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Address: Tilcara, Jujuy | Jujuy, Tilcara, Argentina
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Un sitio en el medio de una montaña, en el cual se forma un cañon por...

Un sitio en el medio de una montaña, en el cual se forma un cañon por el que pasa un rio. ademas de tener una vista panoramica de la quebrada de humahuaca, tiene 2 cascadas. una para ser vista de arriba y la otra para apreciar su caida desde abajo, e incluso mojarse con ella

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Stunningly scenic walk

The waterfall itself is nothing spectacular, so don't get too excited. The scenery en route, however, is tremendous. You'll also probably hardly see another soul when you do the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The waterfall itself is nothing spectacular, so don't get too excited. The scenery en route, however, is tremendous. You'll also probably hardly see another soul when you do the walk, so it's very peaceful. This walk alone makes a visit to Tilcara worth it. Just stunning.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It's about an 1h15 to walk up along the trail (follow the arrow that says 4km), a few steep sections, but mostly a gradual climb with great views, especially on the way down. It's mostly in the shade in the morning. I spent about an hour walking up to waterfall and the narrow trails through the canyon once I got... More 

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Province of Cordoba, Argentina
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Stunning land formation! Anyone in the area should stop by! It´s the perfect spot for some awesome photos, and, like in most places around there, you can buy some cool cheap souveniers made by the locals!

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Lenzburg, Switzerland
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We hiked up there. The hike is easy. Just take enough water. In my opinion the view on the hike up and down to the gorge from Tilcara is more stunning than the canyon/gorge itself. Once you are passed the entrance the hike along the river to the natural waterfall is cool as you can see a myriad of differently... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Sorry to be negative, but I am unsure if we missed something here. We parked the car (just off the main road past), walked past the vendors up into the mouth of gorge for just a very short way until the route was barred (I did see someone ignore the signs and climb higher). We had been fortunate to see... More 

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Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The throat is amazing. Only 7km from Tilcara town. A very peaceful place. Set in the middle of a mountain range. Highly recommended. Energia increible. Solo 7km de Tilcara. Es un lugar muy pacifico y tranquilo. Un sitio en el medio de una montana. Es altamente recomendable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Quite a trip up the mountain on a very and I mean very narrow dirt drive. Very nice views all the way up. Don't drive yourself! Take a tour as the drive has narrow hairpin blind turns with no guardrails.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

You can also come here by car, but I advice you to do the whole hike and not the last 100 meters. In the beginning it is will go up rapidly but after a while it will become flatter. Make sure you have enough water with you. You cannot buy water on route. The strange thing is that up there,... More 

1 Thank globaltrotter_carol
Novosibirsk, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I expected more based on available pictures. costs 10 pesos to enter. There is not much to see around Tilcara, so do visit, it's a nice hike.. or take a taxi

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Bordeaux, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This attraction is 7 km away from Tilcara town. The walk is very easy and you can have a great view to the Andes Cordillera. The Huasamayo river has carved the rock giving a "throat" aspect. I visited in August 2008

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