Puna de Atacama Tour: 8-Day Exploration in Catamarca, Argentina
Set out on an 8-day tour to Puna de Atacama, a breathtaking highland region in Catamarca, Argentina. This adventure beckons explorers and photographers to dive into a world of natural beauty. From captivating salt flats to towering volcanoes, this journey offers unforgettable memories.
Discover Unearthly Beauty: Landscape and Wildlife
Feast your eyes on the Puna de Atacama landscapes. Here, sweeping salt flats and towering volcanoes offer photographic gems. Moreover, the charming presence of wildlife like flamingos and llamas adds a special touch to every moment.
A Rich Cultural Experience
Beyond its natural wonders, the Puna de Atacama is home to Argentina’s rich cultural heritage. You will visit landmarks like the Quilmes Ruins, which showcase traditions and history, making your journey not just scenic but also enlightening.
Comfortable Exploration with a Personal Touch
We ensure your comfort with specially arranged accommodations and 4×4 transportation. Savor local meals and interact with experienced guides. Additionally, we’ve crafted this adventure to immerse you in the Puna’s unique splendor, so every detail is taken care of.
An Invitation to Join the Puna de Atacama Tour
This tour is more than a simple trip; it’s an invitation to connect with unspoiled beauty. Situated in Catamarca province, this plateau tour reveals awe-inspiring vistas and thrilling explorations.
Whether you’re a seasoned photographer, an avid nature lover, or simply an adventurer at heart, the Puna de Atacama tour is waiting for you. Uncover its mysteries and join us for an exploration where the natural grandeur of Puna de Atacama is yours to discover.
Important Notes for Travelers:
- We offer double or triple rooms with private bathrooms.
- Fixed menus are served for lunches and dinners, not a la carte options.
- No special diets are available for vegans or celiacs.
- If you’re over 60, you must provide a medical certificate.
- Pack one medium-sized suitcase and one small backpack per passenger.
- Dress in layers and wear proper footwear for this uneven terrain.
- Photographers, remember to bring your tripods.
What to wearWear layered clothing with moisture-wicking base layers, insulating mid-layers, and waterproof outer layers, along with sturdy hiking footwear.
Not IncludedEntrance FeesInsuranceLocal Flights
Day 1: Arrival in Salta
Day 2: Journey to Cafayate
Day 3: Entering the Puna de Atacama
Day 4: Exploring Salt Flats and Volcanoes
Day 5: Discovering Wildlife and Cultural Landmarks
Day 6: More Exploration of the Puna's Natural Wonders
Day 7: Return to Salta
Day 8: Departure
The Puna de Atacama is an otherworldly high-altitude plateau located in Catamarca, Argentina. This vast, breathtaking region offers a stunning array of landscapes from salt flats and majestic volcanoes to serene lagoons and unique geological formations. A tour through the Puna de Atacama is a journey into an unspoiled wilderness that captivates the senses and the imagination.