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Arrival at Ezeiza International Airport (EZE) - Meet with your guide and private transfer to hotel. Welcome amenities included on board. Includes: leather clutch, premium snacks, mineral water, Buenos Aires city guide, postcards with stamps & printed program

Suggested Optional (Not included - In addition): VIP International Arrivals Service | EZE Airport
Guests are met as soon as they leave the aircraft in the boarding bridge and they are escorted to the VIP lounge where they can have something to drink or just relax for a few minutes. Once the luggage porters have their baggage ready, guests are escorted through immigration and customs without doing the line to their guide or driver
Service includes:
VIP waiting lounge services (reading material, Wi-Fi, refreshments and bar services) - 1.30 hs to spend. •Fast and personal migration process (no lines, no wait).
•Luggage assistance (passengers don't need to pick up their own luggage; they have it brought to them while they lay back in the lounge).
Service provided for International arrivals only, as described above. Check for VIP Departures service and Arrival + Departure rates.

We will head to Las Viboras cattle and family ranch in Dolores, Buenos Aires countryside - 3 hours away from the city. This is an ideal destination to live and discover the secrets of a typical Argentine countryside productive ranch. The silence and the environment of the place build a special connection between us and the nature Las Viboras is an ancient estancia 230 km away from Buenos Aires and 10 km away from the coast of the Rio de la Plata. It belongs to the natural reserve of the Samborombon bay. The 10000 hectares of land and the architecture of the principal house turn Las Viboras in one of the most important estancias of the area. The principal activity is cattle breeding, more specifically Aberdeen Angus.
The program includes:
Full board (breakfast, lunch, tea & dinner), non-alcoholic drinks and house wine during meals
Horseback riding, canoeing and carriage rides, agricultural activities, hiking, tennis court, pool, watching flora and fauna.
For who wish to accompany the gauchos in their daily work, you will have the opportunity of spending the day with them while horseback riding. This way you can observe and participate of the different farm activities and customs.
Depending on the time of the year you may have the opportunity of witnessing birth, reproduction, yerra (castration) among other types of farm activities.
For horse lovers you can help us tame our future polo ponies with a different technique called the “rational way”.

*Note: the guests will participate in those cattle / farmer activities or duties scheduled for the day.

Not included: drinks out meals, tips and other personal expenses

2 overnights accommodations at Estancia Las Viboras - Standard Room

Meals: D

Meal: Dinner

Free day to enjoy activities with a family ranch owner as host.

Overnight at Estancia Las Viboras

Meals: B, L, D

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Private transfer back to Buenos Aires city with English speaking driver. Mineral water included on board.

Legado Mitico Buenos Aires is located in the heart of Palermo Soho, a neighborhood of old 1900’s recycled houses, transformed into a vibrant area where the most sophisticated restaurants and bars, design houses, small rooms Independent Theatre, and artists workshops are to be found. This small but emblematic hotel counts with eleven rooms full of comfort where personalized service is assured. Check-in: 03:00 p.m. Check-out: 12:00 p.m.

Learn the tango steps and enjoy Gala Dinner and Tango show Private tango lesson, plus 3 course dinner & live Tango Show with private transfers and drinks included.
In a unique place for its architecture and decoration, French-style, Gala Tango offers its exclusive details of refinement to enjoy the most glamorous site of Buenos Aires. Gourmet a la Carte specially designed for the most demanding customers accompanied with wines from one of the most exclusive wineries of Argentina, will be the perfect complements to an elegant Tango show and a warm Folklore.
Suggested Optional (not included – in addition): Enjoy the real and authentic Tango Experience: Milonga dancing night Private Experience (Shared Venues) | Vehicle and English speaking assistance of a local tango dancer as evening host | Duration: Half Day (4 hours) | Entrance tickets to 2/3 Milongas included | Meals and drinks not included.
Deeply rooted in Argentinean culture, tango has fascinated and captivated the world with its sexuality, power, and beauty. During this experience, you will have the opportunity to visit two or three traditional “Milongas” (venues where locals attend to dance the tango) accompanied by a professional taxi dancer who will teach you how to dance tango or at least basic steps so you can blend in the hall. We also will inform you about the history and interesting facts of this eternal dance. It is not necessary to be a professional you will find a good mix of ages and levels of dancers. Each Milonga is different, some of them are very formal, where single men and women sit separately and only ask people to dance using the “cabeceo” (a funny system of asking for and accepting dances using your head and eye contact). Others have dance performances or live music with an orchestra almost every night. Observations: The Milongas to be attended, will be confirmed closer to the date, according to current schedule.

