What To Expect
Live in three days the best of Salta: discover with a local guide the main monuments of the city centre and explore the town of Cafayate. Visit a cellar and sample the delicious regional wine. Enjoy free time in the third day and discover Salta at your own rythm.
A representative is going to be waiting for you at Salta's airport to take you to Marilian 3-star hotel or Salta 4-star hotel. The first one offers heated and air-conditioned bedrooms, international telephonic communications and private barhrooms. Salta 4-star hotel offers also WIFI internet connection, a dinning room with computers and a baggage lodge.
After that, and if you flight arrives before 15:00, hop on a guided tour through Salta's city centre, where you will discover the main monuments of this beautiful city: get familiar with its colonial history, and admire its charming architecture. You will pass by the 9 de Julio Square, one of the most animated spots in the city, the favourite place of locals to meet at the end of the day. There you will find as well important monuments, like the Salta's Cathedral, a beautiful and simple church, of Spanish Baroque style. See as well San Francisco's convent, a beautiful church whose first building dates back to 1625, another icon of the city. Pass by San Bernardo's Hill, that offers, from its 1637 meters above the sea level, one of the best panoramic views of Salta. Finally admire the Handicrafts Market , installed in an old house's building, is the ideal place to find your best souvenir from Salta, and the best regional products. At the end of your tour, we will take you back to the hotel, to enjoy the rest of the day on your own.
Today we will take you out of the city to discover the natural wonders of the north region of Argentina. After breakfast, we will pick you up to take you to Shell's Gorge: marvel at the amazing shapes made by the erosion of the air and the water, and admire the beautiful colours of the landscape around. Listen to the silence of the Puna and live the calm of the life in the mountains. Don't miss the huge Cardons, the typical local vegetation, an essential part of the north postacard.
Visit later the traditional town of Cafayate, and discover its historic wine-growing tradition. Take the oportunity to get inside a cellar and sample the delicious regional wine! Admire as well its typical colonial buildings, witnesses of the ancient Spanish empire that dominated once the region. Feel free to have a delicious lunch in one of the local restaurants and enjoy the incredible hospitality of people! You can visit if you wish one of the local museums in town. In the end of the afternoon, we will take you back to the hotel in Salta's city centre.
After breakfast, feel free to live Salta how you prefer. If you couldn't take the Salta's city tour the first day and your retourn flight is after 20:00, hop on and discover the wonders of Salta's monuments as you get familiar with it's incredible history.
Finally, we will pick you up from the hotel to take you back to the airport at the end of the day.
Airport pick up and drop off
English or Spanish speaking guide according to the option selected
2 nights accomodation with breakfast in a 3 or 4- star hotel in Salta's city centre
Guided city tour through Salta's city centre
Meals and drinks
Entrance fee to museums in Cafayate
Tips and gratuities
DAY 1: Salta's city centre: Transportation from the airport to the hotel, pick up and Salta's city tour: 9 de Julio Square, Cathedral, Cabildo, San Francisco's convent, San Bernardo's convent, San Bernardo's mountain (1637 meters above the sea level), Guemes Monument, 20th february Monument, San Lorenzo and Handicrafts Market. Drop off to the hotel. Total distance: 90 km
DAY 2: Shell's Gorge and Cafayate Town: Breakfast and pick up from the hotel between 06:30 and 07:00 to Shell's Gorge and its incredible shapes: Garganta del Diablo, Anfiteatro, la Yesera, el Sapo, el Obelisco, los Castillos. Cafayate town and wine celles, lunch and free time. Drop off to the hotel in Salta's city centre. Total distance 395 km
DAY 3: Free time Salta's city tour if not done in day 1.
Children below 2 years are free of charge sitting in their parent's lap and sharing their beds
The order of the itinerary described can change according to local weather
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