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SALTA, so beautiful that you fall in love

5 days
4 nights

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Program

Day 1: City of Salta

We will be waiting for you at the airport or bus station of the city of Salta. Our guide will be waiting for you and we will go to hotel for the check-in. We will know the architecture and culture of our beautiful city; we will start with the historic center with its most important buildings and monuments, the General Güemes and February 20th, the latter in commemoration of the Battle of Salta and, after visiting the city headed its surroundings to visit the town of San Lorenzo and the handicraft market. At the end of the day we return to the hotel.


Day 2: Tren de las Nubes

In the morning we will pick you up and we will go to the train station of the city of Salta to enjoy the famous tour of the "Tren de las Nubes". This is the most amazing train of the world, which reaches to the clouds, rising 4,200 meters over a distance of 434 km (round trip). This trip is one of the three highest trips in the world that crosses vertiginous mountains through beautiful landscapes of the Andes Mountain Range. Throughout the tour two stops are made: the station San Antonio de los Cobres, and the other one on the viaduct La Polvorilla. The tour ends at night, then we will back to the hotel. Night in Salta.


Day 3: Cachi

Breakfast at the hotel. This day we will visit one of the most exotic places in Argentina, a poblated town paused in time, the legendary Cachi. The tour begins with a trip by the amazing Cuesta del Obispo, a winding route with an unforgettable landscape, then we will go Los Cardones National Park, where we will visit ancient cacti of more than 5 meters high. Then, we will discover the village of Cachi, place of beautiful landscapes and rushing streams, leafy trees to the roadside and the impressive views of the Nevado de Cachi, stone guardian that guards the residents and visitors, of course. We will have plenty to learn about the amazing stories that houses this place. After the tour we will return to the city of Salta. Night in Salta.


Day 4: Wineries of Cafayate

Breakfast. We will go to Cafayate, wine emblem area of Salta and birthplace of the famous Argentine: Torrontés. This small city is located in the heart of the Calchaquíes Valleys and, the beauty of its landscapes, its favorable climate, excellent wines and the friendliness of its people, are some of the reasons why tourists worldwide choose Cafayate as their destination year after year. We will visit an iconic winery in the area and our guide will teach us about high altitude wines, its processes and systems of conduction of the vine. We will also share a talk about tasting techniques and we will taste the wines of our hosts. After the visit to Cafayate we will return to the city of Salta while admiring the stunning Quebrada de las Conchas and knowing each of its recognized worldwide landforms such as the "Anfiteatro", the "Obelisco, the "Garganta del diablo", the "castles" and, also, the incredible "Sapo". Night in Cafayate.


Day 5: An unforgettable trip

Breakfast at the hotel. When you tell us, we will coordinate your transfer from the hotel to the airport or bus station in Salta. If you wish, we can combine your stay in Salta with any of the wonderful destinations that Altura - Argentina Tourism & Wines has to offer in other Argentinian cities.

 

 

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 Salta even more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Services included

  • Bilingual guide specialized in wines and permanent coordinator.
  • 2 visits to wineries with wine tasting.
  • 1 Tour to Cafayate.
  • 1 city tour.
  • 1 tour to San Antonio de los Cobres.
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in a selected hotel with breakfast. (double)
  • All transfers in Salta.
  • Transfers airport or bus station / hotel / airport or bus station by private car.

 

Not included services

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

El Esteco, San Pedro de Yacochuya, El Porvenir de los Andes, El Tránsito, Nanni, Domingo Hermanos, Jose Luis Mounier, Etchart, Animama.

Options subject to availability.

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Accommodation Options

In Salta:

  • 5 stars: Alejandro 1°, Desing Suites.
  • 4 stars: Ameriam, Almería, Gran Hotel Presidente, Casa Real Hotel. Hotel Boutique: Del Vino Hotel, Kkala Hotel Boutique.
  • 3 stars: Wiston Hotel, Hotel Colonial, El lagar Hotel.

In Cafayate:

  • Wine Lodge: Viñas de Cafayate Wine Resort.
  • 4 stars: Killa Cafayate.
  • 3 stars: Hotel Asturias , Hotel Los Sauces..

Options subject to availability at the selected date.

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It is good to know about

  • Distances
    Buenos Aires – Ciudad de Salta: 1605 km.
    Salta City - Cafayate:  193 km.
    Salta City – Cachi: 160 km.
    Buenos Aires – Quebrada de Humahuaca:  1181 km.
    Salta City – Quebrada de Humahuaca: 225 km.
  • Flight frequencies - Buenos Aires / Salta / Buenos Aires
    There are daily flights that connect Buenos Aires /Salta/Buenos Aires from 6:00 am until 10 pm. Visit www.aa2000.com.ar for more information.
  • Bus frequencies - Buenos Aires / Salta / Buenos Aires
    There are many bus companies that connect Buenos Aires with Salta and vice versa every day. The majority of the departure schedules start at 17 pm at any of the two points and the trip lasts approximately 20 hours.
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