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The indigenous Diaguita (Calchaquí) put up some of the stiffest resistance to Spanish rule.


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$229.11 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Tour to Las Pailas, Los Colorados and La Poma from Cachi

The adventure begins with a visit to a high cellar and the Algarrobal Valley. Visit to the base of the fascinating Cachi mountain. In the afternoon we go to the immense nature reserve created to protect the cardones in a walk along the RP 42 from where you can appreciate the nature in different sections of the park. The next day, after a morning outdoor activity, we head towards La Poma, in a unique way you will visit an archaeological site declared in 2014 a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. From La Poma we got to see the Nevado de Acay.

$400.94 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Tour of Cachi, Laguna Brealito and National Park Los Cardones

Day 1: Cachi - Valle HermosoA visit with a local guide through the village of Cachi will start the tour. In the afternoon, a ride on ATVs in the vicinity of the village of Cachi.Itinerary of the day:10:00am: City Tour of Cachi1:00pm: Lunch3:00pm: Excursion in ATV6:00pm: Free timeDay 2: Laguna BrealitoThe next day we get ready to go on an excursion to the Laguna de Brealito, where you'll enjoy one of the best views in height to the cactus. It is an amazing place with natural beauty still unexplored.Itinerary of the day:3:00pm: Excursion to Laguna de Brealito8:00pm: Return to Cachi8:30pm: Transfer to hotelDay 3: National Park Los CardonesFinally, the third day visit the National Park Los Cardones, a reserve created exclusively to protect the cacti. Inside the park we will cycle for approximately 2-hour.Early in the afternoon we will go back to Cachi where lunch will end our adventure.Itinerary of the day:8:00am: Departure to the National Park Los Cardones9:00am: Cycling Tour12:00pm: Return by vehicle to Cachi1:00pm: Lunch at Cachi2:00pm: End of the tour

$160.38 Day Trips & Excursions

Acsibi Caves Full-Day Tour from Cachi

Just 37 kilometers from the town of Cachi, are the Acsibi Caves.On the first part of our journey, we get on a 4x4 royal estates and cross the dry riverbed Montenieva down to the mouth of the canyon where we can no longer continue with the vehicle due to the geography of the land.Then we make a trekking adventure to reach the reddish Acsibi Caves.The incredible caves dazzles all visitors. We go into the caves to appreciate the walls thereof and the way in which the light tinges its immense walls. The total length of the circuit is 110 kilometers.

$148.92 Outdoor Activities

Trekking al Torreon

08:00 hs Departure by Vehicle from Cachi by National Route Nº 40 08:15 hs Arrival at the junction, junction with RP No. 33, (crossing height of Payogasta) 08:50 hs Preparation and equipment of the group, previous safety and logistics talk 09:00 hs Beginning of the Trekking, in photographic viewpoint. 09:45 hs Technical stop in photographic gazebo Continuation of the Trekking activity 10:30 hs Technical stop in photographic gazebo, supply of drinks. 10:45 am Continuation of the Trekking activity 11:45 am Arrival at Finca El Candado limit Pque. National Cardones 12:00 hs Ascent to viewpoints, supply of drinks. 12:45 hs Stop for the Pic-Nic (lunch to the basket) 13:10 hs Continuation of the Trekking activity 16:30 hs Arrival to the El Maray place, catering for drinks and snacks 6:00 pm Arrival to Cachi. End of our services

$148.92 Cultural & Theme Tours

Enjoy Route 40 in Salta

Our activity begins leaving towards the north of the town of Cachi (2240msnm) leaving for the National Route 40, will be visited sites of cultural and landscape interest as:* The Inca barns (archaeological site) declared World Heritage by UNESCO.* Town of La Poma.* Abra del Acay Provincial Nature Reserve.* Open the acay (4895msnm)From there we return to Cachi by the same route 40.The next day we went south of cachi on route 40 and we visited towns with a high architectural and cultural content such as:* Seclantas* Mills* Wine cellar of alltura.* Provincial Natural Reserve of Angastaco* Quebrada de las Flechas* Saint CharlesFinishing our activity in the city of cafayate.

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