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Back to the Heights: Great Salt Flats Tour

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Head out from Salta on this extended day trip to Salinas Grandes, or the Great Salt Flats. Stop for lunch in San Antonio de los Cobres and explore the town. Marvel at the immense stretch of the salt flats before visiting a typical town in Humahuaca.

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  • Get to know the culture, people, and unique landscapes
  • Discover the immense Salinas Grandes, a unique natural show
  • Visit a typical town in Humahuaca and the Hill of 7 Colors
  • Marvel at one of the most beautiful salt lakes in Argentina


We will pick you up at the central hotels in Salta to start the tour. Then, we will travel to Quebrada del Toro and start to see the Tastil Village, with cave paintings and impressive stone constructions. We will visit the Tastil Ruins, a pre-Inca archaeological site declared National Historic Monument and World Heritage Site of the Inca Trail. From there we will arrive to San Antonio de los Cobres. Once there, we will be able to enjoy this special tourist spot, renowned for its beauty, landscapes and characteristic culture. We will take a break for lunch (not included). Afterwards, we will cross Route 40 until we reach the Salinas Grandes, right on the border between Salta and Jujuy. There, we will have free time to take pictures and enjoy one of the largest salt flats in the world, which attracts visitors from all over the world every year. Continue our descent through Cuesta de Lipán, where condors can usually be spotted. Visit the typical town of Purmamarca and the magical Cerro de los Siete Colores (Seven Colors Hill), named Historical Cultural Monument and of admirable beauty. Finally, we return to Salta by highway, arriving at the hotels around 8:00 pm.


Professional guide Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

Important Information

  • Consult your doctor before booking this tour as elevations reach over 4,200 meters. Be sure to drink water regularly and use sunblock.

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