Salta Most Popular Tourist Destination of Argentina

Salta- A Place that Makes You Feel Home, Yet Faraway!

General Information

Salta holds a very important place in the history. Now, it is not only the most popular tourist destination of Argentina, but of the world; one reason being its exceptionally pleasant climatic conditions all-round the year. The architecture, culture and arts are some other things that the city can boast about.

Major Attractions

1. Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta- MAAM

1. Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta- MAAM

It is a small archaeological museum with a collection of ‘Children of Llullaillaco’ and holds temporary exhibitions. It’s a different kind of place and will offer you equally unique experience.

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 2. Cathedral of Salta

This church is built in a baroque style and yet it denotes simplicity. For the people who are religious or simply love gazing at good architectures, then this place is worth visiting.

 3.  Tolar Grande

Tolar Grande

Tolar Grande is a rocky mountain region. To come to this place you will have to cross the biggest salt lake of Argentina which in itself is an awesome thing. The best part is this place is not as crowded as the other tourist destinations and so can enjoy the time of your life here.

Major Activities

1. Mountain Hiking

Get adventurous and go for mountain hiking, come across beautiful landscapes and learn as much as you can about the region. Go for cycling in the mountains if you are a very adventurous kind of traveler. Horseback riding in mountains is yet another available option you can go ahead with!

 2. El Tren a las Nubes (Train to the Clouds)

Train to the Clouds

It is a tourist train service and is the fifth highest railway in the world. It runs 13, 850 ft above the sea level. Traveling in this will definitely give you the most unique experience you can ever have.

 3. Teatro Provincial de Salta

This theatre holds amazing classical music performances as well as political protests. It would be a great idea to know about the culture of the place you are visiting as a tourist. And this will exactly offer you something unusual and something to boast about.

Explore Salta’s Nightlife

Places like Amnesia, The Bond, CanopusBoite and City Club Night will offer you great relaxation. These are few of the best places in Salta to experience the nightlife. If you do have time and priority, make sure you visit at least any one of these.


Tourists of any budget can comfortably stay in Salta. There are ample number of budget hotels, boutique hotels and apartments on rent, guesthouses and B&Bs available for the tourists. Salta offers you enormous variety to suit your lifestyle as well as your budget.

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The Salta airport is located 9.5 km to the south of the main city. There are regular flights from Salta to Buenos Aires. Once in Buenos Aires, you can ask your hotel to arrange for a cab to take you from airport to your hotel. Opt for bus travel to visit places near and around Salta. To visit the sightseeing places within the city limits, cab travel should offer you great convenience!

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