This itinerary will give you a true appreciation of Argentina. Traditional horse-riding estancias; cosmopolitan capitals; the incredible bird life and wildlife of the Ibera Wetlands, Iguazu Falls and the photographer's paradise of Tolar Grande.
Why visit the Andean Northwest of Argentina
The Northwest of Argentina is commonly forgotten on any one visit to this diverse country, yet it’s one of the most exciting, adventurous and awe-inspiring places Argentina has to offer. From dramatic and remote landscapes, high altitude wine vineyards and indigenous communities. There is something for every wanderlust traveller and one of Argentina’s best kept secrets. See below 5 main reasons to make the journey to this stunning corner of Argentina:
Salta’s inhabitants are proud of the survival and persistence of indigenous gaucho people and traditions. Every festival and religious custom reflects this mixture with elements of mestizo and criollo culture, intertwined with Spanish influence.
Salta has preserved many fine examples of beautiful colonial architecture.
Visit Cafayate, the wine capital of the north-west. Salta’s high altitude wine is winning praise from all over the world.
The Northern region of Argentina has a unique geography and some of the most beautiful landscapes Argentina has to offer. From snow covered plateaus and puna grasslands, to salt flats and giant cacti, multi coloured mountains and winding rivers, the region has much to offer.
Salta's Archaeological Museum
offering many fine relics of Inca civilisation, including the exceptionally well-preserved bodies of three children who had been killed as part of a ritual sacrifice to Incan deities.