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Train to the Clouds Experience provided by Train to the Clouds

Train to the Clouds Experience

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 21/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 21/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Introduce some excitement into your sightseeing by going on this “Train to the Clouds” railway experience. Access incredible panoramic views of La Puna that you wouldn’t see otherwise, and expand your Argentina knowledge through guide commentary. No need to worry about bringing snacks with you, as breakfast in the mountain village of Alfarcito is included.
  • Admire the Argentine Andes by going on a “Train to the Clouds” adventure
  • Flexible tour—choose a train-only tour or a bus and train combo
  • Stay fueled for the adventures—a tasty breakfast is included
  • Pass by multiple top landmarks, including Termas de Pompeya
Important Information
Departure Point
Ameghino & Balcarce, Salta, Argentina RN40, San Antonio de los Cobres, Salta, Argentina
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Breakfast
  • Snacks
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Train to the Clouds
  • Lunch
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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JKD wrote a review Mar. 2020
Scotts Valley CA480 contributions351 helpful votes
we had a fantastic itinerary by car arranged by my friend, so we had already seen many spectacular sites of the mountains already. This abbreviated train experience is about a one hour train ride from San Antonio de los Cobres, a 30-40 minute stop at the viaduct for a cultural
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Date of experience: March 2020
1 Helpful vote
Oontour wrote a review Feb. 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom263 contributions111 helpful votes
Ok if you have read the reviews before booking you will be conflicted as to whether this excursion is worth it. For us it was. This is a full day activity. Our bilingual guide Carlos enhanced the trip. Carlos looked after us on the three hours to the train station and the three
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Paul S wrote a review Feb. 2020
11 contributions2 helpful votes
The train now runs from San Antonio so it's a bus trip from salta to there. It stops a couple of times but given its about the train they could do far more about giving information on the railway itself. We did a different trip via minibus which used the same route and that was
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Date of experience: January 2020
1 Helpful vote
Gail M wrote a review Feb. 2020
Nanaimo, Canada93 contributions36 helpful votes
A great trip for train enthusiasts. Expensive. And there are some things to was rainy when we left Salta and the windows were obscured by condensation that didn’t disappear until the sun came out despite asking for help from the guide and driver. Breakfast by Canadian
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3 Helpful votes
ged n wrote a review Jan. 2020
Totnes, United Kingdom34 contributions12 helpful votes
Great day spent on this trip which we booked directly at Salta train station. The whole day worked like clockwork. Wonderful entertaining English speaking guide (thanks Focu). Many interesting stops on this lovely beautiful coach-train journey. Highly recommend when in Salta
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Date of experience: January 2020
2 Helpful votes
About the operator

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A long but good day out
It is worth the early start of arriving at the station about 6.30am to transfer your voucher to your ticket and boa
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Dana S
A lot of time on a bus without any worthwhile outcome
Too much time on a bus for What you get. A waste of a day. The service was good but found the trip anticlimactic
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Eduardo Guiller... F
Wonderful trip!!!
No words!!!. Just, one of the most beautiful trip I have done. You can feel the sky on your hands. Please, don't ea
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Ya just have to do it!
If you are in this corner of the world, you just have to do this. It's a great trip. The scenery is spectacular and
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Be courageous !
Very nice to see... Though not sure it.s worth the detour.... It.s very high in altitude. You arrive with the car a
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not working but you can go by movitrack!
I wasted a week before realizing they don't answer the pone because they are out of service. Still, you can go by M
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do it yourself & hire a car
we hired a car, was a long day of driving but so worth it we took our time and had a great day with incredible mou
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A great train ride but over advertised
It is a great ride high in the mountains but not that Great, many bridges and tunnels (but not very long or high).
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Take camera with lots of space for lots of pictures. Drink water. Sit on the left side of the wagon. Pick front row
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No way.
Its overpriced, long hours, short stops and the way back is made at night, s you don't have anything to see. I woul
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Consider the time you have
It's a whole day event... going up is during the day and you see everything first... coming down is at night and bu
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Great Train Ride
A bit long, 16 hours, but interesting to see the Viaducto La Polvorilla. The guides were dilligent, the food for th
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Spectacular scenery, but very touristy
The scenery is spectacular, but it is a very long day - 7am start and get back to Salta at 11pm. The road runs alon
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Train to now where
First off, nothing prepares you for how long this trip is. The round trip is about 400 km, and it takes a whopping
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Key Details
  • Train to the Clouds
  • Duration: 12h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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