Duration: 5 days – 4 nights
Distance Covered: 68 km total
This expedition takes you down pathways carved thousands of years ago by settlers. Beginning in Tilcara, these paths take you through the Huairahuasi valleys, the community of Molulo, and the San Lucas jungle (yunga), leaving you in Calilegua National Park. You will be stunned by the differences in the scenic landscapes and stunning views. You will experience local customs and everyday routines. The operator has mules and horses that can be used to transport all camping equipment, including backpacks and tents.
Day 1: Salta
Humahuaca`s Gorge excursion, finishing in Tilcara. Welcome dinner to meet the rest of the crew, guides, and assistants, plus an equipment check.
Beginning of the trek
Day 2: From Tilcara to Huairahuasi
Distance: 20km (8 to 10 hours) – Maximum Altitude: 4165m
Day 3: From Huairahuasi to Molulo
Distance: 13 km (4 to 6 hours) – Maximum Altitude: 3450m
Day 4: From Molulo to San Lucas
Distance: 22km (8 to 10 hours) – Maximum Altitude: 3000m.
Day 5: From San Lucas to Peña Alta
Distance: 13km (4 to 6 hours) – Maximum Altitude: 1800m – Transfer to Salta
Operate: March to December
Good health and physical condition are required as each day has an average of 6-8 hours of hiking.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.