1-day Horseback riding, Tilcara, Maimara, Garganta del Diablo, Jujuy

David, an AAGM certified guide, wants to show you three true gems in northern Argentina: Tilcara, Maimara and Garganta del Diablo. Join him on this wonderful horseback riding adventure.




Trip Duration

1 day

Mountain Range


People per Guide

15 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip



  • Visit Jujuy’s most dazzling parts: Tilcara, Maimara and Garganta del Diablo

  • Explore the circuit Tilcara-Maimara, unveiling these two charming towns

  • Discover the magnificent waterfall at Garganta del Diablo

Jujuy is a marvellous province in northern Argentina. And one of the best ways to explore it is horseback riding across three of its most beautiful parts: Tilcara, Maimara and Garganta del Diablo.

Tilcara, is an enchanting town in the valley of Quebrada de Humahuaca, deep in the mountains of northern Argentina. This UNESCO World Heritage site, has a huge cultural significance, with indigenous traditions still alive and celebrated, exquisite food, live music and lovely people.

The Garganta del Diablo is only 7 kilometers outside the city of Tilcara. This dazzling rocky formation is one of the most iconic destinations in Jujuy. We’ll get to ride along this gorge, created by the Huasamayo river to forge its way through the mountains. Also, it offers the unique opportunity to visit its dazzling 15 meters waterfall. Morever, it has privileged views of the Nevado del Chañi and the Quebrada de Humahuaca. What’s more, it’s the perfect location for birdwatching. So keep your eyes open and get the camera ready!

Finally, Maimara is only 5 kilometers outside of Tilcara. This intriguing place still guards many secrets and traditions of the Maimará and Tilcara indigenous people. In fact, its name means falling start in the Maimará language. So when you get the opportunity to explore its streets, it is easy to understand why. This small and picturesque town in the Humahuaca Ravine is surrounded by mountains that seem as if a painter had brushed each one of them with a unique palette. And it is indeed the nickname these peaks receive: the Painter’s Palette.

Would you like to join this horseback riding adventure? Just request to book this trip. It would be my pleasure to be your guide.  

Looking for another adventure? I also guide this Jujuy, 1-day trek & mountain bike tour.

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Price per person

Group of 2
70 USD

Group of 3
70 USD

Group of 4
70 USD

Group of 5
70 USD

Group of 6
70 USD

Group of 7
70 USD

Group of 8
70 USD


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
 You can choose between including a lunch in the price or bring your own. Minimum 2 and maximum 15 people for this trip. To confirm the trip 20% of the price is required in advance. The prices are per person, per season.

Other details

Skill level required

All Levels

Fitness level required

Open to everyone

Meeting point

CHICAPA behind the Pucara of Tilcara

More info

Bring comfortable clothing and shoes, sunscreen and a hat. Please note each horse has different characteristics and personalities. We have different saddles according to your needs.


About the Guide


AAGM Mountain Guide from Argentina.

I was born in Catamarca province, land of 6000m peaks (los seismiles), such as Pissis and Ojos del Salado.

I now live in Tilcara, Jujuy, located in the 'Quebrada de Humahuaca' a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

I guide mountaineering, trekking, horse riding and multi adventure trips in Argentina's North and North-West region.

When guiding, my objective is to provide confidence and safety to my clients, and by the end of the trip to say goodbye as friends.



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What People are Saying


The trip was amazing. The climb especially. Not being used to horse riding it was quite exhausting but overall we were very satisfied with how the day went.
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Jochen Daems

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