Mater Sustentable: Argentina Discovery Tour: 4 Days in the Mountains & Villages of Jujuy Province

Argentina Discovery Tour: 4 Days in the Mountains & Villages of Jujuy Province

Salta Province, Argentina

Mater Sustentable

Travel Agency

4 days/3 nights
From$437 USDper person

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.

Tour Highlights

  • Spend 4 days immersed in rural life while supporting sustainable livelihoods for locals.
  • Explore the Andes Mountains and salt flats, catching a glimpse of llamas and condors during your trek.
  • Connect authentically with locals in a rural village, where you will enjoy traditional activities and food.

Revenue is invested in supporting the livelihood of local farming families in Salta, Argentina.

Tour Details

  • Frequency

    Any day by appointment

  • Start Time

    Flexible in the morning

  • Duration

    4 days/3 nights

  • Good For


  • Languages

    English, Spanish

  • Tour Participants

    2 to 12

  • Difficulty

    Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)

  • Clothing & Equipment

    Walking shoes, Sunscreen lotion, Mosquito repellent, Sunglasses

Tour Description

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.

Tour Start Address

Salta City, Argentina, Salta Province, Argentina

How To Get There

Pick-up at your hotel in Salta city.

More About Mater Sustentable


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Awards & Recognition

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