TOP 20 Tours in Cafayate

From Salta: Full-Day Tour to Cafayate with Wine Tasting

Highlights

  • Journey through the farming and tobacco producing settlements of the Lerma Valley
  • Visit one of the most beautiful villages in Salta Province
  • Learn the whole process of wine production and taste the wines at a winery
  • Benefit from the services of an informative guide

Description

Begin your journey by departing from Salta and heading south on Provincial Route 68. This scenic route will provide you with breathtaking views of the vibrant farms and tobacco plantations that populate the Lerma Valley. As you travel along, take a moment to appreciate the fascinating combination of old and new tobacco chimneys, crafted from adobe and clay. Witness the tobacco leaves being carefully dried under the warm embrace of the sun.

As you progress, you’ll pass through the charming town of Alemania, where you can indulge in the awe-inspiring sight of the red mountains and captivating rock formations that adorn attractions such as the “Devil’s Throat” and the “House of the Parrots.”

Upon reaching Cafayate, make sure to seize the opportunity to visit one or two wineries, allowing yourself a chance to deepen your knowledge of the local wine industry and sample the renowned torrontes wines. Once you’ve indulged in a flavorsome lunch, embark on a return journey to Salta, but this time opt for a different route that will expose you to a completely distinct landscape, contrasting with the scenery you marveled at during the morning drive.

Included

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

Price

From $49.99 $39.99 per person

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Salta: Cafayate and the Quebrada de las Conchas

Highlights

  • Dreamed unique landscape in all of Argentina.
  • The best high altitude wines in the world.
  • Superb rock formations.

Description

We are offering a trip to the beautiful city of Cafayate, known for its exquisite wines. This enchanting destination is located in the Calchaquí Valley, approximately 180 km from the capital of Salta. The journey will be an opportunity to explore one of the most impressive and renowned routes in northern Argentina.

Our adventure begins in Salta, where we will embark on a scenic tour of the Lerma Valley, taking in the captivating sights of the city center and southern region. From there, we will make our way into the breathtaking Las Conchas gorge’s Natural Reserve. As we travel along a road at a lower altitude, a narrow valley will surround us with its vibrant, colorful hills. The standout hues of orange and red dominate the landscape, creating a stunning visual experience. Throughout this leg of the trip, we will come across awe-inspiring geological formations, sculpted by the forces of nature. Marvels such as La Garganta del Diablo (The Devil’s Throat), El Amphitheatre (The Amphitheater), The Windows, The Castles, La Yesera, The Toad, The Friar, and The Obelisk can be found here.

Once we reach Cafayate, you will have the opportunity to visit a winery and indulge in a delightful wine-tasting experience. Savour the finest wines the region has to offer, and afterwards, we will make our way back to Salta, retracing our steps along the same route.

Join us on this captivating journey to Cafayate, a land known for its wines and mesmerizing landscapes.

Included

  • Includes the visit to a winery in Cafayate
  • Las Conchas Gorge
  • Calchaquíes Valleys
  • Wine Route
  • Devil’s throat
  • Amphitheater
  • Transport in transit, sprinter or minibus
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English
  • Pick-up from hotels or central addresses (15 blocks around the main square)
  • Photographic stops at natural geological formations and landmarks

Price

From $53.48 $50.80 per person

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From Salta: 2 Day Guided Trip to Cafayate & Salinas Grandes

Highlights

  • Admire the stunning natural beauty of the Salta Province as you drive
  • Wonder in awe at the stunning red rock formation Garganta del Diablo
  • Learn about the local wine culture, visiting a vineyard in Cafayate
  • See the Salinas Grandes, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Argentina
  • Indulge in a traditional Argentinian lunch and view the Seven Colors Hill

Description

Experience the natural beauty of Salta Province over a 2-day adventure. Begin by traversing through lush tobacco plantations and awe-inspiring red rock formations, as you make your way to Cafayate. Here, indulge in a visit to a local winery and immerse yourself in the wine-making culture. After a delicious lunch, embark on a different route back to Salta.

On day two, venture to the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Quebrada de Humahuaca, stopping by the tranquil town of Purmamarca. Take delight in exploring the vibrant main square and be captivated by the stunning Seven Colors Hill. Ascend further along the rugged Cuesta de Lipán to reach the majestic Salinas Grandes. Marvel at the expansive white salt desert and its crystal blue pools, a true wonder of Argentina. Conclude your tour with a delightful traditional lunch in Purmamarca before returning to Salta.

