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Take a self-drive or guided tour of the
rugged landscapes of the north-west and
discover colourful hills, dramatic gorges,
colonial towns, adobe villages and preColumbian
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Fly from Buenos Aires to Salta and stay 2 nights at Hotel del Virrey or similar. Explore this beautiful city, with its colonial architecture and fascinating museums, such as the splendid High Mountain Archaeological Museum (MAAM). (B)
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)
Visit the pre-Hispanic treasures of Tilcara and
admire the multi-coloured Humahuaca gorge
before returning to Salta for 1 night. (B)
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)
Continue through the Calchaqui valley to Cafayate with its excellent wine estates. Stay overnight at Hotel Viñas de Cafayate. (B)
Travel back to Salta through the impressive cliffs and rock formations of Las Conchas canyon. Fly to Buenos Aires or another destination. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
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SEN2019: 6 Nights
Cachi, meaning "salt" in the Quechua language, is a picturesque town 157 km south of...
Cafayate is a peaceful, picturesque town surrounded by vineyards which produce...
The town of Purmamarca lies in an area of dusty canyons and oases at an elevation of ove...
Salta takes its name from the Aymara word "sagta", meaning very beautiful, and is known...