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Poncho Private Day Tours

Guemes 760 | Cerrillos, Salta 4403, Argentina
54 387 4999035
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Ranked #1 of 18 Activities in Salta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Tailor-made tours with English-speaking guides
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Owner description: Tailor-made tours with English-speaking guides
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Belmont, Lancashire.
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137 reviews 137 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We found Poncho Tours on the internet and communication with Nick was easy and friendly. We outlined our plans and he gave them real substance with sound advice on where to go, how long for and the best way round to do things. He also booked hotels for us and transferred money. He met us at the airport, took us... More 

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Staffordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We travelled in the north west of Argentina with Poncho in late November, but our experience with them goes back months, to the whole planning and set-up of the trip. For English-speaking visitors to Argentina it is a big benefit to have Nick's advice and significant help in advance of the trip, and as other reviewers have noted, this extends... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Nick + Co are extremely helpful and informative with very good local knowledge of the area. We visited Tilcara, Salinas Grandes and Cafayate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Found Poncho Tours on-line and had an excellent response to our questions and requests. In the end, my wife, son and I chose the 3 day tour. Nick gave us hotel choices in places we were to stay and booked them for us. His associate, Mariano met us at Salta airport and took us to Nick's house for a quick... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We travel a lot and Nick of Poncho Tours is without doubt the best tour guide we have had. He planned out a detailed route that was better than we anticipated and even booked and paid for hotels on our behalf when we had difficulties. Nick provided lots of information on the culture, history,geology and geography as well as the... More 

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Portola Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This past July I got the rare chance to travel in Argentina with my college-student daughter, who had completed a tour of duty teaching in Cordoba, but had had little opportunity to see other parts of the country. Perhaps the best tactical decision made in plotting our trip together was to put ourselves in the hands of Nick and Alicia... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Our three-day "Salt and Seven Colours Trip" with Poncho Tours was without a doubt the highlight of our 2 week trip to Argentina. Having initially planned on hiring a car and driving around the Salta region ourselves, we are immensely glad that we decided to take a guided tour with Poncho. We gained so much more from the tour than... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Having a private guide may seem like a luxury, but it's worth every penny and more. I had a lot of fun with Nick working out our itinerary for three full days in the countryside plus a late-day tour of Salta itself. Choose Poncho because: (1) They stay flexible. Our plane was late and we were tired, but our guide... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I was referred to Nick at Poncho tours by the hostess of our B and B in Salta as I emailed back and forth with her about what we were going to do in and around Salta. And I am so grateful for the referral. Nick was incredibly helpful and patient as we planned out our trip in the Salta... More 

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Nick Evans, the owner of Poncho Tours, was our private guide and driver for an 8-day journey through the region. I would say he’s worth his weight in gold, but after so much time in salt fields, it may be apropos to say he’s salt of the earth! Nick is a British expat who is a rare combination of being... More 

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