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Essentials Of The Puna

Highlights

Buenos Aires - Salta - Purmamarca - Tolar Grande- Antofagasta de la Sierra - Cafayate

REF :

EU-TBK0103

Dates

Prices*

Single Supp

3rd Feb, 3rd Mar, 7th Apr, 5th May, 2nd Jun, 7th Jul, 4th Aug 8th Sep, 6th Oct, 3rd Nov, 1st Dec 2022


£2,860 / $3,575

£435 / $545

5th Jan, 2nd Feb, 2nd Mar, 12th Apr, 5th May, 2nd Jun, 7th Jul, 4th Aug 2023

£2,860 / $3,575

£435 / $545

8th Sep, 6th Oct, 3rd Nov, 1st Dec 2023

Price on request

Price on request

*Price per person based on twin/double share

Full Itinerary

DAY 1: BUENOS AIRES (D).

Morning arrival.  Afternoon panoramic tour of the city, exploring its most relevant landmarks: Plaza de Mayo, La Boca and finishing in Recoleta. Evening Tango Dinner show.


DAY 2: BUENOS AIRES - SALTA - PURMAMARCA (B, L).

Fly to Salta. Afternoon to explore Salta and the High Mountain Archaeology Museum (MAAM). After lunch, departure to Purmamarca


DAY 3: PURMAMARCA (B, L).

Vist to Humahuaca Gorge taking in Señoritas Gorge, El Hornocal and Cerro de los Catorce Colores.


DAY 4: PURMAMARCA - TOLAR GRANDE (B, L, D).

Morning departure to San Antonio de los Cobres via Salinas Grandes and Salta. After lunch travel to Tolar Grande passing by outstanding deserts and salt flats.


DAY 5: TOLAR GRANDE (B, L, D).

Visit mine La Casualidad Camp. Returning via Cono de Arita, an eye-catching 122-meter-high (400 ft.) volcanic formation.


DAY 6:  TOLAR GRANDE - ANTOFAGASTA DE LA SIERRA (B, L, D).

Visit to Ojos de Mar (Sea Eyes), lagoons of turquoise water, before leaving Tolar Grande. The journey to Antofagasta de la Sierra continues, via Antofalla Salt Flat and stopping for lunch.


DAY 7: ANTOFAGASTA DE LA SIERRA (B, L, D)

Visit to Galán Volcano, passing the Grande Lagoon and taking in the Diamond Lagoon.


DAY 8: ANTOFAGASTA DE LA SIERRA - CAFAYATE (B, L).

Visit to The Pómez Stone Field and taking in a trail to view the Carachi Pampa Volcano and its lava field. After time at leisure, we continue towards Cafayate.


DAY 9:  CAFAYATE - SALTA (B, L).

Travel to Salta after a short visit to the small city of Cafayate and lunch


DAY 10: SALTA - BUENOS AIRES (B).

Fly to Buenos Aires. Depart on your flight home or extend your trip.


WHAT’S INCLUDED

Accommodation - 9 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) - Buenos Aires: City tour - Dinner Show. Salta: Walking tour, MAAM included - Tolar Grande - Cono de Arita - La Casualidad Mine - Ojos de Mar - Cafayate Gorge. Jujuy: Quebrada de Humahuaca - Las Señoritas Gorge - El Hornocal. Catamarca: Antofalla Salt Flat, Galán Volcano- Del Hombre Muerto Salt Flat - Pumice Stone Field.


WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

International flights and airport taxes to join the tour.

Internal Flights and airport taxes within the tour (specific flights will be advised).

Tips for local guides / drivers.

Tickets for National Parks, Natural Reserves and Museums.

Early Check-in / Late Check-out.

Travel Insurance.


NOTES

  • Visit to La Casualidad Mine’s Camp and Galan Volcano is subject to weather conditions.

  • Check required group flights at time of booking.

  • 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 - Buenos Aires

DAY 2:  Buenos Aires - Salta - Purmamarca

DAY 3:  Purmamarca

DAY 4:  Purmamarca - Tolar Grande

DAY 5:  Tolar Grande

DAY 6:  Tolar Grande - Antofagasta De La Sierra

DAY 7:  Antofagasta De La Sierra

DAY 8:  Antofagasta De La Sierra - Cafayate

DAY 9:  Cafayate - Salta

DAY 10:  Depart Salta - Buenos Aires (or extend your trip)

Interests
History & Culture
Astronomy & Stargazing
Wildlife & Nature
Walking & Trekking
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