4-Day Tour of Salta Cafayate and Humahuaca
Come and discover the charm of one of the best-preserved corners of colonial life in our country. Admire the magnificent natural scenery of the North, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and wander through traditional villages where time seems to have stopped. Meet local artisans and their unique crafts such as tapestries and textiles, as well as their sheep, llama or alpaca wool ponchos, and gold and silver-work.
Day 1: Salta
Arrival in Salta. Transfer from the airport to the hotel. Free city tour.
Day 2: Salta - Cafayate (B)
Driving along the fertile Lerma Valley, you will pass different towns like Cerrillos, La Merced, El Carril and Coronel Moldes. This is an important area for tobacco plantations, as you will see along the road. Arrive at Cafayate, a picturesque village famous for its vineyards. Visit to a winery with wine tasting included. Time for lunch in Cafayate. Tour around the city and markets. In the afternoon, return to Salta through Las Conchas Gorge, stopping in “Posta de las Cabras”, famous producer of goat cheese.
Day 3: Salta - Humahuaca (B)
Depart at 6:45am from your hotel. On the way to Humahuaca, go through different villages like Volcán, Tumbaya and Maimará. Once in Purmamarca, a village famous for the "Cerro de los Siete Colores” (Seven Colors Hill), you will have time to visit the handicraft market and take a walk around the village. After a short bus ride you'll get Tilcara, where you visit the Archeological Museum and the Pucará, the amazing indigenous ruins. After leaving Tilcara, you will get to Humahuaca. Take some free time to walk around and have lunch. In the afternoon, return to Salta through San Salvador de Jujuy, where you will get to see the main attractions of the city.
Day 4: Salta (B)
Transfer form your Salta hotel to the airport.