Meal: Breakfast and Dinner

Buenos Aires Sightseeing Experience with lunch at traditional bodegon - Premium Private Service (Personalized) | Vehicle & English-speaking guide | Duration: Full Day (6 hours) | 3-course lunch with 1 soft drink and half bottle of wine per person included | Mineral water on board. The itinerary is liable to updates to provide better service according to the day, and inclusions agreed for the tour.
Buenos Aires is one of the most fascinating cities in both Latin America and the world. Be it for its splendid and varied architecture, with its old Colonial buildings, French palaces and state-of-the-art skyscrapers; for its vibrant nightlife and endless cultural options; or maybe just for the rich identity of the Porteños, who proudly bear the European heritage of their ancestors, more and more visitors are coming to visit.
Visit Plaza de Mayo, the city’s foundational site and witness of our country’s political history. There we’ll visit the Pink House, our Presidential Palace, the Cabildo, our primitive town hall, and the Neoclassical-style Metropolitan Cathedral, the final home of Argentina’s founding father, José de San Martín.
We’ll come across sumptuous French palaces again in Palermo Chico, the area of Palermo best known for its large parks designed by celebrated landscape architects, such as the illustrious Frenchman Charles Thays.
In Retiro and Recoleta, we will learn about the dream of our local aristocrats in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when they sought to build a small-scale Paris in the heart of Buenos Aires. After visiting the impressive Plaza San Martín, where Jorge Luis Borges used to take his walks, we’ll stroll down Avenida Alvear, chosen by the world’s most distinguished brands to install their exclusive boutiques, looking up to see the many wonderful French-style palaces which nowadays house a number of embassies. Then we’ll visit the Basilica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar, one of the city’s oldest churches. Finally, we’ll admire the celebrated Recoleta Cemetery, a true labyrinth of ornate mausoleums. We’ll make a stop at Eva Peron’s grave, one of the country’s most recognizable icons. We’ll visit Puerto Madero, the latest addition to the city’s barrios. In 1991, its huge warehouses and silos were remodelled and redesigned, to finally integrate the river to the city and to create a new corporative, residential, hotel and gastronomically district, which has become the playground for the pretty Porteños and the international jet-set.
We’ll then head for San Telmo, one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Buenos Aires. It used to be the residential district favoured by the upper class until the late 19th century when a yellow fever epidemic caused the wealthier families to leave northwards. The area was marginalized until the 1970s when many artists and artisans came to San Telmo to install their workshops. Nowadays, thanks to its amazing architecture and hip atmosphere, this ancient neighbourhood is really blooming. We’ll walk its cobbled streets, where the city’s Colonial past seems to come back to life, making a stop at Plaza Dorrego, best known for its traditional antiques fair, held every Sunday. Leaving San Telmo behind, we’ll continue southwards to La Boca, one of the city’s most authentic and charming neighbourhoods. It is a working-class district, heavily shaped by Italian immigrants who came to our country in large numbers during the last quarter of the 19th century. Here, we’ll make a special visit to the mythical Caminito Street, which sums up everything that gives La Boca its distinctive spirit: the strong passion for soccer, the heavy presence of art and colour, and the Tango-esque atmosphere.
Enjoy Lunch at a traditional restaurant, typical "bodegón" (Venue: To be informed).
In Argentina, in addition to having national dishes and desserts, we have a "traditional Argentine cuisine", which is also a mixture of Italian, Spanish and German dishes, all together in the same menu. This characteristic is due to the strong emigration that our country had in ancient times. This feeling of "belonging to the city", it´s transmitted through the abundance and accessibility of its food, and also by its environment. Each bodegon in Buenos Aires that lasts is a space of living history that is why sitting at their tables is one of the best ways to get to know the city.
Observations: Daily departures. Lunch can be organized in a different restaurant and in other areas of the city. 4 hours are usually dedicated to cover full itinerary and 2 hours for lunch time. Please note the itinerary can be customized as per guest´s interests. If you add supplements (optional) to the original tour, note that extra time may apply, please check for extra vehicle and guide time cost.
Tango Surprise at the Park Private Service (Personalized) | Tango Dancers couple & live Bandoneon private performance at the Park (15 to 20 minutes) | Available from Monday to Friday | Includes Champagne Toast and Snacks. At some point we will make a brief stop in the park and a tango couple will be waiting for us to dance with a live "bandoneon" while enjoying a glass of champagne and snacks.
> Suggested optional (Not included - In addition): Site-Specific Theatre Surprise Private Service (Personalized) | 20-minute performance by an actor or actress during Buenos Aires Sightseeing tour, the location will be determined according to the tour itinerary | Performances vary according to location and tour customization.
Buenos Aires city is well-known, not only for its history and legends but also for its characters and its peculiarities. The stories recreated by actors will transport you on an exciting and unforgettable "journey through time"...
Option A: An immigrant in La Boca An actor will represent an immigrant who arrived in Buenos Aires, in the area of La Boca, looking for a new life. The idea is to relate the diversity of ideologies, religions, and customs that have profoundly influenced the construction of Argentine culture. La Boca developed during the last decades of the XIX century on the shores of the Riachuelo River where the old city port was located. Its first inhabitants were mostly Italian immigrants that were attracted by the activity of the port.
