The Inka’s Trail in Argentina (6n/7d)

The Church at Cachi is a fantastic example of colonial architecture

The Church at Cachi is a fantastic example of colonial architecture

DAY 01: Salta
Arrival at Salta airport. Transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, City Tour, including ascension to the top of Cerro San Bernardo by cable railway. Return to your hotel. Lodging.

DAY 02: Salta / Cafayate
Breakfast. Departure to Cafayate. Arrival at Posta de las Cabras and follow up through Quebrada Las Conchas to watch its changeable-reddish rock formations such as: The Obelisco, Fraile, etc. Arrival at Cafayate. Lodging.

DAY 03: Cafayate / Amaicha del Valle / Cafayate
Breakfast. Departure to Quilmes, visiting the ruins of the Old Quilmes Indian settlement – located in Tucumán Province. Continuing to Amaicha del Valle. There visitors may look over the Archaeological Museum “Pachamama” with a wide range of thematic exhibition halls: Archaeology, Geology, History and an outdoor display of natural figures such as: The Great Chaman, The “Pachamama”, The Two-Headed Serpent, etc. Lodging.

DAY 04: Cafayate / Cachi / Salta
Breakfast. Departure to Salta City – via Cachi – passing by Quebrada de las Flechas, visiting the Archaeological Museum of Cachi (Museo Pio Pablo Díaz) and the Church of Cachi. Resuming the tour to Salta we will go through Los Cardones National Park and Cuesta del Obispo which is 3.348 meters above sea level traveling from Tin Tin to the junction with the route to Salta city. Lodging.

DAY 05: Salta / Purmamarca
Breakfast. Departure towards Purmamarca -a place enhanced by the matchless Cerro de los 7 Colores – located in the Jujuy Province. Lodging. Departure to Salinas Grandes (important saltwork) – 3.706 meters above sea level – going through Cuesta de Lipán – 4.170 meters above sea level. A great opportunity to buy salt-made crafts. Return to Purmamarca. Lodging.

DAY 06: Purmamarca / Tilcara / Salta
Breakfast. Departure to Pucará de Tilcara having the opportunity to visit there the Archaeological Museum of Tilcara: “Dr. Eduardo Casanova”. Departure to Humahuaca, getting there in time to receive San Francisco Solano’s Blessing (daily appearance at 12:00 AM). Return to Purmamarca. Departure to Salta. Lodging.

DAY 07: Salta
Breakfast. Transfer to Salta city airport. End of services. Observations: We inform that during this excursion, visitors will arrive at some areas located over 3000 meters above sea level. Therefore, it is highly recommended that the excursion must be taken by people who physical and health conditions let them reach these heights.

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