1 day
Duration
All ages
Age
Calchaquí Valley
Region
Low
Physical Requirement
All round year
Departures
3348 masl
Maximum Altitude
360 km.
km. traveled

Cachi tour is a day trip to a beautiful village located northwest Calchaquí Valleys.

Cachi rests on the eastern side of “Nevado de Cachi”, a massive 6720 meters high mountain.

It is bordered by the Calchaquí river whichs is born not far from there, on the top of the “Nevado de Acay”, another massive mountain reaching 5950 meters above sea level.

The day trip to Cachi

The tour begin leaving the Lerma Valley, driving through different towns such as Cerrillos and La Merced until El Carril where we take another road to Chicoana.
We enter “Quebrada de los Laureles”, visiting Escoipe where the movie “La Guerra Gaucha” was shot.

A mountain road: Cuesta del Obispo

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Una familia que vive de la venta de recuerdos en la Cuesta del Obispo.

After passing El Maray we reach the wonderful Cuesta del Obispo where we will enjoy beautiful panoramic views of Valle Encantado until we reach Piedra del Molino at 3348 meters over sea level. This will be the highest point in the tour to Cachi. If you loke biking, you can not miss the Downhill Cuesta del Obispo.

Los Cardones national park

We start going down through the Los Cardones national park where you will see thousands of cacti and other protected species. After passing by Payogasta, we will reach Cachi, famous for its archeological museum and church.

Tour to Cachi Characteristics

DEPARTURE / RETURNCentral location accommodations.
DEPARTURE TIMEBetween 7  / 7:45 am.
RETURN TIMEFrom 6 pm.
WHAT TO BRING?Comfortable sportswear, sneakers with sole, cap, sunglasses, a coat and sunscreen. How is the weather in northern Argentina?
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TransfersGuide
Pickup at your place
NOT INCLUDED
Food & drinks
Museum Tickets

2-day package to Cachi and Cafayate

There is a tour package from Salta that brings together two tours of the Calchaquí Valley circuit. We are talking about Pack 3 “Calchaquí Valley”.

This pack visits the tourist circuit of Cachi and Cafayate in 2 different days.

For a more complete pack, you can take a look to the most complete tour package from Salta.

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01/10/2018

We did two tours with Dexotic – Cachi and Humahuaca and both were fabulous. Don’t miss either, as the scenery is vastly different and absolutely breathtaking for both.

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