Hostería - Inn
En el Corazón de Tilcara (In the Heart of Tilcara)
Debenedetti s/n (Stree No Number)
(80 mts. de la Terminal de Omnibus)
(80 mts. from Bus Station)
Tilcara - Jujuy - Argentina
Informes y Reservas:
(Information and Reservation):
Tel. Fax: 0388 - 4955118
Tel. Fax: +54 - 388 - 4955118
Attractions – Excursions
Tilcara is located in the heart of the humahuaca valley at 2480 mts. Above sea level. It is considered the Archeological Capital of the Province of Jujuy and is also a cultural center of this region.
Woven lama and sheep wool handicraft as well as in leather, clay , cactus. Local specialties. Various local and traditional celebrations throughout the year.
A number of excursions (trekking, horse rides, 4 wheel drives, biking) with or without guides near Tilcara.
These are only some of the many sites you can visit:
El Pucara de Tilcara: An archeological precolumbian fort. High altitude botanical garden. Panoramic view of the valley. 1 Km from tilcara.
La Garganta del Diablo: Junction of two rivers, steep mountain landscape, colorful stones 8 Km. From Ttilcara by car or a 1 hour walk on trail.
Alfarcito, Casa Colorada y Los Amarillos: Panoramic view, Precolumbian Terraces and plantations. Archeological sites, wild life and cactus at 3300 m above sea level. Same way as to Garganta del Diablo, only further.
Juella: Peasant village amid an extremely beautiful landscape 9 Km. From tilcara on route Nº 9.
Huichaira: Beautiful natural scenery, colored mountains andn panoramic view. 8 Km. On local road from Tilcara.
Other places located further from Tilcara may be visited on 4 wheel drive excursions or local bus lines. For example: Salinas Grandes, Purmamarca, Posta de Hornillos, Volcán de Yacoraite, Humahuaca, Iruya, Laguna de Pozuelos, Rinconada, Yavi, etc.