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From Salta: Full-Day Carnival Trip in Purmamarca & Tilcara

Activity provider: NORDIC TRAVEL EVT

From Salta: Full-Day Carnival Trip in Purmamarca & Tilcara

Activity provider: NORDIC TRAVEL EVT

From US$ 41.10 per person

Get a taste for Carnival in the Humahuaca Gorge with this special trip to Purmamarca and Tilcara from Salta with a bilingual guide. Join in the local festivities and "comparsas" (dancing groups), and marvel at the Seven Color Mountain.

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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Hotel pickup will be between 6:30 AM and 7:15 AM, and is available at centrally located accommodation up to 8 blocks from the 9th of July Central Square (Plaza 9 de Julio). Please bear in mind that in some cases, the bus might not be able to access your hotel and you will be contacted to arrange a different pickup spot. Please be ready for pickup 15 minutes before the activity starts.


  • Spend a Carnivalesque day out in Tilcara and Purmamarca
  • Dance with local dancing groups known as "comparsas"
  • Visit the awe-inspiring Seven Color Mountain
  • Upgrade to include hotel transfers for maximum convenience
Full description
Delight in a special tour to fully enjoy the Carnival in Humahuaca Gorge. Visit the towns with the nicest and most fun festivities, Purmamarca and Tilcara. Feel like one of the locals with the help of your bilingual, English and Spanish-speaking guide. After pickup at your hotel or at the meeting point, depending on the tour option selected, drive to the Humahuaca Gorge. While at Carnival, integrate yourself with the comparsas, dancing groups made up of local people and tourists from all over the world, and get free fake snow and a Carnival mask. In Purmamarca, visit the handicraft market and the Seven Color Mountain. In Tilcara, admire the town's dancing and singing, and get involved in the festivities. The special trip has limited seats of 27 per day. At the end of the day, either return to your hotel or the meeting point, depending on the tour option selected. 
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from centrally-located accommodations in Salta (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
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Please provide a contact number the supplier can reach you on when booking
  • Please arrive at the meeting point or be ready for pickup 15 minutes before the activity starts
  • Pickup can last for up to 45 minutes depending on the location of your accommodation
  • Please bring your passport or ID card
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February 27, 2022


Excelente el cumplimiento y los horarios. El guía Martin excelente

March 2, 2022


Product ID: 338986