Buenos Aires, Salta Valleys & Canyons
Explore Buenos Aires and north west Argentina, the stunning Salta region, over 11 days.
Begin your Argentine tour in Buenos Aires, the ‘Paris of the South’. The birthplace of the tango is, like the dance itself, captivating, seductive and bustling with energy. Atmospheric old neighbourhoods are rife with romantic restaurants and Buenos Aires' European heritage is evident in its architecture, boulevards and parks. Explore the city highlights, take in a tango show, enjoy an Argentinean BBQ and sail the Tigre Delta.
Then fly northwest to Salta, an absolutely beautiful part of Argentina. Take your time exploring Salta, then travel by road to Cachi, a small town in the Calchaquí Valley, known for its adobe houses and white colonial buildings. Continue along the legendary Ruta 40 through incredible landscapes, including the Valley of the Arrows. Explore Cafayate, one of the finest wine-growing regions in Argentina - perhaps even try some wine flavoured ice cream! Then drive the “Quebrada de las Conchas” (Valley of the Shells), next heading out towards the Tastil Ruins and up high into the Andes following the tracks of the world famous train to the clouds to arrive at San Antonio de los Cobres. Stay in the village of Purmamarca, located at the base of the striking, multi-hued mountain called the Seven Colors Hill. Visits to Tilcara and Huamachuca round out our trip before returning to Salta.
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Charming remote villages, outstanding landscapes, this is northwest Argentina! Stay in the sleepy village of Purmamarca, while exploring the Humahuaca gorge. This village is set at the foot of the famous hill of seven colours!
Have fun in the white desert- Salinas Grandes (The Great Salt Flat), where your mind will boggle at the sheer immensity of the area.
The Cafayate wine area is one of the highest places in the world that is suitable for viticulture, and offers some of the best wines in Argentina. Sample Torrontes Rioja and Malbec wine, surrounded by the magical Calchaquí Valleys.