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Hiking in the mountains of Villa la Punta

The colorful valleys of the mountain range of Villa la Punta, in Santiago de Estero, invite you to experience them
Sendero Villa la Punta
| 03 August, 2019 |

The colorful valleys of the mountain range of Villa la Punta, in Santiago de Estero, invite you to live them on horseback riding, walks in Sulky, bike and on foot. A few mates with Homemade bread and bread Dulce de leche wait on the way back in a city full of history.

The Sierras of Villa la Punta stretch like green carpets dotted with red tile roofs and crowned with a sky-blue and sunny sky with few clouds. In the distance, the town of Villa la Punta can be seen. With its picturesque old buildings with high ceilings, some chapels and zigzagging paths.

Musically only by the singing of birds and the sound of the wind, tranquility comes fast. The feeling is that of the time that stops. Neither cold nor too hot, the climate is ideal and accompanies visitors on any walk that they undertake either on foot, in sulky, to horse or bicycle.

In the morning the dew makes every detail shine. The aromas of the chañar and the mistol intoxicate sweetly. Knowing close to the old route of the Camino Real (Machijata) motivates travelers to embark on a journey towards remains of great archaeological value. In a short journey of 54 kilometres, three ancient chapels are surprised. In the city, walking through the old buildings gives the feeling of going back time. The people of the community are very hospitable and welcome everyone with joy; while serving a little boy they pass stories on the table. In the afternoon, homemade bread with Sweet goat’s milk appears to connect with childhood.

Activities for everyone

With family or with friends, visitors embark on activities of different levels of difficulty. Even seniors find options according to their possibilities. The different shades of green of Monte Santiagueño seduce and invite all year round with their colors. Especially in spring and summer and every Good Friday, when a pilgrimage is made to Cerro La Cruz, a place that also wonders in the night walks.

The inn of the city receives with comfortable beds for rest.

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