Itinerary for NW Argentina and Antarctica

Overall map of our drive in the Andes

Fri 15 Jan Fly from Alicante to Madrid and on to Buenos Aires. Plane gets diverted to Tenerife, due to a passenger having a heart attack

Sat 16 Jan. Arrive finally in Buenos Aires, but too late to catch our connection to Salta

Sun 17 Jan. Arrive in Salta a day late, but our baggage had gone to Baraloche

Mon 18 Jan. Pick up hire car, then get bags at Salta airport and drive on to Cachi, where we arrive in the evening

Tues 19 Jan. Drive from Cachi to Cafayate. Dirt road, but in good condition.

Wed 20 Jan. Cafayate exploring the town

Thurs 21 Jan : Cafayate to Tafi del Valle. via Quilmes Ruins

Fri 22 Jan:Problems with hotel at Tafi, checked out 2 days early and headed back to Cafayate

Sat 23 Jan. Cafayate doing vineyards

Sun 24 Jan. Drive from Cafayate to Tilcara via the Route of Conchas.

Mon 25 Jan: Tilcara to Purmamarca and back to Tilcara

Tues 26 Jan. Tilcara to Yavi and back to Tilcara

Wed 27 Jan: Drive from Tilcara to Salinas Grandes and on to Susques then back to Salta

Thurs 28 Jan: Return car and spend day exploring Salta

Fri 29 Jan: Fly to Buenos Aires

Sat 30 Jan: Day in Buenos Aires

Sun 31 Jan Join the cruise ship Celebrity Infinity in Buenos Aires harbour

Sun Feb 14: return to Buenos Aires at dawn on. Stay Buenos Aires

Mon Feb 15 Day in Buenos Aires. Fly back after lunch to Madrid

Tues Feb 16 Get into Madrid 06.10, on to Alicante 11.10.

A trip to North West Argentina