Cycle Chile & Argentina: Atacama to Salta

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  • Cycle through a desert, salt flats, ravines and a rainforest
  • Two South American Countries
  • Excursions to salt flats and the Tatio geysers


Cycle Chile & Argentina: Atacama to Salta

Day 1

Start Atacama; transfer to hotel.

Day 2

Cycle to Moon Valley.

Day 3

Visit El Tatio geysers; afternoon ride to San Isidro’s chapel.

Day 4

Cross border into Argentina; cycle alongside Jama salt flat; transfer to Susques.

Day 5

Transfer to Salinas Grandes; scenic picnic lunch; downhill ride to the Humahuaca Gorge and the Hill of Seven Colours.

Day 6

Transfer to El Carmen; cycle through rain forest; transfer to Salta.

Day 7

Free day in Salta.

Day 8

Transfer to abandoned train station; cycle along Las Conchas river.

Day 9

Cycle to the Sacred City of Quilmes; guided tour and transfer back.

Day 10

Ride to the Calchaqui Valley; transfer to Molinos passing the Valley of Arrows.

Day 11

Cycle using the old National Route 40 to Cachi.
Day 12
Cycle in Los Cardones National Park; downhill stage along ‘Bishop’s Hill’; final transfer to Salta.

Day 13

End Salta airport.


  • 12 nights hotels all en suite
  • 10 days cycling with full vehicle support
  • 67% tarmac, 33% unpaved tracks
  • Routes mainly follow quiet roads
  • E-bikes available to hire
  • Group normally 6 to 16 plus local staff. Min age 16 yrs
  • Countries visited: Argentina, Chile


  • All breakfasts and nine lunches
  • 12 nights hotels
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Local bike hire


  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation
  • E-bike hire



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