9 days in Salta & Cafayate Itinerary

9 days in Salta & Cafayate Itinerary

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Route & dates

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 El Alfarcito (in Rosario de Lerma), Horseback Riding Tours (in Chicoana) and San Salvador de Jujuy (Casa de Gobierno de Jujuy, Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy, &more). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Artesanal Tradicional, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Salta, and make a trip to Calle Balcarce.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Salta online route planner.

In November, daily temperatures in Salta can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cafayate.

Things to do in Salta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

San Salvador de Jujuy, El Alfarcito, Horseback Riding Tours
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Cuesta del Obispo ©
Cuesta del Obispo
Cathedral of Salta ©
Cathedral of Salta
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.
You've now added Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): look for gifts at Cielo Antiguo Ceramica Artesanal, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascadas del Rio Colorado, thenidentify plant and animal life at Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza Central. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at El Anfiteatro, thenexplore the striking landscape at Garganta del Diablo Salta, and then delve into the distant past at Quilmes Ruins (Ruinas de Quilmes).

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cafayate holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Salta to Cafayate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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)