Train to the Clouds Argentina Railway Tour

Ride the Thrilling "Tren a las Nubes"

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4 Days / 3 Nights

Ride the Thrilling "Tren a las Nubes"

Ride the thrilling "Tren a las Nubes," the Train to the Clouds from Salta, Argentina high into the Andes Mountains on the border with Chile. This day-long railway journey makes a spectacular experience: you'll pass through deep gorges, ride along steep viaducts and through dark tunnels, as you travel curve around the Andes Mountains past quiet villages.

Also explore the city of Salta, the Hill of 7 Colors, and the nearby town of Humahuaca.

IMPORTANT: The Train to the Clouds and Safari to the Clouds tours won't operate until further notice. Another tour will be booked as an alternative.

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This tour includes:

  • All hotel accommodations
  • All breakfasts in hotels
  • Other meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transfers and trains
  • All entrance fees and taxes
  • English-speaking tour guides

Highlights:

  • Train to the Clouds
  • Salta City Tour
  • Humahuaca & Hill of 7 Colors

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Salta Argentina Architecture

Arrive in Salta & City Tour

Day 1

Arrive in Salta today. If you arrive at the airport, your guide will be waiting there to meet you and take you to your hotel in the downtown area of Salta. This afternoon, enjoy a 3-hour city tour of Salta, an important colonial city in northwestern Argentina. The city tour includes the vista point from Cerro San Bernardo Hill, the Salta Cathedral, the 18th-century Cabildo, the Plaza 9 de Julio, the Church of San Francisco, the Town Hall, the Museo de Arqueología de Alta Montaña (Archaeology Museum of the High Mountains), and the local handicrafts market.

Salta Tren Nubes Train to the Clouds

Train to the Clouds Tour

Day 2

Today, travel by bus from the city of Salta, along RN 51 until you reach El Alfarcito. Upon arrival, enjoy a hearty breakfast, prepared with fresh local ingredients and learn about the meaningful work of the Alfarcito Foundation. Then, continue by bus, through Quebrada de las Cuevas and the Muñano plain until you reach San Antonio de los Cobres, where you will board the famous Train to the Clouds and travel to the Polvorilla Viaduct! The train reaches as high as 4220 meters (13,850 ft), making it one of the tallest trains in the world. The ride will include lunch, snacks, folklore dances, and traditional music. After visiting La Polvorilla Viaduct for 30 minutes, return to San Antonio de los Cobres via train. Then board a bus headed back to Salta with one final stop at the small village, Santa Rosa de Tastil.

Pumarca Hill Seven Colors in Argentina

Excursion to the Hill of Seven Colors

Day 3

After breakfast, take a full-day excursion to the Quebrada de Huamahuaca, a pre-Colombian town built among richly-colored rocks of gorgeous colors. The highlight is the Hill of Seven Colors. Huamahuaca Canyon is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is home to many indigenous villages, pre-Colombian fortresses, and natural beauty.

LAN Airplane flying out of Chile

Departure from Salta

Day 4

This morning, have breakfast at the hotel and then meet your driver for the transfer to the Salta airport. From here, you can fly to Buenos Aires and then to your onward destination. If you want to spend more time exploring Argentina, we highly recommend the extended version of this tour, which includes the Tucuman-Buenos Aires train.


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4 Days / 3 Nights

Ride the Thrilling "Tren a las Nubes"

Ride the thrilling "Tren a las Nubes," the Train to the Clouds from Salta, Argentina high into the Andes Mountains on the border with Chile. This day-long railway journey makes a spectacular experience: you'll pass through deep gorges, ride along steep viaducts and through dark tunnels, as you travel curve around the Andes Mountains past quiet villages.

Also explore the city of Salta, the Hill of 7 Colors, and the nearby town of Humahuaca.

IMPORTANT: The Train to the Clouds and Safari to the Clouds tours won't operate until further notice. Another tour will be booked as an alternative.

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Tailor-Made Tours

We take care of ALL the details

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Customized Tours Travel at your own pace

Customized Tours Travel at your own pace

Choice of Private or Group Excursions

Choice of Private or Group Excursions

Superior Hotel Accomodations

Superior Hotel Accomodations

24/7 Phone Support Travel Worry Free

24/7 Phone Support Travel Worry Free

24/7 Phone Support Travel Worry Free

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