The Essential of the North

11 Days / 10 Nights

Buenos Aires – Salta – Cachi – Cafayate – Purmamarca – Puerto Iguazu


  • B – Breakfast Included
  • L – Lunch Included
  • D – Dinner Included

Day 1

Buenos Aires (D)

Fly to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Afternoon panoramic tour of the city, followed by an evening dinner with Tango show.

Day 2

Buenos Aires / Salta (B)

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Salta. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Afternoon walking tour of the city.

Day 3

Salta / Cachi (B)

Early morning departure from your hotel towards Cachi, travelling through the Calchaquies Valleys.

Day 4

Cachi / Cafayate (B)

Continue onwards to Cafayate, travelling through National Route 40.

Day 5

Cafayate / Salta (B)

Morning visit to Cafayate before travelling through the Cafayate Gorge to reach Salta.

Day 6

Salta / Purmamarca (B)

Early morning departure to the town of San Antonia de los Cobres, before continuing onwards along the Puna to reach Salinas Grandes Salt Flat and then up to Purmamarca.

Day 7

Purmamarca / Salta (B)

Enjoy an excursion to the Humahuaca Gorge, locate in the Jujuy province.

Day 8

Salta / Puerto Iguazu (B)

Transfer to the airport to board your flight to Iguazu. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 9

Puerto Iguazu (B)

Enjoy a visit to the Argentinean side of the falls, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the new Seven Wonders of Nature.

Day 10

Puerto Iguazu / Buenos Aires (B)

Morning visit to the Brazilian side of the falls for a different view. Afternoon transfer to the airport in time to check-in for your flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 11

Buenos Aires (B)

Time at leisure before your transfer to the airport in time to check-in your onwards flight home.


2018: 11th June, 16h July, 13th August, 10th September, 08th October, 12th November, 10th December

2019: 14th January, 11th February, 18th March, 29th April, 20th May, 17th June, 08th July, 19th August


From £1,361 per person, based on two people travelling, sharing one room.


Argentina has a wide range of types & styles of hotels, at a variety of price-points to suit all budgets, from small  independent boutique hotels to big name chains. Please chat to one of our Travel Consultants for further information as to which hotels are included in this holiday.


Whats Included in this price?
  • Transfers
  • Buenos Aires: City Tour and Dinner & Tango Show
  • Puerto Iguazu: Argentine and Brazilian Falls
  • North: Walking Tour with MAAM in Salta. Del Escoipe, De Las Flechas, Cafayate, Del Toro and Humahuaca gorges
  • 10 breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Tickets to parks, museums and reserves


Whats NOT Included in this price?
  • All flights (international and domestic)
  • Drinks, gratuities and items of a personal nature
  • Any meals not listed as included
  • Personal travel insurance


Adjusting the above Holiday

If you like the broad sweep of the above itinerary but have fewer days to spend on your Argentina holiday, or wish to extend it in any way, please ask your Travel Consultant for ideas on how to shorten or lengthen the holiday, or how to reorganise the itinerary to become a tailor-made holiday.


No-Obligation Quote

We would be delighted to email you a no-obligation, fully-detailed itinerary & quote for your Argentina holiday along with a link to hotel websites, plus details of any included tours & excursions. The quote will clearly state what is, and what is not included in the quoted price.

Please give us a call now on 01932 424252 to discuss the above holiday.