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TRIP PLAN


ATACAMA & ARGENTINIAN PUNA

Program: 9 days / 8 nights
Start: In the city of Salta
Ends: In the city of Salta
Season: All year

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: 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 3: 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 ft.
- Km Travel: 488 asphalt

Day 4: ‘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 5: Excursion to the Tatio Geysers

Breakfast. We start at dawn to visit the 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 6: 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. We continued our journey to the border crossing again ‘Sico’ and entering to Argentine territory. Shelter night at Tolar Grande.
- Tolar Grande Height: 11565 ft.
- Km Travel: 95 asphalt / 295 spall

Day 7: Tolar Grande and its surroundings

During the day we will visit the caves with various figures in the stalactites and stalagmites, the Dune of considerable size and beauty, and the Arizaro Salt Flat, impressive for its magnitude, is one of the world's largest salt flats. Within the salt flat is the Arita Cone a mountain with a perfect cone shape. In the afternoon visit to the ‘Ojo de Mar’, strange deep pools made by the action of water that descend from the Macon mountain. Night at Franco Argentino shelter. (B, L, D)
- Tolar Grande Height: 11565 ft.
- Km Travel: 180 spall

Day 8: Santa Rosa de los Pastos Grandes, Salta

Early in the morning we will take the spectacular mountain road where we will see the different hills and snowy mountains, highlighting the Quewa mountain, which exceeds 19685 ft. (near the summit it was found an Inca mummy). We will also cross some typical villages with their troops of llamas, guanacos and vicuñas. Arrival to Salta city. Hotel night at Salta. (B, L, D)
- Salta Height: 3904 ft.
- Km Travel: 100 asphalt / 400 spall

Day 9: Salta Airport

Transfer Out to Salta Airport. END OF OUR SERVICES

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