Earth of Colors

Duration

8 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Salta

Available

2019 / 2019

Cities to visit: Salta, Cachi, Salta Provincia, Cafayate, Salta, Purmamarca, Tilcara, Uquía, Humahuaca, San Salvador De Jujuy

Detailed day by day description

Introduction

Dear Traveler: thank you for choosing us to perform this Tour! We hope you enjoy your trip.

Here we give you a guidance on their tour with the information that we believe may be of your interest. The information is indicative, may exist variations on designated hours.

TRANSFER from the airport, if you have it included or purchasing. Our transfer will be waiting for you with a poster on behalf of Owner or its name to the output of the custom (after collecting your luggage)..

Remember to inform us by phone if you lost your connection flight or expected delay of their arrival, in your VOUCHER figure the phone of the transfer.

Day

After check-in at the hotel, we will have free time to tour the city and check the nickname
SALTA LA LINDA with your own eyes. Night in Salta.

Exit through the Valley of Lerma to the town of Carril, continuing through Chicoana and
entering through the Quebrada de los Laureles and then the Quebrada de Escoipe, you reach
the Maray.
From there you enter the Cuesta del Obispo, a road with abundant curves that allows you to
enjoy a panoramic view of the Valle Encantado and small houses with corn and fruit crops.
The highest point at 3384 meters above sea level is reached in the Piedra del Molino.
Then you will cross Los Cardones National Park along the Tin-Tin, the old Inca road.
Arrival to Cachi at noon. After lunch, we will continue along Route 40 to admire mountainous
landscapes with charming villages bordering the Calchaquí River. Historical towns such as
Seclantás, Molinos and Angastaco are known. You cross the Quebrada de Las Flechas,
San Carlos and Animaná and arriving to Cafayate to spend the night. Night in Cafayate.

We will leave early towards the city of Salta. On our tour, we will visit artisanal and industrial
wineries, tasting the internationally recognized and awarded wines. After lunch, we return to
the city of Salta through the Quebrada de las Conchas and the Lerma Valley. Night in
Salta.

A trip through the Quebrada declared World Heritage, where the landscape and the colors of
the hills are combined with the equally colorful cultures that inhabit this area. It is a journey of
social contact and a visit to the ancestral america. It begins with the arrival to the small village
of Purmamarca to contemplate the Cerro de los Siete Colores. Then through the Posta de
Hornillos, continuing towards the town of Tilcara. Continue to Huacalera, crossing the Tropic
of Capricorn, from where you can see the colors of the hill called the Pollera de la Colla. Visit
to the Church of Uquía, where we can see the paintings of the Arcabuceros Angels
(important vestige in the area of ​​the Cuzco School ). Arrival to Humahuaca with its important
Cathedral and the Monument to Independence (El Indio) by the sculptor Soto Avendaño.
Return after lunch by the route Paleta del Pintor that frames the town of Maimara. Night in
Tilcara.

Day off. Suggestions, you can visit the Pucará de Tilcara, do some trekking, a bike tour or a
horse ride. There are many options at this destination !!! Night in Tilcara.

Our experience has its starting point in the city of Tilcara, and around the corner we will find
Purmamarca. Village of virgin land where the colors of its hills have been impregnated with
the comparsas for the carnivals.
It can also be seen that an ancient carob tree that holds the Church of Santa Rosa de Lima.
Beyond, a mischievous goblin has drawn a serpentine path called the Cuesta del Lipan, and
when we finally reach the Salinas Grandes; we will appreciate the immensity of a white lake.
A dreamlike landscape and one of the most beautiful scenarios of Jujuy that will never forget.
After marveling with this unique experience, we return to Purmamarca.

We leave at 9 o'clock after breakfast. Today we will discover the region of the
Iruya Valley in a journey through time. In this environment of transition between the desert
and the jungle, crossing the 4000 meters above sea level, are the Valleys of Height ( Valles
de Altura ); where the old settlers were able to organize the self-supply of food based on
cultivation terraces that they built in the foothills of the mountains, taking advantage of the
spring water that born up in the hills. These millenary traditions are valid today and they
dazzle us with their history. Nestled in the middle of these mythical mountains is the town of
Iruya. Return to Purmamarca around 6pm.

Transfer to the Jujuy airport. End of our services.


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