What makes this trip special?
Fertile valley of the north west
Red rocks and white wines
Puna salt plains
Salinas Grandes salt flats
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Day-by-day itinerary for 'Northwest Argentina self-drive'
Pick-up hire car and drive to Molinos (203 km/5-6 hours of driving)
Molinos to Cafayate (112 km/3-4 hours of driving)
Cafayate to Tilcara (396 km/7 hours of driving)
Guide prices for 'Northwest Argentina self-drive'
|Staying in mid-range hotels
||2 people sharing
|Staying in upper range hotels
||2 people sharing
Prices are per person and include:
- all accommodation
- all travel within Argentina
- meals as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)
- excursions as indicated
Prices do not include:
- transatlantic flights
- travel insurance
- items of a personal nature such as drinks, tips, laundry, etc
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'Northwest Argentina self-drive'
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Hotels for 'Northwest Argentina self-drive'
Days 1 - 2
Del Antiguo Convento
Centrally located in the historic part of the city the Hotel del Antiguo Convento has Standard, Superior and Executive rooms all with en-suite facilities, a/c, heating, TV and Telephone. Additional features of the hotel are the Confitería (Snack bar), a small outdoor pool, a gym and free Wi-Fi.
Days 3 - 4
Hacienda de Molinos
near Cachi - Calchaqui Valley
Molinos is a delightful and traditional hacienda dating back to the 18th century when it was home to the last governor of Salta. It has 18 spacious guest rooms, all with private bathrooms (bath tub and shower) and hairdryer set around interior patio courtyards. There is a restaurant, swimming pool, games room and parking for those with a car. It is situated opposite the church in Molinos, and within walking distance of the centre of the village.
Days 5 - 6
Los Sauces, Casa Patagonicas, Cafayate
Conveniently located only a few metres from the Main Square of Cafayate, Los Sauces is a good mid-range hotel. Ther are 24 rooms with private bathrooms, air conditioning, TV and telephones. The suites have King size beds and are located on the first floor. Los Sauces provides a good base for excursions to some of the local vineyards and short walks into the Mountains. Within its grounds, Los Sauces has an outdoor swimming pool and garden.
Days 7 - 8
Las Marias Boutique hotel
Las Marias is a stylish and modern boutique property, tucked away up a back lane in Tilcara. The hotel has been desgined to make use of the local materials of stone and cactus wood. There is a swimming pool, restaurant and friendly staff, whilst all 10 superior rooms have cable TV, private bathroom with bath tub and views out. There are also safety deposit boxes, independent heating, a terrace, and Wi-Fi. There are then 2 Premium Suites which have their own jacuzzi, kitchenette and BBQ area on the terrace.
Pool and gardens