Included

  • English and Spanish-speaking guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from downtown hotels
  • Transportation by air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz minivan
  • Entry ticket to the winery

Price

From $118.99 $89.24 per person

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Salta: Cafayate, land of wines.

Highlights

  • Dreamed unique landscape in all of Argentina.
  • The best high altitude wines in the world.
  • Superb rock formations.

Description

We are embarking on a voyage to Cafayate city, a wine haven nestled in the stunning Calchaquí Valley. Located just 180 km away from Salta’s capital, this journey takes us along one of the most renowned routes in northern Argentina.

Our adventure begins in Salta, where we will explore the heart of Lerma Valley before venturing into the enchanting Las Conchas gorge’s Natural Reserve. As we meander through a narrow valley bordered by vibrant hills, shades of orange and red paint the landscape. Nature’s artistry is on display here, with magnificent formations like The Devil’s Throat, The Amphitheatre, The Windows, The Castles, La Yesera, The Toad, The Friar, and The Obelisk.

In Cafayate, the wine capital, you’ll have the opportunity to visit a winery and savor the finest wines the region has to offer. After a delightful lunch, we will retrace our steps and return to Salta along the same awe-inspiring route.

Included

  • Includes the visit to a winery in Cafayate
  • Las Conchas Gorge
  • Calchaquíes Valleys
  • Wine Route
  • Devil’s throat
  • Amphitheater
  • Transport in transit, sprinter or minibus
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English
  • Pick-up from hotels or central addresses (15 blocks around the main square)
  • Photographic stops at natural geological formations and landmarks

Price

From $53.48 $49.73 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: Begin your journey from Salta and travel south on Provincial Route 68, where you can enjoy stunning views of the Lerma Valley’s farms and tobacco plantations. Marvel at the charming and traditional adobe and clay tobacco chimneys, as well as the tobacco leaves drying in the sun.

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

Upon reaching Cafayate, visit a local winery to learn about the region’s renowned wine industry and sample the famous Torrontes wines. After a delicious lunch, return to Salta, taking a different route that offers a completely different landscape than the morning drive.

Day 2: Embark on a full-day tour from Salta to San Salvador de Jujuy, exploring the charming towns of La Quebrada de Humahuaca.

Your first stop is Purmamarca, a town nestled against the backdrop of the stunning Cerro de Siete Colores (Hill of Seven Colors). Take a stroll through the main square, where local artisans display and sell their craftwork. Visit the historic church, which holds great significance in the local history.

As you continue your journey, catch sight of the picturesque Paleta del Pintor Hill before reaching the town of Humahuaca. Enjoy a leisurely lunch break and explore the town, admiring the magnificent Monumento de la Independencia (Independence Monument).

On your way back to Salta, visit a 700-year-old chapel with a golden altar and priceless paintings from the renowned Cusco School. Take a moment to appreciate the small monument marking the imaginary line of the Tropic of Capricorn.

Make a stop in Tilcara town to explore the main square, visit the church, and even take a trip to the Anthropology Museum.

Day 3: Embark on a full-day tour to discover Argentina’s breathtaking natural beauty. Start your day with a pickup from your Salta hotel and head towards Jujuy, passing through the charming towns of Volcán and Tumbaya.

Your first destination is the picturesque town of Purmamarca, renowned for its vibrant beauty within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca. Explore the lively main square and browse through the craft stands for unique souvenirs. Don’t miss the chance to visit the awe-inspiring 7 Color Hill.

Continue your journey along the majestic Cuesta del Lipan, taking in the stunning scenery as you ascend towards the Salinas Grandes, one of the esteemed 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic. Take some time to marvel at the unique salt flats and famous pools. Return to Purmamarca and delight in a traditional lunch at one of the many local 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 $168.98 $118.29 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: Cafayate Tour
Embark on a tour along Provincial Route 68, where you can admire the picturesque Lerma Valley with its farms and tobacco plantations. Pass through Alemania and marvel at the stunning red mountains and unique rock formations, including the famous “Devil’s Throat” and “House of the Parrots.” Upon reaching Cafayate, visit a local winery to learn about the renowned torrontes wines and the thriving wine industry. Enjoy a delicious lunch before returning to Salta via an alternative route that offers a completely different landscape.

DAY 2: Cachi Tour
Discover the beauty of Cachi by taking a journey on Provincial Route 68 and then Provincial Route 33. Experience the breathtaking Escoipe Gorge and Los Laureles before embarking on the renowned Cuesta del Obispo (Bishop’s Slope) with its stunning rock formations along the way to the summit at 3,348 meters above sea level. Traverse the Parque Nacional los Cardones (National Park of the Cactus) and arrive in the charming town of Cachi, where you can explore its perfectly-preserved colonial architecture. Visit the town church in Central Plaza and immerse yourself in the history of the Aboriginal communities at the historical museum.

