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Salinas del Gualicho Trip

Be amazed by the landscapes of the Salinas del Gualicho with this fantastic trip from Las Grutas. You will enjoy a delicious creole dinner and observe the stars in the crystal clear Patagonian sky.

Salinas del Gualicho Trip

At the scheduled time, we will pick you up in Las Grutas before heading to Salinas del Gualicho: the second largest depression in Argentina.

As soon as we arrive at these beautiful salt deposits we will be struck by their great dimensions. Located 236 feet below sea level, the salt flats cover an area of 166 square miles - twice the size of Buenos Aires! As we travel through this enormous space we will learn about some of the 8000 uses that salt has.

We will continue the tour by visiting the industrial area, where the salt crystals are harvested and packed. We will also see the salt piles, giant deposits that can accumulate up to 450,000 tons. After these visits, we will enjoy a stunning sunset over the Salinas del Gualicho, a sight you will never forget!

As we watch the sunset, we will be served delicious Creole dinner outdoors. The menu includes chicken with vegetables, bread, wine, mineral water, coffee, and a dessert. Afterward, when nighttime is upon us, we will take advantage of the darkness to observe the beautiful stars with telescopes and other astronomical instruments.

Eventually, we'll head back to Las Grutas, arriving back at the original starting point between 10 pm and midnight, depending on the time of year.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Adults Children from 3 to 12 years old Children under 3 years old
Tour in English
US$ 60
US$ 40
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 60
  • Children from 3 to 12 years old

    US$ 40
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

6 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in english and other languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that simultaneously speaks in english and other languages.

Included

Transport in minibus or bus, depending on the size of the group.

English speaking guide.

Astronomical observation instruments.

Creole dinner.

When to book?

Bookings are permitted up until 3 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

Yes, you must attend with a carer.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Calle Viedma, 1145.