From Jujuy: Quebrada de Humahuaca, Purmamarca and Tilcara

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A ride through an impressive gorge, with hills full of colors due to thousands of years of oxidation of the minerals within them. Towns, culture and its people are the protagonists of the tour.

Highlights

  • Dreamed unique landscape in all of Argentina.
  • World Heritage
  • Purmamarca and the Hill of the 7 colors
  • Tilcara and its Pucará

Description

A ride through an impressive gorge, with hills full of colors due to thousands of years of oxidation of the minerals within them. Towns, culture and its people are the protagonists of the tour. Duration: 8 hours. (approx.) Round trip transfers to and from meeting points. Total mileage: 128 km. Maximum height 3012 meters above sea level. Pick up from San Salvador de Jujuy from 09:00 a.m. We will travel to Humahuaca City, a Unesco-declared World Heritage Site, on the outskirts of the province of Jujuy. This tour will allow us to appreciate the most impressive colors of the Argentine North, its culture, its unique towns and its people. We will start from San Salvador de Jujuy, visiting Purmamarca as the first stop where we will find the majestic 7-colors Hill; Tilcara; Humahuaca, the largest town in the gorge; Uquía, a small town where the church of San Francisco de Paula is located, dating from the 17th century, where the ancient paintings of the Arcabuceros Angels reside; Huacalera, where we step on the imaginary line of the Tropic of Capricorn and finally: The Painter's Palette in Maimará. The longest stop will be in Humahuaca City, where you can have lunch and try the best regional dishes with llama meat. You'll also get to know the town, where culture and history takes over the streets. Carnival is a main theme in this place, since it is the epicenter of this celebration. After lunch, we start our way back, alternating the stops if necessary. *In case of departure from Purmamarca, we will not visit the stops between the city of Jujuy and that point. *In case of departure from Tilcara, we will not visit the stops between Jujuy and that point.

Includes

Humahuaca Gorge Purmamarca and Hill of the 7 Colors Tilcara and its Pucará Maimara and Painter's Palettes Huacalera, Tropic of Capricorn Uquia Ceramic factory Transportation by transit, sprinter or minibus Bilingual guide in Spanish and English. Pick up from hotels or central addresses (10 blocks away from Route 9)

Important Information

  • The excursion is not suspended due to rain or bad weather.

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