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Tafí del Valle Trip

Discover the magnificent mountain landscapes of Tucuman when you take this fantastic trip to Tafi del Valle. You will also encounter the ancient Indian history and culture of the region, which dates back more than 7000 years.

The landscape of Tafi del Valle
La Angostura reservoir
San José de Lules is home to numerous Jesuit ruins
Monument to the Indian
The Archaeological Reserve of the Menhirs in El Mollar

Tafí del Valle Trip

We will depart from your hotel in San Miguel de Tucumán at 8:30 am before heading south from the city. Our first stop is at the Jesuit ruins of San José de Lules. After learning all about the Society of Jesus in the province of Tucumán, we then continue our journey, following the legendary Route 307.

Crossing the beautiful natural landscapes of the Los Sosa ravine, we will reach the iconic sculpture of El Chasqui, popularly known as the Monument to the Indian. At the foot of this 20-foot high statue, which is in honor of the native people of the region, we will hear all about the local indigenous customs and traditions which date back to pre-colonial times.

Our route continues in the Tafí Valley following the shoreline of La Angostura reservoir. Along the way, we stop at El Mollar to visit the famous Archaeological Reserve of the Menhirs. This site hosts a set of more than 50 megalith stones dating back to around 800 b.c. Researchers believe that they were built by the first tribe in Northwestern Argentina and that they represent fertility.

From El Mollar we then travel to the town of Tafí del Valle. Here, you will have your own free time to take lunch in the town and visit some of its top attractions, such as the La Banda Jesuit Complex. In the afternoon, we will meet up again and head to a well-known viewpoint so you can enjoy a fantastic panorama of the Tafí Valley.

Once we have finished enjoying the stunning views, we will take you back to your accommodation in San Miguel de Tucumán for 4:30 pm.

Pick Up

This tour includes pick up and return transfer to the hotels in the centre of San Miguel de Tucumán. If you're staying elsewhere in the city, we'll pick you up at the following meet point: Tucumán Turismo, 484 de la Avenida 24 de Septiembre.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Adults Children between 4 and 6 years old Children under 4 years old
Tour in English
US$ 40
US$ 20
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 40
  • Children between 4 and 6 years old

    US$ 20
  • Children under 4 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

8 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport in air conditioned transport.

English speaking guide specialized in the history of the Tucuman region.

Not included

Lunch.

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

Yes, imperative to point out when the booking is made.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 40
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.