From Mendoza To Salta
Mendoza - Barreal - Villa Unión - Belén - Cafayate - Cachi - Salta - Purmamarca
1st Jan to 31st Aug 2022
£2,755 / $3,445
£1,095 / $1,370
*Price per person based on twin/double share
DAY 1: MENDOZA (D).
Arrive into Mendoza and time to explore with a city tour.
DAY 2: MENDOZA (B, L).
Visit the wineries of the Luján de Cuyo and enjoy the varieties on offer.
DAY 3: MENDOZA - BARREAL (B, D).
Travel towards Barreal via Route 7 to Uspallata. Visit the Astronomical Observatory CASLEO located in El Leoncito National Park. Following the tour is Dinner. Subject to weather conditions enjoy a celestial observation of the sky.
DAY 4: BARREAL - VILLA UNIÓN (B, D).
Depart towards Villa Unión via Iglesianos Valleys. Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 5: VILLA UNIÓN (B, D).
Visit Ischigualasto Provincial Park (De La Luna Valley) and Talampaya National Park, declared a Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO.
DAY 6: VILLA UNIÓN - BELÉN (B, D).
Depart towards Famatina via De Miranda Slope. Visit the station of the Cableway of La Mejicana Mine, and museum. Continue to Belén via Route 40.
DAY 7: BELÉN - CAFAYATE (B)
Early departure to visit El Shincal de Quimivil Archeological Reserve, declared a National Historical Monument. Continue Route 40 towards Cafayate, visiting De Los Quilmes Ruins on the way.
DAY 8: CAFAYATE - CACHI (B)
Morning visit to Cafayate Gorge. Afternoon travel towards Cachi via by De Las Flechas Gorge.
DAY 9: CACHI - SALTA (B)
Depart to Salta through Del Obispo Slope and Del Escoipe Gorge. Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 10: SALTA - PURMAMARCA (B)
Early departure towards San Antonio de los Cobres and continue across the Puna of Jujuy to Salinas Grandes Salt Flat. Descend through Lipan Slope to Purmamarca.
DAY 11: PURMAMARCA - SALTA (B).
Enjoy a full day excursion to the Humahuaca Gorge, Natural and Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO.
DAY 12: SALTA (B)
This morning explore the city on a walking tour through its streets, churches, colonial buildings and the High Mountain Archaeology Museum (MAAM). Transfer to the airport for your flight, or extend your trip.
Accommodation - 11 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) - Mendoza: City tour, Lujan de Cuyo Experience. San Juan: El Leoncito National Park, De La Luna Valley. La Rioja: Talampaya National Park, Famatina. Catamarca: Shincal Ruins. Tucuman: De Los Quilmes Ruins. Salta: Walking tour, Calchaquies Valleys. Jujuy: Salinas Grandes, Quebrada de Humahuaca.
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.
Check required group flights at time of booking.
The MAAMcloses on Mondays.
Activities are subject to weather conditions.
Tour prices are based on shared group services (not private services).
Passport copies required 30 days prior to arrival for all passengers.
DAY 1: Arrival - Mendoza
DAY 2: Mendoza
DAY 3: Mendoza - Barreal
DAY 4: Barreal - Villa Unión
DAY 5: Villa Unión
DAY 6: Villa Unión - Belén
DAY 7: Belén - Cafayate
DAY 8: Cafayate - Cachi
DAY 9: Cachi - Salta
DAY 10: Salta - Purmamarca
DAY 11: Purmamarca - Salta
DAY 12: Depart Salta (or extend your trip)
Extensions for this tour
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