The small area of San Roque, Humahuaca department, is home to the aboriginal communities of Francisco Limpita and El Morado, both at the foot of and guarded by the rich archaeological site of Antigal de Calete.
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 day they 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, from December to March, you must first check the state of the roads and available activities.
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 the town of Humahuaca, on RN 9 to the south is the town of San Roque on both sides of the route.
Humahuaca – San Roque 6 km
Telephone Numbers of Interest:
- Municipal emergencies (Civil Defense) 103
- Humahuaca Hospital (03887) 421009
- SAME Operational Base Humahuaca (03887) 421159
- Medical emergencies (SAME) 107.
- Humahuaca Police (3887) 421017
- Police Emergencies 911
- Fire and rescue (firefighters) 100
- Public Transport: All the services that transit through RN9.