The “Valle Escondido” of the department of Humahuaca, province of Jujuy, is offered as a tourist destination for the charm of the soil, healthy, quiet environment, for its millenary cultural richness and its agricultural production. It is 18 km east of the city of Humahuaca.
It is possible, throughout the year, to stay, enjoy the gastronomy and local artisan products, visit on foot the fields of family production, the old hydraulic mill, and even ride to a viewing point in the Serranía del Hornocal, participate in the rural activities such as the “Minga”, community planting in September and enjoying the traditional Apple Festival in March.

Essential Information:

The climate of the region in general is pleasant, in winter the minimum temperatures usually reach -6 ° C, on very cold days, between 6:00 and 9:00 in the morning, but at noon, almost every days are around 15 ° C. In the summer the minimums are around 12 ° C and the maximum 30 ° C. The rains occur only in summer, generally from December to March, and can be anticipated or extended by a few years.
It can be visited throughout the year. In the summer rainy season, December to March, you must first check the state of the roads and available activities.
Make reservations prior to contracting services given the difficulties in access to communication in the rural environment.
Service station, police station, rubber shop and other services are available in the town of Humahuaca.
Cell phone service is limited, so it is recommended to inform your last place of lodging where they are going and for how long.
It is important to bring water, sunscreen and a hat or cap for outdoor activities, as well as sufficient shelter at any time of the year due to the marked temperature range of the region.

How to get?

From Humahuaca it is accessed by RP 73 (road to Hornocal), once you have reached the Valiazo cemetery, a signposted detour opens to the right that leads to the community of Ocumazo. It is located 16 km from the town of Humahuaca.


Humahuaca – Ocumazo 16 km

Telephone Numbers of Interest:

  • Municipal emergencies (Civil Defense) 103
  • Humahuaca Hospital (03887) 421009
  • SAME Operating Base Humahuaca (03887) 421159
  • Medical emergencies (SAME) 107
  • Humahuaca Police (0388) 7421017
  • Police Emergencies 911
  • Fire and Rescue (Firefighters) 100
  • Public Transport: It does not yet have public transport.
What to do in Ocumazo



Our Address:

Ocumazo, Humahuaca, Jujuy.

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