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Salta & San Pedro de Atacama


An incredible journey in Andean landscapes. Colored hills, lagoons, whims of the earth in the Atacama Desert. A getaway in the region, which you will talk about for a long time after you return home.

– Enjoy the unique landscape in Salinas Grandes on the border crossing between Salta and Jujuy Province 

– Immerse yourself in this trip through the Quebrada de Humahuaca, declared a World Heritage Site

– Discover amazing landscapes at the other side of the Andes Mountain rage in San Pedro de Atacama

– Admire the colors of the lagoons hidden in San Pedro de Atacama

– Eager to see flamingos? This is the tour you were looking for in the North of Argentina and Chile

Day 1  – Arrival Salta 

Welcome to the North region of Argentina, Welcome to Salta. Upon arrival a transfer will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to visit the town on your own. 

Accommodation in Salta – Double or Single Base
Included 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 – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3  – Salta – Paso de Jama – San Pedro de Atacama

Early in the morning we said goodbye to Salta and we transfer to the bus station to take the bus that will allow us to cross the Andes Mountains and entering Chile in an unforgettable journey that through the Jama pass allows us to appreciate the Andean landscape. This is a long bus ride, but it’s worth it. Arriving in San Pedro de Atacama, we headed to the hotel.

Accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 – San Pedro de Atacama – Altiplanic Lagoons

This day we will visit the Miscanti y Miñique lagoons; with its wonderful colours are located over 4000 meters over the level of the sea. On our way to them, we stop at a Toconao, an old town made complete of stone, where the art craft is also well known. Another highlight of this is the “Salar de Atacama” which is over 100 km of extension. We will also appreciate some of the birds and fauna that has manage to survive in one the most desert places of the earth. All this will require from us around 6 hours.

Accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: breakfast

Day 5 – San Pedro de Atacama – Geiseres del Tatio

This day starts quite early in the morning. We will depart before sunrise (4am) in order to go to the TATIO volcano, located 4300 meters over sea level. First thing we’ll do once we arrive is to go to the geothermal field located in the mountain range of Los Andes. Early in the morning this place has an amazing steamy activity because of the high temperatures that are coming up from the craters. The boiling water, the huge columns on steam and the water that runs underneath the surface makes of this, and unforgettable experience. Here will have breakfast, and then we’ll take a walk and those who want to might take a bath in the warm water (between 25ºC and 30ºC). near the geysers.

Accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: breakfast

Day 6  – San Pedro de Atacama

This is a free day to explore the area. You can enjoy any of the many activities San Pedro de Atacama offers.

Accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama – Double or Single Base
Included Meals: breakfast

Day 7 – San Pedro de Atacama – Calama Airport 

At the time indicated according to the flight, we transfer to Calama, the closest airport to San Pedro de Atacama.

Meals: breakfast

Note 1
On Day 7, if you need to return to Salta, just let us know and we will help you to book your return bus. 

Note 2

If you want to add extra days in Salta or Jujuy in the Argentinian part of the trip let us know and we will quote this for you. 

  • 2 Night´s Accommodation in Salta – Double or Single Base 

  • 4 Night´s Accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama – Double or Single Base

  • All transfers mentioned in the itinerary 

  • Full Day Tour Quebrada de Humahuaca with Spanish / English Guide 

  • Tour to Altiplanic Lagoons in San Pedro de Atacama 

  • Tour to Geiseres del Tatio 

  • 6 Breakfast

  • Entrance Fees to National Parks 

  • Tips

  • Medical / Life Insurance

  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary

  • International or domestic Flights

  • Optional excursions