Origins connects travelers to unique experiences with local communities throughout Argentina, though they have a special connection to the Rural-Tourism Cooperative of the Calchaqui Valley and people of northwest Argentina.
Tour Operator | Locally Owned with 100% local staff
A Unique Story
Origins Argentina's travel business depends on the amazing communities that comprise the Rural-Tourism Cooperative of the Calchaqui Valley. With this as the foundation, they are able to accomplish their vision of fair trade conditions, sustinable practices, and responsible tourism.
Deep Community Connections
The practice of responsible tourism through deep experiences with local communities is the main motivation for travelers who appreciate the intangible heritage values of the living culture. The different projects of rural community-based tourism in Argentina have the distinction of being managed by native communities. This helps tremendously in generating equitable income, in addition to their daily work-life income.
Organized by the Argentinian Rural Community Tourism Network, this group of communities open their doors & invite travelers to experience unforgettable moments with ancient cultures in beautiful natural landscapes.
Active Environmental Stewardship
The communities that Origin Argentina work with practice sustainability. For example, the community of Quebrada de Humahuaca, people live through traditional agriculture processes. They produce cereals, vegetables and prized fruits. Here, there is a diversity of agro-ecological products, soil preservation and conservation of seeds.