Pumamarca's famous multi-coloured Rainbow Mountain.
Trek on ancient Inca trails to the heart of remote Andean communities.
Pass colourful valleys and walk alongside crystal clear, seasonal rivers.
Explore Salta and its wonderful wines, empanadas and asados (BBQs).
Picturesque campsites in the middle of nowhere to get you away from it all.
Professional, bilingual local guides bring the histories and present of this area to life.
The mountains appear to be from a different world, the colours, shapes and formations are beautiful and demand attention.
Some of the paths are fairly steep but the rewards of being in such wonderful surroundings are worth the effort.
T. Shearman, Salta area
Arrive Salta airport, transfer in to hosteria
Drive to Salinas Grandes, Mountain of Seven Colours, drive to Tilcara, hosteria (B)
Public bus Tilcara to Iruya, explore Iruya, hosteria (B,L,D)
Start trek, walk Iruya to Chiyayoc, simple lodge (B,L,D)
Trek Chiyayoc to Rodeo Colorado, camping (B,L,D)
Trek Rodeo Colorado to Río Nazareno, camping (B,L,D)
Trek Río Nazareno to Nazareno, simple lodge (B,L,D)
Transfer Nazareno, La Quiaca to Salta, hosteria (B)
Transfer out, ends (B)
Bilingual guide (Spanish – English) during trek and trips, transfers, hosterias and lodges as listed, mules to transport tents and food and up to 8kg of personal items for travellers, communal camping gear, meals as listed
Sleeping bag, foam mat, medical and life insurance, international and internal flights, tips, alcoholic or soft drinks, airport taxes, personal items, optional excursions, meals not listed, entrance fees to National Parks or Museums
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Prices From $3,500 / £2,822 per person
Duration: 15 days
Capacity: 16 people
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Prices From $1,300 / £1,048 per person
Dates: November 2017
Duration: 4 days
Prices From $3,194 / £2,576 per person
Dates: From October 2019 to April 2020
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11th May, 2019 12:59 am
What better way to celebrate the biggest day of our life than going to the Galapagos Islands on honeymoon? Our travel expert Tom Shearman explains why this remote archipelago’s blend of adventure, romance and comfort make it the perfect place to visit after your wedding. He writes: “Freshly prepared cocktails on deck, under a moonlit sky, listening to the sound of the waves….or strolling a sandy beach as the sun sets into the Pacific after a lovely evening meal next to the sea…. These are just some of the romantic moments awaiting travellers who choose the Galapagos …
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