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Explore Northwestern Argentina on this Argentina birding tour with Naturalist Journeys that blends nature with culture in a colorful region of the Andes. Bird Argentina through stunning landscapes, including high Puna and arid wine country. Explore pre-Incan ruins, enjoy lodgings at a working vineyard near Salta, stay under the shadow of Seven Color Mountain in Purmamarca, spot Vicuñas near the salt plain at Salina Grande, and search for spectacular Lyre-tailed Nightjar near Yala.

We also offer an Iguazu Falls tour extension, October 20 - 23.

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy dinner and a local folklore show at a local peña in Salta
  • Cross the colorful and jagged Quebrada de las Flechas en route to our lodgings at La Paya, a small, family-run winery and farm
  • Enjoy birding, Pre-Incan ruins, and huge Cardon Cacti around La Paya
  • Bird Huaico Reserve y Chaco Lagoons in search of guans, tanagers, parrots, hummingbirds, and woodpeckers — over 200 species have been observed here
  • Search Abra Santa Laura and the Yala River for an endemic dipper and Torrent Duck
  • Enjoy a lovely stay beneath Seven Color Mountain in the adobe town of Purmamarca
  • Spot vicuñas at Salina Grande, a spectacular salt plain some 3350 meters above sea level
  • See Giant Coot, Puna Silvery Grebe, Wilson's Phalarope, and more Andean specialities at Huancar Lagoon

Photo credits: Banner Photo: Vicuña; Aplomado Falcon, Vicuña, Giant Coot, Puna Tinamou, Iguazu Falls, Llamas, Village Scene, Salina Grande Salt Mine. Photos courtesy Causana Viajes