CIRCUITO 1

CIRCUITO VALLES CALCHAQUIES


TO THE SOUTH OF THE PROVINCE; TOTAL OF 520 KMS OF ROAD, INCREDIBLES NATURE VIEWS!

ALTERNATIVES OF CIRCUIT:

FULL CIRCUIT:

CACHI + NAC. 40 + BROKEN ARROW GORGE + CAFAYATE, SHELLS GORGE. IT IS NECESSARY TWO (02) DAYS AND 1 (ONE) NIGHT IN CAFAYATE. NOT FOOD AND ACCOMODATION INCLUDED.

  • TOTAL CIRCUIT: 520 KMS.

  • PROGRAMMED EXCURSION

  • TWO (02) DAYS AND 1 (ONE) NIGHT IN CAFAYATE.

  • ROADS: PROVINCIAL ROAD. Nº 33 GOOD CONDITIONS (MOUNTAIN ROAD). NACIONAL Nº40 NO PAVED. NACIONAL Nº 68 GOOD CONDITIONS.

  • HIGHIEST POINT: 3500 MSNM

  • FROM 07.15 TO 07.45 (WE PICK YOU UP FROM THE HOTEL)

  • WE RETURN TO SALTA 16.00 HRS APROXIMATELY.

 

SEPARATED DAYS

ONLY ONE (1) PER DAY EXCURSION; CAFAYATE - CACHI. RECOMMENDED FOR PEOPLE WHO DO NOT HAVE A LOT OF TIME.

EXCURSION CACHI

EXCURSION CACHI:

EARLY IN THE MORNING, WE CROSS SEVERAL DEPARTMENTS OF LERMA´S VALLEY.ALONG PROVINCIAL ROAD Nº33 WE WILL HAVE THE OPORTUNITY TO ENJOY AMAZING VIEWS, FROM A PARCIAL JUNGLE TO THE ARID ENVIRIOMENT. WE STOP IN ``LA CUESTA DEL OBISPO”, NACIONAL PARK LOS CARDONES, MIRADOR DE PAYOGASTA. WE ARRIVE TO CACHI AT NOON TO HAVE LUNCH AND TASTE REGIONAL DISHES. FREE TIME 1 HOUR APROXIMATELY.



  • TOTAL CIRCUIT: 320 KMS

  • DAILY EXCURSIONS

  • ONE (01) DAY

  • ROADS: PROVINCIAL Nº 33 GOOD CONDITIONS (MOUNTAIN ROAD). NO PAVED.

  • HIGHIEST POINT: 3500 MSNM

  • FROM 07.15 TO 07.45 (WE PICK YOU UP FROM THE HOTEL)

  • WE RETURN TO SALTA 18.00/19.00 HRS APROXIMATELY.

 

EXCURSION A CAFAYATE

EXCURSION CAFAYATE:

AMAZING LANDSCAPES ALONG NACIONAL ROAD Nº68. WE STOP IN THE FAMOUS SHELLS GORGE, TO VISIT TYPICALS PLACES SUCH US THE DEVIL´S THROAT, THREE CROSSES, THE LIMESTONE ZONE, THE CASTLES, ETC). WE HAVE LUNCH IN CAFAYATE AND WE VISIT A TYPICAL WINERY.


  • TOTAL CIRCUIT: 390 KMS

  • DAILY EXCURSIONS

  • DURATION: ONE (01) DAY

  • ROADS: NATIONAL. Nº 68 GOOD CONDITIONS.

  • HIGHIEST POINT: 1700 MSNM

  • FROM 07.15 TO 07.45 (WE PICK YOU UP FROM THE HOTEL)

  • WE RETURN TO SALTA 18.00/19.00 HRS APROXIMATELY.

 

CIRCUITO 2

CIRCUITO ANDINO

ARID ZONE WITH BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPE. WE HAVE TWO ALTERNATIVES TO VISIT IT. BY THE ROAD WITH A VAN IN GROUPS, OR BY THE TRAIN TO THE CLOUDS (SEE MORE) CROSSING RULES, ZIG ZAGS, BRIDGES AND VIADUCTS.



