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  1. Argentina
  2. Salta (Province)
  3. Tilcara
  4. Pucará de Tilcara

From Salta: Day Trip to Quebrada de Humahuaca

Product ID: 291855
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Enjoy a full-day tour to Humahuaca. Visit villages and scenic natural settings including Purmamarca, Pucara de Tilcara, Monolith Painter's Palette Seven Colors Hill, and Maimara.
About this activity
Duration 10.5 - 13.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup optional

Hotel pickup will be between 6:30 and 7:15 AM, and is available if you are staying in a centrally located accommodation up to 8 blocks from the 9th of July central square. Please bear in mind that in some cases, the bus might not be able to access your hotel and you will be contacted to arrange a different pickup spot. Please be ready for pickup 15 minutes before the activity starts.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Purmamarca town, Seven Colors Hill, and other scenic locales
  • Explore Pucara de Tilcara, a fortification from the 12th century
  • Get to know the natural and cultural heritage of humanity
Full description
Embark on an adventure that will take you through striking landscapes and scenic villages. Meet at the local partner’s office near the Plaza 9 de Julio de Salta. If you select the pick-up option, enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your hotel in Salta. Drive to the Purmamarca village, which rests at the base of the Seven Colors Hill, a stunning multi-hued mountain. Journey to Maimará, a small village nestled in the shadow Monolith Painter’s Palette. Admire the stunning red, yellow, orange, and pastel hues of the Monolith.

Visit Pucará de Tilcara, a fort built in the 12th century by the Omaguaca tribe, who were later conquered by the Incas. Stop in the sleepy town of Uquía, which is notable for its historic church which boasts paintings of gun-toting angels. 

Pause at the Tropic of Capricorn, the most southerly latitude at which the sun can appear directly overhead at noon. Visit Humahuca and admire the multi-colored town and culture, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Meeting Point pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Transportation in a bus or minivan, depending on group size
  • Spanish- and English-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Admission Ticket to El Pucará de Tilcara Archaeological Site
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

YPF Vision. It is a gas station which has a coffee shop named "Full". You can wait inside, your guide will fetch you from there. Please be on time!

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Please provide an email and/or phone number which you're reachable from when you book tour.
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From US$ 26.98 US$ 24.28 per person

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Product ID: 291855