How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
Photos of Hotel Iruya
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Iruya Salta
Travel Blogs from Salta
... empanadas, drank Torrontes wine and cheered for Argentina with the rest of the two-level restaurant. Well, actually, Dennis was silently rooting for Germany, but I wanted to see Argentina win. The final result, then, was disappointing, especially because it meant that the city wasn't going to turn into a gigantic street party. Hundreds of Argentines did still gather in the main plaza to sing and parade around and set off a few fireworks under ...
... into Chile and generally spending quite a lot of time in, around and on the Andes for the next few weeks we thought we'd check out the Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta (or MAAM for short). It's a fascinating little museum that gives some historic background to the Incas and their beliefs and customs as they relate to the Andes. The exhibitions culminate with the perfectly preserved mummified remains of three ...
... had some lovely buildings. Pretty much everything about the city was great, apart from the weather (rain again) and the awful electronic 'bell' in the main cathedral.
Given the rain, we fled the city the day after we arrived and did a tour down to Cafayate (ARS250, lunch extra), a small town some 200km south of Salta. The road down winds through a gorge called Quebrada de Conchas (Shell Gorge), which had ...
... br> Salta is relatively a big city, located in a valley between mountains. Today we walked around the city center. Comparing to other cities we visited, there are many churches there. Also the streets are very crowded (this reminds us Buenos Aires). Unfortunately there are almost no trees on the streets, and today was very hot.
- We took two tours out of Salta: one south, and one north. In both cases the road runs through the mountains, and ...
... the scenic highlight of the trip: mountains shaded in various colours including purple and deep red. Thank goodness for digital cameras as I wasted about a hundred photos trying to get a good shot of the lesser impressive mountains! Still, looking at our pictures now, they don't reflect how great these mountains looked. At the end of the journey, the train crosses the highest viaduct measuring 64m. On the way we learned that the leader of former Yugoslavia, ...