Salta’s famous joie de vivre, adds a warm dimension to the scenic landscapes where time seems to stands still. Visit the mythical valleys and settlements of the Incans and explore the vineyards of Torrontés, home to the grapes that become the aromatic white wines of Argentina.

Interests

  • Heritage
  • Landscape
  • Wine & Food

Highlights

  • Plaza 9 De Julio Square
  • Cathedral
  • San Bernardo Hill
  • San Martín Park

Places to Stay

Finca Valentina

Style: Guest house

Located 20 minutes away from Salta, the Finca Valentina is a refurbished country house built in the local traditional architectural style and decorated with wood, leather and Andean knitted fabrics.

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Legado Mitico Salta

Style: Boutique

Legado Mitico combines the concept of a boutique hotel with the welcoming atmosphere of Northern Argentina.

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Activities in Salta

Full Day visit to Purmamarca and Humahuaca

Leave Salta early in the morning and travel north to the town of Tilcara. Explore the rich indeginous history of the town before continuing on to the Quebrada de Humahuaca. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Humahuaca Ravine is a geological wonder with stunning views and amazing landscapes. In the afternoon view the impressive Hill of Seven Colors in Purmamarca and then tour the historical town. Return to the city of Salta at the end of this exhilarating tour. (07:30 to 19:00. Private Activity)

Full Day visit to Purmamarca with salt flats

Leave Salta early in the morning and travel north to the Salinas Grandes salt flats high in the Andes Mountains. Walk out onto the salt deposits for unique and astonishing views of this breathtaking landscape. In the afternoon visit the famous Hill of Seven Colors in Purmamarca for additional amazing views of this exceptional scenery. Return to the city of Salta at the end of this exhilarating tour. (07:30 to 19:00. Private Activity)

Full Day visit to Cafayate with Vineyard

Leave Salta early in the morning and head south to the picturesque town of Cafayate in the heart of Argentina’s northern wine region. Along the way stop and admire the many stunning geological wonders such as the Devil’s Throat and Three Crosses. Visit one of the beautiful vineyards in Cafayate and taste the exquisite wine products of the region. Return to Salta at the end of this impressive tour. (07:30 to 19:00, Private Activity)

Full Day visit to Cachi

Leaving Salta early in the morning, set off for the small town of Cachi. Along this scenic route, take in the stunning views and incredible landscapes. Highlights along the way include Bishop’s Slope and a short walk through Los Cardones National Park. In Cachi explore its colonial heritage and architecture. In the afternoon return to Salta admiring the beautiful panorama once again. (07:30 to 18:00. Private Activity)

City Tour of Salta

Explore the colonial heritage of Salta, the city with the best preserved colonial architecture in all of Argentina, on this half day tour. View such important landmarks as Plaza 9 de Julio, San Francisco Church, the Cabildo, Balcarse Street and San Martin Park as you learn about Salta’s mixed indigenous, Spanish and European immigrant heritage. Visit San Bernardo Hill for a stunning panoramic view of the city, and end the tour with a visit to the local artisan markets. (Duration 3 hours, if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity)

4 Days visit to Cachi/Colomé, Cafayate

On day one leave Salta early in the morning, and set off for the small town of Cachi. Along the way, take in the stunning views and incredible landscapes. Highlights along the way include Bishop’s Slope and a short walk through Los Cardones National Park. In Cachi explore its colonial heritage and architecture. On day two is a scenic drive through the mountains from Cachi to Cafayate visiting the villages of Seclantas and Molinos en route. On day three explore the town of Cafayate and visit one of the beautiful wineries, tasting the exquisite wine products of the region. On day four visit another winery in the morning. Return to Salta in the evening visit another impressive winery in the morning. Return to Salta in the afternoon. In the afternoon return to Salta stopping to admire the many stunning geological wonders on the way. (10:00 to 18:00 on Day One, 10:00 to 19:00 on Day Two, 10:00 to 18:00 on Day Three, 10:00 to 19:00 on Day Four. Private Activity)

