Hornocal: Tour of the 14 Colors Mountain & Humahuaca´s Gorge

Highlights

  • Witness the hill of 14-colors
  • Take in the spectacle of the Humahuacas gorge
  • Visit the 7-colors hill in Purmamarca
  • See Pucara de Tilcara and the pre-Inca ruins
  • Get to know the natural and cultural heritage of humanity

Description

Embark on an exciting journey through captivating landscapes and charming villages. The adventure begins with a visit to the picturesque village of Purmamarca, located at the foot of the Seven Colors Hill, a breathtaking mountain displaying a multitude of vibrant hues. Next, make your way to Maimará, a quaint village nestled in the shadow of the Monolith Painter’s Palette, where you can marvel at its striking red, yellow, orange, and pastel tones.

Explore the ancient Pucará de Tilcara, an impressive fortress constructed in the 12th century by the Omaguaca tribe, eventually conquered by the Incas. Then, take a break in the peaceful town of Uquía, renowned for its historic church adorned with paintings of angelic figures armed with guns. Don’t forget to pause at the Tropic of Capricornio, the southernmost latitude at which the sun can appear directly overhead at noon.

Before reaching your main destination, the magnificent Hornocal, you’ll have the opportunity to make a brief visit to the charming town of Humahuaca. Here, you will switch from your van or bus to a 4×4 all-terrain vehicle, which will take you to Hornocal. This awe-inspiring mountain, known for its 14 stunning colors, forms part of the Yacoraite calcareous formation that stretches from Salta province, through the Quebrada de Humahuaca, and all the way to the Bolivian Altiplano and Peru. Upon your return, you will reunite with the rest of your group and share the memories of this unforgettable adventure.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Spanish/English-speaking guide

Price

From $64 per person

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From Salta: Cafayate, Humahuaca & Salinas Grandes 3-Day Tour

Highlights

  • Explore the breathtaking landscapes of La Quebrada de las Conchas in Cafayate
  • Visit the towns of the historic Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Explore the Salinas Grandes, one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic
  • Marvel at the Hill of 7 Colors, located just behind the town of Purmamarca

Description

Day 1: Departing from Salta, embark on a journey south along Provincial Route 68, where you will be treated to stunning views of the Lerma Valley’s farms and tobacco plantations. Take in the sight of the tobacco chimneys, made from adobe and clay, as well as the drying tobacco leaves under the sun. Pass through the charming town of Alemania and be awe-inspired by the red mountains and rock formations at attractions like the “Devil’s Throat” and the “House of the Parrots.” Finally, arrive in Cafayate and visit a winery to learn about the local wine industry and sample the famous Torrontes wines. After lunch, return to Salta through a different route, offering a contrasting landscape from the morning drive.

Day 2: Embark on a full-day tour from Salta to San Salvador de Jujuy, exploring the towns of the Quebrada de Humahuaca. Begin in the town of Purmamarca, where you can marvel at the Cerro de Siete Colores (Hill of 7 Colors) and wander through the main square, filled with local craftsmen selling their work. Visit the historic church before continuing to Humahuaca. Enjoy a leisurely lunch break and take in the sight of the impressive Monumento de la Independencia. On the journey back to Salta, visit a chapel with a gold-covered altar that is 700 years old, as well as paintings from the Cusco School and a monument marking the Tropic of Capricorn. Stop in Tilcara to explore the main square, visit the church, and take a trip to the Anthropology Museum.

Day 3: Experience the breathtaking natural beauty of Argentina on a full-day tour. Departing from Salta, head towards the neighboring province of Jujuy, passing through the towns of Volcán and Tumbaya. The first stop of the day is the picturesque town of Purmamarca, located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca. Explore the vibrant main square and browse the craft stands for souvenirs. Admire the stunning 7 Color Hill before continuing the journey along the Cuesta del Lipan to reach the Salinas Grandes, a natural wonder of Argentina. Take some time to marvel at the unique salt plains and famous pools. Return to Purmamarca for a delicious lunch at one of the traditional restaurants before heading back to Salta.

