Salta was founded on the 16th of April 1582 by the Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma, who intended the settlement to be an outpost between Lima, Peru and Buenos Aires. The origin of the name Salta is a matter of conjecture, with several theories being advanced to explain it. Salta is nicknamed “La Linda” (The Beautiful). It is an important tourist destination and the centre point for visiting the rest of the province. The old colonial city of stunning architecture is also surrounded by rugged natural landscapes, mountains, vineyards and valleys. Some top sights in Salta include; Museum of High-Altitude Archaeology, Teleferico San Bernardo, Plaza 9 De Julio, Cathedral of Salta, Basilica y Convento de San Francisco, Museo Guemes, and several others.
Salta is filled with several historical locations and cultural landmarks that can be visited and explored on cultural and historical tours. The city's beauty can be discovered in the twilight of the night or during the day on walking and biking tours through the best city pathways. Visitors can explore several famous landmarks and monuments on sightseeing tours and explore the city's water bodies on boat cruises and sailings that allow them to engage in several water sport activities. Salta is also known for its unwinding nightlife and delectable delicacies that can be explored on food, nightlife, and wine tasting tours. Private custom tours are also available to visitors for personalised experiences in the city, and visitors will enjoy the luxury special occasions in the city and can indulge in several other outdoor activities.
Day trips and excursions to nearby cities and towns from Salta are part of Tripindicator's numerous tour packages and convenient airport transfers that enable visitors to move comfortably within the city, either individually or in groups. Customers are assured of the best tour experiences in Salta with Tripindicator's commitment to providing visitors with the best tour activities based on user ratings and feedback.