Guided tour

Salta: 4-Hour Guided Highlights City Tour

Activity provider: NORDIC TRAVEL EVT

Salta: 4-Hour Guided Highlights City Tour

Activity provider: NORDIC TRAVEL EVT

From US$ 23.74 per person

Get to know one of the most beautiful cities in Argentina. Walk the best historical and natural routes through Salta. Enjoy a great view from the San Bernardo Hill and Villa San Lorenzo.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Hotel pickup takes up to 45 minutes and it is available if you are staying in centrally located accommodation up to 8 blocks from 9th of July Central Square. Please have in mind in some cases the bus might not be able to access your hotel and you will be contacted to arrange a different pickup spot.


  • Enjoy the magnificent architecture of the Basilica Cathedral and other buildings around the beautiful Plaza 9 de Julio
  • See the stunning San Francisco Church
  • Take in views of the entire city from San Bernardo Hill
  • Learn the history of the city
Full description
On this 4-hour guided highlights tour, you'll have the chance to see Salta's historical center and surroundings. The tour is a complete circuit with a guide who will offer insights into the history and architecture of the area and the destinations visited. After departing from Central Salta, visit the main attractions of the city. Head to Plaza 9 de Julia, the Cathedral, the Cabildo, the Uriburu House, the Convent of San Francisco, the Convent and the Cerro San Bernardo, the Monument to Güemes and February 20, the Quebrada de San Lorenzo, and the Handicraft Market.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Meeting point pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Transportation in bus or minivan, depending on group size
  • Bilingual guide in Spanish and English
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 /5

based on 14 reviews

Review summary

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This trip was a big disappointment. The bus was poorly designed. Only people with window seats had a chance of seeing anything, and some of them had difficulty. The first two hours in Salta City we're interesting, but the second two hours were a gigantic waste of time. Most of that segment was a long drive theough a rural area with nothing to see. The most frustrating thing was that the guide spoke in Spanish most of the time. Sincw this was supposed to be a bilingual tour, we expected he would translate the Spanish descriptions into English. We knew enough Spanish to tell that he left a lot out of the English "translations". The worst example was when we drive miles with nothing to see. He gave a 6-7 minute detailed description of the history of the area in Spanish. Then he said in English, "I was just telling them something about history."

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April 22, 2020

February 19, 2020

A very good experience for the landscapes contemplated and well told by the guide (the driver also showed good expertise). Perhaps as negative points are 12-13 hours of activity and a very unpleasant stretch of road because it is not paved

January 13, 2020

Product ID: 292455