Included

  • Driver/guide
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz minivan
  • Certified bilingual guide in Spanish and English
  • Entrance to a winery

Price

From $106.25 per person

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From Salta: Full-Day Trip to Salinas Grandes and Purmamarca

Highlights

  • Explore the Salinas Grandes, one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic
  • Visit the postcard-perfect village of Purmamarca
  • Marvel at the beauty of the 7 Color Hill
  • Travel along the winding Cuesta de Lipan

Description

Immerse yourself in the spellbinding natural wonders of Argentina with this unforgettable full-day tour. Departing from your hotel in Salta, embark on a remarkable journey to the neighboring province of Jujuy, passing by the charming towns of Volcán and Tumbaya en route.

Your first stop of the day is the awe-inspiring town of Purmamarca, nestled within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca. Here, marvel at the enchanting beauty of one of the most picturesque villages in the region. Take the time to explore the lively main square and peruse the array of craft stands to find the perfect souvenir.

Next, prepare to be captivated by the breathtaking 7 Color Hill, aptly named for its stunning array of vibrant hues. Witness the striking palette of colors that adorn this natural wonder, leaving you in awe of its unparalleled beauty.

Continuing your expedition, ascend the majestic Cuesta del Lipan to reach the mesmerizing Salinas Grandes, one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic. Step into a unique world of vast salt plains and famous saline pools. Take some time to freely admire the extraordinary landscape and appreciate the wonder of this remarkable natural phenomenon.

Concluding the tour, return to Purmamarca and treat yourself to a delicious lunch at one of the many traditional restaurants in the area. Relish in the flavors of the region before heading back to Salta, with memories of Argentina’s breathtaking beauty forever etched in your mind.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Price

From $47 $39.95 per person

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From Jujuy: Salinas Grandes, Purmamarca & Los Colorados Hike

Highlights

  • Explore the natural beauty of the Seven Colors Hill in Purmamarca
  • Be amazed by huge large salt flats and volcanic peaks
  • Walk along the Los Colorados trail and take in wonderful views
  • Get to know the culture, people, and unique landscapes of the area

Description

After being picked up from the designated meeting point in Jujuy, embark on a scenic drive through the picturesque towns of Yala, Volcán, and Tumbaya. Along the way, make a stop at the Seven Colors Hill viewpoint to witness the awe-inspiring sight of the sun-drenched, multi-hued mountain.

Continue your journey to the village of Purmamarca, nestled at the foot of Seven Colors Hill, where your hiking adventure begins. Ascend the slopes of Cuesta del Lipán, Cuesta del Saladillo, and Abra de Potrerillos, keeping an eye out for local wildlife such as vicunas and llamas.

At an altitude of 4,150 meters (13,615 feet), marvel at the magnificent views of the Salinas Grandes, a stunning white salt plain that stands in stark contrast against the blue sky. Take your time to explore the azure volcanoes and soak in the breathtaking panoramic vistas for about 45 minutes.

On the return hike, follow the trail back to Purmamarca, where you’ll have some free time to enjoy lunch (not included in the tour) and immerse yourself in the charm of the village. Take a stroll through its narrow streets, admire the mountain views, and browse the local craft market.

In the afternoon, embark on a 30-40 minute hike along the captivating Colorados trail, which meanders through the desert landscapes surrounding the mountains. Finally, at the end of the tour, you’ll be transported back to Jujuy, concluding a day filled with natural beauty and enchanting experiences.

Included

  • Meeting point pickup and drop-off from Jujuy
  • Transportation in bus or minivan, depending on group size
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish and English-speaking)

Price

From $42 per person

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From Salta: Salinas Grandes with Purmamarca

Highlights

  • Dreamed unique landscape in all of Argentina.
  • Salinas Grandes – third largest salt flat in Latin America
  • Purmamarca and the hill of the 7 colors

Description

Departing from Salta, this comprehensive full day tour takes you on a journey through the most captivating places in the region. Prepare to be amazed as we explore breathtaking sights and immerse ourselves in local culture.

Our first stop is the 7-colors hill, where you’ll witness a natural wonder of vibrant hues that will leave you in awe. Capture the beauty with creative and imaginative photos, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Next, we visit the mesmerizing white salt pans of Salinas Grandes. Marvel at the vast expanse of salt, stretching as far as the eye can see. Take your time to explore and don’t forget to pick up some unique souvenirs from the famous Purmamarca handicraft market nearby.

As we continue our journey, get ready to be surprised by the natural wonders that await us. Discover the charming town of San Salvador de Jujuy and admire its architectural gems. Pass through Volcán and witness its picturesque landscapes.

