Head south with your private guide by 4wd to Cafayate, wending your way through the Lerma Valley and then following a route through small colonial villages and the stunning Quebrada de las Conchas, a canyon of red sandstone sculpted by wind. Stop at the remarkable natural amphitheatre with its perfect acoustics. Then the rugged terracotta terrain gives way to a lush valley dotted with rows of vines around Cafayate. Here you can try local Torrontes wines with a delicious local empanadas, a local speciality and explore the Spanish colonial-era town of Cafayate itself, a sizeable place with a central plaza and plenty of local stores to explore. Includes a visit to a local winery with tasting where the local grape variety is Torrontes, producing a fruity white wine in one the highest wine-growing areas of the world.