TOP 19 Tours in Purmamarca

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 and Cafayate. Take a scenic drive along Provincial Route 68, marveling at the farms and tobacco plantations in the Lerma Valley. Admire the red mountains and rock formations, including attractions such as the “Devil’s Throat” and “House of the Parrots.” Arrive in Cafayate and visit a winery to learn about the local wine industry and famous torrontes wines. Enjoy a delicious lunch and take a different route back to Salta for a new landscape experience.

DAY 2: Discover Cachi and its surrounding beauty. Journey through Provincial Route 68 and then Route 33, passing the dramatic Gorge of Escoipe and Los Laureles. Experience the famous winding road of the Cuesta del Obispo, admiring magnificent rock formations along the way. Travel through the Parque Nacional los Cardones and arrive in the charming town of Cachi. Enjoy lunch and explore the streets with beautifully-preserved colonial architecture. Visit the town church in Central Plaza and the historical museum showcasing Aboriginal community history.

DAY 3: Explore the Salinas Grandes and surrounding areas. Head towards the neighboring province of Jujuy, passing through the towns of Volcán and Tumbaya. Stop at the picturesque town of Purmamarca in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca. Visit the vibrant main square and the famous 7 Color Hill. Continue your ascent along the Cuesta del Lipan to reach the Salinas Grandes, famous for its unique salt plains and pools. After some free time to admire the scenery, return to Purmamarca for lunch before heading back to Salta.

DAY 4: Visit Hornocal and experience the Quebrada de Humahuaca. Travel along National Route 9 towards Jujuy province, passing through the narrow mountain valley of Quebrada de Humahuaca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stop in Purmamarca to admire the Hill of Seven Colors and explore the main square and local craft stands. Continue to the town of Humahuaca and visit the Church of La Candelaria and the Independence Monument. Enjoy free time for lunch before exploring Hornocal and its Hill of Fourteen Colors. Return to Salta City.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide

Price

From $183 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

Embark on a captivating full-day tour in Argentina as you uncover the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the country. The adventure commences with a convenient pick-up from your hotel in Salta, leading you towards the neighboring province of Jujuy. Along the way, traverse mesmerizing towns like Volcán and Tumbaya, each offering their own charm and allure.

Prepare to be enchanted as your first stop takes you to the captivating town of Purmamarca, renowned as one of the most picturesque villages within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca. Take a leisurely stroll through the town’s vibrant main square, surrounded by an array of craft stands tempting you with unique souvenirs and local trinkets.

Prepare to be mesmerized once again as you venture to the aptly-named 7 Color Hill. Marvel at the stunning hues that paint the landscape, a sight that will leave you breathless with its natural beauty.

The journey continues along the majestic Cuesta del Lipan, an ascent that will take your breath away with its grandeur. Your destination is the Salinas Grandes, a natural wonder and one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic. Immerse yourself in the otherworldly beauty of the salt plains and famous pools, giving you a truly unique experience that will stay with you forever.

As the day draws to a close, return to the enchanting town of Purmamarca. Delight in a well-deserved break and indulge in a delicious lunch at one of the many traditional restaurants available, savoring the flavors of the region. Finally, make your way back to Salta, reflecting on the memories made and the natural wonders discovered on this unforgettable journey.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Price

From $47 $39.95 per person

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From Salta: Salinas Grandes, Purmamarca & Los Colorados Hike

Highlights

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

Description

Begin your journey from central Salta and venture through the picturesque towns of Yala, Volcán, and Tumbaya. Along the way, make sure to make a stop at the Seven Colors Hill viewpoint, where you can bask in the magnificent views of the vibrant and diverse mountain illuminated by the sun.

As you reach the enchanting village of Purmamarca, nestled at the base of the Seven Colors Hill, embark on the ascent of Cuesta del Lipán, Cuesta del Saladillo, and Abra de Potrerillos. Keep an eye out for local wildlife such as vicunas and llamas as you traverse these slopes. When you reach the altitude of 4,150 meters above sea level, you will be awestruck by the awe-inspiring Salinas Grandes, a striking white salt plain that stands in stark contrast to the blue sky. Take approximately 45 minutes to soak in the breathtaking panoramic views before continuing your journey.

Return to Purmamarca and take advantage of free time during lunch (not included in the tour) to explore the delightful narrow streets, marvel at the mountain vistas, and peruse the local craft market.