Option B: Plaza de Mayo The May Revolution (Spanish: Revolución de Mayo) was a week-long series of events that took place from May 18 to 25, 1810 in Buenos Aires, which at that time was the capital of the River Plate viceroyalty, dependent on Spain. A man coming from the past will share some stories about what happened during those exciting days. Observations: New ideas can be developed and quoted upon request.
> Suggested optional (Not included - In addition): El Zanjon de Granados - Tunnels & Mystery Regular Service (Shared) | Includes Museum guided visit in English or Spanish | Duration: 1 hour, except for Sundays (50 minutes) | 1 hour of vehicle and guide should be added for this supplement, depending on the rest of the activities during the tour |
Tunnels & Mystery... A voyage into the origins of Buenos Aires. A magical space where poetry, history, and myth coexist. Welcome to one of the most important urban archaeology projects in the city. Some historians point to the Zanjón de Granados ravine as the site of the first settlement of Buenos Aires in 1536. The remains of the city were never found, but we have been left with the testimony of Ulrico Schmidl, the first historian of the River Plate. A section of the old Zanjon was found under a historical XIX century building which extended over the whole square. Other sections of the Zanjón were unearthed including the ruin of foundations, old walls, floors, water wells, sewage pits, which were built and destroyed between 1730 and 1865.
According to the Buenos Aires Heritage Guide edited by the city council, El Zanjón offers a fascinating and unusual glimpse into five centuries of urban archaeology. Visitors to this destination in the historic San Telmo district travel back in time as they descend from a beautifully restored 1830s house into other architectural elements such a spectacular labyrinth of wide vaulted brick tunnels that had been buried for over one hundred years. The residence was originally a mansion; it had decayed into a tenement by the early 20th century. Now that renovations are complete, elegant new steel and glass elevators transport visitors to and from the illuminated depths of El Zanjón.
We unearthed the archaeological past and also its memory and framed it with such detail that it constitutes by itself a work of art...
Observations: Regular Visits: Monday to Friday - 12:00 PM, 02:00 PM, 03:00 PM local museum guidance in English / 01:00 PM, 04:00 PM in Spanish. Sunday: From 11:00 AM to 05:30 PM in English and Spanish. Private visits: Available from Monday to Friday from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM. > A visit hosted by the creator and director of the venue can be arranged, check for special quotes and availability.
Overnight at Legado Mitico Buenos Aires.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Fogon Closed-Door Asado Lunch or Dinner Experience (VIP Gorriti Venue) Private Experience (Personalized) | Duration: Half Day (4 hours) | Includes Welcome cocktail, Asado tasting menu with soft drinks, and coffee | Wine pairing included | Private Transfers from / to hotel with guide included | V.I.P Service in Gorriti Venue | Capacity: Up to 10 people.
From the creators of The Argentine Experience and the chefs of Uco Restaurant in Buenos Aires and Butterfly in Bariloche, Fogón is a new way of living the traditional argentine asado.
Discover the Asado tradition, served with a twist. At Fogón, they created a closed-door dining experience that explores new ways of serving Argentine Asado classics. While seated at the bar you’ll see, feel and experience different grill cooking techniques, up close and personal. The aim to create a memorable evening for each guest, beyond your regular steakhouse expectations.
The Asado Tasting Menu - Dinner: Every Argentine’s Asado is unique but always includes the best cuts of meat available and fire roasted seasonal vegetables. The chefs have designed the tasting menu to combine new grill techniques with tried-and-true Argentine recipes that elevate the Asado to new heights. The optional wine pairing menu has also been designed to best enhance the flavours of the ingredients, while presenting you with some of the best boutique wines from Argentina.
COCKTAIL “The Bright Side” with Argentine Craft Gin and Torrontés Wine
FIRST COURSE starting fresh with a great seasonal Vegetable topped with smoked Ricotta and finished with Pesto FIRST COURSE starting fresh with a great seasonal Vegetable topped with smoked Ricotta and finished with Pesto.
SECOND COURSE Ironed Provoleta Cheese with grilled Fruit in a Torrontés reduction.
THIRD COURSE Known in Argentina as “El Matrimonio” Morcilla | Quince and Apple Chutney Chorizo | Flame roasted Bell Pepper Griddle baked bread
FOURTH COURSE Quadriller Pork Flank (Matambrito) Yellow Chilli sauce Lime and Cilantro salad
FIFTH COURSE Pine Cone smoked Eyebrow Creamy Cauliflower Puree and Corn
MAIN COURSE Ribeye heart Mashed Boniatos and grilled Vegetables using different cooking techniques with “Vinagreta”
DESSERT Pancake with Dulce de Leche and Coffee, but not as you know it.
Guests will also: > Select their own Gaucho knife > Make the chimichurri sauce > Enjoy the open kitchen and grill > Receive Chef‘s explanation of ingredients and cooking techniques > Take home exclusive recipes.
- Wine and beer a la carte is available in the restaurant. - Age restriction: from 13 years old. - Please ask for a special menu and rates on December 24th, 25th, 31th, and January 1st.
> Suggested optional (Not included - In addition): Graffiti & Street Art Origins Tour Private Service (Personalized) | Vehicle and English speaking guide at disposal | Duration: Half Day (4 hours) | Available everyday | Mineral Water on board included | Includes Specialized Graffiti Art Guide | the tour visits the neighbourhoods of Colegiales, Chacarita, and Villa Crespo | Part of the tour is done walking.
Graffiti and Street Art Tours in Buenos Aires, reveal the extraordinary history of the city’s vibrant urban art culture. From its fiery political origins to the modern context in which Buenos Aires has become one of the world’s most exciting cities for street art, you’ll get an in-depth view into what makes this fascinating city explode with culture and creativity.
