CALCHAQUI VALLEY – 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT
Holiday TypeAdventure, Charming, Classic, Desert, Family-friendly, Food - Wine, Mountain, Quiet, Rural
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Medium Group
Departure by the Valley of Lerma to the town of Carril, continuing by Chicoana and entering by the Quebrada de los Laureles and then the Queipe of Escoipe, you arrive at Maray, from there you enter the Cuesta del Obispo, road with abundant curves that Allows you to enjoy a panoramic view of the Valley Encantado and small houses with corn and fruit crops. The highest point to 3384 msnm is reached in the Stone of the Mill. Then you cross the Los Cardones National Park along the Tin-Tin Straight, an ancient Inca road. Arrival at Cachi at noon. After lunch, the route continues along route 40 to admire mountainous landscapes with villages of great charm bordering the Calchaquí River, historical villages such as Seclantás, Molinos and Angastaco are known. You cross the Quebrada de las Flechas, San Carlos and Animaná and go up to Cafayate, to spend the night. The following day, artisan and industrial wineries are visited, proving the wines recognized and awarded internationally. After lunch we return to the city of Salta through the Quebrada de las Conchas and the Lerma Valley.
-Regular tour departs Tuesday, Friday and Sunday, pick up time around 07.00 to 07.30pm.
-Private tour departure schedule is coordinated previously with the passenger depending on their availability.
- Pick up and Drop Off at your hotel;
- English Speaking guide.
Salta City / Lerma Valley / Cach /Calchaquí River / Seclantas / Molinos / Angastaco / San Carlos / Animana / Cafayate
The journey starts from Salta city to the south, through route 68 going past different towns of Lerma Valley. Arrival to Cachi at lunch time. The trip continues down route 40 to admire mountainous landscapes with towns of great enchantment. Bordering the Calchaquí river, you can observe historical towns such as Seclantas, Molinos, Angastaco, San Carlos and Animana. By the end of the afternoon we arrive to Cafayate, where we spend the night.
Quebrada de las Conchas / Lerma Valley
We visit some wineries, and after having lunch, we return to Salta through The Shells´ Gorge, visiting the peculiar rock formations caused by the rain and wind, such as The Amphitheatre, or The Devil´s Throat. We arrive to Salta after crossing The Lerma Valley.