Biking In The Quebrada

Highlights

Tilcara - Quebrada de Humahuaca - Purmamarca - Salinas Grande

REF :

EU-TBK1222

Dates

Prices*

Single Supp

1st Jan to 31st Mar 2022

Price on request

Price on request

*Price per person based on twin/double share

Full Itinerary

DAY 1: SALTA - TILCARA.

Arrival into Salta and transfer to the Quebrada de Humahuaca, reaching Tilcara, which will be base for the trip.

Maximum altitude: 2.465 masl (8087 ft.)


DAY 2: TILCARA (B, L).

Today cycle from Tilcara 9km for lunch hosted by a local family. Walk to the Pucara de Juella, which unlike the Pucara de Tilcara has not been rebuilt. Appreciate the way the Omaguacas used to live, as well as the passage of time. Cycle back to Tilcara.

Bicycle tour: 18 km (11 miles)

Maximum altitude: 2.465 masl (8087 ft.)


DAY 3: TILCARA (B, L).

Today cycle south visiting Maimará, Posta de Hornillos, Tunalito, Chañarcito and Purmamarca. Travelling to the town of Purmamarca to visit the Paseo de los Colorados. Transfer by vehicle to Salinas Grandes then cycle through the pools where salt is extracted by hand. Descend from Purmamarca for 33kms through winding roads.

Bicycle route: 33 km (20 miles)

Maximum altitude: 4.170 masl (13.681 ft.)


DAY 4: TILCARA (B, L, D).

Transfer to the national route 9 towards Humahuaca. On arrival cycle through the historical centre then take the road to Peñas Blancas. After traveling about 10 km, arrive at the town of Cocacha and take a short walk through pre-Hispanic farming terraces, followed by lunch. Continue the bike tour passing through the town of Valiazo. Drive to the viewpoint of the majestic Hornocal, a formation from the late Cretaceous period and see the stunning colourful landscape. Begin a 25 km descent passing through Ocumazo and ending at the foot of the Pucará de Calete.

Bicycle tour: 35 km (22 miles)

Maximum altitude: 4.720 masl (15.485 ft.)


DAY 5: TILCARA - JUJUY (B).

Time at leisure until airport transfer to Jujuy or extend your trip.


WHAT’S INCLUDED

Accommodation - 4 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) Mentioned tours with bicycle equipment, helmet, and support vehicle on days 2 & 3.


WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

International flights and airport taxes to join the tour.

Tips for local guides / drivers.

Travel Insurance.


NOTES

  • All activities subject to weather conditions.

  • Good physical condition is required for this tour. Bear in mind the high altitude conditions.

  • Activities are subject to weather conditions.

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

Itinerary

DAY 1:  Arrival - Salta - Tilcara

DAY 2:  Tilcara

DAY 3:  Tilcara

DAY 4:  Tilcara

DAY 5:  Depart Tilcara - Jujuy (or extend your trip)

Interests
History & Culture
Wildlife & Nature
Cycling & Motor Biking
BIKING IN THE QUEBRADA
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