Humahuaca Gorge And Iruya 2 Days Journey From Salta

Overview

Go on a two days journey all along the Humahuaca Gorge up to Iruya Village, a small settlement dating back from the seventieth century, which seems to be carved into the mountain. You will visit thevillages of Purmamarca, Tilcara, Uqua and Humahuaca to get to know the culture and traditions of it's inhabitants, and observe magnificent landscapes as well

Details about this tour

Itinerary
Day 1: Salta - Iruya
Stop At: Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima, Purmamarca, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina
Accompanied by local guides, we head to the area of Quebrada de Humahuaca, where we will first visit Purmamarca, to observe the Cerro de los Siete Colores, the Church and the Artisan Market at the square.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: The Hill of Seven Colors, Purmamarca, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina
Accompanied by local guides, we head to the area of Quebrada de Humahuaca, where we will first visit Purmamarca, to observe the Cerro de los Siete Colores, the Church and the Artisan Market at the square.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Pucara de Tilcara, Tilcara, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina
We will pass by Horn Post, continuing towards the town of Tilcara to visit Pucar and the Archaeological Museum.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Museo Arqueologico Dr. Eduardo Casanova, Tilcara, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina
Discover the museum and learn about the past of the region.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Tropico de Capricornio, Huacalera, Tilcara, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina
Next stop is in Huacalera, where we will pass the Tropic of Capricorn, from where you can see the colours of the Pollera de la Colla Hill.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Iglesia san francisco de Paula, Uquia, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina
Visit to the Church of Uqua, where we find the paintings of the Angels Arcabuceros (important remains of Cuzco style art).
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Humahuaca, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina
The Quebrada de Humahuaca is located in the province of Jujuy, all along the river called "Ro Grande".
Duration: 8 hours
Stop At: Iglesia de Plaza Central de Humahuaca, Humahuaca, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina
Arrival to Humahuaca, with its important Cathedral and the Monument to Independence (El Indio) by the sculptor Soto Avendao.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia, Humahuaca, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina
Arrival to Humahuaca, with its important Cathedral and the Monument to Independence (El Indio) by the sculptor Soto Avendao.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Iruya
We continue our journey, passing through the town of Iturbe and Abra del Cndor (3900 masl) arriving at the beginning of a small gorge where this small town, Iruya, of pre-Hispanic origins, is located. We spend the night here (accommodation not included).
Duration: 10 hours
Pass By: Cathedral of Salta, Salta, Province of Salta, Northern Argentina
The tour begins with the transfer from hotels in Salta at 07:00 hs
No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Iruya - Salta
Stop At: San Salvador de Jujuy, San Salvador de Jujuy, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina
During the next day, we begin our trip back to Salta, visiting the city of San Salvador de Jujuy on the way.
We return to our hotels in Salta in the afternoon.
Duration: 2 hours
No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Arqueologico Dr. Eduardo Casanova

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Accommodation in Iruya

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Most travelers can participate

Not wheelchair accessible

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 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.
From
USD 271.2
Per Person