Afterward, embark on a scenic 30-40 minute hike along the mesmerizing Colorados trail, which winds through the surrounding desert landscapes between the mountains. Finally, board the bus to Salta, where your tour will conclude.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from centrally-located accommodations in Salta (if option selected)
  • Meeting point pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Transportation in bus or minivan, depending on group size
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English

Price

From $43 per person

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From Salta: Salinas Grandes, Purmamarca & Los Colorados Hike

Highlights

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

Description

Start your journey from central Salta and drive through the charming and picturesque towns of Yala, Volcán, and Tumbaya. Along the way, make a stop at the Seven Colors Hill viewpoint to behold the stunning sight of the sunlit multi-hued mountain.

Continue your drive and arrive at the enchanting village of Purmamarca, nestled at the base of the magnificent Seven Colors Hill. Begin your exploration by ascending the slopes of Cuesta del Lipán, Cuesta del Saladillo, and Abra de Potrerillos. Keep a lookout for local wildlife, such as vicunas and llamas, as you make your way. As you reach an impressive altitude of 4,150 meters above sea level, prepare to be amazed by the breathtaking Salinas Grandes, a vast white salt plain contrasting beautifully with the blue sky. Take around 45 minutes to soak in the awe-inspiring views.

Afterward, follow the trail back to Purmamarca where you will have some free time for lunch (not included in the tour). Use this opportunity to wander through the charming narrow streets, admire the mountain vistas, and explore the local craft market.

Next, embark on a 30-40 minute hike along the mesmerizing Colorados trail, which leads you through the captivating desert landscapes surrounding the mountains. Finally, conclude your tour by returning to Salta on the bus.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from centrally-located accommodations in Salta (if option selected)
  • Meeting point pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Transportation in bus or minivan, depending on group size
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English

Price

From $43 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

Experience an unforgettable high-altitude tour that will take you to the renowned Salinas Grandes, the most visited salt flat in Northern Argentina. Along the way, you’ll pass through charming towns and witness the most breathtaking landscapes of the Argentine Puna. The duration of the tour is 8 hours, with round-trip transfers available from either Jujuy or Purmamarca.

The tour begins with a pick-up from San Salvador de Jujuy at 9am or Purmamarca at 10:30am. As we venture towards the Salinas Grandes, a territory shared between Salta and Jujuy, you’ll have the opportunity to capture incredible postcard-worthy pictures of the stunning scenery. Our route through Jujuy takes us along National Road 34, where we’ll catch a glimpse of the beautiful Humahuaca Gorge and visit picturesque towns like Yala, Volcán, and Purmamarca, known for its majestic Hill of the 7 Colors.

Next, we’ll embark on the awe-inspiring Cuesta de Lipán, reaching a maximum altitude of 4170 meters above sea level. Here, you’ll be amazed by the diverse flora and fauna that thrive in this high-altitude environment. Finally, we’ll arrive at the Salinas Grandes, where you can marvel at its vastness and capture stunning selfies. Before concluding the tour, we’ll make our way back to the town of Purmamarca, where you can indulge in a delicious lunch featuring regional dishes prepared with llama meat. Take the opportunity to explore the acclaimed town of Purmamarca with its rustic and picturesque streets, including a walk to see Los Colorados guided by our knowledgeable tour guide.

Please note that if you choose to depart from Purmamarca, we will skip the stops between the city of Jujuy and Purmamarca.

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 $60.54 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

The destinations on this trip include Salta, San Salvador de Jujuy, Quebrada de Humahuaca, Yala, Volcano, Tumbaya, Purmamarca, “Cerro de los 7 Colores”, Maimará, “Paleta del Pintor”, Tilcara, Archaeological Ruins “El Pucará de Tilcara”, Huacalera, Tropic of Capricorn, Uquía (Cuzco Paintings).

Upon reaching Uquía, we will switch to a 4WD vehicle for the drive to Hornocal. Prepare to be in awe of the magnificent panoramic views. We will make a 20-minute stop in Humahuaca on the way back. It’s recommended to bring your own lunch or snacks as there will be no time to stop at a restaurant in Humahuaca. We will then return to Salta. The total route is 516 km and the duration of the trip is approximately 13 hours. Departure time is either 07.00 am or 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 $86.24 $80.20 per person

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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

Experience a thrilling journey through picturesque landscapes and charming villages. Begin your tour by heading to the quaint village of Purmamarca, nestled at the foot of the majestic Seven Colors Hill. Marvel at this mountain’s magnificent display of vibrant hues. Next, venture to the peaceful village of Maimará, surrounded by the awe-inspiring Monolith Painter’s Palette. Be captivated by the Monolith’s striking blend of red, yellow, orange, and pastel shades.

