A high altitude South American adventure
From 360-degree rainbow-colored mountain scenery to fields of steaming geysers, soak up ten days of eye-popping adventure in Chile and Argentina.
- Explore the colonial city center and the Museum of High Altitude Archaeology in Salta
- Coast down the Cuesta del Obispo pass to the rural towns of Payogasta and Cachi
- Ride horseback through the spectacular Calchaquies Valley
- Sip a local wine at 3,000-feet above sea level, over lunch at Bodega Colomé
- Bike across the Quebrada de las Flechas (Arrows Canyon) soaking up 360-degree vistas of untouched mountain terrain
- Hike the "Cerro de los Siete Colores" (Seven Colors Hill) and shop for pottery and ponchos at the artisan’s market in Pumamarca
- Trek the base of Chile’s Cordillera de la Sal (Salt Mountains), a desert landscape formed millions of years ago
- Marvel at the pre-Columbian petroglyphs of Yerba Buena
- Watch as a column of steam condenses in the cold morning air as you explore El Tatio’s geyser field at sunrise
Night 1: Legado Mitico Hotel
Inspired by history and culture, this hotel evokes those characters who led the way with their luminous performances, as well as the silent ones who wove their individual existence in the weft of our collective identity. Mythical rooms bear the subtle stamp of a remarkable figure or of a native people of the territory of Salta, waiting for guests who dare reveal their secrets. Designed for travelers who want to experience the authentic spirit of their destination, Legado Mitico reflects identity and transmits the conviction that each day comes full of discoveries and pleasures for their guests.Nights 2 & 3: Haciendo Los Molinos
This traditional hacienda, which dates back to the 18th century and was home to the last governor of Salta appointed by the King of Spain, has been refurbished to provide you with all comforts expected from a 21st century hotel, while preserving the essence and typical features of colonial times.Night 4: Vinas de Cafayate Wine Resort
You won’t be disappointed with the views of the surrounding vineyards and mountain ranges at this resort. At the foot of the impressive San Isidro Hill, you can relax in peace and quiet while sipping on a fine glass of Salta wine.Night 5: Casa de Adobe
Local stone and red adobe brick give this hotel a charming atmosphere. You will be rewarded with gorgeous views of the spectacular Cerro de Siete Colores (Hill of the Seven Colors) when you kick back and relax for the evening.
Nights 6 – 9: Alto Atacama Lodge
The luxurious Alto Atacama is blessed with a most spectacular and private location, tucked away in a valley of serene beauty, in the shadow of the Pukará de Quitor ruins and with the San Pedro River winding its way discreetly alongside. This traditional adobe settlement is the perfect base for exploring the desert, encountering various cultures, or simply absorbing the breathtaking landscape.