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Tour Details
Duration : 4 days / 3 nights
Price : From US$ 395
Places to be visited : Salta, viaduct of the Polvorilla

Tour Itinerary

DAY 01: Buenos Aires - Salta
Arrival at the Airport of Salta, and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon City Tour, exploring on foot the city and all its architectural wonders, its Colonial streets, the past and present life of its inhabitants and its surroundings. We will visit the Historic Centre, with the Plaza 9 de Julio Square , the Municipality, the Catedral and other notable buildings of the city, with special emphasis on its architectural details, the original use of its mansions, and the changes they have undergone. The city, its uses and customs, all those details and small things that cannot be appreciated from a vehicle. Back to the hotel Overnight.

DAY 02: Salta - The Viaducto de la Polvorilla Train Viaduct - Salta
Alter breakfast, and starting up from our meeting point, we will start out on our incredible excursión "Safari to the Clouds", which is the only one that offers the opportunity to combine the in one spectacular day, a most unforgettable tour North-eastern Argentina has to offer: First the "Short Road to the Clouds", following the railroad tracks of the famous "Train to the Clouds" along the Quebrada del Toro Gorge until reaching the Polvorilla Viaduct. Here we will be able to observe this incredible feat of railroad engineering. On our way back we will tour the Ruins of Santa Rosa de Tastil. The tour finishes with our return to the City of Salta. Back to our Hotel and Overnight.

DAY 03: Salta
Alter breakfast, free day for optional tours.

DAY 04: Salta - Buenos Aires
After breakfast, at an appropriate hour we will go to the Airport to board our flight to the City of Buenos Aires


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Tour Rates

Price per person in US dollars

Referential Prices 2008

SERVICES ON REGULAR BASIS
English or spanish-speaking local guides
  Tourist Superior
Tourist
Superior
Single room 511 - -
Double room 395 - -
Triple room 370 - -



SERVICES ON PRIVATE BASIS
English, spanish, french or italian speaking local guides
  Tourist Superior
Tourist
Superior
Single room 1 161 - -
Double room 586 - -
Triple room 409 - -




Referential Prices Only. May be modified without previous notice depending on US Dollar exchange rate with local currency.

Note 1: All prices are referential and may change at the time of Reservations. Please consult.

Note 2: These prices are subject to change without previous advice, i.e. Easter, First of May, Christmas, New Year, etc.

Note 3: Equivalent hotels will be used in all categories depending on the availability, informing on the comforts and characteristics of the selected lodgings.

Airfares not included




Hotel Options for the Tour (or Equivalent)

  Tourist Superior
Tourist
Superior Deluxe
Salta Posada del Marques
Hotel
Antiguo Convento
Hotel
Papyrus
Hotel
Sheraton
Hotel




Tour Inclusions

INCLUDED:
  • Transfers Airport/Hotel/Airport.
  • 03 Nights Lodgings in Salta in selected or equivalent hotel with breakfast included.
  • Panoramic City Tour.
  • Tour Safari to the Clouds

NOT INCLUDED:
  • International and Domestic Flights
  • Airport and/or Port Taxes
  • Luggage Excess
  • Tips
  • National and International Phone calls
  • Personal expenditures, meals and extras not mentioned.




Useful Information

CLIMATE
Lying in the Lerma Valley, at around 1187 meters above sea level, and at the foot of the 20 de Febrero and San Bernardo mountains, is one of the pleasantest and most fertile areas formed by nature in this part of the country. Thanks to this protected location, despite its relative proximity to the equator, it has a pleasant and temperate climate.
The weather in the capital city of Salta offers mild summers and dry, temperate winters, with an annual average temperature of 22º Celsius, making it ideal during almost the whole year.
Correspondingly, the absolute maximum of 34,6º C for January (as well as the average temperature of that month - 21,3º), give a categorical lie to the myth of high summer temperatures in Salta. These values are considerably lower than those recorded in other more southerly latitudes in Argentina, as well as in the southern traditional vacation spots in our country.
Annual rainfall is 630 mm, with half in summer and 10 mm in winter.
A basic fact enabling one to judge the heat in Salta is the number of days a year when the temperature goes over 32º (90ºF).

WHAT TO PACK
To better enjoy your stay in Salta, you should wear light and comfortable clothing and comfortable footwear. You should beware of slipping on many parts of the trekking circuits. We recommend you take along UV-protected sunglasses, sunscreen with a minimum factor of 30 for your face and lips, a visor cap and mosquito repellent, as well as a sweatshirt of sweater for the cooler nights.

HEALTH
There are no endemic diseases in this area, so no special vaccines are required for entry.
Argentina is free of foot and mouth disease, so beef can be safely eaten.
Argentina has an important network of hospitals, clinics and sanitary posts throughout its territory, most with emergency services. The hospitals in the main cities can deal with high-complexity cases, while treatment is basic in nature in the remote villages.

WATER
All the Argentine cities that figure on your itinerary have drinking water treatment plants. However, to avoid any kind of problem, we recommend you drink bottled water, especially when visiting remote attractions.

TRADITIONAL GASTRONOMY
Argentine cuisine is very varied, and we can mention the typical dishes such as asado, ensaimada, carbonada, locro and the regional empanadas, tamales, etc. In this case in point there is a highly developed cuisine that is centuries old and changes according to the particular area you visit. Variety is the main feature of Salta cuisine, as shown for example in the Pastel de Cambray, with the most typical item being the mysterious and delicious Empanadas Salteñas (Salta meat pasties).

Restaurants during your trip:
In Salta: International, vegetarian and local food restaurants.
Restaurants in Salta

IMPORTANT
We reserve the right to make changes to the order of the trip, without prior notice, due to changes in climate conditions, river water levels, flight or bus arrival and departure times or any other reason relevant to the best development of the trip.




 


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