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Quebrada de Humahuaca

5.0 (7)
8 days 7 nights
Weight limit
95 kg / 209 lb

Horseback riding in these valleys and river gorges is like riding through history. Our surefooted Peruvian horses allow us to discover untraveled paths while admiring nature’s generosity.

This program begins in the City of Salta, nicknamed “Salta, the Beautiful” in Argentina. 

Our ride to the heart of the Quebrada de Humahuaca begins in El Volcán.

We will head to Purmamarca and the spectacular Hill of Seven Colours, a landscape that seems hand-painted by the same local artists.

Our next stop is Tilcara, a village steeped in pre-Hispanic tradition. Let local people surprise you with their fascinating stories about the Pachamama – our Mother Earth.

You will discover that these moments are what feed your traveller’s soul and you will understand why La Quebrada de Humahuaca was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

We believe this is one of those trips that every true rider should take at least once in their lifetime. Will you let us be your guide on this adventure?

US$ 2 514
per tourist for 8 days
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Number of individuals
up to 10 tourists over 16 years old
Only in the Horse Tours Club
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Photo Katrin H.
Katrin H. is the provider of this trip
The provider speaks: English
Katrin is a great fan of adventure trips. She grew up in Germany, lives in Argentina and travelled to numerous countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. She is our sales agent and helps you find the right tour for you and is happy to answer all your questions. We have several English speaking guides.

Tour highlights

Discover Quebrada de Humahuaca
The entire Quebrada de Humahuaca is part of the UNESCO World Heritage as for the history, culture and natural sights
Ride the Peruvian Pasos
Enjoy the comfortable gait of our horses that we breed and train ourselves
Try Local Cuisine
Our chef prepares some of the most exquisite dishes and desserts of traditional Argentinean cuisine

Route details

Day 1
Welcome to Salta city, Argentina

Every detail is planned and organized to live the adventure of your life! We welcome you at the Salta airport and drive into the city, a journey of approx. 30 minutes that allows us to enjoy the views and understand why Salta is called “The Pretty”. 

We check into the Hotel Almería. After checking in, we can rest or go sightseeing around the city. We will have lunch in a traditional Salta restaurant. 

After lunch our guide shows you around Salta until dinner time. 

At dinner, we will eat at a typical Peña (a restaurant with live folk music and dances).

Day 2
Meet the horses in Chicoana
Day 3
El Volcón - El Porvenir
Day 4
El Porvenir - Purmamarca
Day 5
Tumbaya - Punta Corral
Day 6
Punta Corral - Tilcara
Day 7
Purmamarca - Humahuaca - Salta city
Day 8
Goodbye in Salta city
Tour provider's comments

This trek leads you through valleys but also on mountain trails, you must feel safe on a horse and be able to ride 6 to 8 hours a day and various days in a row.



6 nights
1 night
6 nights
3*, 4* star hotels
1 night

Travel recommendations

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Tour conditions


  • transfers from/to the nearest airport;
  • accommodation;
  • all meals (half a bottle of house wine included for dinner);
  • guides and horses.


  • personal expenses;
  • alcoholic drinks;
  • laundry.

Group size

up to 10 tourists


8 days
7 nights

It's important to know

Cancellation of booking

Change the date for free till 31 days before the tour.
Depending on the cause, we might charge a penalty.

Tour reviews

Based on 7 reviews
  • LA
    Leena and Eddie
    31 May, 2023
    about provider
    Everything we planned went perfectly. Our 2 day extension in Buenos Aires was well organized and we saw more than we could have dreamed of with our expert guide. At the Estancia, we enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, excellent food and wine along with the professional and attentive service. The rooms were nice and horseback riding was something out of this world. The horseback program could not be done better and the horses were great as well. A special thank you for organizing such an extensive and interesting non-riding program for Eddie. It was a joy to see the sights of Cordoba with our friendly, expert guide. Overall, it was an unforgettable holiday and left us many memories.
    31 May, 2023
  • M
    28 Feb, 2023
    about provider
    It is a place to rest. It is worth spending more than 5 nights. The rooms are very comfortable and fresh, the large clean bathrooms, good views, the patio is a dream. The hotel employees are very good. The food is excellent. Luckily the rooms do not have TV so the childrenhave other things to do. Highly recommended!
    28 Feb, 2023
  • A
    18 Oct, 2022
    about provider
    The people, the place, the food, the horses, the weather, everything combines perfectly! It is an ideal place to go as a family or as a couple, to rest, to read in the shade of a tree, ride a horse, walk. Thank you for your attention and love!
    18 Oct, 2022

Dates and Prices

  • Any dates on request during the season
    1 Jan – 31 Dec
  • US$ 2 514
    16 – 23 Feb, 2025 8 days 7 nights
  • US$ 2 514
    15 – 22 Mar, 2025 8 days 7 nights

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