The first place we visit is Quebrada de Palala, a spectacular formation of irregular rocks, formed during many years by an intense erosion. Continue to Tambillo through leafy willows, upstream to Monterrico and Charahota where you can see large eroded sandstone rocks, stretches of wildflowers, flocks of wild birds, even “La Poronga” a unique natural monument of phallic type of about 50m. Then, we will return o Tupiza to go to the south part of the region.
Once in Tupiza, we will take our bikes and ride to the south part, we will to go to the other side of the River, in our way, we will cross El Angosto, a narrow mountain pass where only the Tupiza River fits. Continue, we will see a junction of the San Juan del Oro and Tupiza Rivers, commonly called Entre Ríos. We will go to a viewpoint to appreciate all the landscape of this place, from here, you will also see La Torre, a gigantic rock of enormous height located in the middle of the valley.
After our bike trip, we will take the car again and go to Toroyoj, a place of rest and recreation, surrounded by huge and sharp vertical colored rocks, at your feet runs the San Juan del Oro River. Here you will be able to walk around this place, and even swim in the river if you want. Then we will go to the point where our horses are waiting for us.
The first place we visit is Quebrada de Palmira, a place full of canyons, ravines forming walls of red clay soil and vertical red mountains such as La Puerta del Diablo, where they stand proud showing their splendor, the legend says. During the carnival of Tupiza the devil fell in love with a cholita, so he decided to kidnap her. As the carnival came to an end and the devil could no longer be among the humans, he loaded the cholita and ran out of town. In that race, split in two a huge rock and that is what gave name to that natural wonder. After passing La Puerta del Diablo, further north, we visit the Valle de los Machos is 3071 meters above sea level. They are rock formations eroded by the wind called by their phallic appearance and in the background we will visit the Cañon del Inca.
Note: If you do not like horses, we can do this part by car too and add a trekking to Cañón del Duende.
Note: You need to wear long pants, comfortable sneakers or horse back ridding boots for the horse part.