12 days in Province of Jujuy Itinerary

12 days in Province of Jujuy Itinerary

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12 days in Province of Jujuy Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Calilegua
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Humahuaca
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Purmamarca
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
San Salvador de Jujuy
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Buenos Aires

2
nights
Calilegua

Calilegua
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Sendero Guarani, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sendero La Herradura, then hike along Sendero El Pedemontano, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Termas del Jordan.

Find out how to plan Calilegua trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Buenos Aires to Calilegua is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Humahuaca.

Things to do in Calilegua

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Valle Grande, Museo Ledesma

2
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.
On the 25th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Museo Folklorico Regional, explore the striking landscape at Quebrada de Las Senoritas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Francisco de Paula, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Serranias Del Hornocal. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Monumento a los Heroes de la Independencia, then take a memorable drive along Quebrada de Humahuaca, then indulge your taste buds at Mercado Municipal de Humahuaca, and finally make a trip to Plaza Dr. Ernesto Padilla.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Humahuaca day trip site .

You can drive from Calilegua to Humahuaca in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Purmamarca.

Things to do in Humahuaca

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Uquia
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SerranĂ­a de Hornocal ©
SerranĂ­a de Hornocal
Quebrada de Humahuaca ©
Quebrada de Humahuaca
Iglesia San Francisco de Paula ©
Iglesia San Francisco de Paula

3
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.
Purmamarca is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at The Hill of Seven Colors, make a trip to Algarrobo Historico, explore the fascinating landscape at Salinas Grandes, and trek along Paseo de los Colorados.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Purmamarca trip planner .

You can drive from Humahuaca to Purmamarca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Salvador de Jujuy.

Things to do in Purmamarca

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Salinas Grandes
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The Hill of Seven Colors ©
The Hill of Seven Colors
Salinas Grandes ©
Salinas Grandes
Paseo de los Colorados ©
Paseo de los Colorados

4
nights
San Salvador de Jujuy

San Salvador de Jujuy ©
Near the edge of a canyon where northwestern Argentina's lowlands meet forested hills, San Salvador de Jujuy draws both nature lovers and those seeking culturally enriching experiences in a modern urban center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Salvador de Jujuy: Dique La Cienaga (in El Carmen) and Tilcara (The Devil's Throat & Pucara de Tilcara). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy, make a trip to Casa de Gobierno de Jujuy, pause for some photo ops at Lola Mora, and take an in-depth tour of Iglesia de San Francisco y Museo de Arte Sacro.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Salvador de Jujuy visit planning tool .

Drive from Purmamarca to San Salvador de Jujuy in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Salvador de Jujuy

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tilcara, Dique La Cienaga
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Pucara de Tilcara ©
Pucara de Tilcara
Waterfall Garganta Del Diablo ©
Waterfall Garganta Del Diablo
Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy ©