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Address: Tilcara, Jujuy | Jujuy, Tilcara, Argentina

Un sitio en el medio de una montaña, en el cual se forma un cañon por el...

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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Nice trek doable with kids, but plan sufficient time !

We did this short "trek" with our 3 kids aged 5, 7 and 8. The walk offers great views, but the altitude makes it somewhat difficult for some to climb. In our case, 2 kids were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2016
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Asuncion, Paraguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We did this short "trek" with our 3 kids aged 5, 7 and 8. The walk offers great views, but the altitude makes it somewhat difficult for some to climb. In our case, 2 kids were running around while one was suffering short breath and fatigue. But we made it nearly to the top... Eventually fetching a car to finish... More 

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

When we got to the Devil's Throat, it was so wet and there was so much water vapor we could barely see the falls.... and that ticked me off... the wind today was blowing in the wrong direction for us to get a good view of the Devil's Throat... however later in the day on the walking paths we were... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

We saw Devils throat on our day tour from Salta. Was probably the highlight of all the rock things a nice stop on the drive. Recommend a day tour thru this area or hiring a car

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We started late in the afternoon and went by car up a narrow road - about 7 km from ttown. The climb down is steep but not difficult, impressive gorge. We then walked along the river in the opposite direction to a small waterfall (cascada) where lots of young people enjoyed the sun and the water. Easy walk, and would... More 

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Butte, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We enjoyed the walk starting from our hotel in town. We started early and did not see anyone until we came down. A dog joined greeted us where the trail leaves the road and about half way up joined for the hike to the waterfall. The hike up was as enjoyable as the falls and la garganta del diablo. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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