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Activities in Salta

Salinas Grande Trip and Los Colorados Trek

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
US$ 35.70
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Discover the amazing landscapes of the Salinas Grandes when you take this fantastic trip from Salta. Also included in the itinerary is a brilliant trek along the Paseo de Los Colorados route.

Discover the amazing landscapes of the Salinas Grandes when you take this fantastic trip from Salta. Also included in the itinerary is a brilliant trek along the Paseo de Los Colorados route.

Salinas Grande Trip and Los Colorados Trek

We will leave from the center of Salta between 6:30 am and 7:10 am. Then we continue north, passing through the idyllic towns of Yala, Volcán, and Tumbaya, towards the famous Cerro de los Siete Colores (Hill of the Seven Colors). To contemplate this beautiful rainbow mountain, we will stop at a viewpoint located in Purmamarca.

We then hit the road again, crossing the Cuesta del Lipán, the Cuesta del Saladillo, and the Abra de Porterillos. Along the way, we will see wonderful animals of the region, such as vicuñas or llamas. Remember to bring your camera! The route continues climbing until reaching more than 13,000 ft above sea level, where the famous Salinas Grandes salt flats await us.

You then have 45 minutes of your own free time to explore the salt deposits at your leisure. The intense white color contrasts with the brilliant blue sky. From there, we then return to the historic city center of Purmamarca, where you can taste the famous local gastronomy (not included).

After lunch, we will begin our fantastic trek along the Paseo de Los Colorados route. For 40 minutes, we will admire the majestic desert landscapes that surround Purmamarca, where you will surely be amazed by the striking reddish colors of the mountains!

The trip ends when we return to Salta, arriving in the city center at around 7.30 pm.

Pick up

The tour includes pick up from hotels in the center of Salta. If you are staying in other more remote places, we will pick you up at the following meeting point in Salta: 45, Buenos Aires street.

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Price

Per person Children under 3
Tour in English
US$ 35.70
not permitted

Tour in English

  • Per person

    US$ 35.70
  • Children under 3

    not permitted

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

13 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off (optional).

Transport by minibus or bus, depending on the size of the group.

English speaking guide.

Not included

Lunch.

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 35.70
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.