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Wines and High Mountains - Salta and Mendoza
7 DAYS - 6 NIGHTS

A trip next to the Cordillera de los Andes, with its best landscapes and flavors. A trip to the cultural heart of the region.

Day 1  Salta airport - Salta

We welcome you at Salta airport. Transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation in Salta, at your selected hotel (or similar, equal category), Double or Single Base

Meals: None

 

Day 2  Salta - Quebrada de Humahuaca - Salta

Leaving early in the morning, we enter Jujuy province to visit Unesco World Heritage Quebrada de Humahuaca. We visit Purmamarca and its colorful “Seven Colours Hill”. Then, we enter the Quebrada de Humahuaca, passing through the Posta de Hornillos, continuing towards the town of Tilcara. We continue to Huacalera, passing through the Tropic of Capricorn, from where you can see the colors of the hill called “Pollera de la Colla”. We visit the mystical Church of Uquía, where the paintings of the Arcabuceros Angels (important vestige in the area of ​​the Cuzqueña school) are located. Then we arrive in Humahuaca and admire its important Cathedral and the Independence Monument (El Indio) by the sculptor Soto Avendaño. After lunch we return to observe “Paleta del Pintor” mountain range that frames the town of Maimara from the route. And at the end of the afternoon, we arrived in the city of Salta.

Accommodation in Salta, at your selected hotel (or similar, equal category), Double or Single Base

Meals: breakfast

 

Day 3  Salta - Salinas Grandes - Salta

Early, after breakfast we start our day of traveling through incredible landscapes. We make a parallel route of the Train of the Clouds railway by Quebrada del Toro. Then we continue, starting the ascent until reaching 4080 meters above sea level and get to San Antonio de los Cobres. We take a break for lunch and enjoy some of the typical meals offered in the village. Back in the vehicle, we cross route 40 until we reach Salinas Grandes, right on the border between Salta and Jujuy. Then we return to Salta.

Accommodation in Salta, at your selected hotel (or similar, equal category), Double or Single Base.

Meals: Breakfast - (please notice, lunch mentioned in the description is not included)

 

Day 4  Salta - Mendoza

At the indicated time, according to the flight, transfer to Salta airport to take a flight to the city of Mendoza, famous for its vineyards and high mountains. Upon arrival, we moved to the hotel. The rest of the day is free.

Accommodation in Mendoza, at your selected hotel (or similar, equal category), Double or Single Base.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 5  Mendoza - Valley of Uco wineries

Today we enjoy an excellent wine tasting day surrounded by beautiful landscapes. We will visit some of the most important and outstanding wineries in this region sharing moments around this fascinating beverage. As a perfect end to this dynamic tour we enjoy a true gourmet lunch.

Accommodation in Mendoza, at your selected hotel (or similar, equal category), Double or Single Base.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

 

Día 6  Mendoza - High mountain

After breakfast, we begin our tour. We go from the city of Mendoza to the most characteristic mountain villages of this province.

In this dazzling circuit we will travel along National Route No. 7 passing Dique Potrerillos and its panoramic points, then Uspallata Valley and we will reach the Picheuta Historic Bridge, once the commercial link between Argentina and Chile during the colony. We will also visit Penitentes, Las Cuevas, El Cristo Redentor (only in summer), Puente del Inca and we will finish with a visit to the viewpoint of the imposing and characteristic Aconcagua Hill.

Accommodation in Mendoza, at your selected hotel (or similar, equal category), Double or Single Base.

Meals: Breakfast

Día 7  Mendoza - Mendoza airport

At the indicated time, according to the flight, transfer to Mendoza airport.

Meals: Breakfast

 

INCLUDED SERVICES

  • 3 nights´s of accommodation in Salta

  • 3 nights´s of accommodation in Mendoza

  • All transfers: Salta airport - Salta - Quebrada de Humahuaca - Salta - Salinas Grandes - Salta - Salta airport - Mendoza airport - Mendoza - Valle de Uco - Penintentes - Mendoza - Mendoza airport . All transfers are combining prívate service and regular bus/van.

  • Salinas Grandes excursion

  • Quebrada de Humahuaca excursion

  • Valley of Uco Wineries excursion in Mendoza

  • High Mountain excursion in mendoza

  • 6 breakfast and 1 lunch

 

NON INCLUDED SERVICES

  • Entrance Fees to National Parks

  • Tips

  • Medical / Life Insurance

  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary

  • International or domestic Flights

  • Optional excursions

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PRICES FOR THIS TRIP
You can choose between two different categories of accommodation. But if you want a particular hotel, do not hesitate to contact us
Prices are per person
Standard category
Double base: USD 875
Single base: USD 1195
Superior Category
Double base: USD 1420
Single base: USD 1910
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Hotels used in Standard category are: 

Salta: Posada del Marques

Mendoza: Hotel Crillon

Hotels used in Superior category are: 

Salta: Solar de la Plaza Hotel

Mendoza: Finca Adalgisa

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