In Purmamarca, take the opportunity to browse through the colorful handicrafts at the local market, a true feast for the eyes. This charming town has much to offer, from its delightful atmosphere to its stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

We then embark on the Cuesta del Lipán, a winding road that leads us to the Abra del Potrerillo and the majestic Chañi Snowpeek. Be prepared to witness breathtaking panoramic views that will take your breath away.

At Salinas Grandes, you will have approximately 40 minutes to 1 hour of free time to explore the unique salt flats at your own pace. Walk along the glistening white surface and soak in the surreal landscape. It’s an experience like no other.

Our return journey takes us back to Purmamarca, where you will have 2 free hours to further discover the town. During this time, you can choose to participate in the Paseo de los Colorados, a guided tour that will take you through stunning red rock formations and offer insights into the local history and geology. This tour usually takes between 30 to 40 minutes.

So come join us on this unforgettable full day tour, where you’ll be mesmerized by the natural wonders, captivated by the vibrant culture, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Included

  • Humahuaca Gorge
  • Purmamarca and the 7-colors Hill
  • Lipan Slope
  • Salinas Grandes
  • Trekking on the Colorados
  • Transportation by transit, sprinter or minibus
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English.
  • Pick-up from hotels or central addresses (15 blocks around the main square)

Price

From $59.43 $56.46 per person

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From Salta: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Purmamarca and Tilcara

Highlights

  • Dreamed unique landscape in all of Argentina.
  • World Heritage
  • Purmamarca and the Hill of the 7 colors

Description

Our journey will take us to a destination that has been recognized as a Natural and Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. We will traverse the breathtaking “Humahuaca” Gorge, where we will be treated to incredible landscapes, charming towns, and diverse cultures.

One of the unique towns we will visit is Purmamarca, famous for its striking 7-colors Hill. We will also explore Maimará, known for its vibrant slopes called The Painter’s Palettes. Another highlight is Tilcara, which boasts the ruins of a partially destroyed fortress called Pucará, nestled in the high mountains.

During our tour, we will also make a stop at Uquia’s chapel, a stunning 17th-century structure adorned with laminated gold. The main destination on our itinerary is Humahuaca City, the largest town in the Gorge. Here, cobblestone streets and iron lampposts line the corners, creating a charming atmosphere. Located at an impressive 2,940 meters above sea level, Humahuaca City offers attractions such as the Independence Monument, Cathedral Church, and the Municipal Building.

Our itinerary also includes visits to San Salvador de Jujuy, Quebrada de Humahuaca, Volcano, Tumbaya, and Huacalera, known for being located on the Tropic of Capricorn. Additionally, we will have two free hours to explore Humahuaca and immerse ourselves in its unique charm and cultural heritage.

Included

  • Humahuaca Gorge
  • Purmamarca and The 7-colors Hill
  • Tilcara and its Fortress: Pucará
  • Maimara and Painter’s Palettes
  • Huacalera, Tropic of Capricorn
  • Uquia
  • Ceramics factory
  • Humahuaca Town
  • Transportation by transit, sprinter or minibus
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English.
  • Pick-up from hotels or central addresses (15 blocks around the main square)

Price

From $56.46 $53.64 per person

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From Jujuy: Salinas Grandes with Purmamarca

Highlights

  • Dreamed unique landscape in all of Argentina.
  • Salinas Grandes, third largest salt flat in Latin America
  • Purmamarca and the hill of the 7 colors

Description

Embark on a thrilling high-altitude tour to explore the North of Argentina’s most popular salt flat, accompanied by visits to charming towns in the region. This adventure is perfect for the adventurous souls seeking awe-inspiring landscapes in the Argentine Puna. The tour lasts for 8 hours and includes round trip transfers from either Jujuy or Purmamarca. The maximum altitude reached during the tour is 4170 meters above sea level. Please note that passengers must be at least 3 years old to participate.

Our journey will take us to the Salinas Grandes, a stunning salt flat that spans the territories of Salta and Jujuy. As we make our way through Jujuy, you’ll have the opportunity to capture breathtaking pictures of the picturesque landscapes. The tour commences from the city of San Salvador de Jujuy, departing at 9am. If you are starting from Purmamarca, pick up will be at 10:30am.

