Salta is known as a colonial city in Argentina's remote northwest, and its a major destination for train buffs who want to take the thrilling Train to the Clouds. But there are also tons of outdoor activities to choose from: Go horseback riding, rafting, and trekking in the beautiful Salta region in the Northwest of Argentina.
Please note: This tour is not available from December-March due to the rainy season.
Salta City Tour
Valley of Lerma
Cabra Corral Dam
Arrival in Salta
Reception at Salta airport and transfer to hotel. In the evening, 4WD ride to Potrero Grande, a place with a natural buty protected by mountains. Those who make this tour will venture to drive a quad bike through adventurous paths crossed by streams and difficult slopes. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure.
Movitrack Safari to the Clouds
Thanks to the technical conditions of the vehicles, the “Safari to the Clouds ” offers the possibility to combine three unique tours of Northwest Argentina in an unforgettable day: first, the ” Road to the Clouds ”, following the tracks of the famous Train to Clouds , admiring this magnificent engineering work started in the 20’s by the Quebrada del Toro to San Antonio de los Cobres. Second, the crossing of the Puna by Route 40 up to Salinas Grandes. And third, Cuesta de Lipan to the picturesque village of Purmamarca. The circuit is completed with the arrival in Salta.
Horseback Riding Through San Lorenzo
Have breakfast in your hotel and then meet your guide and fellow riders for a horseback riding tour near San Lorenzo. This full-day horseback ride is a relaxing, enjoyable way to see the hills, landscapes, and farms of the San Lorenzo region. Visit the Lesser farm and surrounding fields. In the late afternoon, return to your hotel in San Lorenzo and relax.
River Rafting on the Dique Cabra Corral
Enjoy another full day of exciting adventures in this remote part of northwestern Argentina. After breakfast, embark on a full-day excursion to the Cabra corral for river rafting and trekking. First, hop into a river rafting boat to take on the rapids of the River Juramento. The Juramento river canyon is an amazing natural landscape. After tackling the rapids, hike through the Cerro Peñas Blancas, the White Pains Hills, until you arrive at an indigenous observatory. In the late afternoon, transfer back to your hotel in San Lorenzo.
Salta City Tour & Departure
After breakfast, take a city tour of Salta, and climb the Cerro San Bernardo on the outskirts of the city. Then visit the Cathedral, Church of San Francisco, Town Hall, the Historic Museum of the North, as well as the crafts market where you can purchase silver trinkets and handicrafts. In the afternoon, transfer to the bus station or airport for your journey home or to your next destination in South America.