Tucumán, known as the garden of the country thanks to the subtropical climate that dominates the province.
Tafí del Valle and Amaicha del Valle are the most known places allowing tourists to enjoy the Calchaqui valleys
Tafi del Valle
Tafi del Valle is a village located between mountains so here you will be able to see a lot of amazing views! Here you will find delicious fruits so don’t leave without tasting some mangos or grapes!
What to do here?
15km (9miles) from Tafi you can find “El Mollar” another village situated on the shores of the “La Angostura” dock. Here you can find the menhir archaeological reserve.
I recommend walking around Tafi, you will find amazing landscapes full of green.
What else can you visit?
5km away from Tafi on the route 307, you will find an Ecological farm where the couple that lives here will show you their way of living, you can also buy organic homemade products.
I recommend going for a hike to the mountain next to Tafi, known for having the Christian cross at the top.
From here you’ll see Tafi, the dock, and El Mollar. El Mollar is another similar town next to Tafi, it is really nice as well, it is very recommended to visit.
Where to go from Tafi?
- San miguel de Tucuman the provincial capital of Tucuman (103km)
- Amaicha del valle.
- El Mollar
Amaicha Del Valle
Situated at 53km (32miles) to the northwest of Tafi del Valle you will find Amaincha del Valle, a small village with a dry climate.
Hostels here cost about 200 and campings 100/150 Ars. (100 Ars = 5.7 USD)
Ruinas de Quilmes
The main attraction here is The ruins of Quilmes these ruins belonged to the Calchaquíes Indians, who were located on the mountainous cord called Calchaquí, hence the name of these tribes: Quilmes and Calchaquíes.
At only 8km from Amaicha, there is a cascade you can visit, you can make it by foot or you can ask a local to take you there for some pesos.
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