DAY 3: Salinas Grandes Tour
Embark on a journey to the neighboring province of Jujuy, passing through the towns of Volcán and Tumbaya. Explore the picturesque town of Purmamarca, nestled in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca. Discover the lively main square and browse the craft stands for unique souvenirs. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the breathtaking 7 Color Hill. Continue your journey along the stunning Cuesta del Lipan to reach the Salinas Grandes, the famous salt flats and one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic. Marvel at the unique salt plains and pools before returning to Purmamarca for a delicious lunch at one of the traditional restaurants.

DAY 4: Hornocal Tour
Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned van along National Route 9 to Jujuy province. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Quebrada de Humahuaca, a narrow mountain valley known for its natural beauty. Stop in Purmamarca to admire the Hill of Seven Colors with its striking red and orange hues before strolling through the main square and exploring local craft stands. Continue along Route 9 to the town of Humahuaca, situated at 2,939 meters above sea level. Visit the Church of La Candelaria and the Independence Monument before enjoying free time for lunch. Afterward, take 45 minutes to discover Hornocal and its Hill of Fourteen Colors. Finally, return to Salta City along Route 9.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide

Price

From $274.98 $192.49 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: Depart from Salta and head south along Provincial Route 68, providing stunning views of the Lerma Valley’s farms and tobacco plantations. Observe the adobe and clay tobacco chimneys, as well as the sun-drying process of tobacco leaves.

Pass through the town of Alemania and be amazed by the red mountains and rock formations of attractions such as the “Devil’s Throat” and “House of the Parrots.”

Upon reaching Cafayate, visit a winery where you can learn about the local wine industry and the renowned torrontes wines. After enjoying lunch, return to Salta through a different route, offering a distinct landscape from the morning drive.

Full Day Trip to Hornocal: Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned van and soak in the magnificent scenery along National Route 9 on your way to Jujuy province. Explore the Quebrada de Humahuaca, a narrow mountain valley designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Pause in Purmamarca to admire the Hill of Seven Colors, showcasing its vibrant red and orange hues, before exploring the main square and local craft stands.

Continuing along Route 9, you will reach the town of Humahuaca, situated at an altitude of 2,939 meters. Take a stroll to the Church of La Candelaria and see the Independence Monument before enjoying some free time for lunch.

Afterward, take advantage of 45 minutes of free time to explore Hornocal and its Hill of Fourteen Colors. Return to Salta City via Route 9.
Important Note: The Hornocal tour is only available in Spanish, and passengers should be present at the Tiamar Travel Agency Office, located at Caseros 420, by 6:30 am. This is due to it being the longest excursion. While you can choose the dates, the order of the excursions may vary based 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 $155.99 $116.99 per person

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From Salta: 2-Day Guided Trip to Cafayate and Cachi

Highlights

  • Explore the breathtaking landscapes of La Quebrada de las Conchas in Cafayate
  • Wonder in awe at the stunning red rock formation Garganta del Diablo
  • Enjoy the amazing Cuesta del Obispo
  • Drive through the magnificent landscapes of the Gorge of Escoipe and Las Laurele
  • Visit Los Cardones National Park

Description

DAY 1: Begin your journey by leaving Salta and heading south along Provincial Route 68. As you travel, take in the breathtaking panoramic views of the Lerma Valley’s farms and tobacco plantations. Admire the charming chimneys made of adobe and clay, both old and new, and witness tobacco leaves drying under the warm sun.

Continue your drive, passing by the town of Alemania, and be captivated by the stunning red mountains and rock formations. Don’t miss the famous attractions like “Devil’s Throat” and “House of the Parrots.”

Once you arrive in Cafayate, immerse yourself in the local wine industry by visiting a winery. Learn about the production process and sample the renowned torrontes wines. After a delightful lunch, return to Salta via a different route and be amazed by the completely different landscape compared to the morning drive.

DAY 2: Embark on your adventure by departing from Salta and following Provincial Route 68. Along the way, pass through charming small towns like Cerrillos, La Merced, and El Carril. Then, continue your journey along Provincial Route 33, where you’ll see the awe-inspiring Gorge of Escoipe and Los Laureles.

Next, brace yourself for the magnificent winding road of the Cuesta del Obispo (Bishop’s Slope). Marvel at the impressive rock formations and natural walls as you ascend to the summit at an elevation of 3,348 meters. Keep an eye out for soaring condors and revel in the grandeur of nature’s “King of the Sky.”

