Depart towards the colonial village of Cachi, in the Calchaqui Valley. Leave southwest from Salta towards Cachi and go down the road through Cuesta del Obispo. Drive the infinite right road of Recta del Tin Tin to be surprised by the strange shapes of the giant cacti that multiply in the Los Cardones National Park. And finally arrive to the colonial white village of Cachi. Visit the cacti-roofed little church and the archaeology museum and continue to La Merced del Alto.
Note: Overnight in Chachi.