Starting from San Salvador, we will travel along the National Road 34 in the province of Jujuy, passing through the Humahuaca Gorge and encountering charming towns such as Yala, Volcán, and Purmamarca, where the majestic Hill of the 7 Colors awaits. Our journey continues through the incredible Cuesta de Lipán, where we will reach an altitude of 4170 meters and marvel at the region’s spectacular flora and fauna. Finally, we will arrive at the Salinas Grandes, allowing you to witness the vastness of this natural wonder and capture stunning and creative selfies. Before concluding the tour, we will return to the town of Purmamarca, where you can savor regional delicacies made from llama meat for lunch. Additionally, you will have the chance to explore Purmamarca’s acclaimed streets, characterized by their rustic charm and uphill paths. The guide will also invite you for a walk to witness the mesmerizing Los Colorados.

Please note that if you opt for the departure from Purmamarca, we will not make the stops between the city of Jujuy and this point.

Included

  • Humahuaca Gorge
  • Purmamarca and Hill of the 7 Colors
  • Lipan Slope
  • Salinas Grandes
  • Trekking of the Colorados
  • Transportation by transit, sprinter or minibus
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English.
  • Pick up from hotels or central addresses (10 blocks away from Route 9)

Price

From $63.68 $60.50 per person

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From Salta: 4-Day Trip in Salta Province & Salinas Grandes

Highlights

  • Explore the breathtaking landscapes of La Quebrada de las Conchas in Cafayate
  • Travel across dramatic landscapes such as Cuesta del Obispo and the Parque Nacional de Cardones
  • Explore the Salinas Grandes, one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic
  • Marvel at the Hill of 14 Colors, located in Hornocal town

Description

DAY 1: Explore the Lerma Valley farms and tobacco plantations as you travel on Provincial Route 68. Take in the stunning red mountains and rock formations at attractions like “Devil’s Throat” and “House of the Parrots.” In Cafayate, visit a winery to learn about the local wine industry and torrontes wines. After lunch, return to Salta via a different route to see a new landscape.

DAY 2: Travel on Provincial Route 68 and then Provincial Route 33 to experience the dramatic Gorge of Escoipe and Los Laureles. Drive along the famous winding road of Cuesta del Obispo, marveling at the magnificent rock formations on the way to the summit. Explore the National Park of the Cactus before reaching the charming town of Cachi. Take a walk through the streets of colonial architecture and visit the town church and historical museum.

DAY 3: Head to the neighboring province of Jujuy, passing through Volcán and Tumbaya. In Purmamarca, visit the picturesque main square and browse the craft stands. Admire the 7 Color Hill before ascending Cuesta del Lipan to reach Salinas Grandes, known as one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic. Take in the unique salt planes and pools before returning to Purmamarca for lunch.

DAY 4: Travel along National Route 9 to Jujuy province and explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca. Stop in Purmamarca to see the Hill of Seven Colors and explore the main square and craft stands. Continue to Humahuaca and visit the Church of La Candelaria and Independence Monument. After lunch, enjoy free time at Hornocal and its Hill of Fourteen Colors before returning to Salta City.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide

Price

From $183 per person

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Salta: 3-Day Trip to Cachi, Humahuaca, and Salinas Grandes

Highlights

  1. Visit the towns of the historic Quebrada de Humahuaca
  2. Travel across dramatic landscapes such as Cuesta del Obispo and the Parque Nacional de Cardones
  3. Explore the Salinas Grandes, one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic

Description

Explore the stunning landscapes of Salta and Jujuy over the course of three days.

Day 1: Begin your adventure with a tour to Cachi. Depart Salta and drive along Provincial Route 68, passing through charming towns such as Cerrillos, La Merced, and El Carril. Take in the breathtaking Gorge of Escoipe and Los Laureles as you continue your journey along Provincial Route 33. Experience the thrill of driving along the winding Cuesta del Obispo, marveling at the rock formations and natural walls along the way. Look out for condors flying above and enjoy the panoramic views from the summit at 3,348 meters above sea level. Admire the enchanting landscapes of El Valle Encantado and witness the change in scenery as you leave the sub-tropical valleys for Recta del Tin Tin, an Inca-built road. Traverse through the Parque Nacional los Cardones, named after its abundant cardon grande cactus formations. Arrive in the beautiful town of Cachi for lunch and explore its streets adorned with perfectly-preserved colonial architecture. Visit the town church in Central Plaza and the historical museum showcasing the history of the Aboriginal communities. Take some time to browse the craft market for souvenirs before heading back to Salta.

