The north of Argentina is a place of natural treasures. Extraordinary salt flats sweep out across dry lakes that mirror the skies above. Explosive volcanoes and trails that take you to summits where looking down reveals wide open lakes of clouds that drift below. And you may catch glimpses of the pumas prowling along with jaguars, deer wondering the slopes as well as bears, while eagles and condors swoop the skies.
Spanish, as well as Quechua and other local languages
Best time to visit
Visit during the months of March and April as well as October and November for ideal hiking conditions
What's the weather like?
The region receives a tropical climate with year-long warm weather. However, the temperature in the summer months can reach as high as 47 °C
Located in the extreme northwest of Argentina, the province of Salta borders Bolivia and Paraguay to the north and Chile to the west. It is the sixth-largest province in the country and is home to mountains, lakes and a collection of colonial buildings. The territory is covered in the three national parks of Los Cardones National Park, Baritú National Park and El Rey National Park
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