The Devil's Throat, Tilcara

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#5 of 13 in Nature in Province of Jujuy
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. Take a look at our Province of Jujuy trip planner to schedule your visit to The Devil's Throat and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • It is a stop on the way... no more than half an hour... but you have to see this wonder of nature...
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  • Recommended, very nice and quiet. One of the things to do in tilcara. It does not dazzle but is good
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  • An incredible place to admire and climb a bit, for those who dare to move arms and legs. The silence that exists there is incredible.
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