Prepare to be enchanted by the breathtaking views of El Valle Encantado (The Enchanted Valley), resembling something out of a fairytale. Observe the landscape transform as you leave the sub-tropical valleys and venture into Recta del Tin Tin, constructed during the Inca era. Traverse through Parque Nacional los Cardones (National Park of the Cactus) and marvel at the abundance of majestic cardon grande cactus bush formations.

Arriving in the charming town of Cachi, delight in a delicious lunch before taking a leisurely stroll through streets boasting perfectly-preserved colonial architecture. Explore the town church located in Central Plaza and immerse yourself in the rich history of the Aboriginal communities at the historical museum. Don’t forget to visit the craft market to pick up souvenirs and enjoy some free shopping time before the return drive to Salta.

Please note that while you can choose the dates, the order of the excursions may be subject to change based 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
  • Entry ticket to the winery in Cafayate

Price

From $99.98 $74.99 per person

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From Tucumán: Tafí del Valle, Quilmes Ruins and Cafayate

Highlights

  • Discover the beautiful town of Tafí del Valle
  • Learn about the Quilmes Ruins, an archaeological site in the Calchaquí Valley
  • Visit the town of Cafayate, famous for its great wines
  • Benefit from hotel pickup and drop-off in Tucumán

Description

Embark on a full-day tour from Tucumán with a Spanish-speaking guide to explore Tafí del Valle, the Quilmes Ruins, and the winemaking town of Cafayate. Along the way, you’ll also pass through various other attractions such as the San Jose del Monte Ruins, Los Sosa Gorge, “el Indio” monument, Menhires Park, La Angostura Lake, and El Mollar.

The tour begins with convenient pickup at your centrally located hotel in Tucumán, scheduled between 7:30 AM and 8:15 AM. Your first stop will be the charming town of Tafí del Valle, which offers a plethora of attractions. You’ll have the opportunity to indulge in the area’s excellent farmhouse cheeses, some of which are seasoned with peppers. Take your time exploring the local market, capturing stunning photos of the picturesque countryside, and immersing yourself in the beauty of the surroundings.

Next, you’ll visit the Quilmes Ruins, the largest pre-Colombian settlement in Argentina. Chosen by the locals as a strategic defense against their enemies, these ruins belonged to the Calchaquí natives who resided on the hillsides and the mountain range called Calchaquí. With the guidance of your knowledgeable guide, you’ll learn about the fascinating history and archaeology of the site.

In the afternoon, you’ll arrive in Cafayate, a renowned town celebrated for its wines. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to visit a winery and experience the rich winemaking traditions of the region. At the conclusion of the tour, you can choose to either return to Tucumán or extend your stay in Cafayate and continue your exploration (please note that no drop-off or accommodation in Cafayate is included in the tour).

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from centrally located hotels in Tucumán
  • Transportation in a bus or minivan, depending on group size
  • Spanish-speaking guide

Price

From $67 per person

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Excursion to Cachi, Calchaquíes Valleys

Highlights

  • Drive through interesting roads
  • See spectacular views
  • Enjoy the town of Cachi

Description

A proposal to explore stunning landscapes, journey through time, and embrace the tranquility of a charming town like Cachi. Your adventure will take you along scenic routes, specifically Quebrada de Escoipe and Cuesta del Obispo, which, combined with the captivating destination, create a truly enchanting experience.

Prepare to embark on a trip to a magical town nestled in the Calchaquíes Valleys of Salta in Northwestern Argentina. Surrounded by breathtaking mountains, snow-capped peaks, and plateaus, Cachi boasts colonial architecture that will transport you back in time. However, the beauty doesn’t end with the destination itself. The journey along various national and provincial routes is considered one of Argentina’s most picturesque.

Beginning in the city of Salta, you’ll travel through the heart of the Lerma Valley before venturing into the Sub-Andean Sierras. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to explore and admire the landscapes of Quebrada de Escoipe and Cuesta del Obispo. As you journey, you’ll encounter contrasting landscapes and climates, transitioning from the moist and lush jungles of the Yungas to the arid, cold, and inhospitable Puna.

Throughout your ascent, be prepared to witness breathtaking views, towering hills, and the majestic condor soaring above you. At Piedra del Molino, you’ll reach the highest point of the journey, situated 3,457 meters above sea level. From there, you’ll descend towards the Tin-Tin Straight, located in the Los Cardones National Park, before finally arriving in Cachi. Once in Cachi, take the time to visit its museum, church, and leisurely wander through its quaint streets.

