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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


CALCHAQUIE´S VALLEYS - SALTA

Itinerary: 4 days / 4 nights
Departs form: Salta City
Ends at: Salta City
Season: April – December (Summer: Consult)
Difficulty Level: Medium – High.
Elevation: 2625 ft

Day 1: Salta, Seclantas. Transfer in Airport – Bus Station.

We begin our trip just after noon towards the village of Seclantas. We ascend via Cuesta del Molino (Bishop’s slope) up to Piedra del Molino (Millstone), the highest point at 10827 ft. Then we cross to Los Colorados, immersed in Los Cardones national park. We arrive at Seclantas via the artisan road, enjoying dinner and comfortable accommodations. (S; D)

Day 2: Brealito, Corral de Piedra.

After enjoying breakfast we part from Seclantas towards Brealito where the trek begins. We begin walking at 9:00 towards Corral de Piedras, There we observe the ancient artisan goat cheese elaboration process. The route continues next to the River up to La Junta. After a brief break and box lunch with the locals we will continue by the river until we reach a slope. At our campsite at 10827 ft, Corral de Piedra, we will enjoy the evening with mate prepared from local herbs and homemade bread with artisanal goat cheese. Our camp is located at the foot of unclimbed Mt. Incahuanca at 17717 ft. We have the option to bathe at the natural waterfalls from a mountain stream next to our camp. We will camp and enjoy the traditional clay oven goat, sharing dinner and stories with the camp owners and locals. (B; L; S; D)

Day 3: Corral de Piedra, Abra Grande.

We start the trekking around 8:30 am, after breakfast, towards Abra Grande. On the route we pass by Sta. Rita’s cave, with its water spring that run through the rock walls. Around noon we arrive at the Abra where we will enjoy lunch and surrounded by breathtaking views of the Cachi Mountain Chain, crowned by its main summit, Libertador General San Martin at 20781 ft. After lunch we return to Corral del Piedra for dinner and rest. (B; L; S; D)

Day 4: Corral de piedra, Brealito.

We start our return towards to small town of Brealito. Box lunch on the way, we arrive around 15:00 hrs. Rest, and return to Salta after passage through Cachi (brief stop in the town square). Arrival to the city of Salta to Hrs. 21:00. Night Hotel in Salta. (D; L; S). END OF OUR SERVICES

» USEFULL INFORMATION

Includes:
- Pick up at Salta’s Airport.
- Off-road vehicle during our expedition.
- Equipment for camping. (Tent, kitchenware, etc.)
- Mules to carry luggage.
- Support Horse.
- Bilingual specialized guide (Spanish-English)
- All meals specified in the program (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, S: Snack, D: Dinner)
- 1 night lodging at Seclantas.
- 2 nights camping at mountain sites.
- 1 night hotel in Cachi with breakfast.
- First aid kit.
- VHF radio.

Does not Include:
- Flight ticket.
- Personal expenses and tips.
- Meals not mentioned in the program.
- Sleeping bags (can be rented)
- Alcoholic beverages.
- Taxes (transportation 10, 5%)

Recommended Equipment:
- Trekking boots.
- Comfortable trekking clothes.
- Waterproof jacket or windbreaker.
- Small backpack.
- Polar jacket.
- Sunscreen.
- Lip protector.
- Insect repellant.
- Sun cap or hat.
- Sunglasses
- Personal hygiene items.
- Personal medicines.

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