3 Days Discovery of Purmamarca, Humahuaca and the Salinas Grandes Salt Flats

On day one leave Salta early in the morning and travel north to the town of Tilcara. Explore the rich indeginous history of the town before continuing on to the Quebrada de Humahuaca. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Humahuaca Ravine is a geological wonder with stunning views and amazing landscapes. On day two set out early in the morning for the Salinas Grandes salt flats. Walk out onto the salt deposits for unique and astonishing views. Return to Purmamarca in the afternoon and visit the Hill of Seven Colors in Purmamarca and tour the historical town. On Day three return to Salta mid day taking the scenic route to take in the all of the rich landscapes. (09:00 to 17:30 on Day One; 09:00 to 17:00 on Day Two, 10:00 to 16:00 on Day Three. Private Activity)

2 Days visit to Train to the Clouds, Salt Flats, Purmamara and Humahuaca

On day one leave Salta early in the morning and follow the path of the Train to the Clouds, stopping at points of interest to take in the stunning landscapes. View the pre-Incan indigenous ruins near the town of Santa Rosa de Tastil. Continue parallel to the Train to the Clouds taking in the amazing and breathtaking views along the way. In the afternoon visit the salt flats of Salinas Grandes, walking out onto the salt deposits for unique and astonishing views. Continue to the town of Purmamarca, stopping to spend the night. On day two visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Quebrada de Humahuaca. A geological wonder with incredible views this region also has a rich indigenous and Spanish colonial history which is a great compliment to your visit to the salt flats. In the afternoon return to Salta. (07:30 to 17:30 on Day One and 08:00 to 17:00 on Day Two, Private Activity)

2 Days visit to Purmamarca, Tilcara & Humahuaca

On day one leave Salta early in the morning and travel north to the town of Tilcara. Explore the rich indeginous history of the town before continuing on to the Quebrada de Humahuaca. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Humahuaca Ravine is a geological wonder with stunning views and amazing landscapes. Return to Tilcara in the afternoon and visit the local artesian markets before going to your hotel for the evening. On day two view the impressive Hill of Seven Colors in Purmamarca and then tour the historical town. Return to Salta in the afternoon (08:30-17:30 on Day One and 10:00 to 17:00 on Day Two, Private Activity)

2 Days visit to Purmamarca, Humahuaca & Salt Flats

On day one, leave Salta early in the morning and travel north to the town of Tilcara. Explore the rich indiginous history of the town before continuing on to the Quebrada de Humahuaca. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Humahuaca Ravine is a geological wonder with stunning views and amazing landscapes. Visit the Hill of Seven Colors in Purmamarca and tour the historical town. On day two set out early in the morning for the Salinas Grandes salt flats. Walk out onto the salt deposits for unique and astonishing views. Via Purmamarca, return to Salta in the afternoon (08:30 to 17:30 on Day One and 8:30 to 17:00 on Day Two, Private Activity)

2 Days visit to Cafayate with Vineyard & Quilmes ruins

On day one leave Salta in the morning and head south to the picturesque town of Cafayate in the heart of Argentina’s northern wine region. Along the way stop and admire the many stunning geological wonders such as the Devil’s Throat and Three Crosses. In the afternoon visit the impressive Quilmes Ruins. The largest indigenous settlement in the country, the ruins provide a window into Argentina’s diverse history. On day two explore the town of Cafayate and visit one of the beautiful vineyards in Cafayate and taste the exquisite wine products of the region. Then return to Salta in the afternoon. (09:00 to 18:00 on Day One, 09:00 to 18:00 on Day Two. Private Activity)

2 Days visit to Cafayate with Vineyard

On day one leave Salta in the morning and head south to the picturesque town of Cafayate in the heart of Argentina’s northern wine region. Along the way stop and admire the many stunning geological wonders such as the Devil’s Throat and Three Crosses. In the afternoon explore the town and visit one of the beautiful vineyards in Cafayate and taste the exquisite wine products of the region. On day two visit another impressive winery in the morning. Return to Salta in the afternoon. (09:00 to 18:00 on Day One, 09:00 to 18:00 on Day Two. Private Activity)

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