We will take Route 9 with destination SANTA CATALINA. At Abra Pampa, we will take Route 7 to Rinconada and, before arriving at Guardaparque de Pozuelo, we will divert and take Route 69 to Cieneguillas. We will pass through the LAGUNA DE POZUELOS and then take Route 5 to Santa Catalina. Lunch at guesthouse DON CLEMENTE. During the afternoon, we will visit the incredible town EL ANGOSTO, which is divided from Bolivia only by the river Río Grande de San Juan. On our way there, we will stop by EL QUEÑOAL, a place full of trees named Queñoa (a millenial tree with red bark). Then, we will arrive at the FILO DEL ANGOSTO, the most incredible viewpoint of La Puna, where we will observe the tripartite border of Chile, Bolivia and Argentina. Once in the town (located 500mt from El Filo), we will walk along the streets, and visit a local school and greenhouse. Dinner and night at DON CLEMENTE guesthouse.
In the morning, we will visit the church, the square, and then take Route 76. We will pass through el mirador del Morrito, a little hump of rocks that was used as a defense from possible attacks from other tribes. Then, we will pass through PISCUNO and, lastly, CASIRA, the best pottery town of Jujuy, where we will visit the potter’s houses and see the process of the products they manufacture. We will continue to LA QUIACA and make a stop at VILLAZON (the border with Bolivia). After lunch, we will return to Santa Catalina.