STREET ART ORIGINS TOUR - We will explore the barrios of Colegiales, Chacarita, Villa Crespo and Palermo, neighbourhoods which feature a rich variety of art from leading local and international artists. While we visit amazing walls and take in examples of all the major styles, you will learn how the country’s history is connected to the movement, and how street art has evolved in Buenos Aires. This route will introduce you to artworks of many different artists, and will also give you the chance to see how the scene is evolving in different spaces, as we include visits to two urban art galleries. The tour is lead in English, and we explore both on foot and using our private air-conditioned minibus. The tour finishes in Post Bar in Palermo, home to the unique artist run street art gallery Hollywood in Cambodia.
Overnight at Legado Mitico Buenos Aires.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Private transfer from hotel to Domestic Airport (AEP) with your English-speaking guide in order to take flight to Salta. Mineral water on board.
Flight from Buenos Aires to Salta - Not included.
Arrival at Salta (SLA) Airport - Meet with your ALCHEMY DMC Argentina guide and start your scenic drive to Purmamarca.
The North West of Argentina still remains as a hidden treasure to most travellers: the charm and character of this area lies in the culture of its people, in the architecture of its small towns, in the traditions and customs we can find in its markets, its food and wine, its music and its religious festivities.
Scenic drive from Salta to Purmamarca and Hike to Los Colorado’s Private Service (Personalized) | Vehicle and English speaking guide at disposal | Duration: Half Day (4 hours) | Snacks and mineral water on board | Box Lunch is included.
After breakfast, we will visit the Yungas, a narrow forest along the eastern slope of the Andes Mountains. We will drive along La Cornisa, an old colonial commercial road between the cities of San Salvador de Jujuy and Salta, which today is used for tourism and by adventurous locals to enjoy the outdoors. We will then arrive in the city of San Salvador de Jujuy, where we will stop for refreshments. The next stop is Quebrada de Humahuaca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will visit the picturesque town of Purmamarca, which was founded in 1646 by Spaniards trying to settle these lands. We will visit the church and an open-air market that has rugs, shawls, colourful tablecloths and handicrafts. We will arrive at your hotel in Purmamarca in the afternoon.
We will have a walking tour of the town of Purmamarca and its unique Paseo de Los Colorados (The Colorados trail). The trail goes behind the hill known as Cerro de los Siete Colores (Seven-Color Hill), zigzagging and without slopes. It is made of rubble. The area is arid and features scarce creeping vegetation. The sky of Jujuy contributes its blue tone in contrast with the red mountains.
Daily departures to be agreed. This tour can be customized upon request, according to the interest of the guest. Lunch not included, can be added with a 2 hour extension. Distance from Salta to Purmamarca: 190km (paved road).
1 overnight accommodation at Manantial del Silencio Hotel - Standard room with breakfast included.
Manantial del Silencio Hotel is located in Purmamarca, at 70 Kilometres from San Salvador de Jujuy. It was built in the year 2000, in a strictly neo-colonial style it maintains the local architecture in which indigenous materials were used such as adobe walls and hollow canes for the roofs. This boutique four star hotel counts with 19 guestrooms tastefully decorated with objects belonging to historical families from the north of Argentina.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Explore the Salt Flats by bike & enjoy a picnic lunch immerse in Nature Private service (Personalized) | English speaking guide and vehicle at disposal | Duration: Full Day (6 hours) | Includes: Picnic lunch with wine | Mineral water and snacks included on board | Biking equipment: Mountain bikes & helmets.
After breakfast, we will drive toward Puna, a remote high-altitude desert. We will ascend the breath-taking Cuesta de Lipán, an amazingly winding road that will take us from Purmamarca at 2,000 meters above sea level to 4,200 meters. We will drive to Salinas Grandes, a vast white desert of salt crystals where we will have time to explore and take photos. Around the salt flats, there are several communities that have been working in the salt flats since the mid-1900s. Accompanied by a local guide, we will bike around and visit the pools where the salt is extracted by hand, and the "eyes of the salt" small natural lagoons in the middle of the Salinas. We will make a total of 14km over the salt and a tasty picnic lunch will be ready for us to enjoy in this beautiful place.
Observations: We recommend asking for medical advice for guests who have heart or breathing problems due to the altitude reached. Daily departures to be agreed. This tour can be customized upon request, according to the interest of the guest. Distance from Purmamarca to Salinas Grandes: 75km Maximum altitude reached: Cuesta de Lipan - 4200 masl
Return to Salta with your English-speaking guide and private vehicle. Mineral water included on board.
2 overnights accommodations at House of Jasmines Hotel - Standard room with breakfast included.
House of Jasmines is located at the foot of the Andes, at 12 kilometres from Salta city, and surrounded by a beautiful mountain landscape. This five star accommodation is an ideal place to spend a few days with family or friends. Its 14 guestrooms offer the perfect combination of elegance and rusticity in an extraordinary location. The hotel also offers various activities and places to visit, in addition to the cultural richness of northern Argentina that all its guests enjoy when visiting the property.
At night, Empanadas Cooking Class with House of Jasmines local Chef Shared lesson with the hotel’s chef | 2h30 cooking class | Includes local wine tasting.
It is known that Empanadas are an Arab legacy in our kitchen. However, each region, province and even each family has a different and delicious recipe. Salta is distinguished on the national gastronomic scene by delicious and small empanadas made of meat cut with a knife and baked in a clay oven. Our chef is a unique magician, because he gladly shares his secrets. Using products grown at the estancia or in the local region, you will discover the preparation techniques and traditional cuisine. What better way to surprise your guests the next time you host them!

