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Salinas Grandes Salt Fields Discovery Tour

by Gray Line Argentina Duration 14h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per traveler Price is $71

Discover the vast plane of Salinas Grandes, nature’s third largest plateau, and explore the unique ecosystem of Puna, defined by salt fields as far as the eye can see. Unearth the secrets of salt extraction during your visit to a major excavation site.

Admire the beauty of the sheer size of the salty, high-altitude expanse of the Salinas Grandes Salt Fields, which serve as host to a very unique ecosystem. Visit the “Big Salt Works,” one of the largest excavation sites in the Puna, and hear some fascinating facts about the salt extraction process.

Located 11,000 feet (3,368 m) above sea level, Salinas Grandes is known as the world’s third largest plateau. What was once a large lake has now turned into a vast salt field, creating a spectacular landscape surrounded by mountains.

Discover the vast plane of Salinas Grandes, nature’s third largest plateau, and explore the unique ecosystem of Puna, defined by salt fields as far as the eye can see. Unearth the secrets of salt extraction during your visit to a major excavation site.

Admire the beauty of the sheer size of the salty, high-altitude expanse of the Salinas Grandes Salt Fields, which serve as host to a very unique ecosystem. Visit the “Big Salt Works,” one of the largest excavation sites in the Puna, and hear some fascinating facts about the salt extraction process.

Located 11,000 feet (3,368 m) above sea level, Salinas Grandes is known as the world’s third largest plateau. What was once a large lake has now turned into a vast salt field, creating a spectacular landscape surrounded by mountains.

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7:00 AM, Tour in English

Duration 14h

Live Commentary in English.

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Prices are cheaper when booked in bulk

Total price is $70.06, taxes included

No booking or credit card fees

Salinas Grandes Salt Fields Discovery Tour

Activity Location

Salinas Grandes

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    Salta


Highlights

  • Unique salt desert Salinas Grandes

  • Exploring the unique ecosystem of Puna

  • Visiting the “Big Salt Works” excavation site

  • Vast salt fields as far as the eye can see

  • Opportunity to visit world’s third largest plateau


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of the Salinas Grandes salt fields

  • Admission to Big Salt Works

  • Roundtrip transportation from your Salta hotel


Exclusions

  • National Park admission fee

  • Meals and beverages


Know Before You Book

  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • This venue is not wheelchair accessible.