COLOURS & FLAVOURS

Northwest Argentina
SALTA: CALCHAQUÍ VALLEY LOCAL CULTURE
JUJUY: PUNA AND HUMAHUACA ANDEAN TRADITIONS

Discover the elements and the bounty of rural Argentina. Walking, talking, learning.

Reconnect with the essentials and connect with nature through the rural community experiences. Andean culture.

Flavours, coloured crafts and local traditions result from a culture mix in diverse landscapes. Active hands- on cultural experiences. An adventure of the senses.

For curious travellers to explore a region through hands-on cultural learning.

Transformational and responsible travel to explore Argentina through learning and sharing.

Choose one itinerary or combine both for a week-long cultural experience.

SALTA: CALCHAQUÍ VALLEY LOCAL CULTURE

DURATION: 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

START/END: SALTA

WHEN: OCT to MAY

TRAVEL STYLE: CASUAL or BOUTIQUE

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Itinerary

Day 1

EARTH Morning departure from the city of Salta driving west into the mountains, going from the Yungas cloud forest to a high desert valley: Calchaquí. Arrive at a ceramist’s workshop for lunch, connect with Andean design through active and creative learning. Sleep in Cachi.

Day 2

FLAVOURS Walk through agriculture fields, learn about past and present agriculture traditions, sun dried fruits and species. Cook in a mud oven. Sunset at a winery in Cachi.

Day 3

PONCHOS Learn about poncho weaving in Seclantás, and the importance of woven art in the Andean world. Regional lunch at a local home. Evening dinner in the colonial courtyard of the Hacienda de Molinos.

Day 4

GAUCHOS Is an intrinsic part of NW Argentina’s culture, a fusion of Spanish and Andean traditions. Local farms, gauchos and horses. Return to Salta. Music is a part of our evening dinner in Salta.

JUJUY: PUNA AND HUMAHUACA ANDEAN TRADITIONS

DURATION: 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

START/END: SALTA /JUJUY

WHEN: OCT to MAY

TRAVEL STYLE: CASUAL or EXPORER

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Itinerary

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Day 1

QUEBRADA DEL TORO Drive up the Quebrada del Toro, to a high mountain environment. Llama wool, Andean potatoes, learn from a culture that holds on to a traditional lifestyle. Spend the night in San Antonio de los Cobres.

Day 2

SALINAS GRANDES Today we go further into the Puna or Altiplano, hosted by the local community we will learn about mining the salt flats and living at an altitude of 3800 metres. You can stay at a refuge managed by the local community or drive down to Tilcara.

Day 3

QUEBRADA DE HUMAHUACA A WHS for its polychromatic mountains and history this is a day to walk with llamas, visit local producers and learn to cook with high Andean ingredients. Gourmet dinner in Tilcara paired with local wines.

Day 4

ANDEAN FLAVOURS cheese tasting. Local artists. Altitude wineries. Drop off at the Jujuy airport.

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