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Overview

Inspired on a part of the Itinerary prepared to Susan and Tom, this is a journey to Argentina’s Northwest, a trip where landscape meets culture. Explore the charming city of Salta and the smalls towns that make our north so unique. Discover Cafayate, in the Calchaqui Valley, surrounded by vineyards and unusual rock formations. Enjoy a scenic drive to Cachi and say goodbye to this little town through Los Cardones National Park, where you will be surrounded by giant cactus. Continue this journey to Purmamarca, in Jujuy province. Visit the Big Salt Plains, a vast desert of salt, and head to Quebrada de Humahuaca where the views will take your breath.

Traveler Review

Our first request for information was answered promptly.  We let Nico know of our interests and the time we had available.  He sent us a prospective itinerary that showed us he had heard what we were looking for.  We worked together to come up with what my husband and I thought was a perfect trip.  I would recommend this agency to anyone looking for a unique, personal Argentine experience.

– Susan & Thomas E. –

Trip at a Glance

DAY 1 | Salta. Fly to Salta. Private pick up and scenic drive to Cafayate Valley.

DAY 2 | Salta. Horse-riding between dunes at Chimpa Ranch in the Calchaqui Valleys. Enjoy the Torrontés Wine at a private Vineyard!

DAY 3 | Salta. Scenic drive from Cafayate to Cachi through Quebrada de las Flechas. Get into “Molinos” and “Colome”, out of track authentic culture.

DAY 4 | Salta. From Cachi, outdoor experience at La Poma. Trekking through Los Gemelos Volcanoes.

DAY 5 | Salta. Scenic drive from Cachi to Salta through Los Cardones National Park. Stay in Salta, enjoy Food, Empanadas and a local “Peña” experience.

DAY 6 | Salta. Stay in Salta City.  Highlights Tour by Local Experts.

DAY 7 | Jujuy. Journey from Salta to Purmamarca. Visit the Big Salt Plains and picnic lunch facing Mt Chañi.

DAY 8 | Jujuy. Trekking in Tilcara with Llamas. Journey to the narrow valley of Quebrada de Humahuaca.

DAY 9 | Jujuy. Check out and private transportation to the Airport of Salta. Enjoy Buenos Aires before leaving. Premium Tango Night.

DAY 10 | Buenos Aires. Last day in Buenos Aires. Private transportation to the Airport.

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Selected Hotels 

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SALTA | Balcón de la Plaza Superior

This colonial mansion built in 1896, is within the Historical and Cultural Heritage of the Province of Salta and has only ten rooms equipped with the highest comfort and details that reflect the culture of the place. Free Wi-Fi is aviable. Room size 15 m².

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SALTA | Viñas de Cafayate Vineyard View

Viñas provides elegant Spanish colonial style accommodations and a swimming pool in Cafayate. The rooms feature bathtubs, wood furnishings and views of the surrounding vineyards or hills. The Resort is decorated with rustic rugs and red tile floors.

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SALTA | La Merced del Alto Double

 Located in the Calchaqués Valley La Merced del Alto, stands out over the picturesque valley surrounded by hills, rivers and streams. The bright and spacious rooms have excellent views and a simple and cozy decoration.

Best of this tour: Ideal trip for those travelers wishing to get in contact with Argentina’s culture and experience the stunning landscapes of our country. One of our special travelers has highlighted the ‘’horseback riding and llama trek in the Northwest’’. Personally, I think staying one or two nights in Cafayate and having the Andes as background is amazing!

What would you do differently? Adding an overnight at Colome vineyard property would be a great idea, to enjoy more time in the northwest and not rush the 4×4 experience through Quebradas and Valleys. Also, an exclusive visit to James Turell museum could be arranged, which is the only one dedicated exclusively to the work of this prestigious American artist.

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