Inca trail on horseback

Salta - Lerme Valley - Calchaqui Valley - Cafayate (4 days / 3 nts)  From $N/A

Quebrada de Cafayate

Day 1: Salta - Lerman Valley
Pick up at Salta city for a two hours drive to La Viña. Meet the horses on the montainous forest of Lerma Valley. Last minute packing before riding West into the Dead Lions range. At sunset, arrive at the mountain shelter where we wil lbe awaited with an energizing homemade dinner. Night in camp in Lerma Valley.

(Included meals: dinner)

Day 2: Lerman Valley  - Calchaqui Valley
The dense forest graduNorthwest - Calchaquies Valleysally gives way to high altitude grasslands. Once we reach approximately 3000mts and have the chance to see more condors, we descend into the desertic Calchaqui Valley. We head towards the town of Amblayo where we will spend the night. It has only 150 dwellers. Sense the feeling of arriving on horseback to this tiny town with no cars! It is renowned for its goat cheese. Traditional lamb barbecue at dinner. Night at Amblayo.

(Included meals: breakfsat, lunch, dinner)

Day 3: Calchaqui Valley - Cafayate
We walk the town and visit its Colonial chapel. We then leave Amblayo riding into the mountains and into Northwest - Quebrada de CafayateCafayate Creek where the mounts have a look of the Grand Canyon in Colorado. We camp by the home of a local family. Traditional lamb barbercue at dinner. Night in camp in Cafayate Creek.

(Included meals: breakfsat, lunch, dinner)

Day 4: Cafayate - Fly out from Salta
We ride towards Las Conchas River Gorge. Today we will have the chance to see one of the best views of Salta. Las Conchas River is our ending point. Say farewell to the horses. Back to Salta City.

(Included meals: breakfast)

Included: Transfers to/from Salta city, accommodations (3 night shelter, 2 nights w/bath (1 night w/ hot shower)), meals and beverages. Guides, gauchos, horses, pack mules, camping equipment.

Not included: International and domestic Air Fare, airport taxes, meals/ services not mentioned, gratuities and personal expenses.

-Prices per person in USDollars.
- Minimum group size applies.
-The services are subject to the availability & rates at the moment of the reservation
- Horses: Mountain horses
  Pace: Slow. 6-7 hrs /day
- Level: Suitable for novice to experienced riders. Wide selection of horses to suit all riders’ level.
- Weather: Summer Hi 86°F - Lo 50°F; Winter Hi 70°F - Lo 32°F.
- The program is subject to the natural weather contingencies involved in any environment like this.
- Rates do not apply on Easter, Christmas, New Year ´s Eve  and  Carnival weeks.