An active trip in the altitude wine region
Salta - Northwest Argentina

Hike in the Calchaqui Valley wine region. Discover trails that wind through stunning landscapes. Small colonial villages, wineries, local culture and a high desert. Combine a daily dose of exercise with comfortable lodging, great food and altitude wines.

Active days. Evenings at local restaurants and wineries. Everything is taken care of, you only need to pack the right clothes. All logistics are organized: transportation, lodging, guides, snacks, lunches, activities. Time to enjoy boutique hotels.

A trip to discover the Calchaquí Valley while learning about culture and traditions. On each day hike with an A&L guide and a local guide from each community, to deliver the best experience for our clients.


Red trails and mountains in the Quebrada de las Conchas.

Altitude wines.

Andean food and traditions.

Nevado de Cachi.


Day 1

SALTA Arrive in Salta. Afternoon city walk, briefing and welcome drinks. Meet your guide and learn about the next days.

Day 2

RED MOUNTAINS Drive to Cafayate, 3-hour hike through red formations. Lunch and goat cheese tasting.Evening in the small town of Cafayate.

Day 3

WINE COUNTRY Morning hike to the mountains west of Cafayate on ancient trails. Evening dinner and altitude wine tasting.

Day 4

RUTA 40 Drive north to Cachi, explore Quebrada de las Flechas. Hike near Seclantas. Arrive in Cachi during the late afternoon, dinner at a small local restaurant.

Day 5

LAS PAILAS Full day hike on trails full of archaeological evidence, go high close to 4000 metres, at the foot of the Nevado de Cachi. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 6

CUESTA DEL OBISPO drive through Los Cardones National Park, and as you descend to the lower valleys find you trail and hike through altitude grasslands that transition from a desert high valley to low agriculture fields. Continue to Salta.