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Full-day Salinas Grandes, San Antonio and Purmamarca from Salta

Marvel at the diverse landscapes of northwest Argentina on this full-day tour from Salta. Drive along part of the famous Train to the Clouds; visit the mountain towns of Santa Rosa de Tastil and San Antonio de los Cobre; and marvel at natural wonders including the Salinas Grandes salt flats, the Puna de Atacama desert, and the Seven Colored Hill of Purmamarca.
  • Duration: 13 hours
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Train to the Clouds Experience

Experience the Argentine Andes with this all-day railway adventure. Select your preference for a combination bus and train or train-only tour and embark on your journey. Learn about the region from a informative guide, stop for a complimentary breakfast in the mountain village of Alfarcito, and admire landmarks like Termas de Pompeya and the elegant trestle bridge, La Polvorilla Viaduct.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Full-day Cafayate, Lerma Valley, and Wine Tasting from Salta

Discover the diverse landscapes of northwest Argentina on this full-day Cafayate tour from Salta. Journey through the Valley of Lerma, stop at a tobacco plantation to watch traditional production methods, and admire the dramatic red rock mountains of Quebrada de las Conchas, then enjoy wine tasting in Cafayate Town.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Quebrada de Humahuaca Day Trip from Salta Including Purmamarca

Discover the unusual landscape of Quebrada de Humahuaca on this 12-hour excursion from Salta. Travel along an ancient Incan route through multicolored canyons to this gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Stop at small indigenous villages like Humahuaca, Purmamarca and Tilcara to view historical adobe churches and ruins. Visit San Salvador de Jujuy, a small city situated among the wooded lowlands, before returning to Salta on Route 9.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Full-Day Tour Cafayate Calchaqui Valleys with Wine

Northwest Argentina is renowned for its extraordinary landscapes and unique Torrontes wine, and this full-day trip from Salta combines both into one tour. Journey through the dramatic Calchaquí Valleys; marvel at colorful rock formations such the Devil’s Throat, the Amphitheater and The Castles in the Quebrada de las Conchas reserve; then indulge in wine tasting at some of Cafayate’s most renowned wineries.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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3 Days 3 Full Excursions Pack

Book four excursions in three days in Salta to plan your vacation in advance. Full-day tours from Salta include Salinas Grandes, Humahuaca, and Cayafate. This tour pack allows you to get a comprehensive tour of the area without the need to rent a car; you can focus on the scenery instead of worrying about navigation and directions.
  • Duration: 3 days
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  • Duration: 3 days
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Calchaquí Valley and Cafayate Winery Day Trip from Salta

Discover the natural wonders of the Salta province during this full-day sightseeing and wine tasting day trip from Salta. Trek south of Salta into the rivers, mountains and gorges of the Calchaquí Valley. Stop at the Devil's Throat rock formation to snap some photos before continuing on to the winemaking town of Cafayate. You'll tour a winery and taste some local wines before making the return trip to Salta.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Day Trip to La Plata from Buenos Aires

Visit the colonial city of La Plata on this day trip from Buenos Aires. During this 5-hour adventure, explore La Plata with cultural and historical commentary from a knowledgeable guide. You'll view the opera house at the Teatro Argentina de La Plata, the impressive Cathedral of La Plata, the history-rich Natural Science Museum on the campus of the University de la Plata, and the astronomical observatory.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Cafayate: 2-Day-Trip from Salta City

Argentina’s northwest region is similar in look and feel to the American southwest. Dramatic landscape and a laid-back atmosphere transport you to another world where you can truly unwind and experience life at a slower pace. This overnight round trip road trip to Cafayate from Salta includes winery tours comfortable accommodations and stunning scenery.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Salinas and Purmamarca Full Day Tour from Salta

Discover the scenic landscapes of Purmamarca and Salinas Grandes on a full-day tour from Salta. Get an early start to travel to the Salinas Grandes salt flats and take in the otherworldly scenery. Continue to the Lipan Slope (Cuesta de Lipan) and marvel at the engineering that allows vehicles to ascend the steep mountain. In charming Purmamarca, your guide shows you the highlights of the village before you head to Humahuaca, located near the multicolored mountains known as the Serranias del Hornocal.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Full-Day Tour of Cachi and Calchaquí Valleys from Salta

The rugged deserts and rock-sculpted valleys around Salta are some of Argentina’s most impressive natural landscapes. This full-day tour offers non-stop photo opportunities as you explore the Calchaquí Valleys, look out over the Enchanted Valley from Bishop’s Cliff, and see the gigantic cacti of the Los Cardones National Park.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Tigre Tour with Riverfront Lunch

Immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of the Tigre Delta during this 9-hour day trip from Buenos Aires. Relax on a 1-hour boat ride on the Parana Delta, a maze of interconnected islands and tributaries that empties into the Rio de la Plata. See how the locals live their daily lives on the river and stop for a traditional lunch in a pleasant location with river views. Visit the Port of Fruits, a big artisan and crafts market, then continue to San Isidro to explore the neighborhood and learn about its culture and history. On the way back to Buenos Aires, pass through the residential district of Olivos, home to the Argentine Presidential Residence. Round-trip transportation from downtown Buenos Aires hotels is included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Full-day Cachi and Los Cardones National Park from Salta

