Full-Day Tour to Humahuaca Gorge from Salta

Summary

You'll be picked up at your Salta hotel bright and early at 7am, after which you'll climb into a minivan for the trip through the scenic countryside, through Jujuy and the Humahuaca Gorge region. Make a brief stop in the town of Purmamarca, where you'll visit the Seven Colors Hill and explore the town on foot with your guide in the lead. See the local craftsmen at work and learn about the town's architecture and history through your guide's thoughtful commentary before continuing to Humahuaca. Arrive in Humahuaca for lunch and some time to explore the town's monuments, including the Independence Monument. You'll also visit the Uquia Chapel, more than seven centuries old, in the town of Jujuy. Snap a photo of the monument marking the Tropic of Capricorn on the way to Tilcara, where you'll enjoy a guided tour and a visits to an Incan archaeological site and the Anthropology museum.  Your trip ends with drop-off  back in Salta at your original departure point.

Tour info

Duration
13 hours
Group Size
Pricing
Commentary
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Fill your day with distinct landscapes, small towns, Incan culture, and regional foods as you explore the best of the Humahuaca Gorge region which was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Highlights of this 13-hour trip include Seven Colors Hill, the town of Purmamarca, Incan archaeological sites, the elaborate Uquia Chapel and more. Hotel pickup and drop-off, guide, and transportation included.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Driver

  • Guide

  • Entry/Admission - Quebrada de Humahuaca

  • Entry/Admission - Plaza 9 de Julio

  • Entry/Admission - The Hill of Seven Colors

  • Entry/Admission - Iglesia de Plaza Central de Humahuaca

  • Entry/Admission - Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia

  • Entry/Admission - Iglesia San Francisco de Paula

  • Entry/Admission - Las Paletas Del Pintor

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Before you book

  • Duration: 13h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Make the most of your time in Argentina by taking a day trip to Cachi and Los Cardones National Park from Salta. Take the stress out of driving on winding mountain roads by having round-trip transport included. Admire incredible views as you travel through the Enchanted Valley, Escoipe Gorge, and Cuesta del Obispo. Once in Cachi, enjoy having a guided walk to learn about its colonial history and historic architecture.