COMMUNITIES FROM TUCUMÁN, SALTA & JUJUY- 7 DAYS 6 NIGHTS
Tour the North and its communities
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeAdventure, Charming, City Tour, Classic, Desert, Family-friendly, Mountain, Museum, National Park, Romantic, Rural, Trekking, Wines
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Medium Group
Tour of the most surprising and traditional places in northwestern Argentina. Starting in San Miguel de Tucumán, the city where Argentinian independence history begin more than 200 years ago. Your trip on will take you to the Aboriginal Community called Hornaditas. This commuity shares with the tourist travelling along the Humahuaca’s Gorge their roots and traditions. You will continue travelling so you can reach Salta, the beautiful and Jujuy.
-Regular tour departs only on Sunday.
-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;
- Museum ticket entrance;
- National Park ticket entrance;
- Wineries ticket entrance;
DAY 1 - SUNDAY
Arrival to Tucumán and transfer from airport to your hotel.
You will enjoy a city tour arround San Miguel de Tucumán City where you will learn about the roots of Argentinian history. We will visit the Independence Square and its surroundings: the Goverment House, San Francisco Temple, the Cathedral, La Merced Church, the historic Tucumán’s house (museum), 9 de Julio Park, the Sugar Industry Museum, Bishop Colombres House, Urquiza Squere, the Legislation House, the Casino, San Martín theater, Belgraniana House.
Night in Tucumán.
DAY 2 - MONDAY
TUCUMÁN / TAFÍ DEL VALLE / AMAICHA / RUINAS DE QUILMES / CAFAYATE
Your trip will take you to the Province Route 307 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.
You will take the same route so you can ascend from Calcachquí Valleys to Abra del Infiernillo. In Amaicha del Valle you will visist the principal square and its surroundings. You will take the miticical 40 National Route so you can see Quilmes Sacred City. You will arrive to Cafayate, land of sun and good wine.
Night in Cafayate.
DAY 3 - TUSDAY
CAFAYATE / SALTA
After lunch, you will departure from Cafayate (the most importan city in the Calchaquí Valleys) to Salta city, traveling along the “Quebrada del Río de Las Conchas” and due to wind and water erosion, discover the different shapes of the rock formations such as ”The Monk”, ”The Fungi”, ” The Natural Theatre”, ”The Devil’s Throat”, and ”The Castle”.
If you are intrested in visintg wineries, you should ask about half day morning excursions in Cafayate.
Night in Salta.
DAY 4 - WENSDAY
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.
DAY 5 - THRUSDAY
PUMAMARCA / HUMAHUACA / TILCARA
You trip to Huamahuaca Gorge will begin with the arrival to the little village of Pumamarca where you can see El Cerro de los Siete Colores, the Churhc and the Craft Market.
You are going to travel along La Posta de los Hornillos, continuing towards Huacalera, passing by the Capriconr Tropic, where you can see all the colours of the hill called La 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”.
Return to the south by Route 9 so you can arrive to Tilcara.
Night in Tilcara.
DAY 6 - FRIDAY
TILCARA / HORNADITAS / SAN SALVADOR DE JUJUY / SALTA
Rural experience in the Aboriginal Community called Hornaditas. You will share with the inhabitants all the rural activities in a
family atmosphere. And then we will make a slight trekking to the Pintado de Sapagua (rock art, petroglyphs). In the afternoon, you will pick up there so you can go to Tilcara, continuing to San Salvador de Jujuy, where you will visit the Flag’s Hall and the Cathedral. Finish your tour in Salta.
Night in Salta.
DAY 7 - SATURDAY
Transfer from hotel to airport. End of services.