Route & dates
10 days in Northern Argentina Itinerary
Salta— 4 nights
Drive: 2h 45min
Cafayate— 1 night
Tilcara— 1 night
bus + taxi + Fly: 40h
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Salta the Beautiful
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.Salta is known for historic sites, museums, nature, shopping, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, examine the collection at Salta Cabildo, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cerro San Bernardo, and don't miss a visit to Calle Balcarce.
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Bangkok, Thailand to Salta is an approximately 38-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Argentine Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. In January, Salta is a bit cooler than Bangkok - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cafayate.
Things to do in Salta
Horseback Riding Tours
Tuscany of Argentina
Nestled in one of the country's major wine regions, Cafayate and the surrounding area remain a top vacation destination throughout the year.Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stop by Cielo Antiguo Ceramica Artesanal, explore the striking landscape at Garganta del Diablo Salta, then explore the striking landscape at El Anfiteatro, and finally identify plant and animal life at Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas.
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Traveling by car from Salta to Cafayate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tilcara.
Things to do in Cafayate
Cielo Antiguo Ceramica Artesanal
With evidence of continuous settlement going back several thousand years, Tilcara remains one of the oldest inhabited places in South America.Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Pucara de Tilcara, stop by Tejidos Llama Negra, take in the awesome beauty at The Hill of Seven Colors, then don't miss a visit to Algarrobo Historico, and finally make a trip to Plaza 9 de Julio.
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Drive from Cafayate to Tilcara in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Tilcara