BY ROAD… SAN ANTONIO DE LOS COBRES OR SALINAS GRANDES.



SAN ANTONIO DE LOS COBRES

JUST FOR PEOPLE THAT DON´T WANT TO VISIT SALINAS GRANDES.



TAKING NACIONAL ROAD Nº51 WE VISIT TORO´S GORGE, WITH POSIBILITY TO SEE BRIDGES AND VIADUCTS OF THE TRAIN. WE STOP IN SANTA ROSA DE TASTIL VILLAGE TO SEE THE ARQUEOLOGIC MUSEUM. WE ARRIVE TO SAN ANTONIO DE LOS COBRES AT NOON TO HAVE LUNCH. FREE HOUR AND COME BACK TO SALTA.



  • TOTAL CIRCUIT 390 KMS

  • PROGRAMMED EXCURSION

  • DURATION 1 (ONE) DAY

  • ROAD: NATIONAL Nº 51 GOOD CONDITION, NO PAVED IN SOME PLACES.

  • HIGHIEST POINT: 4080 MSNM

  • FROM 07.15 TO 07.45 (WE PICK YOU UP FROM THE HOTEL)

  • WE RETURN TO SALTA 18.00/19.00 HRS APROXIMATELY.

 

SALINAS GRANDES:

IN THE MORNING AS THE EXCURSION OF SAN ANTONIO DE LOS COBRES, ALONG THE NATIONAL ROAD Nº 51, WE ARRIVE TO SAN ANTONIO DE LOS COBRES TO HAVE LUNCH, AFTER IT WE CONTINUOUS BY NACIONAL ROAD Nº40 TO SALINAS GRANDES, WHERE WE CAN ADMIRE THE POOLS WHERE PEOPLE OBTAIN THE MINERAL, IT IS AN OPTION BUY SALT HANDICRAFTS. IN THE AFTERNOON WE TAKE NATIONAL ROAD Nº 52 TO ARRIVE TO PURMAMARCA, WHERE WE DO A QUICK STOP. -THE TRIP RECOMMENDED FOR PEOPLE THAT DON´T HAVE ENOUGH TIME IN THE NORTH.


  • TOTAL CIRCUIT: 580 KMS

  • DAILY EXCURSION.

  • DURATION: 1 (ONE) DAY.

  • ROADS: NATIONAL Nº 51 GOOD CONDITION, NO PAVED IN SOME PLACES. NATIONAL Nº40 NO PAVED. NATIONAL Nº 52 AND 09 GOOD CONDITION.

  • HIGHIEST POINT: 4170 MSNM

  • FROM 07.00 TO 07.00 (WE PICK YOU UP FROM THE HOTEL)

  • WE RETURN TO SALTA 21.00 HRS APROXIMATELY.

 

CIRCUITO 3

CIRCUITO NORTE CULTURA Y COLORES

HUMAHUACA / IRUYA

THE UNESCO RECOGNIZED QUEBRADA DE HUMAHUACA AS A WORLD HERITAGE SITE, BECAUSE OF ITS DEEP HISTORY, GREAT LANDSCAPES AND UNIQUE CULTURA. TO VIST THIS AREA EXIST SEVERAL POSSIBILITIES.



HUMAHUACA:

BY NACIONAL ROAD Nº 34, CROSSING DIFERENTS TOWNS, WE ARRIVE TO PURMAMARCA, FAMOUS BECAUSE OF SEVEN COLOURS MOUNTAIN, THERE WE HAVE THE POSIBILITY BUY LOCAL HANDICRAFTS.THEN WE VISIT TILCARA TOWNS TO VISIT THE PUCARA, AN ANTIQUE NATIVE FORT. WE ARRIVE TO HUMAHUACA TO HAVE LUNCH, FREE HOUR. IN THE AFTERNOON STOP ALONG THE ROAD TO VISIT UQUÍA, MAIMARÁ AND SAN SALVADOR DE JUJUY.


  • TOTAL CIRCUIT: 520 KMS

  • DAILY EXCURSION.

