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Argentina Trails a tourism company that designs and operates Adventure travel and special interest. We specialize in Mountaineering, Trekking, 4x4 trips and tailored programs in Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru. Argentina Trails guarantees excellent quality service and extensive experience in the sector.





TRIP PLAN


ARGENTINIAN NORTH & ATACAMA

Program: 12 days / 11 nights
Start: In the city of Salta
Ends: In the city of Salta
Season: All year round

Day 1: Salta. Arrival and transfer to the planned hotel.

In the afternoon, City Tour Salta. Visit the Plaza 9 de Julio, its churches and museums; San Bernardo hill with panoramic view of the city, then travel 10 km to the summer village of San Lorenzo, continue to the Quebrada de Castellanos and Vaqueros River, returned to the city to finally visit the Museum of High Mountain MAAM. Transfer to the planned hotel. Dinner at a typical restaurant in Salta with folklore show. Hotel night at Salta. (D) - Salta Height: 3904 ft. - Km Travel: 100 asphalt

Day 2: Salta, Cafayate. Breakfast.

We departure Salta towards Cafayate through the spectacular ‘Quebrada de las Conchas’, with its characteristic colorful rock formations and hills that were eroded through the years by wind and rain. The most prominent figures are ‘La Garganta del Diablo’ and ‘The Amphitheater’. Arrival to Cafayate, a town located in the Calchaquíes valleys and its economy is the wine industry. Visit to a winery. Hotel night at Cafayate. (B) - Cafayate Height: 5348 ft. - Km Travel: 186 asphalt

Day 3: Cafayate, Cachi. Breakfast.

We continue our journey along National Route #40 in the Calchaquíes valleys. We will travel along the ‘Quebrada de las Flechas’ with different rock formations and some colonial towns that we will find in our way like Angastaco, Molinos and Seclantas. Hotel night at Cachi. (B, L) - Cachi Height: 7726 ft - Km Travel: 24 asphalt / 138 spall

Day 4: Salta. Breakfast.

We returned to Salt city crossing ‘Los Cardones’ National Park. After this we will find the ‘Cuesta del Obispo’ and we will enjoy the stunning landscape. Sometimes you can see condors flying the heights. Hotel night at Salta. (B) - Cachi Height: 2355 m - Km Travel: 24 asphalt / 138 spall

Day 5: Salta. Free day to enjoy the hotel and the attractions of the city.

Hotel night at Salta. (B) - Salta Height: 3904 ft. - Km Travel: 132 asphalt / 25 spall

Day 6: Quebrada de Humahuaca.

Breakfast. Departure to the Province of Jujuy to visit the ‘Quebrada de Humahuaca’ and its characteristic towns. Among them will cross Purmamarca and its Seven Colors Hill, Tilcara, Uquía and Humahuaca. Hotel night at Purmamarca. (B) - Purmamarca Height: 7677 ft. - Km Travel: 305 asphalt

Day 7: Paso de Jama, San Pedro de Atacama.

Breakfast. We started our journey to Chile through ‘Jama’ Border Crossing. We ascend to the ‘Cuesta del Lipan’, we will make a short stop to visit ‘Salinas Grandes’. We continue our journey to arrive at San Pedro de Atacama. Hotel night at San Pedro de Atacama. (B) - San Pedro de Atacama Height: 8018 - Km Travel: 488 asphalt

Day 8: ‘La Luna’ & ‘La Muerte’ Valleys.

Breakfast. Morning free to enjoy and visit the town of San Pedro de Atacama. In the afternoon visit to the sand dunes of ‘La Muerte’ Valley and the impressive ‘La Luna’ Valley to see the sunset in the Chilean Puna. Hotel night at San Pedro de Atacama. - San Pedro de Atacama Height: 8018 ft. - Km Travel: 70 spall

Day 9: Atacama Salt flat, Milcante and Miñique Lagoons.

Breakfast. We will visit the Atacama Salt Flat, considered the second largest in the world. Here we will enjoy watching the pink flamingos. We continue our trip and visit the Meñiques and Miscanti Lagoons located at 13123 ft. Surrounded by high mountains they houses a large numbers of birds characteristic of the region. Hotel night at San Pedro de Atacama. - San Pedro de Atacama Height: 8018 ft. - Km Travel: 200 asphalt / 40 spall

Day 10: Excursion to the Tatio Geysers.

Breakfast. We start at dawn to visit these important Tatio geysers, located at 14173 ft. The water vapor rises into the surface of the earth's crust, reaching a height of 33 ft. For those adventurous, here you can enjoy a thermal bath. Return. Hotel night at San Pedro de Atacama. - San Pedro de Atacama Height: 8018 ft. - Km Travel: 80 asphalt / 118 spall

Day 11: Jama Border Crossing and return through San Antonio de los Cobres.

Breakfast. We departure again heading to Argentina through Jama Border Crossing. Once arrived at Salinas Grandes, we will take National Route #40 towards San Antonio de los Cobres. Back to Salta along ‘Quebrada del Toro’. Hotel night at Salta. - Jump Height: 1192 - Km Tours: 448 asphalt / gravel 230

Day 12: Airport Salta.

Transfer Out to Salta Airport. END OF OUR SERVICES

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