Cafayate: Lerma Valley, Quebrada de las Conchas, Wine Tasting

Day Trips & Excursions in Bariloche & the Lake District

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Explore natural features and Argentine wine on a day trip from Salta to Cafayate via the Lerma Valley. You'll see the carved rock formations of Quebrada de las Conchas and visit a winery in Cafayate for an included wine tasting.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Tangol, Salta, Province of Salta, Northern ArgentinaPick-up from hotels of Salta.Stop At: Valle de Lerma, Salta, Province of Salta, Northern ArgentinaYour day trip starts in the early morning as you leave Salta and head through the Lerma Valley, passing by historical towns along the way. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas, Cafayate, Province of Salta, Northern ArgentinaStop at Quebrada de las Conchas (the Shell's Gorge), where natural erosion over many years has carved out curious shapes in the rocks, including named rock features like the Amphitheater, Devil's Throat, the Toad, and the Castles.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: The Devil's Throat, Tilcara, Province of Jujuy, Northern ArgentinaThe throat of the Devil, Quebrada de las Conchas.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Mercado Artesanal Cafayate, Cafayate, Province of Salta, Northern ArgentinaWhen you arrive in the small town of Cafayate, known for its wine production, take in the views of vineyards and mountains that create a majestic backdrop. Visit a local winery for a tasting and to learn about the production of torrontes, an Argentine white wine with distinctive peach and apricot aromas.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Salta Cabildo, Salta, Province of Salta, Northern ArgentinaYour day trip ends when you return to Salta in the evening.Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (select hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Wine tasting
  • Entry/Admission - Mercado Artesanal Cafayate

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Lunch (please bring your own sack lunch)
  • Additional food and drinks


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included