Mater Sustenable is a social enterprise founded by tourism professionals, who decided to incorporate their knowledge and experience to create touristic products and services with sustainability as a mainstay.
Revenue is invested in supporting the livelihood of local farming families in Salta, Argentina.
Any day by appointment
Flexible in the morning
4 days/3 nights
2 to 12
Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)
Clothing & Equipment
Walking shoes, Sunscreen lotion, Mosquito repellent, Sunglasses
Day 1: You will depart early from Salta city to trek through winding routes heading towards San Antonio de los Cobres. After lunch (which is not included in the price), a transfer will take you to Salinas Grandes, an impressive salt flat at almost a mile above sea level, right at the border between Salta and Jujuy. Finally, you will make your descent observing condors and llamas until you reach the small, colorful village of Purmamarca where you will spend the night in a standard double room.
Day 2: Breakfast will be made available to you. After, an impressive nature tour awaits you at La Quebrada de Humahuaca, which has hundreds of archaeological and architectural sites that bear witness to the area’s long and rich history. The valley shows substantial evidence that it was a major trade route over the past 10,000 years. You’ll be visiting small towns such as Tilcara, Huacalera, and the town of Humahuaca where you will have free time for lunch (which is not included in the price). Later, you will return to Purmamarca village to stay in a standard double room. Group transfer and an English-speaking tour guide are included this day.
Day 3: All meals will be provided for you on this day. Departing from Purmamarca to Hornaditas, you will enjoy an experience with the inhabitants of a rural community who will open their doors to welcome you. This day includes visits to the crops and sacred places of the community. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a traditional Andean lunch with the host family. You will spend the night at a homestay.
Day 4 - Breakfast will be provided for you in the morning before your departure. Then, you will transfer from Hornaditas to Jujuy airport.
What it is included:
- 2 nights of standard accommodation at Purmamarca (with breakfast)
- 1 night of homestay accommodation (full-board basis)
- English-speaking guide, group excursion, full-board basis with your host family, activities (harvest, guided walks).
- Transfers from the hotel in Salta to Purmamarca/and finally to Jujuy airport.
Salta City, Argentina, Salta Province, Argentina
Pick-up at your hotel in Salta city.
To offer genuine, high-quality sustainable experiences to travelers.