After a taste of the vibrant culture of Argentina’s capital city of Buenos Aires, head to the Northwest where we’ll introduce you to the most amazing colorful canyons and gorges in the high desert.
Dotted with small villages where traditions and beliefs are still held closely within people’s hearts, you’ll experience a solemn Catholic festival, photograph exquisite colonial churches and wander small local markets. Experts will share their in-depth knowledge about the traditions, cultures and archaeology of this high desert plateau. Argentina like never before!
* The Santa Rosa de Lima Festival occurs annually on August 30th; this itinerary can be adjusted if travel times do not coincide with the festival
Based on 4-6 People
(excluding international air)
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ITINERARY at a Glance
Arrive in Buenos Aires, walking tour.
In-depth Buenos Aires city tour of iconic highlights.
Transfer to airport, fly to Salta, afternoon tour & High Mountain Archaeological Museum.
In-depth Salta tour of churches and artisan areas.
Drive to Purmamarca, colorful local market.
Santa Rosa de Lima Catholic Festival.
Drive through Humahuaca Gorge to visit villages, old chapels and markets.
Drive south to Tilcara and Yavi villages with old churches and unusual stone structures.
Visit Pucará, a restored pre-Columbian fort and excellent small museum. Return to Salta.
Transfer to airport to fly back to Buenos Aires. Rest of day at leisure.
Transfer to airport for flight back to USA in evening.