAM included -Del Escoipe, Cachi, De Las Flechas, Cafayate, and Del Toro gorges
Jujuy: Humahuaca Gorge
- Meals: 9 breakfasts – 1 dinner
- Needed tickets to the Parks and the museums
Day 1 – Buenos Aires
Arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel.
In the afternoon, we make a panoramic tour of the city. We start in Plaza de Mayo, scenery of the most important events of the country from 1810, to then continue to the neighbourhood of La Boca and finish in Palermo and Recoleta. At night, we attend a dinner show to appreciate the magnetism of tango.
Day 2 – Buenos Aires / Salta. B
In the afternoon, the city awaits us to explore Salta by a walk through its streets, churches, colonial buildings and the Museum of High Mountain Archaeology (MAAM), in charge of sharing and conserving the “Niños del Llullaillaco”, one of the most important archeological discovers in the last decades.
Max. altitude: 1.152 MASL (3.779 ft.)
Day 3 Salta / Cafayate B
Departure from Salta to start our trip through Calchaquíes Valleys. During the trip, we stop at Del Obispo Slope, Recta de Tin Tin and Los Cardones National Park. Arrival at Cachi and enjoy free time for lunch (not included) and walk around the town. We continue towards Cafayate through National Route 40, passing by enchanting towns such as Seclantas, Angastaco and Molinos, apart from amazing De Las Flechas Gorge. Arrival at Cafayate.
Travelled distance: 325 km (201 miles)
Travel time: 11/12 hours
Max. Altitude: 3.457 MASL (11342 ft.)
Day 4 Cafayate / Salta B
In the morning, we go on a tour of the town. After lunch (not included), departure towards Salta visiting De Las Conchas Gorge, characterized by its curious formations, such as the Amphitheatre and the Devil´s Throat, both consequence of wind and water erosion. Arrival in Salta and accommodation.
Travelled distance: 198 km. (123 miles)
Travel time: 7 hours
Max. Altitude: 1.660 MASL (5.446 ft.)
Day 5 Salta / Purmamarca B
Early departure travelling along Del Toro Gorge to reach the town of San Antonio de los Cobres and discover part of the route that the Train of the Clouds used to do. After lunch (not included), we continue along the Puna to reach Salinas Grandes Salt Flat, the third largest in the world. Then, we descend along De Lipan Slope to Purmamarca, where the well-known Cerro de los Siete Colores (Seven Colours Hill) is located. Accommodation.
Day 6 Purmamarca / Salta B
Today we explore Humahuaca Gorge, a Humanity Cultural Heritage by UNESCO, visiting typical and colorful villages such as Tilcara with its Pucara, Uquía and Humahuaca. On the way back, we stop at Maimará, to admire Paleta Del Pintor (the Painter’s Palette). Return to Salta.
Travelled distance: 319 km (198 miles)
Travel time: 10-11 hours
Max. Altitude: 3.000 MASL (9.843 ft.)
Day 7 Salta/ Puerto Iguazú B
Morning at leisure. At due time transfer to the airport to embark towards Puerto Iguazu. Arrival and accommodation.
Day 8 Puerto Iguazú B
In the morning, we visit Iguazú National Park, Argentinian part of the falls, which has been declared Natural Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. During the tour, we go through the three circuits of the park: Garganta Del Diablo (to reach the balcony and viewpoint of the most imposing waterfall of the park), The Upper (that provides a vertical view) and The Lower (that offers a closer contact with the vegetation and the falls). During the tour, free time to have lunch (not included) and optional chance to take The Great Adventure, an excursion that combines a boat ride at the foot of some waterfalls and a crossing through the jungle. In the afternoon, return to the hotel.
Day 9 Puerto Iguazú / Buenos Aires B
We leave Puerto Iguazú to get Foz do Iguaçu in Brazil and visit the waterfalls in the Brazilian side. We enter the park and walk along the only path that leads to the viewpoint of Garganta del Diablo. While we walk, we are able to appreciate a panoramic view of almost all the falls. Return to Puerto Iguazú to board the flight to Buenos Aires.
Day 10 Buenos Aires B
Time at leisure. If your flight allows it, we suggest you take “Fiesta Gaucha” (Gaucho Party) tour, to taste the traditional Argentinian barbecue: “asado”. At due time, transfer to the airport to board the scheduled flight.
Day 2: The Town Hall and the MAAM close on Mondays. San Miguel Market closes on Sundays.
Day 3: Pablo Díaz Musem closes on Mondays.
Day 5: The Vine and Wine Museum closes on Mondays.
- This program is available as a fixed departure.
- From January to March, the itinerary could be modified due to the rainy season.
- Due to the altitude, atmospheric pressure and reduction of oxygen of the Puna, we recommend that people with respiratory, cardiac or pressure diseases, take special care.
- Puerto Iguazú: The access to Garganta Del Diablo can be interrupted because of the rise in river flow.
- In case of taking The Great Adventure, ask for its restrictions.
- Due to several rescheduling, please consult the needed flights at the time of booking