Delve into history as you visit the ancient Pucará de Tilcara, a fortress constructed by the Omaguaca tribe in the 12th century, later conquered by the Incas. Take a moment to explore the charming town of Uquía, renowned for its historic church adorned with paintings portraying angels armed with guns. Pause at the Tropic of Capricornio, the southernmost latitude where the sun can directly overhead at noon.

Continue your adventure with a brief stop in Humahuaca before reaching the main highlight of your journey – the breathtaking 14 colors mountain of Hornocal. In Humahuaca, switch from your van or bus to a 4×4 all-terrain vehicle for an exhilarating ride to Hornocal. This extraordinary mountain is part of the Yacoraite calcareous formation, stretching from the province of Salta, passing through the Quebrada de Humahuaca, and extending to the Bolivian Altiplano and Peru. After this unforgettable experience, reunite with the rest of your group and cherish the memories made.

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: Start your journey by departing Salta and heading south on Provincial Route 68. Along the way, enjoy the panoramic views of the Lerma Valley’s farms and tobacco plantations. Take in the sight of the traditional adobe and clay tobacco chimneys and witness the tobacco leaves being dried under the sun.

Pass by the town of Alemania and be amazed by the red mountains and rock formations, including attractions like the “Devil’s Throat” and “House of the Parrots.”

Upon reaching Cafayate, visit a winery to learn about the local wine industry and enjoy tasting the famous Torrontes wines. After lunch, take a different route back to Salta, experiencing a completely different landscape than the morning drive.

Day 2: Embark on a full-day tour from Salta city to San Salvador de Jujuy. Your adventure begins with visits to the towns of La Quebrada de Humahuaca.

First, explore the picturesque town of Purmamarca, with the magnificent Cerro de Siete Colores (Hill of 7 Colors) as its backdrop. Take a stroll through the main square, where local craftsmen display and sell their work. Visit the historic church, which holds significance in the local history.

On the road, marvel at the Paleta del Pintor Hill before reaching Humahuaca town. Enjoy a leisurely lunch break and take some time to explore the town. Admire the impressive Monumento de la Independencia (Independence Monument).

On the return journey to Salta, visit a chapel that was built 700 years ago and boasts a golden altar. Take a glimpse of priceless paintings from the Cusco School and a small monument marking the imaginary line of the Tropic of Capricorn.

Make a stop in Tilcara town, walk around the main square, and visit the Anthropology Museum.

Day 3: Immerse yourself in Argentina’s majestic natural beauty on this full-day tour. Begin with a hotel pickup in Salta and head towards the neighboring province of Jujuy, passing through the towns of Volcán and Tumbaya.

The first stop is the enchanting town of Purmamarca. As one of the most picturesque villages in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca, it offers a vibrant main square and numerous craft stands surrounding it. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the stunning 7 Color Hill.

Continue the journey along the magnificent Cuesta del Lipan until you reach the Salinas Grandes, one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic. Take some free time to admire the unique salt flats and famous pools. Afterward, return to Purmamarca and enjoy 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 $85 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

Start your journey by being picked up from the designated meeting point in Jujuy. From there, embark on a scenic drive through the picturesque towns of Yala, Volcán, and Tumbaya. Along the way, don’t forget to make a stop at the Seven Colors Hill viewpoint, where you can soak in the stunning vistas of the multi-hued mountain basking in the sunlight.

Once you reach the village of Purmamarca, nestled at the base of the Seven Colors Hill, it’s time to begin your hiking adventure. 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 that occasionally grace the path.

At an impressive altitude of 4,150 meters (13,615 feet) above sea level, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the Salinas Grandes – a magnificent white salt plain that creates a striking contrast against the blue sky. Take about 45 minutes to explore the fascinating blue volcanoes and revel in the awe-inspiring scenery.

As you make your way back, follow the trail that leads back to Purmamarca. Here, you’ll have some free time to enjoy lunch (not included in the tour price) and wander through the delightful narrow streets, taking in the mountain views and exploring the local craft market.

After a satisfying meal, embark on a 30-40 minute hike along the enchanting Colorados trail, which winds through the desert landscapes surrounding the mountains. Finally, as your tour comes to a close, head back to Jujuy, reflecting on the unforgettable sights and experiences of the day.

