Salta Argentina Tour

Salta and its surroundings are slightly off the main, well-trodden tourist trail, but here you will find beautiful architecture, insightful museums and an eclectic mix of scenery, ranging from salt flats to ragged terracotta mountains.
South of Salta is the small town of Cafayate in the Calchaquies Valley, a region with masses of vineyards and wineries that produce some delicious classics.

Close to Salta, in the Purnamarca Valley, is the majestic 'Seven Colours' Hill. This unique range of earth colouers originates from a very specific and geological past involving marine sediments, tectonic movements and lake and river influences. Local legend tells instead that the children, who refused to accept the mundane original colour, painted the hills during the night.

From here travel up to Bolivia and visit the salt flats of Uyuni and capital city of La Paz for a South America activity packed holiday.

What to see and do around Salta

Self-drive around this area is a fantastic and cost effective option that allows you to discover adn explore at your own pace. The local roads are all in good condition and we can advice on routes adn what you might liek to do whilst in this area that many tourists skip. Of course, if you would prefer to be driven around bya  driver-guide so that you can enjoy the scenery then we can also arrange that.

Top Tip

Wake up early and watch the sun rise over the hills of the small town of Purnamarca.

Where to Stay

Base yourself in one of the hotels in Salta where there are lots of little wine bars and delicious restaurants nearby. For further day trips then we would book wine lodges and luxury guest houses around the highlights of the north west of the country.


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