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Quebrada de Humahuaca Day Trip from Salta Including Purmamarca

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    What to Expect
    After pickup at your hotel in Salta, board your comfortable coach for the scenic drive to the 95-mile-long (155-km) valley of Quebrada de Humahuaca. Through your guide's commentary, learn about how the Incas once used this gorge as a caravan road and later as a commercial route during the colonial period. 

    Arrive in Purmamarca to see Cerro de los Siete Colores (Seven Colors Hill,) a large natural formation looming over the town. Stroll through the streets of the small village, visiting the cacti-covered church and perusing handicrafts at the local market. 

    Continue toward Tilcara, where you will visit the archaeological museum and the town square. First, stop at a scenic viewpoint on the way into town to see some pre-Incan ruins. Pass through Huacalera, admire the colorful La Pollera de la Coya, and see paintings dating from the 1600s in Uquía.

    Stop in Humahuaca, the most densely populated city in the area, for a stroll midday. See the Monument of Independence, the local cathedral, and admire paintings from the Cuzco School. Enjoy lunch at your own expense. 

    Heading back toward Salta, you'll pass La Paleta del Pintor (Painter's Palette) and stop in San Salvador de Jujuy. Visit the town's cathedral and the French Baroque–style Flag's Hall before moving on to the Government House. 

    Continue south on winding Route 9, which provides stunning views of local vegetation, the Santa Laura Pass, Campo Alegre and Vaqueros. Arrive back in Salta after your day-long adventure for hotel drop-off.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Salta, Salta, Province of Salta, Northern Argentina

    Traveler pickup is offered
    If your hotel is not in the list, please, add it at the time of booking.

    If your hotel is outside the pick up area, we will confirm the pick up from a central meeting point.
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    12h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Professional guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance fee to Tilcara Ruins (U$S 7,00)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes and bring a jacket/sweater and sunscreen
    • You may bring your own food and drinks
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We made a short trip from Buenos Aires to Salta to take this tour and overall, we were disappointed. The bus was 20 minutes late in picking us up at the hotel and the tour ended 30 minutes early. The guide was knowledgeable, but the sound system was very poor and it was
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    The place the tour company took us for lunch was horrible—fixed prices, way overpriced for quality, and not tasty. I said something to tour director and he said it was the best in town!
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    Tour guide Maru was amazing!! Very good spanish and english tour. Plenty of time at each stop to fully enjoy the natural beauty and buy souveniers. Good lunch spot in the middle.
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    Response from ProductoTangol, Community Manager at Quebrada de Humahuaca Day Trip from Salta Including Purmamarca
    Responded 28 Jul 2019
    We are glad you have selected Tangol for your visit in our country and sharing with us your experiences during your stay. We are pleased to know that you have enjoyed the beauties of Argentina. Will be a pleasure to assist you in your next visit! Greetings,
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    The tour is well organized. The tourist place is beautiful and interesting. Guide named Maru is really professional and nice. She can speak spanish and english very well.
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    The trip is very long, but well worth it. The stops were picturesque and our guide, Maru, shared many historical facts in Spanish and English throughout the day. The church in Uquia and the 'ángel arcabucero' paintings were fascinating. The only down part to the day was when we
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    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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