Tilcara, sometimes referred to in full as San Francisco de Tilcara is a provincial city in Jujuy, Argentina. Human inhabitants on its soil dates back to more than 10,000 years ago and makes it one of Argentina's oldest inhabited settlements. The area boasts of dramatic mountainous landscapes and rich aboriginal traditions. Some of the city's attractions include Pucará de Tilcara, Jardin Botanico de Altura, Museo Archeologico, Posta de Hornillos, The Waira Caves, The Quebrada de Humahuaca, Plaza Alvarez Prado, Museo en Los Cerro, El Molle Fábrica de Alfajores, Bodega Fernando Dupont, Caravana de Llamas, etc.
Sightseeing tours to the Hill of Seven Colors and the Old 17th century Chapel of Santa Rosa de Lima which abuts a handicraft market is a colourful experience that thrills visitors with its antiquities and spectacular landscapes. Serranías del Hornocal is a calcareous, colourful geological formation in Argentina that visitors get to see during hop-on hop-off bus tours in Tilcara. The charming sights of Purmamarca including the UNESCO-listed landscapes of the Quebrada de Humahuaca are some interesting sites to see on walking tours in Tilcara as visitors marvel at the views over Juella’s Gorge and visit the archeological sites of Cerro Amarillo and the Pucara of Juella. Day trips in Tilcara feature a visit to the chapel of Uquia, with its strong colonial inheritance and colonial art with Baroque colonial altars carved in wood as well as the eclectic safari trip to the Mirador Del Hornocal.
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A trip to a magical landscape between colors. Serranías del Hornocal is one of the most representative geological formations in Argentina. It stands out for its calcareous formation of numerous minerals that, being eroded by wind and rain, exposed their colors on the slopes of the mountains. Also striking is the shape: they are triangular, so...Read more
Our meeting point will be just 1 block from the main square, before starting the experience we are going to have an introduction to cycling, a safety talk and an explanation about the circuit that we are going to ride. The first part we will cycle through town seeing some highlights, then we will get deeply into the rural area where we are going...Read more
It is a tour in which we will enjoy a night landscape on the outskirts of the town. In the tour I will tell you about the Andean beliefs, and the cultural combination with the Catholic faith. I will speak about The Devil of Carnival, Pachamama, Apachetas, and respect for ancestors.
This is a short tour with a lot of local cultural...Read more
Explore the UNESCO-listed landscapes of the Quebrada de Humahuaca on this 5-hour mountain bike tour from Tilcara. Follow your guide on a scenic 12-mile (20km) route beneath the dramatic multicoloured hills, marvel at the views over Juella’s Gorge, and visit the archeological sites of Cerro Amarillo and the Pucara of Juella. Hotel pickup and...Read more
Visit the most important flamingos reserve of the NOA (Argentinean North West) traveling across the Puna region. From Tilcara, you will first stop at Abra Pampa, the capital of the Puna. Then you will continue throughout this particular landscape to arrive and enjoy a unique...Read more