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Humahuaca & Serranía de Hornocal Tour
Activities in Tilcara

Humahuaca & Serranía de Hornocal Tour

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  • English English
  • 5 hours

Discover the history and nature of the Quebrada de Humahuaca and Serranía de Hornocal on this excursion from Tilcara.

Humahuaca & Serranía de Hornocal Tour

We'll pick you up from your hotel in Tilcara at 11:30 am, ready to set off by bus through the rugged landscapes of northern Argentina in the direction of Humahuaca.

The first stop on our tour will be at one of Tilcara's most important places of interest: the Pucará archaeological site. Here, we'll learn all about the tribe who built this pre-Inca fortress. which dates back to the 12th century.

Continuing onwards, we'll delve into the Quebrada de Humahuaca, a narrow valley considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its spectacular natural rock formations. We'll get to see the Paleta del Pintor, or the "Painter's Palette", a fascinatingly colourful mountain formed over 500 million years. 

Arriving in the town of Humahuaca, you'll have 30 minutes of free time to buy lunch. Then, after eating, we'll meet back up to swap our bus for an all-terrain 4x4 to tour the famous Serranía de Hornocal.

After exploring the mountain range by 4x4, we'll return to Tilcara and you'll be dropped off at your hotel around 3:30 pm.

Minimum age

The minimum age to take part in this activity is 4 years old.

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.


Per person
US$ 58.50
  • Per person

    US$ 58.50

More Information


5 hours.

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.


Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport by minibus or bus.

4x4 tour.

English speaking guide.

Not included


Entry to Pucará de Tilcara: US$ 5 per person approximately.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (8:30 PM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

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 still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


Yes (you must attend with a carer).

US$ 58.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts


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.