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Free morning at leisure. Afternoon Salta Sightseeing - Local Market, MAAM Museum & San Lorenzo village Private Service (Personalized) | Vehicle and English-speaking guide at disposal | Duration: Half Day (5 hours) | Tickets to MAAM Museum, snacks and mineral water on board | Lunch is not included.
The City of Salta was founded in 1582 by the Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma, who was bold enough to put his name to the city: La Ciudad de San Felipe y Santiago de Lerma en el Valle de Sayta (The City of San Felipe and Santiago of Lerma in the Valley of Sayta), the Saytas being the local community that was living at the valley. Salta has kept its Hispanic atmosphere that distinguishes it from other Argentine cities. Colonial-style houses and churches are prominent, with a backdrop of beautiful mountains. The Salteños, as the locals are known, with their friendly nature and big smiles, lend to the slow pace of life that gives Salta its character. We will visit the oldest part of the city, Plaza 9 de Julio, where you can explore the Basilica Cathedral, the Cabildo, the San Francisco Church and the San Bernardo Convent, which has a door carved by indigenous artists in 1762. This historic quarter preserves a large part of the city’s architectural heritage.
We will also visit the Museum of High Altitude Archaeology (Museo de Arqueología de Alta Montaña, or MAAM; www.maam.org.ar), which has three mummified bodies from Inca times (500 years ago). We will learn all about the history of the Llullaillaco expedition to this unique refuge in the mountains.
After visiting the oldest part of the city, we will go to San Lorenzo, a village in the western part of the valley. It has always been a popular place to live for Salta’s wealthiest. San Lorenzo is a short drive from Salta, but you will see a big change in the landscape. The village is in the foothills of the Andes, keeping it lush and green most of the year. There are several places to hike outside the village. We will have lunch or tea depending on the time of day we visit, and then make our way back to the hotel. Dinner at La Casona - Traditional folkloric Peña 3 Course
Dinner with half a bottle of wine included | Private round-trip transfers included.
This authentic and traditional restaurant is the place where local friends and their guitars gather together to enjoy some of the best dishes while sharing folkloric music. Everyone is invited to join and sing our popular songs or just enjoy a night full of Argentinean culture.
Overnight at House of Jasmines Hotel.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Explore Cachi - Scenic drive to Calchaquí Valleys & Los Cardones National Park visit Private Service (Personalized) | Vehicle and English speaking guide at disposal | Duration: Full Day (8 hours) | Snacks and mineral water on board | Lunch is not included.
We will depart from the City of Salta through the 68 National Road to discover the Calchaquí Valleys. This is an unforgettable journey through a region that was moulded by a turbulent pre-Inca and colonial history. It is placed in dramatic sceneries carved by the wind and sun, and its towns made of adobe bricks will take us back to remote colonial times.
On the first hour we will drive through the Lerma Valley. Then we will enter the Cordillera Oriental through Quebrada de Escoipe, a unique area with a small part of the altitude Jungle and drive up the Cuesta del Obispo where we will reach 3,450 meters above sea level. We will then continue through Los Cardones National Park, where we will be surrounded by giant cacti. This is a great day for a photographic safari: we can spot vicuñas, mountain cats, falcons and sometimes even Condors. We will make a stop at Valle Encantado where we can do a short hike (if weather allows it) and enjoy a picnic lunch. This valley is probably one of the most striking views of the park.
Finally we will get to Cachi, one of the most beautiful colonial villages in Salta province. Cachi was a pioneer town in protecting all their colonial architecture patrimony. We will walk along its narrow-cobbled streets and visit the church and the archaeological museum. Loomed tapestry and silver objects can be bought at the handicraft market as well as different kind of spices such as paprika, cumin, pepper, etc. We will get to your hotel by midday.
Observations: We recommend asking for medical advice for guests who have heart or breathing problems due to the altitude reached. This tour can be customized upon request, according to the interest of the guest. Lunch is not included, can be added with a 2-hours extension
Distance from Salta to Cachi: 162km Maximum altitude reached: Piedra del Molino - 3450 masl.
Drop off at Cachi hotel. Upon arrival, enjoy a welcome lunch at Las Vistas restaurant (3-course meal with non-alcoholic beverages).
