Day Long Hike To Inca Ruins - Salta


This is a tough 17km hike for experienced, adventurous and fit trekkers! We travel up into the multi-coloured canyon of the Quebrada de Toro through stunning and rugged high altitude scenery: to visit the pre-Hispanic ruins of Incahuasi, which are only accessible by foot. We start by scaling a steep gradient: a climb of nearly 1km in altitude over the first 3.75km, On this challenging hike, we reach a peak of 3,265m above sea level before a gentle descent to Inca ruins dating from the 15th century.

Details about this tour

Pick-up at your hotel: we travel to Campo Quijano, a town famous as the base for workers constructing the Train to the Clouds railway line to Chile. We can stop to see an antique engine and the mausoleum of the train line's chief engineer, Richard Maury, from Philadephia, USA. Our guide is experienced in hiking all terrain, and speaks English and Spanish.

From here we will climb into the stunning multi-coloured Quebrada de Toro to Ingeniero Maury, where our hike begins. 90 minutes travel each way: the walk takes between 7 and 8 hours.

It's roughly a 12 hour day, returning to Salta between 7pm and 9pm.

Snacks and water are provided.

We recommend long trousers, long sleeved tops and sunhats: hiking boots or strong training shoes.


  • Bottled water
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Professional bilingual (English and Spanish-speaking) guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Not wheelchair accessible

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Minimum age is 12 years

Children must be accompanied by an adult

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
USD 151.24
Per Person