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

Join us on this exciting full-day tour starting from Salta, where we will embark on a journey to discover some of the most captivating places in the area. Our first stop will take us to the awe-inspiring 7-colors hill, where we can marvel at the natural beauty of this unique geological formation.

Next, we will make our way to the breathtaking white salt pans of Salinas Grandes, a place that will surely leave you speechless. Feel free to let your creativity flow as you pose for some imaginative and artistic photos in this mesmerizing landscape. And why not take some time to browse through the local handicraft market in Purmamarca, known for its quality souvenirs and colorful crafts.

Throughout the tour, prepare to be amazed by the natural wonders that surround us. We will visit San Salvador de Jujuy, Volcán, Purmamarca, Cuesta del Lipán, Abra del Potrerillo, and Chañi Snowpeek. Each of these places offers its own unique charm and beauty, leaving us with unforgettable memories.

After spending around 40 minutes to 1 hour exploring the extraordinary Salinas Grandes, we will return to Purmamarca, where you will have 2 free hours to further explore this enchanting town. During this time, you will also have the opportunity to participate in the Paseo de los Colorados, a guided walk that takes approximately 30 to 40 minutes and showcases the vibrant colors of the nearby hills.

So come and join us on this full-day tour as we embark on a journey filled with natural wonders, cultural experiences, and unforgettable sights.

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 $56.50 per person

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Full-Day Tour to Humahuaca from Salta

Highlights

  • Visit the towns of the historic Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Learn about a society even older than the Incas
  • Marvel at the Hill of 7 Colors, located just behind the town of Purmamarca

Description

Embark on a full-day tour from Salta city to San Salvador de Jujuy, where your thrilling adventure in the towns of La Quebrada de Humahuaca begins.

The first destination on the itinerary is Purmamarca, home to the breathtaking Cerro de Siete Colores (Hill of 7 Colors) that towers behind it. Take a stroll to the central square, where local craftsmen display and sell their exquisite creations. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the historic church, which played a significant role in the town’s history.

While en route, catch a glimpse of the Paleta del Pintor Hill before reaching Humahuaca town. Pause for a delightful lunch break and explore the town at your leisure. Marvel at the impressive Monumento de la Independencia (Independence Monument), a notable sight in this charming town.

On the way back to Salta, make a stop at a chapel that was constructed 700 years ago and boasts a golden-covered altar. Here, you will also have the chance to admire priceless paintings from the Cusco School and witness a small monument marking the imaginary line of the Tropic of Capricorn.

Take a detour to Tilcara town, where you can meander through its main square and visit the local church. Additionally, you will have time to explore the Anthropology Museum, discovering fascinating artifacts and insights into the region’s rich cultural heritage.

The final highlight of the tour is the impressive Las Ruinas Incaicas del Pucara de Tilcara. These ancient ruins predate even the Inca civilization, offering a glimpse into an even older society.

Included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (selected hotels only)

Price

From $45 $38.25 per person

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Full-Day Tour to Humahuaca from Salta

Highlights

  • Visit the towns of the historic Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Learn about a society even older than the Incas
  • Marvel at the Hill of 7 Colors, located just behind the town of Purmamarca

Description

Experience a full-day tour from Salta city to San Salvador de Jujuy, where your adventure begins with visits to the charming towns of La Quebrada de Humahuaca.

Your first stop is Purmamarca, a town nestled against the majestic Cerro de Siete Colores (Hill of 7 Colors). Take a leisurely walk to the main square, where local craftsmen showcase and sell their work. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the historic church that holds significant local importance.

While on the road, catch a glimpse of the stunning Paleta del Pintor Hill before reaching Humahuaca town. Enjoy a well-deserved lunch break and take your time exploring the town. Be captivated by the grandeur of the Monumento de la Independencia (Independence Monument).

On your journey back to Salta, you will visit a 700-year-old chapel adorned with a golden altar. Marvel at the precious paintings of the renowned Cusco School and witness a small monument marking the imaginary line of the Tropic of Capricorn.

Stop by Tilcara town for a delightful stroll along its main square and visit the charming church. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the Anthropology Museum, where you can learn about the rich cultural heritage of the area.

Finally, your tour concludes with a visit to the impressive Las Ruinas Incaicas del Pucara de Tilcara. These ancient ruins date back to a society even older than the Incas, offering a fascinating glimpse into the region’s history.

