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    Cachi Day Trip

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    Cachi Day Trip

Duration: 1 day
Destination: Cachi - Calchaquies Valleys
Average Elevation: 3348msnm
Private Day Tour

Cachi, Calchaquies Valleys Day Trip

Gorge of Laures and Escoipe Next, the Cuesta del Obispo,The Enchanted Valley, National Park of the Cactus and Cachi

Departing from Salta along the valley of Lerma for 40 km to arrive the dramatic Gorge of Laures and Escoipe Next, start your journey along the famous winding road of the Cuesta del Obispo (Bishop's Slope). Admire the magnificent green,red rock formations and natural walls en route to the summit at 3,348 meters above sea level. Look for condors flying above, and marvel at the majesty of the "King of the Sky." Get a stunning view of El Valle Encantado ("The Enchanted Valley"), where the scenery is like something out of a fairytale. Notice how the landscape changes as you leave the sub-tropical valleys to go to Recta del Tin Tin, built during the time of the Incas. Travel through the Parque Nacional los Cardones ("National Park of the Cactus"), named for its abundance of cardon grande cactus bush formations. Arrive in the beautiful town of Cachi in time for enjoy a delicious local lunch . Then,free time in stroll through streets of perfectly-preserved colonial architecture. Visit the town church in Central Plaza, and go to the historical museum showcasing the history of the Aboriginal communities .After way back to Salta

Driving distance: 135 km paved road plus 25 km on gravel.
Estimate driving time: 3hs.
Altitude at arrival point: 3500 mts ASL.
Total km : 320 km round trip.

– Private transportation 4x4
insures of passenger
Satelital phone
– Private expert local guides (English- Spanish).
– Outdoor Activities as described,
– Water Bottles during outdoor activities & shuttle time.

– Lunch ,Wines and other alcoholic beverages during meals
– Tips for guides and drivers.