  • DURATION: 1 (ONE) DAY.

  • ROADS: NATIONAL Nº 34, 09. GOOD CONDITIONS.

  • HIGHIEST POINT: 3000 MSNM

  • FROM 07.00 TO 07.30 (WE PICK YOU UP FROM THE HOTEL)

  • WE RETURN TO SALTA 20.30 HRS APROXIMATELY.

 

IRUYA:

BEATIFUL TOWN BETWEEN MOUNTAINS. SPECCIALLY FOR PEOPLE THAT LOOK FOR DEEP SILENCE.


ALTERNATIVES OF CIRCUIT:
OPC 1 - 2 (TWO) DAY, 1 (ONE) NIGHT – WITH SALINAS GRANDES:

COMBINING THE EXCURSION OF SALINAS GRANDES, SLEPPING IN PURMAMARCA ANDA NEXT VISITING QUEBRADA DE HUMAHUACA, WE HAVE LUNCH IN IRUYA. WE RETURN TO SALTA DOING SOME STOPS AÑONG THE ROAD. RECOMMENDED FOR PEOPLE THAT WANT SEE EVERYTHING IN A QUICK VIEW.


  • TOTAL CIRCUIT: 800 KMS.APROX

  • PROGRAMMED EXCURSION

  • DURATION: TWO (02) DAYS AND 1 (ONE) NIGHT IN PURMAMARCA.

  • ROADS: NATIONAL Nº 51 GOOD CONDITION, NO PAVED IN SOME PLACES. NATIONAL Nº40 NO PAVED. NATIONAL Nº 52, PROVINCIAL Nº133 NO PAVED, NACIONAL Nº 09 GOOD CONDITIONS.

  • HIGHIEST POINT: 4000 MSNM

  • FROM 07.00 TO 07.30 (WE PICK YOU UP FROM THE HOTEL)

  • WE RETURN TO SALTA SECOND DAY 20.00 HRS APROXIMATELY.

 

OPC2 - IN 2 (TWO) DAYS, 1 (ONE) NIGHT – WITH HUMAHUACA:

THE FIRST DAY COMBINED WITH QUEBRADA DE HUMAHUACA, AND WE SPEND A NIGHT IN IRUYA, THE SECOND DAY WE HAVE LUNCH OR IN IRUYA OR HUMAHUACA TOWN, WE RETURN TO SALTA STOPPING ALONG THE FAMOUS GORGE. NOT INCLUDED MEALS AND ACCOMODATION. RECOMMENDED FOR PEOPLE THAT WANT TO DO A NIGHT IN IRUYA TOWN.


  • TOTAL CIRCUIT: 800 KMS.APROX.

  • PROGRAMMED EXCURSION

  • DURATION: TWO (02) DAYS AND 1 (ONE) NIGHT IN IRUYA.

  • ROADS: NATIONAL Nº34/ 09, GOOD CONDITIONS. PROVINCIAL Nº133 NO PAVED.

  • HIGHIEST POINT: 4000 MSNM

  • FROM 07.00 TO 07.30 (WE PICK YOU UP FROM THE HOTEL)

  • WE RETURN TO SALTA SECOND DAY 20.00 HRS APROXIMATELY.

 

OPC3 - IN 1 (ONE) DAY. DIRECTLY TO IRUYA

THIS POSIBILITY ONLY RECOMMENDED FOR PEOPLE THAT WANT TO VISIT IRUYA IN ONE DAY.


  • TOTAL CIRCUIT: 800 KMS.APROX

  • PROGRAMMED EXCURSION

  • DURATION: TWO (02) DAYS AND 1 (ONE) NIGHT IN IRUYA.

  • ROADS: NATIONAL Nº34/ 09, GOOD CONDITIONS. PROVINCIAL Nº133 NO PAVED.

  • HIGHIEST POINT: 4000 MSNM

  • FROM 06.00 TO 06.30 (WE PICK YOU UP FROM THE HOTEL)

  • WE RETURN TO SALTA 22.00 HRS APROXIMATELY.