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Full-Day Tour Salinas Grandes, Purmamarca whith trekking and More from Salta

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    What to Expect
    Your full-day adventure begins with pick-up from your central Salta hotel by air-conditioned coach. Admire the scenery as you drive north, winding along the Rio Grande, and climbing through the foothills of the Andes Mountains. Get a glimpse of local life as you pass through the sleepy villages of Yala, Volcan, and Tumbaya, and enjoy plenty of stops to take in the views and snap photos.

    Arrive in the lively village of Purmamarca, famous for its daily handicrafts market and its spectacular backdrop, in the shadows of the Cerro de los Siete Colores (Hill of Seven Colors). Stand in awe before the multi-hued peaks, then journey on through the Humahuaca gorge, driving along the dramatic mountain passes of Cuesta del Lipan, Cuesta del Saladillo, and Abra del Potrerillo. Jump out to take photos as you climb to a height of 13,615 feet (4,150 meters), marvel at the mountain vistas, and look out for llamas and vicuñas grazing on the hillsides.

    After an unforgettable drive, arrive at the day’s star attraction – the Salinas Grandes, an awe-inspiring expanse of gleaming white salt flats. You’ll have around 45 minutes of free time to explore the salt flats, leaving plenty of time to experience the unique landscapes and pose for the ubiquitous forced perspective photos.

    Head back to Purmamarca to enjoy lunch (own expense) at a local restaurant and browse the market stalls for handcrafted souvenirs, before the return journey. Back in Salta, your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Buenos Aires 45, A4400 Salta, Argentina

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    Betwee 6:30am (office) to 7:30am
    Duration
    12h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • National Park fees
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Cuesta de Lipan
    • Entry/Admission - Salinas Grandes
    • Entry/Admission - The Hill of Seven Colors
    • Entry/Admission - Cuesta del Obispo
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 27 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

    Went because of the good reviews but unfortunately my experience was only ok. Martin, our guide, needs to work on his English as many things were incorrect in his info. He told the group to chew the coco leaves which left several with stomach problems...More

    3  Thank Joy733
    Reviewed January 3, 2018

    The tour guides were amazing (Jeremy and Fabian), extremely knowledgeable of the area and geology. The drive from Salta to Salinas is breathtaking! The nature is amazing.

    Date of experience: December 2017
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    Siwan E
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    Response from Flyer43902737533 | Reviewed this property |
    On our trip they did pickup four passengers from Jujuy.
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