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Fall in Love with the Calchaquíes Valleys

You’ll enjoy a journey that has everything from: spectacular and changing landscapes, scenic routes, historic towns, ancestral cultural heritage, traditional cuisine, high-altitude wineries, provincial reserves and national parks. These unique valleys can be found in three provinces: Salta, Catamarca and Tucumán. 

Departing from the city of Salta, and between the picturesque towns of Cachi, Seclantás and Cafayate you will discover Cuesta del Obispo, Los Cardones National Park, Las Flechas Ravine and Las Conchas Ravine.

The province of Catamarca is home to the town of Santa María, known as the capital of the Calchaquíes Valleys. This destination is a must if you want to visit archeological sites and discover the culture of the timeless Yokaviles.

From San Miguel de Tucumán, through the jungle of the yungas, you will reach the towns of El Mollar, Tafí del Valle and Amaicha, where you can practice adventure sports, go hiking, rest or visit protected nature areas. 

Where: in the Calchaquíes Valleys, from La Poma (Salta) to Punta de Balasto (Catamarca) along National Route 40, and from the Quilmes Mountains to the Aconquija Mountains (Tucumán) along Provincial Route 307.

When: all year round. 

Live other adventures

Walk around Sierra de la Ventana

Walk around Sierra de la Ventana

Go kayaking through the Iberá Wetlands

Go kayaking through the Iberá Wetlands

Explore one of the planet’s largest salt flats

Explore one of the planet’s largest salt flats

Go sandboarding on the great dunes of Catamarca

Go sandboarding on the great dunes of Catamarca

Feel the immensity of Perito Moreno Glacier

Feel the immensity of Perito Moreno Glacier

Visit a Prehistoric Forest

Visit a Prehistoric Forest

Ride through dreamlike mountains

Ride through dreamlike mountains

Travel the mythical Route 40

Travel the mythical Route 40

Feel the Force of Iguazú River

Feel the Force of Iguazú River

Travel backwards in time to the Cueva de las Manos

Travel backwards in time to the Cueva de las Manos

Go Snorkeling with Sea Lions

Go Snorkeling with Sea Lions

Scuba Dive in the Argentine Sea

Scuba Dive in the Argentine Sea

Go on a Photographic Safari in Gran Chaco

Go on a Photographic Safari in Gran Chaco

Discover the Patagonian steppe on foot

Discover the Patagonian steppe on foot

Meet the Southern Right Whales

Meet the Southern Right Whales

Meet the Andean Condors

Meet the Andean Condors

Get to know the traditions of indigenous communities

Get to know the traditions of indigenous communities

Paddle the lakes of Patagonia

Paddle the lakes of Patagonia

Cycle through the yungas of Tucumán

Cycle through the yungas of Tucumán

Go rafting at the Atuel Canyon

Go rafting at the Atuel Canyon

Explore the trails of the End of the World

Explore the trails of the End of the World

Sail the Waters of the End of the World

Sail the Waters of the End of the World

Live a Patagonian road trip

Live a Patagonian road trip

Travel to the Stars

Travel to the Stars

Discover Martian Landscapes

Discover Martian Landscapes

Walk between Millenary Larch Trees

Walk between Millenary Larch Trees

Reach the sky by train

Reach the sky by train

Hike the magical trails of El Chaltén

Hike the magical trails of El Chaltén

Go kayaking down the Patagonian steppe rivers

Go kayaking down the Patagonian steppe rivers

From the Gorge to the Yungas

From the Gorge to the Yungas

Paddle the great rivers of the Littoral

Paddle the great rivers of the Littoral

Touch meteorites at Campo del Cielo

Touch meteorites at Campo del Cielo

Go birdwatching in the south of Entre Ríos

Go birdwatching in the south of Entre Ríos

Find the Wild Side of Buenos Aires

Find the Wild Side of Buenos Aires

Travel Back to the Origins of the Earth

Travel Back to the Origins of the Earth

Reach the top of the highest peaks

Reach the top of the highest peaks

Camp at Patagonia

Camp at Patagonia

Camp in a Unique Palm Grove

Camp in a Unique Palm Grove

Look for and watch birds in the Littoral

Look for and watch birds in the Littoral

Live the magic of the rainforest

Live the magic of the rainforest

Go horseback riding through the valleys, forests and mountains of Tierra del Fuego

Go horseback riding through the valleys, forests and mountains of Tierra del Fuego

Meet South American tapirs at Urugua-í Provincial Park

Meet South American tapirs at Urugua-í Provincial Park

Travel the Andes on horseback

Travel the Andes on horseback

Discover the Animals of the Iberá

Discover the Animals of the Iberá

Fly over the mountains of Córdoba

Fly over the mountains of Córdoba

Sail along the Paraná River under the full moon

Sail along the Paraná River under the full moon

Sail with the Most Beautiful Dolphins in the World

Sail with the Most Beautiful Dolphins in the World

Get away to the solitary beaches of the Atlantic Coast

Get away to the solitary beaches of the Atlantic Coast

Find Argentina’s Private Nature Reserves

Find Argentina’s Private Nature Reserves

Paddle amidst the Delta islands

Paddle amidst the Delta islands

Tour the Iberá Wetlands on a gondola-style canoe

Tour the Iberá Wetlands on a gondola-style canoe