Day trip

Tucumán: Tafí del Valle Full Day Tour

Activity provider: NORDIC TRAVEL EVT
Day trip

Tucumán: Tafí del Valle Full Day Tour

Activity provider: NORDIC TRAVEL EVT

From US$ 125.95 per person

Explore the beautiful road that joins the city of Tucumán with the mountain town of Tafí del Valle. Pass through valleys, gorges, and lakes admiring incredible scenery and stunning geographic features. Discover local handicrafts and artisan products.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Hotel pickup will be between 07:30 and 8:15 AM, and is available if you are staying in a centrally located accommodation in Tucumán, up to 10 blocks from the central square. Please bear in mind that in some cases, the bus might not be able to access your hotel and you will be contacted to arrange a different pickup spot. Please be ready for pickup 15 minutes before the activity starts.


  • Take a scenic bus tour to one of the most picturesque towns in Tucumán province
  • Admire spectacular views of the different geographic features and sights of interest
  • Learn about the Jesuitical architecture that makes this quaint village so beautiful
  • Sample local produce and shop for handicrafts in the small shops and markets
Full description
Start the tour with an early morning pickup at your centrally located hotel in Tucumán. Board a comfortable bus or minivan (depending on the group size) and set off on your adventure into the stunning countryside surroundings.  Follow the scenic mountain road that joins Tucumán to Tafí del Valle. Pass by numerous sights of interest and geographical features including the San Jose del Monte Ruins (Lules Culture), De Los Sosa Gorge, 'el Indio', Menhires Park, La Angostura Lake, and el Mollar. Take advantage of the numerous incredible photo opportunities during the ride. Arrive in Tafí del Valle - a mountain village about 100 km from Tucumán. Enjoy time to explore as you soak up the special atmosphere this small town has to offer. Admire the scenery of the town housed in a whirl of mountains and flanked by crystalline rivers from the melting snow. Find out about how the town's name derives from the indigenous word 'taktillkta' which means 'splendid entrance'. Discover how peasants and sheep farmers have taken refuge in the mountains and devoted themselves to craftsmanship using techniques learned from their ancestors. Sample excellent farmhouse cheeses seasoned with red peppers and shop for local handicrafts. Also, see the oldest part of the town which retains its 18th-century Jesuitical architecture. After lots of free time to discover the local restaurants and taste typical food, start your return to Tucumán where your tour ends.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from centrally located hotels in Tucumán
  • Transportation in a bus or minivan (depending on group size)
  • Spanish-speaking guide
  • Food and drinks

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Product ID: 344616