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It is an earthly paradise that requires the journey of a road in the middle of the Sierras. His name, “Pueblo Escondido,” says it all. This place is a hamlet located south-west of the Calamuchita Valley. At the foot of Cerro Áspero is this hidden point that invites us to visit it.
This getaway is the favorite for lovers of adventure tourism . Since it requires crossing a winding and dangerous path . Visitors' favorite activity is to arrive on trekking. Others, fans of adrenaline and extreme sports, prefer to do it by motorcycle or practicing mountain biking. This destination gives travelers the opportunity to feel free, as it proposes them to choose from thousands of options. From how to get there, to where to sleep. It's a destination for adventurous spirits . A spectacle worthy to admire, but that takes your effort.
Located at the foot of Cerro Áspero in the Sierra de los Comechingones “Pueblo Escondido”, as they baptized it, hides thousands of legends. That is why it is increasingly popular among the tourist audience and the curious. This hamlet, now abandoned, constituted a mining camp. Around 500 inhabitants were accommodated there in times of greatest activity. All of them worked exploiting the mines around. The times of greatest mining production , in which Cerro was the protagonist, were between 1895 and 1969.
This hamlet that today forms a tourist show was built by the companies dedicated to this activity to facilitate daily work. The success of this small community was to obtain tungsten or tungsten, a mineral used for war purposes. That is why the productive boom of this Escondido People took place during the Second World War and the Post-War period.
At the time the Rough was a point of activity and work. Today, it became a point of c onexion with nature and tranquility.
Stay quiet! We provide you with the options to get to your destination safe and sound. But first thing first: choose the means of transport. The crossing can be done by walking, mountain biking, horseback riding, enduro motorbike, ATV or 4x4 van. With other types of vehicles it becomes impossible as it is a road of high difficulty, with dirt and stones. All these options are advisable to do them with a tour guide to facilitate the journey. But if you prefer to have your own adventure, just ask in the nearby villages, as it is a path that all locals know.
The “main” access is located on a bordering mountain road. Since it connects San Luis (Merlo) with Córdoba (La Cruz) . It is 25 km from Villa de Merlo, which allows an express visit to the province.
Another way to get to this special hamlet is by crossing Cerro Áspero along the road “Los Caracoles”. To make this tour you must take as origin the town of La Cruz and cross the river los Sauces and the mines of San Virgilio.
Once you get to the place, two hanging bridges welcome you. You can tour some houses that are open and take incredible views of a unique phenomenon. The ruins of a mining town on which history and activity can be breathed. The perfect combination between nature and the vestiges of a civilization.
To crown the beautiful landscape that Pueblo Escondido gives us, there is a river that on its banks allows us to rest from the route. This place is surrounded by unmissable natural attractions. And it also has a small restaurant that is designed to welcome visitors.
Do you dare to discover the town that hides in one of the most striking streams in Cordoba?
Publication Date: 05/09/2020
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