Safari to the clouds of Humahuaca
DAY 1 SALTA
Reception at the local airport. Transfer to the hotel. Salta city tour, a place with very rich architecture, including the Cathedral and the Cabido (old town hall) both build in the XIX century. One of the most interesting spots is the panoramic view of the city form San Bernardo Hill. Return to the hotel.
DAY 2 SALTA MAIMARA
Continental breakfast. Early departure on a Movitrack Safari lowing the tracks of the famous 'Train of the clouds'. On the way, the tour stops several times along the impressive 'Quebrada del Toro' (Bull's Gorge), up to San Antonio de las cobrea the trip continues along the old Route 40 though the Puna up to Salinas Grandes (Grand Salt Pit). Several stops on the way will allow you picture of the vast landscape and the llama. After crossing 4,000 meter pass the way goes down the spiral like route of siesta de Lipan though the Purmamarca Valley dawn to the historical village of the same name, where the Seven Color hill provides a most attractive backdrop. After walk though this nice village, which has important handicraft market, we will continue to maim area, another village located in famous Quebrad de Humahuaca. Dinner. Accommodations.
DAY 3 MAIMARA/ SALTA
Continental Breakfast. In the morning departure to Humahuaca, visiting the typical villages of the Puna. We will stop at Tilcara, to visit the Pucara de Tilcara, old Indian fortress partially rebuilt. We will continue to Humuhuaca Village to discover a town where people still keep many old traditions in their everyday life, combined with many traits of modernity. In the afternoon, return to Salta making a stop at San Salvador de Jujuy, for a short visit to the most interesting places in the city. We will visit a traditional farm in Salta, located in the middle of an area covered by subtropical vegetation, Arrive at Salt a Accommodations.
DAY 4 SALTA
Continental breakfast. Departure towards a densely forested area in the outskirts of Salta to enjoy a half day bird watching tour, with guides specialized in omithology. We will see the typical species of Northwest Argentina which outstand for their immense beauty and variety. Don't' miss the imposing flight of the Condor and the continuous fluttering of the little birds in the lusty forest. Return to Salta. Accommodations.