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From Salta: Full-Day Trip to Salinas Grandes and Purmamarca

4.7 / 5

75 reviews

Activity provider: TIAMAR TRAVEL EVT

From Salta: Full-Day Trip to Salinas Grandes and Purmamarca

Activity provider: TIAMAR TRAVEL EVT
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Discover the Hill of 7 Colors in the town of Purmamarca and visit the beautiful Salinas Grandes on this full-day tour. Enjoy lunch at a traditional restaurant.

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Duration 13 hours
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English, Spanish


  • Explore the Salinas Grandes, one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic
  • Visit the postcard-perfect village of Purmamarca
  • Marvel at the beauty of the 7 Color Hill
  • Travel along the winding Cuesta de Lipan
Full description

Discover Argentina's breathtaking natural beauty on this full-day tour. After getting picked up from your hotel in Salta, begin the journey towards the neighboring province of Jujuy, passing through the towns of Volcán and Tumbaya along the way. 

Your first stop of the day is at the beautiful town of Purmamarca, one of the most picturesque villages in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca.

Visit the town's vibrant main square and perhaps pick up some souvenirs at one of the many surrounding craft stands. Afterward, enjoy a visit to the breathtaking and aptly-named 7 Color Hill.

Later, continue your ascent along the majestic Cuesta del Lipan to reach the Salinas Grandes, one of the 7 Wonders of the Argentine Republic. Here, enjoy some free time to admire the unique salt planes and famous pools.

Finally, return to Purmamarca, and break for lunch at one of the many traditional restaurants before returning to Salta.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport

Know before you go

  • Please note that hotel pickup and drop-off is only available from hotels located within 15 blocks of the Plaza 9 Julio
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 75 reviews

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The guide was really lovely and the sites were nice. However, you have to pay entrance for the Salinas and the 7 color hill viewpoint which disappointed me as the price for the tour was already so steep. We also lost the group in Purmamarca and wandered around for over an hour in the heat without being able to find anyone or the tour van. I think with a few tweaks, this tour could be really great.

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October 31, 2022

This was a fantastic trip! The Salinas were incredible, but Purmamarca and it's surrounding mountains is absolutely breathtaking. Do the pase Colorado. Our guide was Fernando who was the absolute best! He is fluent in English and French and he's funny and makes sure everyone is having a good time. Try to get him as your guide! FANTASTIC experience.

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August 19, 2022

An incredible experience!! We left early in the morning and our guide was Jesus (and I'm not kidding) incredible what he knows and his good vibes always! Like Jorge the driver... the tour was great, the places, the people and the Salinas is something IM PRE SIO NAN TE!! You have to know when doing these types of tours that times may vary; For example, we had a long weekend and the return trip lasted a little longer than expected...

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June 19, 2022

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