TAFI DEL VALLE
This indigenous community is situated 55 km from Tafí del Valle and 68 fromCafayate and it offers marvellous landscapes and a pleasant climate.
:: Quilmes Ruins:
located 20 km from Amaicha, these ruins are the remains of thetown built by the local natives, the Quilmes, who for over 130 years resisted theinvasion of the Spanish forces (the longest resistance in Spanish Colonial history).
:: El Remate:
here you will nd a series of waterfalls located 9 km from Amaicha,
which are ideal for trekking, climbing and swimming. You can get there by taxi orlocal bus. It´s recommend to walk back and stop at
Los Zazos Dam
and at the
, where you can learn about native customs.
:: Ampimpa Observatory:
located on the road to Tafí del Valle, this astronomic
observatory belongs to the University of Tucumán and it’s a great place to have
a panoramic view of the valley and watch the stars at night.
:: Pachamama Museum:
it shows different elements of the aboriginal culturedating back to 800 BC.
:: Tiu Punco (“Desert’s door”):
the local dunes can be reached by crossing the
bed of Rio Santa Maria and the Petried Forest of carob trees. Accessible only
on 4x4 or by horseback.Every February, Amaicha del Valle holds the
in honour of
the “Pachamama”(Motherland). It’s the best occasion to experience the local
customs and traditions, and enjoy delicious dishes.
AMAICHA DEL VALLE
AMAICHA DEL VALLE
is the most important town in the
for its wine production and its popular folkloric festival held in February, theSerenata. Main attractions include a visit to the
Wine and Archaeological Museums.
Its dry and sunny climate is ideal for growing a variety of grape types,including the torrontés, unique to this area. You can take a guided wine tourwhere tasting is a must. A unique way to try the local wine is at Heladería
Miranda, which offers ice cream avours like cabernet and torrontés.
On the way to Salta, you will see sand dunes before catching a glimpse ofthe dramatic gorge of
Quebrada de las Conchas
, a series of intenselycoloured rock formations. The
arehighlighted stops throughout the Quebrada de Cafayate.Trekking by the Colorado River to the
, mountain biking, horsebackriding and even sand walking, are some ofthe activities which can be enjoyed aroundCafayate. A perfect way to make the mostout of your visit.
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PACHA CUTY HOSTEL
Pacha Cuty Hostel has that homeyatmosphere you are looking for.A ne example of a local adobe
house and rustic decoration, thishostel has terraces with
magnicent views of the valley.There are dorms, a double room
and camping facilities, all with
There is a do-it-yourself kitchen witha big table to share your meals andget to know your fellow travellers, a
charming living room and patio with
plenty of cool music to enjoy.It’s attended by its owners,a friendly young couple of ahistory professor and an Englishteacher, who see you get well-fedand happy. Every day, tasty mealsare prepared for you. Ask them about
the trekking trips, Quilmes ruins
excursions and visits around the area!
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LA CUMBRE HOSTEL & YUNGAS ADVENTURE TRAVEL
This tranquil hostel is located on the main
street of Tafí del Valle, just a ten-minute walkfrom the bus station. It has a terrace with agreat view of the valley, BBQ area, kitchenand TV room with a cozy wood-burningstove. Double, triple and quadruple private rooms or dorms are available,all with shared bath and 24-hour check-in this happy family.
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Their on-site travel agency offers year-round excursions:*Visit the valley or dam via 4x4 all-terrain trucksor Land Rovers.*Trek to the peaks of El Pelao, Pabellón,Negrito or Cascada de los Alisos.*Bicycle around the lake and valleyor down from the Inernillo.*Horseback Ride (2.5 to 6 hours).