Yungas Half-Day Tour from Tucuman

Yungas Half-Day Tour from Tucuman

Meet the Yungas in a small circuit around Tucumán and small villages. You'll be able to see heavenly places in this circuit, as well as enjoy the peace and the endless activities offered in Yerba Buena, the hillocks and ravines of Villa Nougués, the hills and the unique panoramic view of the city from San Javier, and the green and dense woods of Raco and El Siambón. Besides, you will discover the testimony of one of the most prominent sugar factories of the province in the former refinery San Pablo, as well as relaxing in a sunset in front of the El Cadillal dike.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Gral. José de San Martín 564, T4109CVL San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucumán, Argentina

Leave your centrally located Tucumán hotel and travel 12 kilometers to Yerba Buena city crossing the Rinconada way.

The famous Paul Groussac has described Yerba Buena as “… a happy and picturesque situation between the hills and the city…”.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Villa Nougues, Villa Nougués, Tucumán, Argentina

Then start climbing the lush jungle of Yungas to Villa Nougués, built between hills and ravines. Villa Nougués is a picturesque summertime villa that can be toured walking, horse riding, bike riding or by car. It has a wonderful weather, with warm summers and cold winters; both seasons offer moderate weather, which makes every ride to be pleasant.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Las Yungas, Camino de Sirga, Mendoza y, Yerba Buena, Tucumán, Argentina

A few kilometers later are Loma Bola and San Javier thats exhibits the monumental statue of the Cristo Redentor with a height of 28 meters, just 25 kilometers away from San Miguel de Tucumán. We finally arrive at La Cascada, where we will take a mini trek through the Yungas.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: RACO, Tafí Viejo, Tucumán, Argentina

Then ahead we will visit the Raco small village, a place with endless options and honoring Atahualpa Yunpanqui, an Argentinean folk singer.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: El Siambon, RP341, Tucumán, Argentina

Later El Siambón will show as its Cristo Rey monastery, which belongs to the Benedictines Order.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: El Cadilla Dam, San Miguel de Tucuman Argentina

To end this beautiful tour you will visit the The Cadillal Dike. For adventure lovers, El Cadillal is the ideal alternative: cannoning, kayaking, mountain biking, windsurfing, kite surfing, and fishing are sports that can be done with the help of professionals on the matter, surrounded by hills, relaxation, and lots of green. There is nothing better than ending the tour to this dike with a ride on the Arquímides catamaran, from where you can get an unbeatable view of El Cadillal’s landscape.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Museo Arqueologico Dr. Ernesto Padilla, Comuna Rural El Cadillal, Cadillal Argentina

The tour will finish at the Museum of Archaeology Ernesto Padilla and then coming back to San Miguel de Tucumán.

The tour ends with your centrally located Tucumán hotel drop-off.

Duration: 45 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"It is the passenger's responsibility to wear a protective mask and maintain distance, in case they don't respect the basic safety measures, they will be asked to leave the tour.

The capacity of tour will be temporarily reduced to ensure social distancing."

Duration: 5 Hours
Start location: San Miguel de Tucuman, San Miguel de Tucuman, Province of Tucuman, Northern Argentina

Traveler pickup is offered
The pick up transfer is only from selected centrally located hotels. If your hotel is outside the geographic area, we will confirm the closest meeting point. Indicate the name and address of your hotel.

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

Not Included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities


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