San Ignacio Miní
Largest and best-conserved ruins of a Jesuit mission in NE Argentina. Baroque and native Guaraní style. UNESCO Heritage
One of the world’s most spectacular natural wonders, in the subtropical forest of Misiones, at the border between Argentina and Brazil.
City of Salta
The capital of the province of the same name with its historic flair is a popular tourist destination and an excellent starting point for trips through the northwest of Argentina.
The highlight of the Museo de Arqueología de Alta Montaña are the mummies of three children, sacrificed in the Inca period on the Llullaillaco volcano (6739 m), with over 100 burial offerings.
Quebrada de Humahuaca
A mountainous and semiarid valley in the northwestern province of Jujuy, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage cultural landscape.
Pucará de Tilcara
High-altitude settlement of the Tilcaras from the 13th cent., expanded later by the Inca. Best known archaeological site in Northwest Argentina.
The huge salt flat in the northwestern provinces of Jujuy and Salta is one of Argentina's 7 Natural Wonders.
Quebrada de las Conchas
The nature reserve with bizarre rock formations along the river of the same name is one of the most spectacular landscapes in northwestern Argentina.
One of the largest archaeological sites in Argentina and a sacred place of the indigenous Quilmes people after whom it is named.
El Shincal de Quimivil
Located in Catamarca province, it is one of the most important archaeological sites built by the Inca in northwestern Argentina.
Andean high plateau in Catamarca. Lanscapes of magnificent beauty, with volcanos, deserts, lagoons, and salt lakes.
The provincial park in San Juan fascinates visitors and scientists alike with its moon-like landscape and fossils from the Triassic Period.