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Secrets Of Humahuaca Gorge

Highlights

Salta - Purmamarca - Tilcara

REF :

EU-TBK0602

Dates

Prices*

Single Supp

1st Jan to 31st Aug 2022

Price on request

Price on request

*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 - PURMAMARCA (B, L).

Depart towards Humahuaca Gorge, Natural and Cultural Heritage Site. Share a community-based tourism experience, being both actors and guests. Discover the secrets of northern gastronomy from a local chef at his farm at the foot of Del Lipán Slope. Take part in a cooking lesson or just enjoy observing this unique experience with prepared drinks using herbs that are native from the gorge and Jujuy’s Puna.

Maximum altitude: 2.300 MASL (7.045 ft.)


DAY 3: PURMAMARCA - TILCARA (B).

Today visit Tilcara to seet the Pucará, the town’s ancient fortress. Continue towards Humahuaca, and explore the town.  In the afternoon, visit El Hornocal, best-known as the Fourteen Colours Hill.  Return through the Gorge to Tilcara.

Maximum altitude: 4.380 MASL (14.370 ft.)


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

Departure towards Uquía to visit a special winery that boasts the highest wine cellar in the world, 3.640 MASL. Ascend to Moya’s Vineyard by 4x4’s and see the abandoned mining cave that offers the ideal conditions to the store and mature high-altitude wines. Enjoy lunch paired with a chosen wine.  Evening meal is at a local restaurant where you will taste the Andean cuisine.

Maximum altitude: 3.640 MASL (11.942 ft.)


DAY 5: TILCARA - SALTA (B).

Time at leisure until your departure transfer to Salta for your flight or extend you 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) - Salta: Walking city tour with MAAM.  Jujuy: El Hornocal, 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 and MAAM 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 - Purmamarca

DAY 3:  Purmamarca - Tilcara

DAY 4:  Tilcara

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

Interests
Antiques & Bric-à-brac
SECRETS OF HUMAHUACA GORGE
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