Getting There -- Cachi is 157km (97 miles) west of Salta on RP 33. Empresa Marcos Rueda (tel. 387/421-4447) offers two buses daily from Salta; the trip takes 4 hours and costs $6 (£4.05).

Visitor Information -- You can pick up maps, excursion information, and tips on restaurants and hotels at the Oficina de Turismo, Avenida General Güemes (tel. 3868/491902), open Monday through Friday from 8am to 9pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 3pm and 5 to 9pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.