Explore the wild landscapes of northwest Argentina on this full-day Cachi tour from Salta. Journey through the Escoipe Gorge and the Enchanted Valley, drive the winding mountain road of Cuesta del Obispo, and marvel at the giant cacti of the Los Cardones National Park, then admire the colonial architecture and browse the handicrafts market of Cachi.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Calchaquí Valley Scenic Drive and Day Trip to Cachi from Salta

Visit the impressive natural attractions of the Calchaquí Valley on this full-day scenic drive. Enjoy a comfortable ride from Salta to the village of Cachi as you learn about the surrounding natural resources from your guide along the way. Stop at Payogosta and the Archaeological Museum of Cachi before returning to Salta through stunning Los Cardones National Park.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Cafayate Full-Day Tour from Salta

Get a comprehensive, in-depth tour of Cafayate during this full-day tour from Salta. Spend 11 hours traveling through the Lerma Valley, viewing carved rock formations in the Quebrada de las Conchas and visiting a winery in Cafayate. Wine tasting and round-trip transportation from select Salta hotels are included.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Full-Day Salt Flats Tour from Salta

Experience the ‘Salinas Grandes,’ a magical collection of salt flats in Northwest Argentina, during this 13-hour day trip from Salta. Explore some of the area’s picturesque small towns before reaching this surreal landmark, an area where a landscape of shiny-white salt seems to extend to the horizon. You’ll also stop by the village of Purmamarca on your way back to Salta.
  • Duration: 13 hours
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Peninsula Valdes National Park Day Trip

Explore the spectacular natural surroundings of Península Valdés during this 11-hour trip from Puerto Madryn. With your local nature guide, make a stop at Puerto Pirámides during the drive. Visit El Faro to explore the cliffs, getting up close and personal with seals and sea lions. Enjoy lunch at Puerto Delgado (own expense), then head for Punta Canor to admire the unusual geological formations. Round-trip transportation from centrally located Puerto Madryn accommodations is included.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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Underground Rivers and Mountain Trekking Tour from Salta

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Salta region on a full-day tour with an experienced guide. Cross the Lerma Valley in a 4WD vehicle and ascend the curvy road known as Cuesta del Obispo, passing Piedra del Molino as you enter Los Cardones National Park. Take a short walk to see the caves near the Calchaquí River, then have a picnic lunch in a stunning location. See the traditional village of La Poma and the Nevado del Acay, mountains that stand 16,312 feet high (4,972 meters).
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Day Trip Discover Humahuaca Valley from Salta

Absorb the spectral landscapes of the UNESCO-listed Quebrada de Humahuaca on a full-day tour from Salta. Alongside an expert guide, travel through the scenic Argentinian countryside to Purmamarca Village, an indigenous town home to the majestic Seven Colored Hill. Travel back in time in Pucará’s Archeological Museum; marvel at the ancient religious paintings in Uquía Church; and gaze at the golden statues inside the Cathedral of Maimara.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Tafí del Valle and Quilmes Ruins Full-Day Tour from Tucumán

Behold the beautiful scenery of Tafi del Valle on an enriching full-day tour from San Miguel de Tucuman. As you approach the verdant splendor of the region, you’ll delight in the dramatic valleys and vibrant colors of the Valley of Tafi. Behold more than 50 types of ancient rocks during a visit to Los Menhires Archeological Reserve and see the ruins of the Sacred City of Quilmes. Admire the Jesuit architecture of Tafi del Valle on a guided walking tour and travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Cachi Full Day Tour from Salta

Discover the beauty of the Cachi region on a full-day tour from Salta. Travel in a comfortable climate-controlled coach with a knowledgeable guide, passing through a mountainous landscape with views of Quebrada de los Laureles, Quebrada de Escoipe and the Enchanted Valley. Travel along the curvy Cuesta del Obispo road to reach the pass at Piedra del Molino, located within Los Cardones National Park, then arrive in Cachi where you see the Iglesia San Jose, the Museo Arqueológico (Archaeological Museum) and take in the charming town.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Full-Day San Antonio, Salinas Grandes and Purmamarca from Salta

Combine visits to San Antonio de los Cobres, Salinas Grandes, and Purmamarca on this full-day tour from Salta. Additionally, see the great salt flats that have made the area famous, the Hill of Seven Colors, and the Cuesta del Obispo. National Park fees included.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Cafayate Wine Route Day Tour from Salta

Savor the delicious wines and colorful scenery of one of the highest wine route in the world during this 10-hour trip near Cafayate. Explore this increasing popular wine-making region during tasting stops at two local wineries and a stop at the city’s Museum of Vine and Wine. As you travel you’ll also get to enjoy the area’s mountain landscapes and the picturesque Las Conchas River Gorge.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Full Day Trip to Salinas Grandes Salt Fields from Salta

Gaze at the vast expanse of the Salinas Grandes Salt Fields on an enriching full-day trip from Salta. Ascend to the vertiginous altitude of Puna and relish the heavenly tableau of salt fields alongside an expert guide. Receive an insightful introduction to the geology and agricultural history of the area and capture photographs of the unique landscape reminiscent of an Arctic plain. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Salta hotel on this tour.   
  • Duration: 14 hours
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  • Duration: 14 hours
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