Included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (selected hotels only)

Price

From $45 $38.25 per person

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From Salta: Two full days to Humahuaca and Salinas Grandes

Highlights

  • Dreamed unique landscape in all of Argentina.
  • Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Purmamarca and the hill of the 7 colors
  • Salinas Grandes
  • Tilcara

Description

Experience the ultimate Jujuy adventure with Combo 6! This incredible package allows you to explore all the highlights of Jujuy in just two days. Each tour lasts approximately 12 hours, so make sure to set aside at least two full days for this unforgettable experience.

During these tours, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the iconic Humahuaca Gorge, the picturesque town of Purmamarca, and the stunning Hill of the 7 Colors. Delve into the rich history and culture of Jujuy as you explore the charming town of Tilcara and the historic site of Humahuaca. Take in the breathtaking landscapes of Salinas Grandes and witness the awe-inspiring Lipan Slope.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary Combo 6 in Jujuy! Immerse yourself in the beauty of this region and create memories that will last a lifetime. Book now and embark on a truly remarkable journey through Jujuy in just two action-packed days!

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 $113 $105.09 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 captivating beauty of Argentina’s natural landscape with this unforgettable full-day tour. Departing from your hotel in Salta, embark on a scenic journey to the neighboring province of Jujuy, passing through the charming towns of Volcán and Tumbaya along the way.

Your first destination is the breathtaking town of Purmamarca, a true gem nestled within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca. With its picturesque streets and traditional architecture, this village offers a captivating glimpse into the local culture. Explore the vibrant main square, brimming with lively activity, and browse through the numerous craft stands for unique souvenirs.

Next, prepare to be awestruck by the aptly-named 7 Color Hill. Marvel at the natural splendor of this geological wonder, as you take in the vibrant hues of the surrounding landscape. The stunning colors make for incredible photo opportunities and a lasting memory of your visit.

Continuing your journey, ascend along the majestic Cuesta del Lipan, with its breathtaking views, to reach the magnificent Salinas Grandes. This awe-inspiring natural wonder is recognized as one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic. Take your time to soak in the mesmerizing sight of the unique salt flats and the famous pools, a truly unforgettable experience.

To conclude your adventure, return to Purmamarca and indulge in a delightful lunch at one of the traditional restaurants, savoring the local flavors and culinary delights. Afterward, board your transportation back to Salta, filled with memories of Argentina’s stunning natural beauty and vibrant culture.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Price

From $47 $39.95 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 in Salta and Jujuy! When you choose this combo, you will have the amazing opportunity to embark on mesmerizing tours of Salinas Grandes and Cafayate. To fully enjoy these experiences, it is advisable to have at least 2 full days available as each tour lasts approximately 12 hours.

During this combo, you will get to visit breathtaking destinations such as Purmamarca and the iconic 7-colors Hill. Witness the beauty of Lípan slope and venture into the mesmerizing Salinas Grandes. Marvel at the stunning Las Conchas Gorge and indulge in the flavors of a local winery.

This combo offers an unbeatable chance to explore the wonders of Salta and Jujuy in a comprehensive and unforgettable way. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity!

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 $104.53 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

Come explore a UNESCO recognized destination that is a Natural and Cultural Heritage of Humanity, the Humahuaca Gorge. Journey through this stunning landscape and discover incredible sights, towns, and cultures. We will visit unique and fascinating towns like Purmamarca, famous for its enchanting 7-colors Hill, and Maimará, with its vibrant slopes known as The Painter’s Palettes. Tilcara is another noteworthy stop, with its partially destroyed Pucará ruins perched in the high mountains.

Our tour will also take us to the 17th-century Uquia chapel, adorned with beautiful gold laminated artwork. The main destination on our itinerary is Humahuaca City, the largest town in the Gorge. Its charming cobbled streets and iron lampposts on the corners create a picturesque atmosphere. Sitting at the highest point of the route, at 2,940 meters above sea level, Humahuaca City offers attractions like the Independence Monument, Cathedral Church, and Municipal Building.

Along the way, we will also visit San Salvador de Jujuy and other scenic spots in the Quebrada de Humahuaca, such as Volcano, Tumbaya, and Huacalera, where the Tropic of Capricorn passes through. Additionally, we will have two free hours to explore and soak in the charm of Humahuaca.

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 $53.68 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 an awe-inspiring journey through a magnificent gorge, where hills come alive with vibrant colors, a result of countless years of mineral oxidation. This tour places towns, culture, and its people at the forefront, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the experience. With a duration of approximately 8 hours, round trip transfers to and from meeting points are included.

