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From Salta: Salinas and Hornocal 2-Day Tour with Transfer1 Reviews
Explore some of the most incredible natural landmarks of Argentina on a 2-day excursion. Visit the awe-striking salt flats at Salinas Grandes and the spectacular valley of Quebrada de Humahuaca.
- Explore the Salinas Grandes, one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic
- Visit the postcard-perfect village of Purmamarca
- Admire the Hill of Seven Colors in Purmamarca and the Hill of Fourteen Colors in Hornocal
- Visit the Quebrada de Humahuaca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Learn the history and culture of the region with the help of a Spanish-speaking guide
DescriptionDAY 1: Your first stop of the day is at the beautiful town of Purmamarca, one of the most picturesque villages in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca. Visit the town's vibrant main square and perhaps pick up some souvenirs at one of the many surrounding craft stands. Afterward, enjoy a visit to the breathtaking and aptly-named 7 Color Hill. Later, continue your ascent along the majestic Cuesta del Lipan to reach the Salinas Grandes, one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic. Here, enjoy some free time to admire the unique salt planes and famous pools. Afterward, return to Purmamarca and break for lunch at one of the many traditional restaurants before returning to Salta. DAY 2: Travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned van and enjoy the beautiful scenery along the National Route 9 on the way to Jujuy province where we visit the Quebrada de Humahuaca, a narrow mountain valley declared a Unesxo World Heritage Site in 2003. Stop in Purmamarca and admire the Hill of Seven Colors and its striking red and orange hues before exploring the main square and local craft stands. Continuing along Route 9, we reach the town of Humahuaca, located at 2,939 meters above sea level. Wander down to the Church of La Candelaria and visit the Independence Monument before enjoying free time for lunch. After lunch, enjoy 45 minutes of free time to explore Hornocal and its Hill of Fourteen Colors. Return along Route 9 to Salta City. Important: this tour (HORNOCAL) is only available in Spanish and passengers must be at the Tiamar Travel Agency Office ; Caseros 420 at 6.30 am. This is because it is the longest excursion. You choose the dates, but the order of the excursions may change depending on the availability of the agency
IncludesDriver/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.
- Please note that hotel pickup and drop-off is only available from hotels located within 15 blocks of the Plaza 9 Julio