Day 2: Embark on a tour to Humahuaca, leaving Salta to discover the towns in the Quebrada de Humahuaca. Make your first stop in Purmamarca and take a leisurely walk through the central square, where local craftsmen display their work. Continue your journey to the UNESCO World Heritage Listed city of Humahuaca. Admire the Monumento a los Héroes de la Independencia and indulge in a traditional lunch. On your way back to Salta, make several stops along the way, including a visit to a chapel built 700 years ago with a golden altar and priceless paintings of the Cusco school. Explore Incan relics at the Dr. Eduardo Casanova Archaeology Museum in Tilcara and discover the ancient ruins of Pucará de Tilcara. Return to Salta, filled with memories of the rich history and breathtaking landscapes.

Day 3: Embark on a tour to Salinas Grandes. Begin your day by visiting the picturesque village of Purmamarca, located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca. Explore the vibrant main square and browse the craft stands for souvenirs. Marvel at the stunning 7 Color Hill before continuing your journey through the majestic Cuesta del Lipan. Reach Salinas Grandes, one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic. Take some time to admire the unique salt plains and famous pools. Return to Purmamarca for lunch at one of the traditional restaurants before heading back to Salta.

Please note that the order of the excursions is subject to change based on availability. You can choose the dates for your trip, and the agency will arrange the order of the excursions accordingly.

Included

  • Spanish and English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz minivan

Price

From $106.25 per person

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From Salta: Cafayate and Hornocal 2-Day Tour with Transfer

Highlights

  • Visit Quebrada de las Conchas in Cafayate:
    • Amphitheater
    • The Devil’s throat
  • Enjoy a winery + free wine tasting
  • Admire the Hill of Seven Colors in Purmamarca
  • The Hill of Fourteen Colors in Hornocal
  • Town of Cafayate

Description

1- Full Day Trip to Cafayate: Start your journey from Salta and head south on Provincial Route 68, where you will be treated to breathtaking views of the Lerma Valley’s farms and tobacco plantations. Take in the beauty of the traditional adobe and clay tobacco chimneys and witness the process of drying tobacco leaves under the sun.

As you pass through the town of Alemania, be amazed by the vibrant red mountains and rock formations, including noteworthy attractions like the “Devil’s Throat” and the “House of the Parrots.”

Upon reaching Cafayate, delve into the world of the local wine industry by visiting one winery. Gain insights into the production of the renowned torrontes wines. Following a delightful lunch, embark on a return journey to Salta, this time taking an alternative route that will showcase an entirely different landscape from your morning drive.

Full Day Trip to Hornocal: Set off from Salta in a comfortable air-conditioned van and revel in the stunning scenery along National Route 9 as you head towards Jujuy province. Your first stop will be the Quebrada de Humahuaca, a narrow mountain valley that has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2003. In the town of Purmamarca, marvel at the Hill of Seven Colors, with its striking red and orange hues. Take a moment to explore the main square and browse through the local craft stands.

Continuing on Route 9, you will reach the town of Humahuaca, located at an impressive altitude of 2,939 meters. Pay a visit to the Church of La Candelaria and admire the Independence Monument before enjoying some free time for lunch.

Afterward, you will have 45 minutes to explore Hornocal and the captivating Hill of Fourteen Colors. On the return journey, travel back along Route 9 to Salta City.

It is important to note that the Hornocal tour is only available in Spanish, and participants must meet at the Tiamar Travel Agency Office, specifically at Caseros 420, at 6:30 am. This excursion is the longest one offered, and while you can choose the dates for your tours, please keep in mind that the order of the excursions may be adjusted depending on the availability of the agency.

Included

  • Driver/guide
  • Pick-up and drop off at downtown hotels all days
  • Transportation by air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz minivan
  • Certified bilingual guide in Spanish and English
  • Important: this tour is only available in Spanish and passengers must be at the agency office; Caseros 420 at 6.30 am. This is because it is the longest excursion.

Price

From $87.55 per person

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From Salta: Full-Day Tours of Cafayate and Salinas Grandes

Highlights

  • Dreamed unique landscape in all of Argentina.
  • Purmamarca and the Hill of the 7 colors
  • Winery in Cafayate
  • Las Conchas Gorge
  • Salinas Grandes

Description

Experience the ultimate Combo 3 adventure in Salta and Jujuy! By selecting this package, you will embark on the thrilling tours of Salinas Grandes and Cafayate. Make sure you have a minimum of 2 full days available, as each tour is approximately 12 hours long.

