Head south through rugged canyons, high summits and giant cacti deserts to the colonial villages of Cachi and Molinos. Stay overnight at Hotel El Cortijo in Cachi. (B)Days 1–2: Fy to Salta via Buenos Aires
Fly from Buenos Aires to Salta and stay 2 nights at Hotel La Candela or similar. Explore this beautiful city, with its colonial architecture and fascinating museums, such as the splendid High Mountain Archaeological Museum (MAAM). Collect your hire car on either Day 1 or Day 2. (B)Day 3: Purmamarca
Travel north to the high altiplano and the Salinas Grandes salt flats. Stay overnight at Hotel El Marques de Tojo in Purmamarca and see the stunning Hill of the Seven Colours, a rainbow of green, yellow and purple cliffs. (B)Day 4: Humahuaca & Salta
Visit the pre-Hispanic treasures of Tilcara and admire the multi-coloured landscape of Humahuaca gorge before returning to Salta for an overnight stay. (B)Day 5: Cachi
Head south through rugged canyons, high summits and giant cacti deserts to the colonial villages of Cachi and Molinos. Stay overnight at Hotel El Cortijo in Cachi. (B)Day 6: Cafayate
Continue through the Calchaqui valley to Cafayate with its excellent wine estates. Stay overnight at Hotel Viñas de Cafayate. (B)Day 7: Salta
Travel back to Salta through the impressive cliffs and rock formations of Las Conchas canyon. Drop off your hire car at the airport and fly to Buenos Aires or another destination. (B)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information
This is a suggested itinerary, which can be tailored to suit your needs. Hotel upgrades are available and additional nights can be added for a more leisurely exploration. Prices, based on two people travelling and sharing a twin-room, are intended as a guideline only and will vary according to time of year.Standard tour
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.Single supplement
Available on request.Tailor-made travel:
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Situated on a hill just 10 minutes walk from the main plaza in Cafayate and surrounded by vineyards, Vinas de Cafayate Wine Resort is a charming small hotel with beautiful views of the countryside. The hotel has 12 simple but well-appointed rooms with garden views. The hotel offers a fully furnished wine cellar, outdoor swimming pool, and a small terrace area perfect for relaxation There is also wireless internet access available for hotel guests.
The Marques de Tojo is located a few blocks from the main square of Purmamarca and just a few minutes walk from the Hill of the Seven Colours. Built in the style of traditional Andean architecture, using wooden beams and whitewashed walls, the property offers 10 comfortable rooms with air conditioning and wooden floors, a restaurant, an outdoor pool and a terrace with views of the mountains.
El Cortijo Hotel is a boutique hotel with 12 individual rooms located close to the main square of Cachi. Built around a former colonial house, the hotel retains its typical high Andean style of adobe, stone and wood. The restaurant combines local ingredients and regional old recipes with contemporary touches.
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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