Explore the beautiful valley of Humahuaca

Humahuaca City and Valley Tour

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Beautiful Quebrada de Humahuaca is a historic cultural crossroads cradled by majestic towering cliffs

Highlights

  • Salta
  • Jujuy
  • León, Tumbaya, Purmamarca
  • Hill of the Seven Colours

Inclusions

  • Roundtrip transportation from downtown hotels in Salta
  • Bilingual English and Spanish professional tour guide
  • Snack and non alcoholic beverages

Exclusions

  • Transfer from/to Airport to Hotel
  • Lunch
  • Optional Gratuities

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ITINERARY

Known worldwide, imposing Quebrada de Humahuaca has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This heavenly landscape of colorful hills is home to a variety of diverse, well preserved cultures.
The journey leaves from Salta, first town you´ll visit is Purmamarca Village where time will be enough to observe the Seven Colored Hill, the Church and the Craft Market on the square, and a small walk along its narrow streets. You continue towards the town of Tilcara where you visit the ancient ruins of Pucará, the Archaeological Museum, and Huacalera, and then you cross the Capricorn Tropic, from where the colors of La Pollera del Coya Hill can be seen and really good pictures taken because of the daylight. You visit Uquía and its church, where the paintings of the Arcabuceros Angels, important vestige in the zone of the Cuzqueña School are kept. Arrival to Humahuaca will be at noon; this town has an important Church and the Independence Monument, the Indian, of the sculptor Soto Avendaño. After lunch you'll observe, from the route, La Paleta del Pintor framing the town of Maimara. You continue to San Salvador de Jujuy where the Flag Hall and the Cathedral, characterized by its pulpit carved in wood and gold and the statues of Lola Mora are visited. Finally, you return to Salta through National Route Nº 9 of abundant subtropical vegetation. The last stretch is: El Abra of Santa Laura, observing La Cienaga dam, Las Maderas and Campo Alegre and returning to Salta through Vaqueros..

Pickup & Starting Points

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