CATAMARCA, TUCUMÁN, SALTA & JUJUY – 11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS
Full Argentinian Northwest
Holiday TypeAdventure, Charming, City Tour, Classic, Desert, Family-friendly, Mountain, Museum, National Park, Romantic, Rural, Salt Flat, Walking Tour, Wines
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Medium Group
our of the most surprising and traditional places in northwestern Argentina. Starting in Catamarca, one of the most beautiful provincies in the whole country. Your trip on will take you to Tucumán, Salta, the beautiful and Jujuy where you will be abel to see El Cerro de los 7 Colores, the Humahuaca's Gorge, a lot of cactus and beautiful tipical northern landscapes.
-Regular tour departs everyday.
-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;
- Accommodation in Fiambala and Belén.
- Accommodation in the other cities;
- Museum ticket entrance;
- National Park ticket entrance;
- Wineries ticket entrance;
- Ticket entrance to Fiambala's Hot Springs;
- Ticket entrence to El Shincal;
Transfer from airport to your hotel. Free day. Night in Catamarca (not included).
CATAMARCA / TINOGASTA / TERMAS DE FIAMBALA
At 8:30 am you will depart from Catamarca, passing through Chumbicha, La Cebila's Gorge, Aimogasta, Cerro Negro, arriving to Tinogasta where you will begin the circuit called "Adobe Route". There you will visit the antique chapels reconstructed with the Adobe system. Arrival to Fiambala. In the afternoon, you will visit the Fiambala's hot springs so you can enjoy the water. Return to Fiambala so you can visit the Men Musuem and Don Diego Winerie. Night in Fiambala (included).
FIAMBALA / TINOGASTA / LONDRES / RUINAS DE SHINCAL / BELÉN
Departure from Fiambala, passing through Tinogasta, Cerro Negro. You will take the National Route 40 to Londres. You will enter to the Shincal's Ruins. There, first you will visit the interpretation center and, after that, you will have a walking tour in the inca citadel. Continuing your trip to Belén. In the afternoon, you will visit the weavers craftswomen, Nuestra Señora de Belén Church, the Archaeological Museum, Belén's Gorge and Cienaga. Return to Belén. Night in Belén (included).
BELÉN / AIMOGASTA / CATAMARCA
Departure from Belén. You will go through Aimogasta and visit the Olivo Cuatricentenario. You will keep travelling to Catamarca. Night in Catamarca (not included).
CATAMARCA / FAMAILLÁ / SAN MIGUEL DE TUCUMÁN
In the early moring, you will begin your trip while taking the National Route 38. After going through a lot of hills, you will enter the province of Tucumán. You will arrive to Famaillá, the national capital of Empanadas, where you are going to have some free to time to have lunck. The trip continues to San José de Lules Jesuitical Site. In the afternoon, you will be arriving to San Miguel de Tucumán. Night in Tucumán (not included).
TUCUMÁN / TAFÍ DEL VALLE / AMAICHA / RUINAS DE QUILMES / CAFAYATE
Your trip will take you to the 307 Province Route where begins the ascent through the valleys. The road goes into the River Los Sosa's Gorge and we stop at the monument "El Indio". You will arrive to El Mollar so you can visit Los Menhires. After you are going to visit the picturesque city called Tafí del Valle. The same Route keeps ascending until it reaches the Calchaquí Valleys, going through the Abra del Infierno, at 3.042 meters above sea level. You will arrive to Amaicha del Valle where you are going to visit the main square and its surroundings. After, you will go on the National Route 40 and it will take you to Quilmes Sacred City. Before arriving to Cafayate, you will visit the Colalao del Valle. Night in Cafayate (not included).
CAFAYATE / SALTA
In the afternoon, you will enjoy a city tour arroung Salta where you are going to visit its most attractive places: the Cathedral, the Americas' cultural center, the North historic Museum (Cabildo), San Francisco Basilica, San Bernando Convent and its panoramic view of the city, the Craft Market and the summer village of San Lorenzo. If you are intrested in visintg wineries, you should ask about half day morning excursions in Cafayate. Night in Salta (not included).
Freem mornign. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a city tour arroung Salta where you are going to visit its most attractive places: the Cathedral, the Americas' cultural center, the North historic Museum (Cabildo), San Francisco Basilica, San Bernando Convent and its panoramic view of the city, the Craft Market and the summer village of San Lorenzo. Night in Salta (not included).
SALTA / SAN ANTONIO DE COBRES / SALINAS GRANDES / PUMAMARCA
You will travel along the Tren de las Nubes' railroad track, next to "Quebrada del Toro". We start ascending so we can reach 4080 meters above sea level. You arrive to San Antonio de los Cobres. You take a lunck break. Then, you will go throught the National Route 40 so we can get to Salinas Grandes, located in the limit between Salta and Jujuy. Next, we start descending the Lipán Slope. There you may see condors. Arrive in the little town of Pumamarca where you can see the Cerro de los Siete Colores. Night in Pumamarca (not included).
PUMAMARCA / HUMAHUACA / TILCARA / SALTA
At 11 am, your trip to the Humahuaca's Gorge will begin from the little village of Pumamarca. You are going to travel along La Posta de los Hornillos, continuing towards the village of Tilcara so you can visit the Pucará and the Archaeological Museum. The trip continuies to Huacalera, the Capricorn Tropic, where you can see the colours of the hill called Pollera de la Colla. You will visit the Uquía Church where we can find the painting of the Arcabuceros' Angels. Arrival to Humahuaca with its important Cathedral and the Independence Monument called "El Indio". After lunch you will go back so we can see the Paleta del Pintor located in Maimara town. Return to Salta. Night in Salta (not included).
Free day so you can enjoy the beautiful city. Transfer from hotel to airport. End of services.