1 overnight accommodation at La Merced del Alto Hotel Cachi - Standard room with breakfast included.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Scenic Drive to Cafayate, exploring Seclantás, Molinos & Colomé - Enjoy Tea time with local family. Private experience (Personalized) | Vehicle and English speaking guide at disposal| Duration: 5 hours | Mineral water, snacks on board are included | Visit to Bodega Colome vineyard and James Turrell Museum | Includes: 3 course lunch at Estancia Colome with wine and stop at San Carlos for tea with a local family.
We will leave the hotel after breakfast and start driving south on “Ruta 40”, a road that runs along the Andes Mountain Range. We will drive through the town of Seclantás, and continue for 20 km on a dirt road to reach Colomé. This town is known for its wine, ancient culture and dramatic shades of light. Here we will visit Estancia Colomé winery. It is one of the famous wineries in the country.
Estancia Colome is a luxury boutique winery surrounding by breath-taking natural beauty where we can fell a real experience between the oldest vineyards of the country. After lunch and the visit of James Turrell Museum, we will see the Angostura and El Carmen cattle ranches, which date back to the valley’s colonial period. We will then arrive to San Carlos, the original location of Salta’s capital city that was burned down during the resistance of the Calchaquí tribes. We will have tea with a local family and continue to Cafayate.
After looking around the town, you will check into the hotel to enjoy a quiet evening.
Distancia de Cachi a Cafayate: 190km Altitud en Cachi: 2280 msnm / Altitud de Colome: 2200 msnm / Altitud de Cafayate: 1660 msnm
Daily departures to be agreed. This tour can be customized upon request, according to the interest of the guest. Lunch not included. Can be included with a 2-hour extension.
> Alternative Option (Not included - In addition): Helicopter Over flight from Salta to Cafayate Private Service (Personalized) | Vehicle and English-speaking guide at disposal | Duration: Full Day (8 hours) | Private helicopter over flight - Aircraft TBD | Includes delicious lunch accompanied by local wines.
Pick up from your hotel in Salta city and private transfer to the airport in order to board a private flight to Cafayate city. We fly over Lerma Valley, where we will see the amazing foothills of the Andes Mountains and continue flying through the breath-taking Quebrada de las Conchas, formed about 50 million years ago. This Quebrada, or canyon in English, has intense colours and spectacular geological formations formed by the concentration of different minerals in the soil. Once we arrive at Cafayate airport, we will take a private transfer to the city. Cafayate is the heart of a high-altitude wine country, where vines are grown 1,700 meters above sea level, giving them enhanced aromas and flavours. Cafayate has become known for its boutique wineries and vineyards where you can eat traditional foods paired with a bottle of high-altitude malbec or torrontés.
Option A: Make your blend. This activity is planned to learn everything about the production of high-altitude wines and even try to surprise our friends with our own bottle of wine. The idea is that guests become passionate about wine and live an original and fun experience, can learn more about this fascinating world, and transmit what a bottle of wine generates when it is at a table surrounded by family and friends. We will visit a farm where the winemaker of the winery will receive us, ann¡d together we will visit the facilities, explain the wine process and carry out a varietal tasting. With this knowledge, we will be provided with the raw material so that we can begin to make our elaboration, create your own blend, could it be Malbec? Cabernet? Tannat? We will do it with the help of a liquid meter and a bottle, then we will let our imagination fly and create our own label. After this experience, we will enjoy a gourmet lunch accompanied by premium wines, surrounded by the incredible landscape of the Calchaquí Valley.
Option B: Horseback riding. We propose you connect with nature, enter the landscapes of the Valleys, walk the hills and appreciate the breeze on our face, it is an enriching experience from a horse, which gives us a completely different flavour. To be able to carry out this experience we must travel 20 minutes by car and we will arrive in the neighbouring city of Tolombon, here with the amazing landscape of the mountains, we will begin our horseback tour of 2 to 3 hours towards the west and uphill. We can enjoy the trails, where you can see archaeological remains, the old stone mill, and other places. We finish with an exclusive wine tasting and a delicious lunch.
In the afternoon private transfer to Cafayate Airport in order to board the private helicopter flight to Salta city. Arrive at the airport and private transfer to the Hotel.
- Estimated total flight time: 2 hrs. - Aircraft can be Bel 429, Bell 412 or similar - Distance from Cafayate to Salta by vehicle: 200 km (around 4 hrs. driving) - Salta´s altitude: 1.180 masl
