Humahuaca Gorge and Iruya 2 Days Journey from Salta

Humahuaca Gorge and Iruya 2 Days Journey from Salta

Go on a two days journey all along the Humahuaca Gorge up to Iruya Village, a small settlement dating back from the seventieth century, which seems to be carved into the mountain. You will visit the villages of Purmamarca, Tilcara, Uquía and Humahuaca to get to know the culture and traditions of it's inhabitants, and observe magnificent landscapes as well


Day 1: Salta - Iruya

Stop At: The Hill of Seven Colors, Purmamarca Argentina
Accompanied by local guides, we head to the area of ​​Quebrada de Humahuaca, where we will first visit Purmamarca, to observe the Cerro de los Siete Colores, the Church and the Artisan Market at the square.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pucara de Tilcara, Tilcara Argentina
We will pass by Horn Post, continuing towards the town of Tilcara to visit Pucará and the Archaeological Museum.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Museo Arqueologico Dr. Eduardo Casanova, Calle Dr Manuel Belgrano 445, Tilcara Y4624AFI Argentina
Discover the museum and learn about the past of the region.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tropico de Capricornio, Ruta 9, Huacalera, Tilcara Argentina
Next stop is in Huacalera, where we will pass the Tropic of Capricorn, from where you can see the colours of the Pollera de la Colla Hill.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia San Francisco de Paula, Uquia Argentina
Visit to the Church of Uquía, where we find the paintings of the Angels Arcabuceros (important remains of Cuzco style art).
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Rio Grande Purmamarca Village, Humahuaca Argentina
The Quebrada de Humahuaca is located in the province of Jujuy, all along the river called "Río Grande".
Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Iglesia Humahuaca, Plaza central, Humahuaca Argentina
Arrival to church Humahuaca, with its important Cathedral and the Monument to Independence (El Indio) by the sculptor Soto Avendaño.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Iruya, Iruya, Province of Salta, Northern Argentina
We continue our journey, passing through the town of Iturbe and Abra del Cóndor (3900 masl) arriving at the beginning of a small gorge where this small town, Iruya, of pre-Hispanic origins, is located. We spend the night here (accommodation is not included).
Duration: 10 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Iruya - Salta

Stop At: Iruya, Salta Province, Argentina
On the second day, at the time agreeded we will start our way back to Salta
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: San Salvador de Jujuy, San Salvador de Jujuy, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina
While we are on our trip back to Salta, we will be visiting the city of San Salvador de Jujuy on the way.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Salta, Salta, Province of Salta, Northern Argentina
After this two beautiful days we will go back to our hotels in Salta,
where we will be arriving in the afternoon.

Duration: 10 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Is not included.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"A minimum of 2 people per booking is required"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"It is the passenger's responsibility to wear a protective mask and maintain distance, in case they don't respect the basic safety measures, they will be asked to leave the tour.

The capacity of tour will be temporarily reduced to ensure social distancing."

Hora de Inicio: 7:00 AM
Duración: 2 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Salta, Salta Province, Argentina

Traveler pickup is offered
The pick up transfer is only from selected centrally located hotels. If your hotel is outside the geographic area, we will confirm you the closest meeting point. Indicate the name and address of your hotel.

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


  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Salta
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Arqueologico Dr. Eduardo Casanova

No Incluye

  • Food and drinks
  • Accommodation in Iruya


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