The tourist entrepreneurs of the community have diagrammed to share with those who visit Aparzo, a short, dynamic and low difficulty tour, in which they will show their varied landscapes and tell how the residents of the community live the most popular festivals in their community.
Details on circuit layout and management:
Starting from the community room, we will go to the rodeo corral, where the donkey rodeo takes place every year, there you will be able to learn more about this ancient tradition that the Zenta communities keep alive; We will ascend to the Cruz Mayor of the town to contemplate the stubble and crops of Mollojo and talk about the Hierras, a festival organized by the families of the community to mark their animals before dispatching them to the Valley. We will descend along a path that takes us to the Church of Aparzo, built in colonial times, here we will tell you how the patronal feast in honor of San Sebastián is lived in Aparzo, every January 20. Then we will enter a beautiful ravine known as “El Angosto”, along which abundant springs of water flow. We will return to the town by the side of the route.
This circuit is located within the community of Aparzo, 46 km from the city of Humahuaca. Aparzo is an obligatory stop on the route of Provincial Route No. 73 towards Santa Ana, it is also a passage of Provincial Route No. 73 B towards Laguna de Leandro.
Under. Although it is not a long and intense route. Some people may find limitations in that the walk takes place at more than 4,000 meters above sea level.
Number of people per group:
From 1 to 4 people.
- Tour described, guided by host of the community.
- Trekking sticks.
Recommendations for the tour:
- Comfortable and suitable footwear, taking into account that part of the route will be through a stream with water.
- Cap or hat.
- A spare pair of chinstraps in case you need to replace the one you are using.
- 1 liter of water per person (in individual non-transferable container).
2 km / 2 hours
Recommended schedule to tour the circuit:
The activity can take place all year round. The rains usually happen, from December to March and it is not frequent that it rains during the day, however during these months the activity will be subject to rain.
According to the climate of the region, the recommended time to travel this circuit is:
From 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from April to August.
From 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from September to March.
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This service must be reserved in advance until 10:00 PM the day before the tour. They can do this by communicating by whatsapp with the hosts of the community.
Cristian Vargas (Whatsapp) +549 388 7470210
Walter Cruz (Whatsapp) +549 388 4581829
In the community there is no good internet signal, nor ATMs. The only form of payment enabled for the moment will be in cash a few minutes before taking the service.