Drop off at your hotel.
2 overnights accommodations at Patios de Cafayate Hotel - Gallery Room with breakfast included.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Horseback riding in Tolombon with lunch, wine tasting in a local vineyard & distillery experience Private experience (Personalized) | Vehicle and English speaking guide at disposal |Duration: 8 hours | Mineral water and snacks on board are included | Visit to El Porvenir Winery with wine tasting, Etchart Distillery with cocktail class & Wine Museum | 3 course lunch with wine tasting is included at El Porvenir winery.
Note: Please note that the wineries selection on this program can be updated according trip date, schedule, availability, and in order to guarantee the program best conditions. Wineries visits, tastings and lunch are shared, unless are specifically informed as private.
We will depart from Cafayate and drive south for 15 minutes up to the town of Tolombon. We will greet our guide and learn how gauchos used to prepare for the long horseback riding days in colonial times.
We will first pass by a very old water mill that local families used to mill their grains. Even though it is not in use today, the locals are very proud of this heritage. After a quick hi, we will continue up to the Antigal, the pre-Spanish ruins. The Calchaqui Valleys have been inhabited since 5000 BC. It is one of the most diverse cultural mosaics of Salta. Here we will learn about ancient times, stories of brave men defending their land, and of all the natural medicine they still use today.
After having some drinks and enjoying our box lunch, we will return on the same path.
We will drive back into Cafayate town and stop to visit The Vine and Wine Museum, where we will learn about the beauty of the magnificent terroir wines of the Calchaquí Valleys. High-altitude wines have become famous around the New World wines. The winemaking process combines the extreme temperatures and sun exposure to the grapes, along with the poor soil. This leads to make full-bodied, high quality red wines and fruity aromatic white wines in small quantities. We will visit El Porvenir Winery, where we will have lunch with wine tasting.
Finally we will head towards Etchart Distillery, where you can learn how our staple and spirits are made as well as other types of Distilled. This is the only distillery of the Calchaqui Valleys and also here you will be able to sample the 4 different types of grappa: with ruda (a typical witchcraft herb also used in celebrations), aji kitucho (a very heavy chili), locoto) also another chili pepper from Bolivia) and Coca (the famous coca leaves).
Distance Cafayate and surroundings: 35 km. Cafayate’s altitude: 1.660 masl / Wineries’ altitude: 2.280 masl.
Overnight at Patios de Cafayate Hotel.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Scenic drive from Cafayate to Salta with hike in La Yesera and picnic lunch Private experience (Personalized) | Vehicle and English speaking guide at disposal | Duration: 5 hours | Includes 1 hour trekking and picnic lunch at the Gorge | Mineral water and snacks on board are included | Please note that this activity will depend on the flight schedule.
Today we will depart from the city of Cafayate right after breakfast. We will head along the 68 National Road towards the capital city of Salta. We will drive for 30 minutes from Cafayate up to the entrance of the Canyon and then make several photo stops at the designated view point areas. We will then start driving through the breath-taking Quebrada de las Conchas. This Quebrada (Gorge) is characterized due to its breath-taking red canyons, intense colours and spectacular geological formations, determined by the concentration of different minerals in the soil. La Yesera is the third rock formation found in the Gorge. It is a complex landscape made of sandstone mounds of light colours, where the white colour and grey tones predominate, mixed with unreal blues, greens and violets. This is where we will hike for approximately one hour, the hike is on a clear path of sedimentary rock and it is 2, 5 km long. It is an easy exercise for those who enjoy of getting closer to nature. Please remember to dress up with layers and with sun protection filter and clothing all year round, sin we are in a sunny area. Here we will enjoy a picnic (included) in the middle of the valley. After crossing this amazing canyon, we will continue for one and a half hour more into the city of Salta.
Distance from Cafayate to Salta: 200 km. Cafayate’s altitude Cafayate: 1,660 masl / Salta´s altitude: 1,180 masl.
Drop off at Salta (SLA) Airport in order to take flight back to Buenos Aires.
Flight from Salta to Buenos Aires – Not included.
Private transfer from Domestic Airport (AEP) to International Airport (EZE) with English speaking guide assistance in order to take flight back home. Mineral water on board.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Inclusions

