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Half Day Hike in Yungas Biosphere Reserve

Travel into the Andean foothills outside of Salta and hike in the UNESCO-designated Reserve and for an outstanding encounter with native wildlife and low mountain jungle. Your knowledgeable, bilingual guide will point out native flora and fauna, and provide an in-depth and fascinating experience. This half day hike is accessible for travelers of all ability levels and ages.

USD $60.00

Per Person


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Enjoy an Accessible Route along Scenic Trails on this Half Day Hike in Yungas Biosphere Reserve

On this Half Day Hike in Yungas Biosphere Reserve, travel into the Andean foothills outside of Salta, and hike in the UNESCO-designated Reserve for an outstanding encounter with native wildlife and low mountain jungle. You’ll observe free-range farm animals that roam in the lowlands, then take a moderate ascent into the low mountain jungles for stunning views and outstanding wildlife.

You’ll have the opportunity to see native species including Curzuelas (a small deer), countless bird species including the Dusky Legged Guan, and more. Your knowledgeable, bilingual guide will point out native flora and fauna, and provide an in-depth and fascinating experience.

This Half Day Hike in Yungas Biosphere Reserve is similar to our Full Day Hike, but provides a more accessible experience for travelers of all ability levels and ages.

Highlights

  • Hike in a protected and outstanding UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
  • Identify native wildlife endemic to the Andes range
  • Travel with a bilingual guide for an in-depth encounter
  • Enjoy hassle-free round trip transportation and park entry
  • Relax with a highly accessible experience for all ability-levels and ages

Tour Information

Duration: Half day (+/- 5 hours)

Start/End Location: Hotel pick-up/drop-off in Salta

Availability: Daily from 9:00 am

Walking Distance: 6 miles (10 kilometers)

Difficulty: Easy

Booking Requirements: Minimum 2 travelers to book

Itinerary

Begin your full day hike in Yungas Biosphere Reserve with hotel pick-up in Salta and transfer by car to the Reserve. From the trailhead, you’ll quickly ascend along an well-worn path used by local shepherds.

Right away, you’ll hike past free-range farm animals that live freely off the land. As you continue your ascent, you’ll reach the cloud forest and low mountain jungles. Here you’ll encounter rich biodiversity, and you’re likely to spot native wildlife including Corzuela small deer and abundant birdlife.

You’ll enjoy a snack on the trail and your guides will ensure you enjoy an in-depth experience in the Reserve. You’ll end the day with private transfer back to Salta.

What’s Included

  • Transfers
  • Trekking Sticks
  • Snacks
  • Bilingual guide
  • Insurance

What to Bring

  • Clothing: Long pants (preferably zip-offs), trekking or sport shoes with socks (no sandals), hat and sunglasses.
  • In a small backpack: 1.5 liters of water (minimum) per person, 1 windbreaker, insect repellent, sunscreen and camera.

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