The Devil's Throat, Tilcara

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Waterfall Nature / Park
Trek through rugged, dry terrain to arrive at The Devil's Throat, a waterfall carved into the rocks of a deep red canyon. Don't be intimidated by the steep beginning of the roughly 7 km (4.3 mi) hike from Tilcara--once you conquer the first section, the track flattens out. After you appreciate the tumbling cascade, look out from the waterfall's base to enjoy a breathtaking view of Quebrada de Humahuaca Gorge and the soaring, icy peak behind it. Bring adequate snacks, water, and sun protection, as you might struggle to find shade during the walk. Plan your visit to The Devil's Throat and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Province of Jujuy vacation generator.
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  • One of the nicest trek I had in a long time, the place is amazing, followed the river into a final cascade. Not difficult at all !!!!  more »
  • This is a wonderful thing to do when in tilcara. We chose to take a taxi up and it cost 200pesos then we did the walk through Devil's Throat and to the waterfall for which you need to pay 15pesos per ...  more »
  • Straightforward path with a height gain of around 1,000 feet. You have to go down to the ravine for the waterfall, after paying 15 pesos. Great views. Best to do in the morning before the wind gets up...  more »