What To Expect
After picking you up from your hotel in Salta, prepare for a full day tour to discover the natural wonders of the north region of Argentina and the traditional town of Purmamarca, that inhabit the region since thousands of years.
We will pick you up from the hotel, and we will take route 9/34, a road of monumental landscapes: admire the superb mix of colours of the desert, the typical vegetation and of course the panoramic views, as we climb in elevation. We will finally arrive to Purmamarca, an ancient and still very alive town, famous for it's hand-crafted textile of Llama's wool, they sell themselves in theis local market. Take advantage of the opportunity, and bring back home your best souvenir from the north of Argentina!
Then we continue our ride to show you the stunning Seven Colours Hill, another UNESCO site, the jewel of the tour, and probably the place the most photographed in the region! It's name describes exactly the landscape: you will recognize on it different colours, product of different mixes of mineral substances, phenomenon you will able to see also during all the road in the mountains.
Later, we will take the best panoramic views in Slope of Lipan, also called the door of the Andes, because its geographical situation corresponds to the moment in which we start to really clim in elevation, up to arrive to 4000 meters above the sea level!
When we finally reach Jujuy's province, we will visit the superb Salt Fiels Salinas Grandes, this immense white and shiny space of 3,200 square miles, in the middle of the red desert. Finally we will start our way back to Salta through the town of Purmamarca, where you will be able to explore the town at your own rythm, and enjoy a delicious lunch in a local restaurant, before going back to your hotel in Salta's city centre.
Hotel pick up and drop off
Guided tour in Spanish, English or French, according to the option selected
Visit of Purmamarca town and local market
Stop at Sevel Colours Hill
Panoramic views at Slope of Lipan
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Depart from Salta's city centre to Jujuy by route 9/34
Purmamarca, handicrafts market
Seven Colour Hill
Cuesta del Lipan
Cuesta del Saladillo
Abra del Potrerillo (4150 above the sea level)
Children below 2 years are free of charge sitting in their parent's laps
Total distance: 530 km
During the tour, the stops can last from 10 up to 40 minutes. The stop for lunch can last up to 3 hours and includes free time
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.