During your journey, you will have the opportunity to explore captivating destinations such as Purmamarca and the mesmerizing 7-colors Hill. Admire the stunning Lípan slope and marvel at the vastness of the Salinas Grandes. Immerse yourself in the wonders of Las Conchas Gorge and indulge in a delightful visit to a winery.

Don’t miss out on this exceptional opportunity to discover the enchanting landscapes of Salta and Jujuy. Book now and get ready for an unforgettable experience!

Included

  • Visit to a winery in Cafayate
  • Las Conchas Gorge
  • Calchaquíes Valleys
  • Wine Route
  • Devil’s throat
  • Amphitheater
  • Humahuaca Gorge
  • Purmamarca and the 7-colors Hill
  • Lipan Slope
  • Salinas Grandes
  • Colorados Trekking
  • Transportation by transit, sprinter or minibus
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English.
  • Pick up from hotels or central addresses (15 blocks around the main square)

Price

From $109.95 $104.45 per person

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From Salta: Two full days to Humahuaca and Salinas Grandes

Highlights

  • Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Purmamarca and the hill of the 7 colors
  • Salinas Grandes
  • Tilcara

Description

Experience the ultimate tour of Jujuy with Combo 6! This incredible package allows you to explore all the must-see destinations in Jujuy. To fully enjoy this combo, make sure you have a minimum of two available days, as each tour lasts approximately 12 hours.

With Combo 6, you’ll embark on a thrilling adventure through the Humahuaca Gorge, Purmamarca, and the enchanting Hill of the 7 Colors. These iconic landmarks are sure to leave you in awe of their natural beauty.

Next, you’ll discover the captivating towns of Tilcara and Humahuaca, where you can immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of the region.

The journey continues with a visit to the mesmerizing Salinas Grandes, known for its vast salt flats that stretch as far as the eye can see. Don’t forget your camera, as these breathtaking landscapes are perfect for capturing unforgettable memories.

And finally, you’ll conquer the challenging Lipan Slope, offering panoramic views that will take your breath away.

By booking this combo, you’ll have the opportunity to fully explore Jujuy in just two action-packed days. Get ready for an unforgettable experience filled with natural wonders, cultural immersion, and jaw-dropping landscapes.

Included

  • Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Purmamarca and Hill of the 7 Colors
  • Lipan Slope
  • Salinas Grandes
  • Trekking of the Colorados
  • Tilcara and its Pucará
  • Maimara and Painter’s Palettes
  • Huacalera, Tropic of Capricorn
  • Uquia
  • Ceramic factory
  • Transportation in transit, sprinter or minibus
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English
  • Pick up from hotels or central addresses (15 blocks around the main square)

Price

From $112.92 $105.02 per person

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From Salta: Serranías de Hornocal with Quebrada de Humahuaca

Highlights

  • Dreamed unique landscape in all of Argentina.
  • Magnificent Hill of the 14 colors
  • World Heritage

Description

When visiting the province of Jujuy in Argentina, there are several beautiful destinations to explore. Starting from the city of Salta, you can visit San Salvador de Jujuy, the Quebrada de Humahuaca, Yala, Volcano, Tumbaya, Purmamarca, and the famous “Cerro de los 7 Colores” (Hill of the Seven Colors). Other noteworthy places to visit include Maimará, known for its colorful landscape known as the “Paleta del Pintor” (Painter’s Palette), Tilcara with its archaeological ruins at “El Pucará de Tilcara,” Huacalera, which marks the Tropic of Capricorn, and Uquía, home to the impressive Cuzco Paintings.

Once you reach Uquía, we will transfer to a 4WD vehicle for the journey to Hornocal. Here, you can admire breathtaking panoramic views. On the return trip, there will be a 20-minute stop in Humahuaca. It is advisable to bring your own lunch or light snacks as there will be no time to stop at a restaurant in Humahuaca. The total distance covered on this route is 516 km, and the duration of the trip is approximately 13 hours. Departure time is scheduled between 07.00 to 7.35 am.