Throughout the tour, there will be designated stops for you to stretch your legs, capture incredible photographs, and fully immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings.

Included

  • Round-trip transportation from downtown Salta Hotels
  • Bilingual English and Spanish professional tour guide

Price

From $40 per person

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From Salta: Cafayate Day Trip with Wine Tasting

Highlights

  • Explore the most beautiful areas of the Calchaquíes valleys
  • Gaze upwards at towering mountain ranges and otherworldly rock formations
  • Taste some of the finest wines that Argentina has to offer

Description

Embark on a mesmerizing journey as you leave central Salta and venture south into the captivating, crimson-hued landscapes adorned with magnificent rock formations and towering cliffs. Begin your expedition beyond the province, immersing yourself in the local heritage by exploring the historic villages nestled in the Lerma Valley. Following this enriching experience, make your way to the Quebrada de las Conchas, a breathtaking ravine where centuries of water and wind have sculpted peculiar rock shapes.

Prepare to be awestruck by the intricate formations that grace the canyon, encompassing notable landmarks such as the Devil’s Throat, the Amphitheater, and The Castles, along with a myriad of other awe-inspiring spectacles. Delve deep into the ravine, absorbing its splendor until you finally reach Cafayate. Here, seize the opportunity to visit a vineyard and indulge your senses in a delightful wine tasting session, featuring some of the region’s finest offerings, including the renowned Torrontés. Concluding this exceptional experience, journey back to Salta, traversing once again through the majestic Quebrada de las Conchas.

Included

  • Wine tasting in Cafayate
  • Transportation in bus or minivan, depending on group size
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Meeting Point pickup and drop-off (if option selected)

Price

From $29.50 per person

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From Salta: Cafayate Day Trip with Wine Tasting

Highlights

  • Explore the most beautiful areas of the Calchaquíes valleys
  • Gaze upwards at towering mountain ranges and otherworldly rock formations
  • Taste some of the finest wines that Argentina has to offer

Description

Embark on a journey from central Salta and venture south into the breathtaking lands adorned with reddish hues, characterized by magnificent rock formations and towering cliffs. Begin your excursion by immersing yourself in the local culture as you visit the historic villages of the Lerma Valley, located to the south of the province.

Next, continue your expedition to the Quebrada de las Conchas, a mesmerizing canyon sculpted over centuries by the forces of water flow and strong winds. Behold the awe-inspiring complexity of the rock formations nestled within the ravine, including notable sights such as the Devil’s Throat, the Amphitheater, and The Castles, among numerous other astounding displays.

After thoroughly exploring this marvel, proceed to Cafayate, where you will have the opportunity to visit a vineyard and indulge in sampling some of the region’s finest wines, including the renowned Torrontés variety. Following this delightful tasting experience, return to Salta by way of the Quebrada de las Conchas, taking in more of its captivating beauty.

Included

  • Wine tasting in Cafayate
  • Transportation in bus or minivan, depending on group size
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Meeting Point pickup and drop-off (if option selected)

Price

From $29.50 per person

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From Salta: Full-Day Tour to Cafayate with Wine Tasting

Highlights

  • Journey through the farming and tobacco producing settlements of the Lerma Valley
  • Visit one of the most beautiful villages in Salta Province
  • Learn the whole process of wine production and taste the wines at a winery
  • Benefit from the services of an informative guide

Description

Start your journey by leaving Salta and traveling southward on Provincial Route 68. Take in the breathtaking views of the farms and tobacco plantations that stretch across the Lerma Valley. Witness the intriguing combination of old and new as you pass by adobe and clay tobacco chimneys, and observe the tobacco leaves being dried naturally under the warm sun.

As you continue your drive, you’ll reach the town of Alemania. Be prepared to be amazed by the mesmerizing sight of red mountains and remarkable rock formations. Don’t miss the popular attractions known as the “Devil’s Throat” and the “House of the Parrots.”

Arriving in Cafayate, set aside time to visit one or two wineries. This will give you an opportunity to delve into the fascinating local wine industry and savor the renowned torrontes wines. After enjoying a fulfilling lunch, embark on your return journey to Salta, but this time take a different route. Prepare to be captivated by a completely new and distinct landscape, showcasing the diversity of the region.

