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Tourism in Argentina: the hidden town where you can walk among clouds

Tourism in Argentina: the hidden town where you can walk among clouds
February 6, 2024 – 22:14

It is located 4,376 meters above sea level and is nicknamed the “hidden treasure” in the area.

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It’s not metaphorical, it’s real. There is a town in the north of Argentina, precisely in the province of Jujuyin which it is possible walk among the clouds. This incredible place stands out for its surprising height, which reaches almost 4500 meters high above sea level in some points, which makes it an incredible viewpoint.

The town of Saint Ana receives tourists from all over the world who visit the north of the country year after year and who, looking for other tourist options, in addition to the typical Jujuy destinations. In the area they call it “a hidden treasure”.

Santa Ana town

Santa Ana is a cultural jewel among the clouds.

Santa Ana is a cultural jewel among the clouds.

Where is Santa Ana

Santa Anta del Valle Grande, its full name, is located about 120 kilometers from Humahuaca. Although the town is located in the department of Valle Grande, a small rural community that is at 3,470 meters above sea level, to get there you have to cross a viewpoint, known for being at the height of the clouds, at 4,376 meters above sea level.

What can I do in Santa Ana

Without a doubt The main attraction of Santa Ana is taking advantage of the trails that the area offers for hiking and trekking, enjoying the height of the place to observe the transition landscape between the Quebrada and the vegetation of the Yungas.

One of the most common activities to do in Santa Ana is walking through the Qhapar Ñan, an archaeological treasure of the province, declared a World Heritage Site of Humanity.

Visitors can also immerse themselves in local culture, through crafts and regional gastronomy. One piece of advice is to not stop exploring medicinal herbs.

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Santa Ana is located just over six hours from the capital of Jujuy.

Santa Ana is located just over six hours from the capital of Jujuy.

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How to get to Santa Ana

To get to Santa Ana you must cross Zenta Opena viewpoint with a height of 4376 meters above sea level, within the Yungas Biosphere Reserve. To go from the capital, San Salvador de Jujuy, you have to take National Route 34 and then Provincial Route 83. It is approximately 6 and a half hours by car.

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