Included

  • Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Purmamarca and the 7-colors Hill
  • Tilcara
  • Maimará
  • Huacalera and Tropic of Capricornio
  • Uquía
  • Hornocal Mountains
  • Transportation by transit, sprinter or minibus
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English.
  • Pick-up from hotels or central addresses (15 blocks around the main square)

Price

From $86.18 $80.15 per person

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From Jujuy: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Purmamarca and Tilcara

Highlights

  • Dreamed unique landscape in all of Argentina.
  • World Heritage
  • Purmamarca and the Hill of the 7 colors
  • Tilcara and its Pucará

Description

Embark on a breathtaking journey through a stunning gorge, where hills display vibrant colors that have been created over thousands of years through the oxidation of minerals. As you explore the region, the focus will be on the towns, culture, and the people that make this tour truly unforgettable. This full-day experience, lasting approximately 8 hours, includes round trip transfers to and from designated meeting points.

With a total mileage of 128 km, the tour reaches a maximum height of 3012 meters above sea level. The adventure begins with a pick up from San Salvador de Jujuy at 9:00 a.m. Our destination is Humahuaca City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located on the outskirts of Jujuy province. This journey will showcase the exceptional colors of northern Argentina, as well as the rich tapestry of its culture, unique towns, and welcoming locals.

Starting from San Salvador de Jujuy, our first stop is Purmamarca, where we’ll encounter the majestic 7-colors Hill. Next, we’ll visit Tilcara, followed by Humahuaca, the largest town in the gorge. We’ll also explore Uquía, a small town that houses the 17th-century Church of San Francisco de Paula, which is adorned with ancient paintings of the Arcabuceros Angels. In Huacalera, we’ll have the opportunity to step on the imaginary line of the Tropic of Capricorn. Finally, we’ll stop at The Painter’s Palette in Maimará.

The longest stop of the tour will be in Humahuaca City, where you can savor a delicious lunch featuring regional dishes made with llama meat. This is also the perfect time to explore the town, immerse yourself in its culture and history, and witness the vibrant Carnival celebrations that take place here. After lunch, we’ll begin our return journey, with the option to adjust the itinerary if necessary.

Please note that if you choose to depart from Purmamarca or Tilcara, certain stops between Jujuy and the selected point will be omitted.

Included

  • Humahuaca Gorge
  • Purmamarca and Hill of the 7 Colors
  • Tilcara and its Pucará
  • Maimara and Painter’s Palettes
  • Huacalera, Tropic of Capricorn
  • Uquia
  • Ceramic factory
  • Transportation by transit, sprinter or minibus
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English.
  • Pick up from hotels or central addresses (10 blocks away from Route 9)

Price

From $58.38 $54.29 per person

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From Salta: Pack 4 excursions in Salta and Jujuy

Highlights

  • Dreamed unique landscape in all of Argentina.
  • Dreamy and unique landscapes
  • Enjoy natural beauties
  • Quebradas, Valles, Cuestas, Salinas and National Park

Description

Experience four breathtaking tours in Salta. The first tour takes you to Cafayate, where you’ll explore the enchanting las Conchas Gorge and its renowned wineries. The second tour will transport you to Humahuaca, a place of magic with its charming towns and strikingly colorful mountains. The third tour guides you through Cachi, surrounded by majestic slopes, mountains, and abundant Cardones. Lastly, you’ll be amazed by the mind-blowing dimensions of Salinas Grandes on the fourth tour. Each tour lasts a full day, starting and ending in Salta Capital. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred dates for each tour – they do not have to be consecutive. To purchase this incredible tour package, please ensure you have a minimum of four available days in Salta.

Included

  • Humahuaca Gorge
  • Purmamarca and 7-colors Hill
  • Tilcara
  • Maimará
  • Huacalera and Tropic of Capricornio
  • Uquía
  • Lipan Slope
  • Salinas Grandes
  • Colorados Trekking
  • Escoipe Gorge
  • Visit the Cuesta del Obispo
  • Los Cardones National Park
  • Visit to spice grocers
  • Photo stops at Cuesta del Obispo, Los Cardones National Park
  • Visit to a winery in Cafayate
  • Las Conchas Gorge
  • Calchaquíes Valleys
  • Wine Route
  • Devil’s throat
  • Amphitheater
  • Transportation by transit, sprinter or minibus
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English.
  • Pick-up from hotels or central addresses (15 blocks around the main square)

Price

From $216.93 $206.09 per person

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