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Along The Humahuaca Gorge In Jujuy

Highlights

Salta - De Las Conchas Gorge - Salinas Grandes - Purmamarca - Humahuaca Gorge

REF :

EU-TBK0606

Dates

Prices*

Single Supp

1st Jan to 31st Aug 2022

£955 / $1,195

£330 / $410

*Price per person based on twin/double share

Full Itinerary

DAY 1: SALTA.

Arrival into Salta. Afternoon, explore the city on a walking tour through its streets, churches, colonial buildings, and the High Mountain Archaeology Museum (MAAM). Evening at leisure.

Maximum altitude: 1.152 MASL (3.779 ft.)


DAY 2: SALTA (B).

Today visit De Las Conchas Gorge, with its interesting formations such as the Amphitheatre and the Devil´s Throat, created from erosion of wind and water. Continue to Cafayate with a city tour and visit to the museum. Return to Salta for the evening.

Maximum altitude: 1.660 MASL (13.681 ft.)


DAY 3: SALTA - PURMAMARCA (B).

Early in the morning departure towards Del Toro Gorge. In the afternoon continue through the Puna to Salinas Grandes then descend through De Lipan Gorge to Purmamarca, at the base of Cerro de los Siete Colores.

Maximum altitude:  4.170 MASL (13.681 ft.)


DAY 4: PURMAMARCA - IRUYA (B, D).

Today travel to Humahuaca Gorge, visiting typical and colourful villages as Tilcara, Uquía and Humahuaca. Continue through a mountainous path, to reach Abra del Cóndor, the highest point on the way to Iruya. Located at 2780 MASL (9.120 ft.), within the Biosphere Reserve of the Yungas, Iruya is an interesting looking town as though it is built into the mountains.

Maximum altitude:  4.180 MASL (13.713 ft.)


DAY 5: IRUYA - SALTA (B).

Depart towards Humahuaca and take the route to El Hornocal, Cerro de los 14 colores. Continue via the Humahuaca Gorge to Salta stopping at Maimará to admire Paleta del Pintor (Painter‘s Palette).

Maximum altitude:  4.180 MASL (13.713 ft.)


DAY 6: SALTA (B).

Morning at leisure until your transfer to the airport or extend your trip.

Maximum altitude: 1.200 MASL (3937 ft.)


WHAT’S INCLUDED

Accommodation - 5 nights in minimum 3-star hotels.

Meals – As specified in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).

Luggage – One normal suitcase and one handbag per person included for hotel porterage.

Transfers – all airport transfers from arrival on Day 1 to final day (assuming specific group flights booked)

Tours (with local bilingual English-speaking guides) - Salta: Walking city tour with MAAM. Cafayate: Gorge Jujuy: Salinas Grandes Salt Flat, Humahuaca Gorge.


WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

International flights and airport taxes to join the tour.

Tips for local guides / drivers.

Early Check-in / Late Check-out.

Travel Insurance.


NOTES

  • January to March is rainy season.

  • Not recommended for travellers with respiratory problems due to the high-altitude locations.

  • The Town Hall, MAAM, The Wine Museum and Pablo Díaz Museum closed on Mondays.

  • Tour prices are based on shared group services (not private services).

  • Passport copies required 30 days prior to arrival for all passengers.

Itinerary

DAY 1:  Arrival - Salta

DAY 2:  Salta

DAY 3:  Salta - Purmamarca

DAY 4:  Purmamarca - Iruya

DAY 5:  Iruya - Salta

DAY 6:  Depart Salta (or extend your trip)

Interests
History & Culture
Wildlife & Nature
Archaeology & Palaeontology
ALONG THE HUMAHUACA GORGE IN JUJUY
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