Included

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

Price

From $49.99 $39.99 per person

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From Salta: 2 Day Guided Trip to Cafayate & Salinas Grandes

Highlights

  • Admire the stunning natural beauty of the Salta Province as you drive
  • Wonder in awe at the stunning red rock formation Garganta del Diablo
  • Learn about the local wine culture, visiting a vineyard in Cafayate
  • See the Salinas Grandes, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Argentina
  • Indulge in a traditional Argentinian lunch and view the Seven Colors Hill

Description

Spend two unforgettable days immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the Salta Province. Begin your journey by embarking on National Route 68, where you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of tobacco plantations and the Valle de Lerma, adorned with farms and drying leaves.

As you venture towards Cafayate, take a moment to appreciate the tranquility of Alemani, a peaceful settlement. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to witness captivating red rock formations, including the awe-inspiring Garganta del Diablo.

Upon your arrival in Cafayate, a town renowned for its vineyards and winemaking, delve into the local wine industry with a visit to a vineyard. Afterward, enjoy a satisfying lunch before returning to Salta, opting for a different route for a change of scenery.

On day two, embark on a journey to the Quebrada de Humahuaca, a UNESCO World Heritage Listed site. Pause in the serene town of Purmamarca, where you can explore the vibrant main square and soak in the beauty of the Seven Colors Hill.

Continue your ascent along the rugged mountain road known as the Cuesta de Lipán, which leads you to the mesmerizing Salinas Grandes. Take your time to admire this vast expanse of white salt desert, accompanied by crystal blue pools. Dare to be amazed by this natural wonder, deemed one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Argentina.

Conclude your adventure with a delectable lunch at one of Purmamarca’s traditional restaurants, savoring the unique flavors of the region. Finally, return to Salta, bidding farewell to the enchanting landscapes that have captured your heart.

Included

  • English and Spanish-speaking guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from downtown hotels
  • Transportation by air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz minivan
  • Entry ticket to the winery

Price

From $118.99 $89.24 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: Depart from Salta and travel south along Provincial Route 68, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the Lerma Valley’s farms and tobacco plantations. Take a moment to appreciate the charming adobe and clay tobacco chimneys, as well as the sight of tobacco leaves drying under the sun.

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

Upon reaching Cafayate, visit a winery to learn about the local wine industry and the renowned Torrontes wines. After a satisfying lunch, embark on a return journey to Salta, taking a different route that showcases a completely different landscape from the morning drive.

Day 2: Immerse yourself in a full-day tour from Salta city to San Salvador de Jujuy, starting with visits to the towns of La Quebrada de Humahuaca.

The first stop on the itinerary is Purmamarca, home to the stunning Cerro de Siete Colores (Hill of Seven Colors). Take a leisurely walk to the main square, where local craftsmen display and sell their artwork. Explore the historical significance of the town by visiting the church.

As you continue along the route, catch a glimpse of the Paleta del Pintor Hill before arriving in Humahuaca. Enjoy a well-deserved lunch break and take the time to explore the town, including marveling at the impressive Independence Monument.

On the journey back to Salta, visit a chapel that was built 700 years ago and boasts an altar covered in gold. Admire priceless paintings from the Cusco School and witness a small monument marking the Tropic of Capricorn.

Make a stop in Tilcara to wander around the main square, visit the local church, and explore the Anthropology Museum.

Day 3: Uncover the breathtaking natural beauty of Argentina on this full-day tour. After being picked up from your Salta hotel, head towards the neighboring province of Jujuy, passing through the towns of Volcán and Tumbaya.

Your first destination is the enchanting town of Purmamarca, one of the most picturesque villages in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca. Take the time to explore the vibrant main square and browse through the craft stands for souvenirs. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the awe-inspiring 7 Color Hill.

Continue your journey along the majestic Cuesta del Lipan, ascending to the Salinas Grandes, one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic. Marvel at the unique salt flats and famous pools during your free time here. Return to Purmamarca for lunch at one of the traditional restaurants before making your way 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 $168.98 $118.29 per person

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Salta: 2-Day Tour to Cafayate

Highlights

  • Visit the beautiful valley of La Quebrada de las Conchas
  • Taste the wines of Salta Province
  • Spend the night in Cafayate

Description

Experience the awe-inspiring landscapes of Salta Province on a 2-day tour departing from Salta city. Explore the captivating natural reserve of La Quebrada de las Conchas, also known as Devil’s Throat, and indulge in the flavors of the region with a wine tasting in Cafayate.

On Day 1, embark on a picturesque journey south along Provincial Route 68, passing through charming farming towns such as Cerrillos, La Merced, El Carril, Coronel Moldes, and La Viña in the Lerma Valley. Take in the sights of tobacco plantations and other agricultural wonders as you make your way towards the ghost town of Alemanía. Prepare to be amazed by the diverse rock formations adorned with vibrant hues. Dive into the world of Salta’s renowned wines, including the acclaimed Torrontes variety, with visits to one or two wineries in Cafayate. Finally, be dropped off at your hotel where you can spend some free time at your leisure.

