Train to the Clouds Experience from Salta
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Train to the Clouds Experience from Salta

1 day
By train
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Stop At: Plaza Antofagasta, Ameghino 650, Salta, Argentina

We will meet at Plaza Antofagasta at 6.15 am, in front of the SaltaTrain Station. Here all the passengers will do the check-in with the tickets and passports. Once we are all registered and sited inside the bus, we will begin our journey.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ruta Nacional 51 Km 23 y Medio, Campo Quijano, Salta, Argentina

At 7.35 am we will have our first photographic stop in Campo Quijano, located 30 km from the capital. There we will begin to see the most emblematic engineering work of Salta: the railroad branch C-14.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Quebrada Del Toro (The Toro Gorge), from Campo Quijano to Puerta Tastil Argentina

We will return to the bus and, at 08.05 a.m, we will make the second stop at Viaducto del Toro, located on the Quebrada which bears the same name.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: El Alfarcito, Ruta nacional 51, Km 82,5, Rosario de Lerma Argentina

We will continue our journey and at 09.25 am we will stop at El Alfarcito, a place at 2,800 masl, where the tradition of local handicrafts is kept alive. Here we will enjoy a country breakfast and we will visit the craft fair. Also we will be visiting the Father Chifri Fundation, an organization that helps to obtain resources and provides education and training to local people.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: RN40, San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta, Argentina

Arriving at 11.40 in San Antonio de los Cobres, we will go to the train station and embark on the emblematic Train to the Clouds.
At 12 pm we will start the journey that we were all waiting for: the train traveling at 35km per hour allows you to contemplate, photograph and experience the beauty of nature, stillness and immensity. On board is offered bar service, postal service and merchandising to make this trip an enjoyment and an unforgettable memory.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Viaducto de la polvorilla, Acceso desde ruta 40, San Antonio de los Cobres Argentina

Around 1 pm, we will arrive to the Viaduct of Polvorilla, the most recognized image of this trip. With steel structures of 223.5 meters in length, 1600 tonnes in weight, a height of 63 meters above ground level, it is the highest structure of the railway branch C-14, located more than 4200 m.s.n.m. Here we will descend from the train and we will have 30 minutes to tour the place and take incredible photos.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: RN40, San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta, Argentina

We will get back on the train and start the return to San Antonio de los Cobres, arriving at the station around 2:45 pm.
Here we will have 2 hours where we can tour the town, experience different activities with the native communities, among them, you can visit the Craft Market, create a clay pot with your own hands, or make a trekking with llamas (optional, not included). Also, it is the ideal time to enjoy lunch (not included).

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Museo Santa Rosa de Tastil, Rosario de Lerma, Salta Province, Argentina

Around 4.30 pm we will go back on board the bus and start our return. After an hour's drive we will make our last stop in the village of Santa Rosa de Tastil, where one of the largest archeological sites in our country is located, it is estimated that it hosted 3,000 people approximately.

Duration: 30 minutes

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  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Breakfast and Snack (Only during the Train and Bus Trip from Salta Option)
  • Roundtrip Bus From Salta City Center (Train and Bus Trip from Salta Option)
  • Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Plaza Antofagasta
  • Entry/Admission - Campo Quijano
  • Entry/Admission - Quebrada Del Toro (The Toro Gorge)
  • Entry/Admission - El Alfarcito
  • Entry/Admission - San Antonio de los Cobres
  • Entry/Admission - Viaducto de la polvorilla
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Santa Rosa de Tastil
Not included
  • Additional Activities at San Antonio De Los Cobres
  • Bus From Salta To San Antonio De Los Cobres (ONLY TRAIN TICKET Option)
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • ONLY TRAIN TICKET OPTION: In case you want to make the journey on your own, we also have the option of "Only Train Ticket", where you will only pay for the train ride. The tour starts at the San Antonio de los Cobres train station.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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