10 days in Argentina Itinerary

10 days in Argentina Itinerary

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10 days in Argentina Itinerary

Start: Salta
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Amaicha del Valle
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Salta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Purmamarca
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Humahuaca
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Salta

2
nights
Amaicha del Valle

Amaicha del Valle ©
Amaicha del Valle is usually visited by tourists looking to see the ruins of Quilmes, but the quaint indigenous settlement offers visitors plenty to see and do besides that single attraction.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes). Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the fascinating landscape at Tiu Punco, then delve into the distant past at Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes), and then examine the collection at Museo de la Pachamama. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Bodega Comunitaria Los Amaichas and then explore the stunning scenery at El Remate.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Amaicha del Valle trip planner .

Salta to Amaicha del Valle is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Salta.

Things to do in Amaicha del Valle

Parks Nature Wineries
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Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes) ©
Museo de la Pachamama ©
Museo de la Pachamama

1
night
Salta

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas has been added to your itinerary.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Salta online day trip planner .

In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Tue) before leaving for Purmamarca.

Things to do in Salta

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas
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Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas ©
Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas

2
nights
Purmamarca

Purmamarca ©
With a population of just over 2,000, the small village of Purmamarca possesses a remote Andean charm, with its adobe houses and colorful market streets some of the most photogenic in the area.
On the 10th (Tue), make a trip to Plaza 9 de Julio and then take in the awesome beauty at The Hill of Seven Colors. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Cabildo de Purmamarca, then admire nature's extreme beauty at Salinas Grandes, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Purmamarca trip planner .

You can drive from Salta to Purmamarca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Purmamarca

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Salinas Grandes
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The Hill of Seven Colors ©
The Hill of Seven Colors
Salinas Grandes ©
Salinas Grandes
Cuesta de Lipan ©
Cuesta de Lipan

4
nights
Humahuaca

Humahuaca ©
The largest settlement in the Quebrada de Humahuaca, Humahuaca allows for thorough exploration of the colorful valley that links the high Andean lands and the temperate plains of southeastern South America.
Step out of Humahuaca with an excursion to San Francisco in Valle Grande--about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serranía de Hornocal, make a trip to Plaza Dr. Ernesto Padilla, take in the dramatic natural features at Quebrada de Las Senoritas, and appreciate the history behind Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Humahuaca trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Purmamarca to Humahuaca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Humahuaca

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Uquia, San Francisco
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Serranía de Hornocal ©
Serranía de Hornocal
Quebrada de Humahuaca ©
Quebrada de Humahuaca
Iglesia San Francisco de Paula ©
Iglesia San Francisco de Paula

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