Day long Hike to Inca ruins

Day long Hike to Inca ruins

From Salta city, we travel to Campo Quijano, a town famous as the base for workers constructing the Train to the Clouds railway line to the Chilean coast. We can stop to see an antique engine and the mausoleum of the train line's chief engineer, Richard Maury, from Philadephia, USA.

From here we will climb into the stunning multi-coloured Quebrada de Toro to Ingeniero Maury, where our hike begins.

It's 90 minutes drive each way: the walk takes between 7 and 8 hours.

We start by scaling a steep gradient: a climb of nearly 1km in altitude over the first 3.75km, On this challenging hike, we reach a peak of 3,265m above sea level before a gentle descent to Inca ruins dating from the 15th century.

Your efforts are rewarded by stunning views all along the way.

Our guide is experienced in hiking all terrain, and speaks English and Spanish.

Picnic lunch provided.

Itinerary

This is a tough 17km hike for experienced, adventurous and fit trekkers! We travel up into the multi-coloured canyon of the Quebrada de Toro through stunning and rugged high altitude scenery: to visit the pre-Hispanic ruins of Incahuas, only accessible by foot. We start by scaling a steep gradient: a climb of nearly 1km in altitude over the first 3.75km. On this challenging hike, we reach a peak of 3,265m. then it is a gentle descent to Inca ruins dating from the 15th century.

Stop At:

• Quebrada Del Toro (The Toro Gorge), from Campo Quijano to Puerta Tastil Argentina

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Minimum age is 12 years"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Social distancing of 1.5m is recommended within Argentina, and use of protective handmasks is obligatory. While it is impossible to maintain this distance within the vehicle (a 4x4 pick-up), we will provide masks and sanitizer. When hiking, masks are not obligatory, but distancing is recommended."



Hora de Inicio: Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/3/2022 - 12/23/2022
Monday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday:12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday:12:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Saturday:12:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Duración: 12 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Bottled water
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Professional bilingual (English and Spanish-speaking) guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

No Incluye

  • Gratuities

Instalaciones


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