- All mentioned activities with bilingual guide services (English/Spanish or Portuguese) or as above specifications.
- All taxes and reservations expenses.

Exclusions

- International and Domestic airfare.
- National Park tickets, museums or Natural reserves entrances in case not mentioned as included in itinerary.
- Airport arrival/departure taxes (if any).
- Meals and beverages not mentioned in itinerary.
- Gratuities, tips for guides, drivers, porters, waiters, etc.
- Expenses of personal nature (laundry, beverages, telephone calls, etc.).

Notes

Hotels Used Or Similar
Buenos Aires’ Pampas - Estancia Las Viboras - Standard Room
Buenos Aires City - Legado Mitico Buenos Aires – Classic room
Jujuy - Manantial del Silencio Hotel - Standard room
Salta - House of Jasmines Hotel - Standard room
Cachi- La Merced del Alto Hotel Cachi - Standard room
Cafayate - Patios de Cafayate Hotel - Gallery Room

- Rates liable to changes and availability.

**Not valid for Holidays or Festive Season**

Rates quoted are from starting from dates and actual rates will be provided as per exact details.

Passport and Visa Requirements
You should clarify visa requirements with the Embassies of the countries that you plan to visit as certain countries may require you to take out a visa. It is the passenger's responsibility to have all the proper and valid documentation to enter the countries involved in the trip. Prior to confirming your travel arrangements, you should check your Passport and establish that it will remain current for the entire period of your travel. Please be aware that the name on your airline ticket must be identical to that on your Passport.

Vaccinations
Certain countries require that travelers be vaccinated against specific diseases. Check with your doctor and the Embassies of countries to which you are traveling to satisfy yourself as to whether your destination has any requirements in this respect.

Program Touring / Guide

Private touring

Trip Highlights

The Pampas - Buenos Aires - Salta - Jujuy

Departure Period
15 Feb, 2024 to 30 Apr, 2025

Hotel
AUD 11,731 P P twin share
AUD 15,496 P P single
ON REQUEST

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