Day 2 starts with an afternoon pick-up from your hotel in Cafayate. Relax and take in the stunning views of the ever-changing landscapes as you return to Salta city along Provincial Route 68. Marvel at the beauty that surrounds you, providing a feast for the eyes throughout the journey.

Included

  • Hotel pick-up
  • Transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Visit to a wine cellar and tasting
  • Transportation insurance

Price

From $99.98 $74.99 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: Depart from Salta and head south along Provincial Route 68, which offers picturesque views of the Lerma Valley’s farms and tobacco plantations. Observe the charming tobacco chimneys made of adobe and clay, as well as the sun-drying process of tobacco leaves.

Continue your journey, passing through the town of Alemania, where you’ll be astonished by the stunning red mountains and rock formations, including the famous “Devil’s Throat” and “House of the Parrots.”

Upon reaching Cafayate, visit a local winery to gain insight into the region’s wine industry and discover the renowned torrontes wines. After lunch, return to Salta through a different route to admire a completely new landscape compared to the morning drive.

Full Day Tour to Hornocal: Embark on a comfortable journey in an air-conditioned van, reveling in the breathtaking scenery along National Route 9 as you make your way to Jujuy province. Here, explore the Quebrada de Humahuaca, a narrow mountain valley recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Pause in Purmamarca to marvel at the Hill of Seven Colors, boasting stunning shades of red and orange, and take a leisurely stroll around the main square and local craft stands.

Continuing along Route 9, you’ll reach the town of Humahuaca, situated at an elevation of 2,939 meters. Visit the Church of La Candelaria and the Independence Monument, and savor some free time for lunch.

Afterward, enjoy approximately 45 minutes of leisure time to wander through Hornocal and appreciate the Hill of Fourteen Colors. Finally, return to Salta City along Route 9.

Please note: The Hornocal tour is exclusively available in Spanish, and passengers must check-in at the Tiamar Travel Agency Office (Caseros 420) by 6:30 am. Please note that the order of the excursions may be subject to change depending on the agency’s availability. You can choose the dates for the tours.

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 $155.99 $116.99 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: Cafayate Tour
On the first day, embark on a tour to Cafayate. Travel along Provincial Route 68 and take in the scenic views of Lerma Valley’s farms and tobacco plantations. Pass through the town of Alemania and be amazed by the vibrant red mountains and unique rock formations of attractions like the “Devil’s Throat” and “House of the Parrots.” Upon arriving in Cafayate, visit a winery to learn about the local wine industry and renowned torrontes wines. After a delicious lunch, return to Salta through a different route, offering a completely different landscape from the morning drive.

Day 2: Cachi Tour
On the second day, embark on a tour to Cachi. Travel along Provincial Route 68 and then Provincial Route 33, passing the dramatic Gorge of Escoipe and Los Laureles. Begin your journey along the famous winding road of the Cuesta del Obispo, admiring the magnificent rock formations on the way to the summit at an elevation of 3,348 meters. Traverse the Parque Nacional los Cardones, also known as the “National Park of the Cactus.” Arrive in the picturesque town of Cachi, where you can enjoy a delightful lunch and stroll through streets showcasing perfectly-preserved colonial architecture. Visit the town church in Central Plaza and explore the historical museum, which highlights the history of the Aboriginal communities.

Day 3: Salinas Grandes Tour
The third day takes you on a tour to Salinas Grandes. Begin the journey towards the neighboring province of Jujuy, passing through the towns of Volcán and Tumbaya along the way. Make your first stop in the beautiful town of Purmamarca, known for its picturesque charm in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca. Explore the vibrant main square and browse the various craft stands for souvenirs. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the breathtaking 7 Color Hill. Continue your ascent along the majestic Cuesta del Lipan, reaching the Salinas Grandes, one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic. Spend some free time admiring the unique salt plains and famous pools. Afterward, return to Purmamarca for lunch at one of the traditional restaurants before heading back to Salta.

Day 4: Hornocal Tour
On the fourth day, travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned van along National Route 9 on your way to Jujuy province. Visit the Quebrada de Humahuaca, a narrow mountain valley declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Stop in Purmamarca and marvel at the Hill of Seven Colors with its striking red and orange hues. Take some time to explore the main square and browse the local craft stands. Continuing along Route 9, arrive in the town of Humahuaca, located at an elevation of 2,939 meters. Visit the Church of La Candelaria and the Independence Monument before enjoying free time for lunch. Afterward, spend 45 minutes exploring Hornocal and its Hill of Fourteen Colors. Return to Salta City along Route 9.

Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour guide

Price

From $274.98 $192.49 per person

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Salta: Cafayate, land of wines.

Highlights

  • Dreamed unique landscape in all of Argentina.
  • The best high altitude wines in the world.
  • Superb rock formations.

Description

We are going to embark on a journey to the captivating city of Cafayate, known for its exquisite wines. Situated in the picturesque Calchaquí Valley, this city is located 180 km away from the Salta capital. The route that we will take is renowned for its impressive beauty and is one of the most popular in northern Argentina.

Our adventure begins in the heart of Salta city, where we will explore the vibrant center and then head towards the Lerma Valley’s southern region. From there, we will enter into the mesmerizing Las Conchas gorge’s Natural Reserve. As we traverse along a road with gentle altitudes, we will find ourselves surrounded by a majestic narrow valley, adorned with hills in brilliant shades of red and orange. Nature itself has sculpted remarkable formations in this area, including notable landmarks such as La Garganta del Diablo (The Devil’s Throat), El Amphitheatre (The Amphitheatre), The Windows, The Castles, La Yesera, The Toad, The Friar, and The Obelisk.

Upon arriving in Cafayate, you will have the opportunity to visit a renowned winery and indulge in a tasting of the finest wines that the region has to offer. Following a delightful lunch, we will then retrace our steps and return to Salta by the same enchanting route.

Included

  • Includes the visit to a winery in Cafayate
  • Las Conchas Gorge
  • Calchaquíes Valleys
  • Wine Route
  • Devil’s throat
  • Amphitheater
  • Transport in transit, sprinter or minibus
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English
  • Pick-up from hotels or central addresses (15 blocks around the main square)
  • Photographic stops at natural geological formations and landmarks

Price

From $53.48 $49.73 per person

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From Salta: 2-Day Guided Trip to Cafayate and Cachi

Highlights

  • Explore the breathtaking landscapes of La Quebrada de las Conchas in Cafayate
  • Wonder in awe at the stunning red rock formation Garganta del Diablo
  • Enjoy the amazing Cuesta del Obispo
  • Drive through the magnificent landscapes of the Gorge of Escoipe and Las Laureles
  • Visit Los Cardones National Park

Description

DAY 1: Begin your journey from Salta and head south on Provincial Route 68, enjoying breathtaking views of the Lerma Valley’s farms and tobacco plantations. Take in the sights of the traditional adobe and clay tobacco chimneys, as well as the drying tobacco leaves under the warm sun.

Pass through the charming town of Alemania and be amazed by the vibrant red mountains and unique rock formations, including the famous attractions known as the “Devil’s Throat” and the “House of the Parrots.” Once you reach Cafayate, visit a local winery to gain insights into the thriving wine industry and taste the renowned torrontes wines. After a delightful lunch, take a different route back to Salta, witnessing a completely contrasting landscape compared to the morning drive.

DAY 2: Embark on your journey from Salta, traveling along Provincial Route 68 and passing through picturesque towns like Cerrillos, La Merced, and El Carril. Continue your adventure on Provincial Route 33, where you’ll encounter the dramatic Escoipe Gorge and the stunning Los Laureles.

The next leg of the journey takes you along the renowned Cuesta del Obispo (Bishop’s Slope), a winding road that showcases magnificent rock formations and natural walls. As you ascend to the summit at an impressive altitude of 3,348 meters, keep an eye out for soaring condors and revel in the grandeur of the “King of the Sky.”

Behold the enchanting beauty of El Valle Encantado (The Enchanted Valley), a landscape reminiscent of a fairy tale. Notice the gradual transformation of the scenery as you transition from the sub-tropical valleys to the historically significant Recta del Tin Tin, a road dating back to the Inca civilization. Traverse through Parque Nacional los Cardones (National Park of the Cactus), characterized by its abundance of towering cardon grande cactus formations.

Reach the charming town of Cachi in time for a delectable lunch. Take leisurely strolls along streets adorned with impeccably preserved colonial architecture. Visit the town’s central plaza and admire the town church, as well as the historical museum that showcases the rich heritage of the Aboriginal communities. Explore the craft market to find unique souvenirs and savor some free time for shopping before commencing the return drive to Salta.

Please note that the agency may alter the order of the excursions based on 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
  • Entry ticket to winery in Cafayate

Price

From $99.98 $74.99 per person

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