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  1. Argentina
  2. Jujuy Province
  3. Tilcara
  4. Pucará de Tilcara

From Jujuy: Day Trip to Quebrada de Humahuaca

Product ID: 308013
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Enjoy a full-day tour to Humahuaca. Visit the Quebrada de Humahuaca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and marvel at a vivid, multicolored display created by mother nature. See Pucara de Tilcara, a 12th-century fortification, and the famous Seven Colors Hill.
About this activity
Duration 8.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Purmamarca town, Seven Colors Hill, and other scenic landscapes
  • Explore Pucara de Tilcara, and the beautiful, UNESCO-listed Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Get to know the natural and cultural heritage of humanity
Full description
Meet your group at the meeting point in Jujuy. From there, take a ride to Purmamarca, a small town at the base of the Seven Colors Hill, a stunning multi-hued mountain. Then, discover Maimará, a small village nestled in the shadow of the Monolith Painter's Palette, a multicolored geological formation made up of stunning red, yellow, orange, and pastel hues.

Next, visit Pucará de Tilcara, a fort built in the 12th century by the Omaguaca tribe, who were later conquered by the Incas. Stop in the sleepy town of Uquía, notable for its historic church boasting paintings of gun-toting angels.

Make your next stop at the Tropic of Cancer, the most southerly latitude at which the sun can appear directly overhead at noon. Head on to Humahuaca and admire the multicolored Quebrada de Humahuaca mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This mountainous gorge or "quebrada" runs for nearly 100 miles (155 kilometers) along the Grande River and up into Bolivia.
Includes
  • Meeting point pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation in a bus or minivan, depending on group size
  • Bilingual Spanish and English-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Admission ticket to El Pucará de Tilcara Archaeological Site
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point is at the YPF gas station located at Vilcapugio 1986, Y4607EKF San Salvador de Jujuy. Go to the coffee shop to await the arrival of the bus and meet your group. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Please provide a contact email and/or phone number for the local partner to be able to reach you when you book your tour
• Please be ready for pickup at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts
• Please bring your passport or ID card
Organized by

NORDIC TRAVEL EVT

Product ID: 308013