CARAVANA DE LLAMAS: ZANJAS TILCARA – FULL DAY
Holiday TypeAdventure, Charming, Classic, Climbing, Family-friendly, Forest, GROUP DEPARTURES, Hiking, Lake, Mountain, Quiet, Rural, Salt Flat, Sports, Trekking, Trendy, Walking Tour, Wild Life
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Small Group
We start our trek in Tilcara, archaeological capital of La Quebrada de Humahuaca, at 2500 meters a.s.l. The departure hour is at 8 AM and after we carry the llamas with our bags and food, we follow a trail used by the pilgrims in Easter time. We arrive to Zanjas, our destination, at 12 PM. There we meet the Martinez family, members of the local community, with whom we share a typical local lunch. The country, located at 3000 meters a.s.l. has about 1500 ha. and we can find interesting features such as small cascades, colored mountains, prehispanic crop terraces and archeological sites. After lunch we can do mini treks to visit these places. At 3 PM we begin our return and we arrive to Tilcara at 5 PM.
Highest altitude: 3000 meters a.s.l.
-Regular tour departs everyday (2 pax minimum) at 08.00 am from meeting point: Pozo Colorado (near Salinas Grandes). (Notice that In January and February it migth rain)
-Private tour departure schedule is coordinated previously with the passenger depending on their availability.
We recommend bringing hat, jacket, trekking shoes and sunscreen.
- Spanish speaking guide from the community (English Speaking Guide with extra cost);
- All meals and refreshments during the trip. Meals and lodgings provided by the local communities;
- Camping gear, cooking equipment and first aid kit.