U$ 74,00

Highlights:

  • The Huamahuaca Gorge:
    It is a narrow mountain valley located in the province of Jujuy in northwest Argentina that has been declared a UNESCO Natural and Cultural World Heritage Site in 2003.
  • Hill of Seven Colors:
    This natural masterpiece is located in a picturesque little village named Purmamarca, and on its colorful strata, reflects the different geological ages.
  • Pucara de Tilcara:
    It is a pre-Inca fortification or pukara located on a hill just outside the small town of Tilcara. The location was strategically chosen to be easily defensible and to provide good views over a long stretch of the Humahuaca Gorge.
  • Huamahuaca Town:
    It is the main town in this excursion of the north of Argentina. It is located near the Rio Grande and it was declared as a National Historic Site. It is a lovely place that has a colonial style.

Description:

The journey leaves from Salta, but really begins once arrived to Purmamarca Village where time will be enough to observe the Seven Colored Hill, the Church and the Craft Market on the square, and a small walk along its narrow streets. We continue towards the town of Tilcara where we visit the Pucará (ancient ruins), the Archaeological Museum, and Huacalera, and then we cross the Capricorn Tropic, from where the colors of La Pollera de la Coya Hill can be seen and really good pictures taken because of the daylight. We visit Uquía and its church, where the paintings of the Arcabuceros Angels (important vestige in the zone of the Cuzqueña School) are kept. Arrival to Humahuaca will be at noon; this town has an important Church and the Independence Monument (the Indian) of the sculptor Soto Avendaño. After lunch we´ll observe, from the route, La Paleta del Pintor (Painter‟s Palette) framing the town of Maimara. We continue to San Salvador de Jujuy where the Flag Hall and the Cathedral, characterized by its pulpit carved in wood and gold and the statues of Lola Mora are visited. Finally, we return to Salta through National Route N° 9 of abundant subtropical vegetation.

Experience Details

Trip length
07:30 – 17:30

Activity level
 Easy

Available
All Year long

  • Shared transportation & Driver
  • Professional bilingual Guides (English/Spanish) expert in Salta.
  • Tips.
  • Extras.
  • Meals.
  • Services not specified.
  • Children up to 3 years old are free of charge. Between 4 years and 6 year old pay 50%. From 7 years old pay 100%
  • Wear comfortable clothing, sunscreen and sunglasses. During cool days, bring a windbraker and some coat.
  • As this tour is on shared basis, the pick up time and duration of the activity are approximates.
  • Pick up from: Salta City hotels.
  • Drop off: Salta City hotels.

** Other locations on request and with a possible additional surchage. 

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Activity type : Daily Activity
Activity Time : From 07:00 - 17:30
Duration : 10 hours approximately.
Maximum number of people : 6
Cancellation : Cancellation within 3 Day(s) before the date of arrival 100% will be charged.
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