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Full Day Tour to Humahuaca Ravine
"In this tour you will leave Salta City in the direction to “San Salvador de Jujuy” traveling along the National Road Nº 34 and Nº 9. It is from here that the journey will start by visiting the wonderful towns that make up “La Quebrada de Humahuaca” (The Humahuaca Gorge).The first town that you'll visit will be Purmamarca where the incredible “Cerro de Siete Colores” (Seven Colors Hill) is located. You will walk through the principal square where craftsmen get together to show and sell their artwork; afterwards you can visit the beautiful church which has an important local history. After that from the road you'll have time to admire the famous “Paleta del Pintor Hill”. The next stop will be in Humahuca Town where you will have lunch and take some time around the town observing its beautiful buildings and the impressive “Monumento de la Independencia” (Independence Monument).On your way back
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Salinas and Purmamarca Full Day Tour from Salta
"Start the tour with a pick up from centrally located Salta hotels at 7:00am. Begin your journey to Purmamarca and while en route you will complete a city tour. Afterwards climb more than 4000 meters over sea level by Cuesta de Lipán where the curves of the mountain enhance the environment's beauty. Travel down to the Large Salinas to admire the dazzling white landscape. Visit the salt workers and observe their handicrats including the pools from which they extract salt. The white and shiny salt of Salinas Grandes
From $117.00
 
"Full-Day Tour to Humahuaca
Purmamarca and Tilcara"Full Day Tour to Humahuaca Purmamarca and Tilcara"The journey leaves from Salta and visits several cities on a long stretch including San Salvador de Jujuy Yala Volcan and Purmamarca Village where you will walk along its narrow streets and observe the Seven Colors Hill the Uquía Church and the Craft Market in the square.After that
From $58.00

More Things to Do in Purmamarca

Cerro de Siete Colores

The most unforgettable sight in Purmamarca has to be the hill at the end of the town. They say it has seven colors, but depending what time of day you look at it and the tricks of the light, you may...
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GentleSpirit
Jan 04, 2013

Visit the town church

The white building at the edge of the main plaza is the church dedicated to the town's patron saint, St Rose of Lima. There is an engraving of 1648 here, probably meaning that the original church was...
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GentleSpirit
Jan 04, 2013

Festival of St Rose of Lima

The town patron saint is St Rose of Lima, the peruvian saint. The festival in her honor, which is the major festival in town, is held on August 30. Here you will be able to see the unique mixture of...
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GentleSpirit
Jan 04, 2013

Cactus Wood

Throughout northern Argentina you will notice the large cactus growing. When the plant dies it is dried and makes great wood as in this picture. This was a fairly large example of its use, most of the...
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GentleSpirit
Jan 04, 2013

Algarrobo tree

One of the best known symbols of Purmamarca is the ancient Algorrobo tree, which stands in the grounds of the church, on the main square.Purmamarca was founded in 1594, making it one of the earliest...
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barryg23
Dec 07, 2008

Main Square

The busiest part of Purmamarca is the main square, where you can find cafes, a couple of restaurants, a small market and plenty of locals relaxing in the shade. The pictures accompanying this tip were...
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barryg23
Dec 07, 2008
 
 
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Iglesia de Santa Rose

Purmamarca's small, simple church is beautiful. It's brilliant white colour contrasts with the colour of the town and the mountains behind. The church is situated on one corner of the main square, and...
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barryg23
Dec 07, 2008

Paseo de los Colorades

The Paseo de los Colorades is a 3km walk around the Seven-Coloured Mountain. Surprisingly, it doesn't give great views of this mountain, which is better seen from afar, but it does offer excellent...
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barryg23
Dec 07, 2008

Seven Coloured Mountain

The biggest attraction in Purmamarca, and perhaps in the entire Quebrada de Humamarca, is the seven-coloured mountain which overlooks Purmamarca. It's a beautiful sight, best seen by climbing Cerro...
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barryg23
Dec 07, 2008

Walking around the "Cerro de Siete Colores"

This path it can be do it by car or bycicle or just walking.......I think is amazing walking by, you can see seven differents colors, that belong to different ages of the earth... but all that in a...
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anabelsousa
Sep 21, 2005

PURMAMARCA : SEVEN-COLOURS MOUNTAIN

Purmamarca is a picturesque charming little village at the foot of a mountain known as ?Seven-Colours Mountain?. Indeed, the highly photogenic mountain has a series of colours swirling on the rock...
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swesn
Aug 08, 2004

Enjoying the view from the 7 colors mountain

From the path on the 7 colors mountain, you have a wonderful view on the village but also on the whole valley where the green of the trees contrast very good to the colors of the mountains
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ptitetoile
Jan 24, 2005

Climbing on the 7 colors mountain!!!! 1)

It is possible to climb on the colorfull hill from its right side (when you face it)...There is a little path crossing the different color section of the mountain...red to purple to green...
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ptitetoile
Jan 24, 2005

Climbing on the 7 colors mountain 2)

The walk above the hills is really great...unless you are afraid of the height because as you can see, the path can be quite narrow ;-)
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ptitetoile
Jan 24, 2005

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Santa Rosa N0 4, Purmamarca, 4618, Argentina
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Top 5 Purmamarca Writers

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ptitetoile

"Purmamarca : the village of the 7 colors mountain"
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GentleSpirit

"Village of the many colors"
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barryg23

"Purmamarca and the seven coloured mountain"
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anabelsousa

"Peaceful and colorful Purmamarca"
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"PURMAMARCA"
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