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CATAMARCA, A MYSTICAL EXPERIENCE

5 days
4 nights A

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Program

Day 1: City of Catamarca

We will be waiting you at the airport or bus terminal station of the city of Catamarca. Our guide will welcome you and transfer you to your hotel for check-in. In the afternoon, a tour of the City of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca and its surroundings, highlighting the 25 de Mayo square, surrounded by her big orange. Also we will visit the Craft Market, the Cathedral Basilica, a luxury of the history of architecture, the Dique El Jumeal, the archaeological ruins of Pueblo Perdido de la Quebrada and of course La Gruta de La Virgen del Valle. Finally we will visit the Archaeological Museum Adam Quiroga and the church of San Francisco. Finished our journey we back to the hotel. Night in Catamarca.

Day 2: Wineries of Tinogasta: Artisanal Winess

Breakfast at the hotel. Early in the morning we checked-out to move to Tinogasta, tourist area with its old buildings, landscapes of high mountains that offer beautiful viewpoints and areas virtually untouched. These lands are also known for its vineyards and fine regional wines artisanal production. We will visit the premises of Bodega Alta Esperanza, one of the most emblematic of the region. Our guide will teach us about the wines of Catamarca, manufacturing processes and systems vine training. Also we will share a talk on tasting techniques and taste the wines of our hosts. After the visit, while enjoying a stunning mountain landscape, we head to the Hotel Casa Grande, where we stay. This boutique hotel has the characteristic of being entirely built of adobe, with a perfect alchemy between rusticity and comfort. Tinogasta night.

Day 3: Route of the Adobe - Baths of Fiambala

Breakfast at the hotel. We will check out and this day will pass the surprising Abode Route linking Fiambalá Tinogasta with a tour of various historical monuments of adobe, built in the mid-eighteenth century, colonial architecture, and Hispanic mission. Abode Route has the feature running through vast vineyards and wineries host large. So know Bodega Don Diego, visit their facilities and taste their exquisite wines high. To end an unforgettable day we will move to the Baths of Fiambalá divine corner stone thermal baths mountainous. Here the hot springs emerge at 1750 msnm with temperatures ranging between 28 º and 51 º. The Baths of Fiambalá currently receive tourists from different parts of the world, who enjoy diving into the water to renew energy and receive the healing power that brings its mineral wealth, used for health treatments and relaxation therapies highly recommended by modern medicine. Here we will relax and enjoy the thermal water in its natural state. Return to Tinogasta. Night in Tinogasta.

Day 4: Route of the Seismiles

Breakfast at the hotel. Early in the morning we will transfer to make the tour of the Los Seismiles, an area fully rugged and mountainous (one of the most beautiful of the Argentina), which houses more than 200 volcanoes, where stand the famous Ojos del Salado (with its 6891 m above sea level is the highest volcano in the world) and Pissis (of 5 main summits higher than 6700 meters above sea level). This place has a very special power in the center of the Cordillera de los Andes and transmits to visitors an amazing feeling of freedom. Here we will have a picnic lunch (of course accompanied with wines and other beverages) while we admire the immensity of the volcanoes. If you are looking for references to this place, you will see that many of their visitors from all over the world point it as one of the most impressive landscapes that have been in their life.
Back to Tinogasta we will Check-Out to embark on our return to the city of San Fernando in the Valley of Catamarca. Night in Catamarca.

Day 5: A Mystical Experience

Breakfast at the hotel. When you tell us, we will transfer from the hotel to the airport or bus station in Catamarca. Farewell. If you wish we can combine your stay in Catamarca with any of the wonderful destinations that ALTURA – Argentina Tourism & Wines has to offer in Argentina.

 

 

 

Note: This Program of activities is presented as a guide and it is flexible. You may propose suggestions or changes that will help us make you enjoy your stay in Catamarca even more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


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Services included

  • Bilingual guide specialized in wines and permanent coordination.
  • 2 visits to wineries with wine tasting.
  • 1 tour to the city of Catamarca.
  • 1 excursion to Tinogasta
  • 1 excursion to Baths of Fiambala
  • 1 excursion to Seismiles
  • 4 nights at the selected hotel with breakfast.
  • All the transportations in Catamarca.
  • Transfers airport or bus station / hotel / airport or bus station.

 

Not included services

  • Options and extras not included in the program
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Options of Wineries to Visit

En Tinogasta: Alta Esperanza, Bodega Cuello Roca, Vittorio Longo, Saldaño, Elías J. Saleme, Yucuco.

En Fiambalá: Cabernet de los Andes, Finca Don Diego, Frutos de Fiambalá.

Options subject to availability.

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Accommodation Options

  • Hotel 4 stars
  • Hotel Boutique
  • Hotel 3 stars

Options subject to availability at the selected date.

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It is good to know about

  • Distances
    Buenos Aires - San Fernando del Valle: 1178 km.
    San Fernando del Valle - Tinogasta: 270 km.
    San Fernando del Valle - Fiambalá: 330 km.
    Tinogasta - Tour de los Seismiles: 200 km.
  • Flight frequencies - Buenos Aires / Catamarca / Buenos Aires
    There are daily flights that connect Buenos Aires / Catamarca / Buenos Aires from 6:00 am until 10 pm. Visit www.aa2000.com.ar
  • Bus frequencies - Buenos Aires / Catamarca / Buenos Aires
    There are many bus companies that connect Buenos Aires with Catamarca and vice versa every day. The majority of the departure schedules start at 18 pm at any of the two points and the trip lasts approximately 16 hours.
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