7 days in Salta, Province of Jujuy & Machu Picchu Itinerary

7 days in Salta, Province of Jujuy & Machu Picchu Itinerary

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7 days in Salta, Province of Jujuy & Machu Picchu Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fly:  4 h
1
Salta, Argentina
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Tilcara, Argentina
— 1 night
+6
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Taxi + Bus + Foot + Train:  18 h
3
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
+4
Train + Foot + Bus + Taxi + Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Salta, Argentina

Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Salta, then get a new perspective on nature at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza 9 de Julio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Calle Balcarce, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia San Francisco, then look for gifts at Almandina, then take in the awesome beauty at Cerro San Bernardo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Virgen de los Tres Cerritos.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Salta trip itinerary builder app .

Buenos Aires to Salta is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Buenos Aires in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Salta, with highs around 28°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tilcara.

Things to do in Salta

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Cerro San Bernardo ©
Cerro San Bernardo
Cathedral of Salta ©
Cathedral of Salta
Basilica Menor San Francisco ©
Basilica Menor San Francisco

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Tilcara, Argentina

Tilcara ©
With evidence of continuous settlement going back several thousand years, Tilcara remains one of the oldest inhabited places in South America.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Pucara de Tilcara, look for gifts at Tejidos Llama Negra, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Hill of Seven Colors, then make a trip to Plaza 9 de Julio, and finally don't miss a visit to Algarrobo Historico.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Tilcara using our trip planner.

You can drive from Salta to Tilcara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Tilcara

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Pucara de Tilcara ©
Pucara de Tilcara
The Hill of Seven Colors ©
The Hill of Seven Colors
Plaza 9 de Julio ©
Plaza 9 de Julio

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nights
Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Machu Picchu is known for historic sites, nature, spas, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, see the interesting displays at Museo de Sitio Manuel Chavez Ballon, make a trip to Intipuncu, and identify plant and animal life at Los Jardines de Mandor.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Machu Picchu trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tilcara to Machu Picchu. The time zone changes from Argentine Time to Peru Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu

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