Salta Tourism, Argentina

Visit Salta - Best of Salta

Salta is a city located in the Lerma Valley, at 1,152 metres (3780 feet) above sea level in the northwest part of Argentina. It is also the name for the capital city of Salta Province. Along with its metropolitan area, it has a population of 619,000 inhabitants, which makes it the second most populated city in the northwest of the country.


This warm abode of is a delightful place to visit in . Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Salta*

  • Pollution Statistics in Salta

    Know the pollution level of Salta before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 62.5 (High)
  • Salta: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Salta for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Salta.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 62.5 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
  • Living in Salta - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 44.53 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.46 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 64.66 (High)
    • Health Care Index 91.67 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

Salta Travel Guides

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Salta Tours for you

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    PURMAMARCA FULL New on TripHobo

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    * Pick up from Hotel from 7:00 to 7:45 hs* Visit EL TORO gore ( Same route as towards the TREN to the Clouds ) stopping ...

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  • Exclusive day-long private tour of Cafayate vineyards
    Exclusive day-long private tour of Cafayate vineyards New on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Days

    An exclusive one day tour of some of the best vineyards in Argentina. Salta is home to the highest altitude wine region in th...

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    Humahuaca Gorge and Iruya 2 Days Journey from Salta New on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Days

    Go on a two days journey all along the Humahuaca Gorge up to Iruya Village, a small settlement dating back from the seventiet...

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  • Andes Foothills Mountain Bike Tour from Salta
    Andes Foothills Mountain Bike Tour from Salta New on TripHobo

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Go on anadventurous Mountain Bike tour through Salta's most incredible landscapes. This circuit is adapted to the requirement...

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