Covering a total mileage of 128 km, this excursion 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 first destination is Humahuaca City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located on the outskirts of Jujuy province. Here, you will bear witness to the most breathtaking colors of the Argentine North, while also embracing the unique culture, charming towns, and warm-hearted locals. The journey kicks off in San Salvador de Jujuy and includes stops at Purmamarca, home to the majestic 7-colors Hill, Tilcara, Humahuaca (the largest town in the gorge), Uquía (a small town housing the 17th-century church of San Francisco de Paula and its ancient paintings of the Arcabuceros Angels), Huacalera (where you will step on the imaginary line of the Tropic of Capricorn), and finally, The Painter’s Palette in Maimará. The longest stop will be in Humahuaca City, allowing you ample time to savor regional delicacies featuring llama meat and explore the town’s rich cultural and historical offerings. Carnival reigns supreme in this vibrant place, serving as the focal point of the town’s festivities. After a satisfying lunch, we will begin our return journey, making additional stops as necessary.

Please note that if your departure is from Purmamarca, the stops between Jujuy and that point will be omitted. Similarly, if your departure is from Tilcara, the stops between Jujuy and that point will be skipped.

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 $54.33 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- Explore the captivating region of Cafayate on a full-day tour from Salta. Embark on a scenic journey along Provincial Route 68, where you will be treated to breathtaking views of the Lerma Valley’s farms and tobacco plantations. Marvel at the charming adobe and clay tobacco chimneys and witness the traditional method of drying tobacco leaves under the radiant sun.

Pass through the enchanting town of Alemania and be amazed by the awe-inspiring red mountains and rock formations, including the famous “Devil’s Throat” and “House of the Parrots”. Upon reaching Cafayate, delve into the local wine industry and sample the renowned torrontes wines at one of the prominent wineries. After indulging in a delicious lunch, savor the beauty of a different landscape on the return journey to Salta, taking an alternate route.

2- Immerse yourself in the natural splendor of Hornocal on a full-day excursion from Salta. Relax in the comfort of an air-conditioned van as you embark on a scenic drive along National Route 9, reveling in the breathtaking views along the way to Jujuy province. Visit the remarkable Quebrada de Humahuaca, a narrow mountain valley that holds the prestigious title of a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2003. Pause in Purmamarca to marvel at the mesmerizing Hill of Seven Colors, adorned with its striking red and orange hues. Explore the vibrant main square and browse through the local craft stands to find unique souvenirs.

Continuing along Route 9, discover the charming town of Humahuaca, situated at a staggering altitude of 2,939 meters. Take a leisurely stroll to the Church of La Candelaria and witness the grandeur of the Independence Monument. Enjoy some free time to savor a delicious lunch at your leisure. Following lunch, immerse yourself in the wonders of Hornocal and be captivated by the Hill of Fourteen Colors during a 45-minute exploration. Finally, return to Salta City via Route 9.

Please note that the Hornocal tour is only available in Spanish, and passengers must gather at the Tiamar Travel Agency Office (Caseros 420) by 6:30 am. Furthermore, the order of the excursions may be subject to change depending on the agency’s availability.

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 $83.17 per person

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From Jujuy: Day Trip to Quebrada de Humahuaca

Highlights

  • Visit Purmamarca town
  • Explore Seven Colors Hill
  • Explore other scenic landscapes
  • Visit Pucara de Tilcara
  • Explore the beautiful, UNESCO-listed Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Get to know the natural and cultural heritage of humanity

Description

Gather with your group at the designated meeting spot in Jujuy. From there, embark on a journey to Purmamarca, a charming town situated at the foot of the mesmerizing Seven Colors Hill, a mountain that boasts a stunning display of various hues.

Continue your exploration as you venture into Maimará, a quaint village nestled beneath the Monolith Painter’s Palette. This unique geological formation showcases a captivating blend of red, yellow, orange, and pastel shades, enticing visitors with its beauty.

Immerse yourself in history by visiting the ancient Pucará de Tilcara, a fortress constructed by the Omaguaca tribe during the 12th century. Later, this tribe fell under the control of the Incas. Take a break in the peaceful town of Uquía, renowned for its historic church adorned with paintings depicting angels bearing arms.

Proceed to the Tropic of Cancer, the southernmost latitude where the sun can appear directly overhead at midday. Be enchanted by the vibrant Quebrada de Humahuaca mountain in Humahuaca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This magnificent mountainous gorge stretches for approximately 100 miles (155 kilometers) along the Grande River, extending into the neighboring country of Bolivia.

Included

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

Price

From $37.50 per person

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