12 days in Province of Catamarca Itinerary

12 days in Province of Catamarca Itinerary

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12 days in Province of Catamarca Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Fiambala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Belen
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Antofagasta de la Sierra
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: Buenos Aires

4
nights
San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca

San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca ©
Surrounded by impressive mountains, San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca sits in a scenic valley, on the banks of the Del Valle river.
Popular historic sites such as Catedral Basilica de Nuestra Senora del Valle and Gruta de la Virgen del Valle are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Arqueologico Adan Quiroga and Bodega Municipalidad de Hualfin. Take a break from San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca with a short trip to Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Rosario in La Puerta, about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo de la Virgen del Valle, look for all kinds of wild species at Las Juntas, explore the world behind art at Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes Laureano Brizuela, and explore the ancient world of Pueblo Perdido.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca trip planner .

Buenos Aires to San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. While traveling from Buenos Aires, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fiambala.

Things to do in San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Bodega Municipalidad de Hualfin, Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Rosario
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Museo de la Virgen del Valle ©
Museo de la Virgen del Valle
Cuesta Del Portezuelo ©
Cuesta Del Portezuelo

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nights
Fiambala

Fiambala ©
Fiambalá is a town in the department of Tinogasta, located in the west part of Catamarca Province, Argentina. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Quebrada de las Angosturas, make a trip to Ruta de los Seismiles, then don't miss a visit to Ruta del Adobe, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Termas de Fiambala. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Balcon del Pissis, then head outdoors with Dunes of Taton, and then examine the collection at Museo del Hombre.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fiambala travel planner .

You can drive from San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca to Fiambala in 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Belen.

Things to do in Fiambala

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tinogasta
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Ruta de los Seismiles ©
Ruta de los Seismiles
Termas de Fiambala ©
Termas de Fiambala
Ruta del Adobe ©
Ruta del Adobe

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nights
Belen

Belen ©
Belén is a small town in the province of Catamarca, Argentina. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museo Arqueologico Condor Huasi, stop by Aranitas Hilanderas, get engrossed in the history at Museo Rural Comunitario Barranca Larga, delve into the distant past at Ruinas de El Shincal, then don't miss a visit to Monumento a Nuestra Senora de Belen, and finally contemplate the long history of Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Rosario. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Reserva de Biosfera Laguna Blanca.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Belen trip planner .

Drive from Fiambala to Belen in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Antofagasta de la Sierra.

Things to do in Belen

Historic Sites Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Rosario, Ruinas de El Shincal
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Ruinas de El Shincal ©
Ruinas de El Shincal
Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Rosario ©
Aranitas Hilanderas ©
Aranitas Hilanderas

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nights
Antofagasta de la Sierra

Antofagasta de la Sierra ©
Antofagasta de la Sierra is a village in Catamarca Province, Argentina. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): get outside with Salar del Hombre Muerto, get impressive views of Volcan Galan, then examine the collection at Museo Mineralogico de la Puna, and finally explore the striking landscape at Campo de Piedra Pomez. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Salar de Antofalla, then contemplate the geological forces at Volcan Antofagasta, and then learn more about the world around you at Museo del Hombre en Antofagasta.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Antofagasta de la Sierra online itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Belen to Antofagasta de la Sierra takes 5.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Antofagasta de la Sierra

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Salar de Antofalla
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Campo de Piedra Pomez ©
Campo de Piedra Pomez
Volcan Antofagasta ©
Volcan Antofagasta
Salar de Antofalla ©
Salar de Antofalla