9 days in Salta & Cafayate Itinerary

9 days in Salta & Cafayate Itinerary

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9 days in Salta & Cafayate Itinerary

Start: Salta
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Salta


Salta ©
Salta boasts a vibrant social life and array of informative museums appealing to visitors looking for a memorable cultural experience.
Venture out of the city with trips to San Salvador de Jujuy (Casa de Gobierno de Jujuy, Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy, & more) and El Alfarcito (in Rosario de Lerma). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Virgen de los Tres Cerritos, examine the collection at Salta Cabildo, and contemplate the long history of Convento San Bernardo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Salta trip itinerary planning app .

In November, daily temperatures in Salta can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cafayate.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

San Salvador de Jujuy, Horseback Riding Tours, El Alfarcito
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Cuesta del Obispo ©
Cuesta del Obispo
Basilica Menor San Francisco ©
Basilica Menor San Francisco
Cerro San Bernardo ©
Cerro San Bernardo


Cafayate ©
Nestled in one of the country's major wine regions, Cafayate and the surrounding area remain a top vacation destination throughout the year.
Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas has been added to your itinerary. On the 29th (Fri), stop by Cielo Antiguo Ceramica Artesanal, then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascadas del Rio Colorado, then identify plant and animal life at Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Central. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at El Anfiteatro, take in the dramatic natural features at Garganta del Diablo Salta, and then delve into the distant past at Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes).

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cafayate online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Salta to Cafayate in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Cafayate

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cielo Antiguo Ceramica Artesanal, Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes)
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Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas ©
Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas
Garganta del Diablo Salta ©
Garganta del Diablo Salta
Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes) ©
Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes)