4-Day Trip to Salta by Air from Buenos Aires

4-Day Trip to Salta by Air from Buenos Aires

Fly from Buenos Aires for a 3-night Northwest adventure! Just 2 hours away by air, arrive to the city of Salta, an unique province capital known for its colonial architecture, that you will enjoy in a free tour at the same day. Visit Cafayate and Humahuaca, both cities in 2 days of tours, marveling at amazing landscapes and small villages, including one of the most famous hill: Seven Colors Hill in Humahuaca.


Day 1: Arrival in Salta

Stop At: Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport, RN51 5, A4400 Salta, Argentina
Transfer from the airport to the Hotel.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral of Salta, Salta Argentina
In the afternoon prepare to discover Salta. Founded in the 16th century by Spanish visionary Hernando de Lerma, Salta turned into a wildly successful trading center.

See evidence of Salta’s heyday in the gold-plated cathedrals and mansions; Salta is reconized for its beautiful and well-preserved colonial architecture.

Reaching the central plaza, behold the grand, twin-towered Cathedral of Salta, built in 1885, and learn about national hero General Güemes, whose remains rest in the cathedral; he fought against the Spanish during Argentina’s war for independence.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Basilica Menor San Francisco, Cordoba corner with Caseros, Salta Argentina
Pass by the Cultural Center of the Americas, and note the Spanish viceroyalty colonial architecture of the Historical Museum of the North, housed in the old cabildo, or town hall.

Admire postcard-perfect San Francisco Church, with towering white pillars supporting a crimson-colored façade. Its purple belfry stands 174 feet (53 meters) tall, and the bell it holds was constructed out of the cannons used during the Battle of Salta.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Convento San Bernardo, Calle Caseros 83, Salta A4400DMA Argentina
Pass by the 16th-century San Bernardo Convent, one of the oldest buildings in the city, and the General Güemes monument.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cerro San Bernardo, Salta Argentina
Leave the city center and head into the foothills skirting Salta. At the top of San Bernardo Hill, take in sweeping views of the city and Andean peaks. See the Battle of Salta monument and February 20th Park, built in commemoration of the battle fought and won here during the war for independence.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Quebrada de San Lorenzo, San Lorenzo 4400 Argentina
Visit the nearby village of San Lorenzo, frequented by wealthy families from Salta during the summer because of its unusual subtropical microclimate.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Mercado Artesanal Tradicional, Avenida Gral San Martin 2555, Salta A4404AJD Argentina
Return to Salta and stop at the Artisan Market, located inside a traditional white colonial building. Snack on alfajores (cookies with caramel filling) and candied walnuts, or pick up one-of-a-kind purses, blankets and jewelry (snacks and shopping at your own expense).

With your souvenir shopping done, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 3-star accommodation at Patios de Lerma, Altos de Balcarce or Hotel Marilian (Standard with breakfast).

Day 2: Wine tasting in Cafayate

Stop At: Valle de Lerma, Region Saltena, Salta Argentina
After being picked up at your hotel, the guide will drive you with along the fertile Lerma Valley, you will pass different towns like Cerrillos, La Merced, El Carril and Coronel Moldes. This is an important area for tobacco plantations, as you will see along the road.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Mercado Artesanal Cafayate, Avenida Martin Guemes sur 81, Cafayate A4427AQA Argentina
Upon arrival into Cafayate, a picturesque village famous for its vineyards.

Visit a winery with wine tasting included, the tour and tasting are guided by a sommelier who explains the particularities of the wine, the vineyard and the winery as well.

Time for lunch in Cafayate, enjoy around the city and markets.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas, Ruta Nacional 68, Cafayate Argentina
In the afternoon, we return to Salta through Las Conchas Gorge, stopping in “Posta de las Cabras”, famous producer of goat cheese.

The tour ends with the drop off at the hotels in Salta.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 3-star accommodation at Patios de Lerma, Altos de Balcarce or Hotel Marilian (Standard with breakfast).

Day 3: Quebrada de Humahuaca

Stop At: Salta, Salta, Province of Salta, Northern Argentina
A trip through the "Quebrada de Humahuaca" declared a World Heritage Site, where the landscape and the colors of the hills combine with the equally colorful cultures that inhabit this area.

We depart at 7:00am from your hotel. On the way to Humahuaca, we go through different villages like Volcán, Tumbaya and Maimará.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Hill of Seven Colors, Purmamarca Argentina
It begins with the arrival to the Town of Purmamarca to observe the Cerro de los Siete Colores (Seven Colors Hill), you will have time to visit the the Church and the Artisan Market and to walk around the village.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pucara de Tilcara, Tilcara Argentina
After a short bus ride you get to Tilcara, where you visit the Archeological Museum and the "Pucará" (amazing indigenous ruins).
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tropico de Capricornio, Ruta 9, Huacalera, Tilcara Argentina
Continue to Huacalera, passage of the Tropic of Capricorn, from where you can see the colors of the hill called the Pollera de la Colla.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Iglesia Humahuaca, Plaza central, Humahuaca Argentina
Arrival in Humahuaca with its important Cathedral and the Monument to Independence (El Indio) by the sculptor Soto Avendaño.
Get time for lunch and tour the village.
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Las Paletas Del Pintor, Maimara, Tilcara Argentina
Return after lunch to observe the Paleta del Pintor route that frames the town of Maimara.

The tour ends with the hotel return around 20:00 hs.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 3-star accommodation at Patios de Lerma, Altos de Balcarce or Hotel Marilian (Standard with breakfast).

Day 4: Departure

Stop At: Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport, RN51 5, A4400 Salta, Argentina
Transfer from the Hotel to the airport.

End of services.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase (33 lb) and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable"
"Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"IMPORTANT: Rates not valid for special dates such as Christmas, New Year´s Eve, Carnival, Easter, National and International Holidays"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 3 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"It is the passenger's responsibility to wear a protective mask and maintain distance. In case they don't respect the basic safety measures, they will be asked to leave the tour.

The capacity of tour will be temporarily reduced to ensure social distancing."

Start Time: Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4-Star Hotel 7/1/2022 - 9/30/2022
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
3-Star Hotel 7/1/2022 - 9/30/2022
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
1/1/2023 - 6/30/2023
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7/1/2023 - 9/30/2023
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Duration: 4 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
From Airports :
According to your flight itinerary, a driver will be waiting for you at the airport, holding a sign with your name, to safely take you to your hotel.


  • Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport, RN51 5, A4400 Salta, Argentina

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • 3x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Round-trip flights from Buenos Aires to Salta
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach from Salta airport to hotels
  • 3 nights in a 3-star accommodation at Patios de Lerma, Altos de Balcarce or Hotel Marilian (Double room with breakfast)
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport
  • Entry/Admission - Mercado Artesanal Cafayate

Not Included

  • Food and Drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Pucara de Tilcara


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