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Classic North

Highlights

Salta - Cachi - Cafayate - Tafi del Valle

REF :

EU-TBK0613

Dates

Prices*

Single Supp

1st Jan to 31st Aug 2022

£1,040 / £1,300

£270 / $335

*Price per person based on twin/double share

Full Itinerary

DAY 1: SALTA.

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

Maximum altitude: 1.152 MASL (3.779 ft.)


DAY 2: SALTA (B).

Explore Humahuaca Gorge in the Province of Jujuy, visiting typical and colorful villages, as Tilcara with its Pucará, Uquia and Humahuaca. On the return stop at Maimará to admire Paleta del Pintor (Painter´s Palette).

Maximum altitude: 3.000 MASL (9.842 ft.)


DAY 3: SALTA - CACHI (B).

Today begin the tour to Calchaquíes Valleys. Visiting Del Obispo Slope, Recta de Tin Tin and Los Cardones National Park.

Maximum altitude: 3.400 MASL (11.154 ft.)


DAY 4: CACHI - CAFAYATE (B).

Morning at leisure. In the afternoon depart towards Cafayate, via Route 40, passing by Seclantas, Molinos, Angastaco and De Las Flechas Gorge, with its interesting formations caused by water and wind erosion.

Maximum altitude: 2.000 MASL (6.561 ft.)


DAY 5: CAFAYATE (B).

Morning visit to De Las Conchas Gorge. Afternoon - visit a local wine producer for a tour followed by wine tasting. Explore the Vine and Wine Museum (Museo de la Vid y el Vino) for an insight into the wine making process.

Maximum altitude: 1.660 MASL (5.249 ft.)


DAY 6: CAFAYATE - TAFÍ DEL VALLE (B).

Today travel to Tafi Del Valle via the Ruins of the Quilmes (an aborigines’ citadel), the largest pre-Columbian settlement in Argentina.

Maximum altitude: 3.042 MASL (9.980 ft.)


DAY 7: TAFÍ DEL VALLE - TUCUMÁN (B).

Morning at leisure to enjoy the activites offered by the Estancia. Depart to Tucumán via De Los Sosa Gorge. Short city tour before transferring to the airport or extend your trip.

Maximum altitude: 2.014 MASL (6.607 ft.)


WHAT’S INCLUDED

Accommodation - 6 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: Humahuaca Gorge, walking city tour with MAAM. Tafi del Valle: Calchaqui Valleys. Tucumán: Ruins of the Quilmes.


WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

International flights and airport taxes to join the tour.

Tips for local guides / drivers.

Tickets for National Parks, Natural Reserves and Museums.

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 Wine Museum, MAAM 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 - Cachi

DAY 4:  Cachi - Cafayate

DAY 5:  Cafayate

DAY 6:  Cafayate - Tafí del Valle

DAY 7:  Depart Tafí del Valle - Tucumán (or extend your trip)

Interests
Antiques & Bric-à-brac
CLASSIC NORTH
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