Train to the clouds, Salt lake and Humahuaca's gorge
We can explore the traces and history of the train to the clouds, following the railways. Visit the isoleted Puna, surronded by vulcanoes and salt flats.
Then, the colourful Quebrada de Humahuaca, UNESCO world heritage site, for its beauty and history.
Two full days, plenty of changes, nature and ancient cultures.
IMPORTANT! All the tours can be combined with the others or tailor made if you have special requests.
Day 1: We go from Salta to San Antonio de los Cobres, following the Train to the Clouds railway, along the gorge called Quebrada del Toro. Lunch.
Then we will drive north crossing the high plateau of the "Puna", to get to the salt flat of "Salinas Grandes". From there we cross the east range of the Andes Cordillera, to get the highest point at 4170m and start driving downhill along the "Cuesta de Lipan" to Purmamarca, knowned for the Seven colours mountain. Night in PUrmamarca or Tilcara.
Day 2: We follow the panamerican road north, along the Quebrada de Humahuaca, visiting the towns of Tilcara and Humahuaca, the colonial curch of Uquia, and the beautiful painter palet in Maimara. Return to Salta by the rain forest old road.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 2 days
Toyota Hilux 4x4.
Capacity for 4 passangers
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Absolutely to recommend!!! Fantastic, knowledgeable and friendly guide, answering a variety of questions always with a smile. The tour is something special. The views are breathtaking.