Day Tour Humahuaca-DEPOSIT
UNESCO World heritage site, the Huamahuaca Gorge is a color-filled landscape with amazing culture and history. Join us for a tour to the three special pueblos in the gorge and meet the Inca heritage.
A Day Tour Humahuaca Gorge & Purmamarca may be enjoyed in a private vehicle or a group minibus. Note – This tour runs every day of the year except December 25 and January 1.
It is not possible to see all of the north of Salta in one day so please select a two day-overnight tour for a private tour.
Or for the minibus tour, book two day tours, both the Salinas Grandes Salt Flats Day Tour and the Humahuaca Gorge day tour as a package. For details see HERE.
Day tour Humahuaca Gorge Itinerary
We pick you up at your Salta hotel in an air-conditioned minibus for the drive north into Jujuy Province and enter the colorful Humahuaca Gorge, a UNESCO world heritage site, arriving at the small pueblo of Purmamarca in time to see the sunlight on the stunning 7 color hill which was believed to hold Godlike power in tribal times. Visit the Plaza to see traditional crafts at the artesan stalls and the small adobe church.
Next stop is Humahuaca at 3000 metres/9843 feet altitude where the gauchos held back the invaders during the battle for Independence and a huge memorial is erected behind the plaza. Lunch is at a traditional pena with local music.
We head back south through the gorge to Tilcara, another tribal village and visit the Pucara (hill top fort) dating back ten centuries, then see the fabulous Painter’s Palette rock formation before returning to Salta city via Jujuy and drop off at your hotel 7-8pm.
You may book this tour Cost US$65 PER person – including pick up and drop off at your hotel – Meals are at your own expense. Please confirm your place-click the button below to forward a US$30 deposit. Tell us your hotel name and date required in the notes field. Balance will be due in US$ Cash at time of pick-up. Please be ready and waiting for your driver FROM 0715 and don’t forget water and sunscreen.