Explore Andes through Moon Valley – 11 Days
Day 1 Buenos Aires—Arrive, meet & greet transfer to 4* hotel. In the afternoon, panoramic view of Buenos Aires: 9 de Julio Avenue, Plaza de Mayo, Casa Rosada (the Government House), the Cathedral, the Parliament, the traditional suburbs: San Telmo, La Boca, famous because of its colourful houses, Palermo Parks and Recoleta. Evening at leisure.
Day 2 Buenos Aires / Salta—Transfer to domestic airport for flight to Salta. Arrival, meet & greet transfer to downtown 4* hotel. Afternoon, walking downtown city tour in private: adjusting to the needs and interests of the passengers. The main square, the Cathedral, San Francisco Church, the handy crafts market, the Museum MAAM (entrance fees not included). Evening at leisure.
Day 3 Salta / Purmamarca—Tour towards the town of Purmamarca in Jujuy Province. Drive following the rail train of the Train to the Clouds until San Antonio de los Cobres. Visit Salinas Grandes a big Salt Flat, Cuesta del Lipan. Arrive at Purmamarca in the afternoon/evening. Approx. 500 km. Accommodation at hotel 3*. Evening at leisure.
Day 4 Purmamarca / Salta—Tour Purmamarca on your own visiting the 7 colors hill. Pick up to continue tour back to Salta, driving through Quebrada de Humahuaca, (declared World Heritage’s Monument by UNESCO). Visit Tilcara and San Salvador de Jujuy; arrive in the evening in Salta. Approx. 500 km.
Day 5 Salta / Mendoza—Transfer to airport for flight to Mendoza. Transfer to 4* hotel.
Day 6 Mendoza—Half day excursion “Wine Route”. Touring through vineyards you will see how the human effort has transformed the desert into an oasis, through an irrigation system of canals inherited from the Huarpes – the native habitants of this region. Nowadays drip irrigation is also used. Both have helped this land become one of the principal wine world producers. We will visit two wineries, where enologists will explain the process of wine making with wine tasting.
Day 7 Mendoza/ San Juan—Transfer to airport for flight to San Juan. Meet & greet transfer to 3* hotel. In the afternoon brief city tour: Juan Victoria Auditorium, House where Sarmiento – father of the Argentine Education System was born, the Cathedral, different museums and Ullum’s Dam. Rest of the day free.
Day 8 San Juan/ Valle Fertil—Full day excursion to Talampaya National Park with movitrack, stopping by Cuesta de Huaco. Accommodation at 3* hotel and dinner.
Day 9 Valle Fertil—Full day excursion to Ichigualasto Provincial Park (Moon Valley).
Day 10 Valle Fertil / Buenos Aires— Return to San Juan airport for flight to Buenos Aires. Meet & greet transfer to 4* hotel. In the evening, pick up from hotel to enjoy a gorgeous Dinner & Tango show. This Tango House is a restored Movie Theatre of MGM. The show will transport you to the Golden Years of Buenos Aires, where tango was its “Prima Donna”. Dress up for this amazing experience!
Day 11 Buenos Aires—Departure hotel to airport transfer.
Dates & Rates
|Sept 2017 to Apr 2018||Single||Double p.p.|
- Accommodation in 3* & 4* hotels with breakfast service
- In Buenos Aires, transfers with private car
- In the Northwest transfers in standard
- Excursions in standard service with English speaking guide
- Beverages at Tango Dinner
- Items not mentioned
Price per person in U.S. Dollars. Minimum 2 passengers.
Rates & hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply.
Rates not valid at Christmas, New Year , Easter, Carnival or long weekends.