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Active Tourism in Salta & Argentina Northwest

Good recommendations to do ..........

Horse Riding:
It can last from a couple of hours to several days. There are several options which include snacks, accommodation in country houses or camps, and typical foods. This service was created to show you the real “Gaucho” life.

Paragliding:
This is an activity with great popularity among tourists, specially in mountainous regions all over the world. Tandem jumps (double harness) with experts who guarantee safety and excitement. You will be able to fly up in the northern sky and feel the “Spirit of the Condor”; something you will never forget.

Cycling:
Bicycle rides around the city or through a mountain track, perfectly designed for adventurers.
This activity includes several options with three degrees of difficulty (low, moderate, high) specially programmed to meet your expectations.

Motorcycling:
Motorcycle rides with several option according to each particular need, always in the company of a qualified guide for each ride. It is a international high-quality product that brings together two passions: motorcycling and sightseeing.

Trekking:
There are several options: short strolls around our bordering mountains or several days in the region, with different degrees of difficulty.
It is a perfect way of being in touch with nature and living each moment as an unique experience.

Mountain climbing:
The region offers a great variety of mountains and volcanoes of between 3500 and 6740 m.a.s.l (meters above sea level). This expeditions require previous experience, equipment and special logistics.
Thus, previous planning and preparation are needed, according to each mountain. Some options are:

• Medium Mountain: Gólgota Hill of 3500 m.a.s.l, Pacuy Hill of 4200 m.a.s.l., San Gerónimo Crater of 4950 m.a.s.l.

• High Mountain: Nevado de Cachi of 6380 m.a.s.l., Llullaillaco Volcano of 6740 m.a.s.l., Quewar Volcano of 6180 m.a.s.l., Socompa Volcano of 6031 m.a.s.l., Tuzale Volcano of 5560 m.a.s.l, Nevado del Acay of 5950 m.a.s.l.

Rafting:
Any person can take part in this two-hour activity along the impressive Juramento River. Uncontrollable emotions, an excellent barbecue and a personal attention will make this trip something to remember.

Canopy:

New in Salta! “The Flight of the Condor” is a name suitable for the incredible experience of flying over the Juramento River.

Rappel:
Falls from up to 60 meters with equipment and guides included. This experience will make you feel alive and exceeding your own limits.

Fishing:
There are several options: fishing trout in a quiet mountain stream, “Pejerreyes” in the huge Cabra Corral Dam, Dorado or Surubí in the fast-flowing Bemejo or Pilcomayo Rivers.

And more options…

Important Notes:

• All the activities included in Active Tourism or Alternative Tourism within the province of Salta are strictly regulated and controlled by the Secretary of Tourism of the Province and by ADOPTAS ( “Asociación de Operadores y Prestadores de Turismo Alternativo de Salta” – Association of Alternative Tourism Operators and Agencies of Salta). Nice people from your Hotel or taxi drivers are not legally authorized and qualified for the performing of such activities. Take Care

• Some of the activities included in Active Tourism or Alternative Tourism which were offered may require a previous medical examination or physical training. Before engaging any of these services you should ask a responsible operator about the physical requirements and see your doctor in order to carry out the correspondent examination.

More Information:www.balance-evt.com.ar

Posted by srcsalta 16:01 Archived in Argentina Tagged ecotourism

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