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The provinces included in this area are Jujuy, Salta, Catamarca, Tucumán, Santiago del Estero, Chaco and Formosa. This corridor displays the wide diversity enveloping the North of Argentina
: rainforests, yunga
forests, valleys, ravines and the mythical high plateau or puna
, with the intermingled pre-Columbian cultures characteristic of the area.
Worldwide known due to its magnificent natural sceneries and the settlements where time seems to have stopped, this area gives travelers the possibility to travel back to the times of hispanic colonization. Buildings from those days can still be seen in cities like Salta
or San Miguel de Tucuman
Excursions such as the Train to the Clouds present the Puna with a strong contrast against the eternal snow on the Andes Mountain Range. The Humahuaca Ravine, surrounded by multicolored mounts and slopes covered in cardons, offers tourists unforgettable moments of beholding.
Tapestries, textiles made with fine threads, sheep, llama
wool ponchos, gold and silver works and baskets of vegetal fiber are some of the typical crafts tourists can purchase in the area.
Another attraction of singular beauty and color are the popular festivals, during which pagan rituals honoring Pacha Mama
-"mother earth" with delicious regional dishes are held.
The Río Hondo hot spring waters
, with their worldwide known healing power, complete the tourist offer of the area.
Total: 1213 tours and excursions.
Ramoneda Studio Museum is a private museological institution founded on November 6, 1936 by Argentinian artist Francisco Ramoneda.
San Salvador de Jujuy
The museum has been open since 1994 and features five exhibition rooms with archeological objects used by ancient tribes, one of the riches heritages in the region.
Since 1880, the legendary Hotel Termas de Rosario de la Frontera in Salta has offered a privileged site to recover beauty and health.
Birdwatching, as well as wildlife mapping, are ideal activities to get deep into the rainforest in Salta. Unique moments that may only be repeated through a photograph.