Stage 08


Beginning and ending in Salta 14 days


Travel dates: 15.10 to 28.10.2011?
Travel price per person without air travel: € 4,080 Surcharge for single room occupancy: € 550,-

In the Valley of the Moon


The old colonial city of Salta is the starting point and final destination of this stage. It is connected to some of the most beautiful and exciting locations in central South America by a network of roads that will thrill any off-road enthusiast. The road will lead through high mountain passes, impenetrable rainforest and the surreal landscape of the the Atacama Desert, taking participants to rarely seen sites such as the Valley of the Moon.

Day 1


Separate arrival, evening meal together and hotel accommodation iin Salta.

Day 2


?Route for the day: Salta – Tupiza. Drive through the imposing, deeply carved Quebrada de Humahuaca gorge. Drive through tiny villages on the old postal road between Buenos Aires and Potosí. Border crossing from Argentina into Bolivia. Overnight at a hotel in Tupiza.