The city of Salta could not stay outside of Free Tours. An alternative free tour that is seen in all the major tourist cities of the world.
Walk the streets of the City of Salta on foot with specialized guides
The Free walking tours in Salta take place from Monday to Saturday and start at 10 o’clock in the morning at the established meeting point (in front of the cathedral of Salta, in the central plaza 9 de Julio).
If you enjoyed the free walking tour in Salta, you can leave a tip to the guide and if you do not like it, you do not have to leave anything … The free walking tour in Salta is designed for all types of people, from backpackers to businessman.
What places are known in the free walking tour in Salta?
You will learn all about the history, culture, architecture and cuisine of the most beautiful city in Argentina, visiting the following places:
- Central square of Salta: 9 de Julio;
- High mountain archaeological museum (MAAM);
- Salta city Hall;
- San Francisco church;
- San Bernardo convent;
- Monument to General Güemes;
- Gastronomic area;
- Belgrano square.
Frequently asked questions for the free tour in Salta
Is the tour done with rain?
We will run all our the tours with drizzle. But unfortunately we will have to cancel if it rains hard.
Runs on Sundays?
No. We do the Free Tour from Monday to Saturday. Sunday is our rest day but we can do a private tour on request.
The tour takes place on holidays?
The only two holidays in which we do not do the tour are December 25 and January 1. Other holidays, unless it is Sunday, we will make the tour.
Is the Tour free?
Like all Free Tours in the world this is also free. You value the tour according to your level of satisfaction at the end of the tour and you volunteer with the guide.
How much is it recommended to contribute?
In general, we do not recommend an amount to contribute, it all depends on your satisfaction with the tour. We do recommend take into consideration the economic situation that crosses the country and for the guides your contribution is their only source of income since they do not perform any other activity than the Free Tour. Globally it is considered that 5 USD is the minimum with which you can contribute.
More questions about the free tour
Do I have to make a reservation or notify?
It is not necessary. Our tour does not require prior reservation. You just have to get to the meeting point at 10 AM.
Do you have to bring something special?
You do not need to carry anything special. We recommend depending on the time of year to have: warm clothes, hat, sunscreen, water, and comfortable shoes.
Anyone can make the tour?
The tour is entirely done on foot and lasts approximately 2 hours. Everyone who is willing to walk can do the tour. We always do it at a slow pace and to the rhythm of the whole group.
The tour is done in two languages at the same time?
For quality standard we split the groups by language, a guide for the group in Spanish and a guide for the group in English.