Tafi del Valle to El Siambón - Trekking - Tucumán, NOA

An adventure through the unknown valley of the west of Tucuman

  • Start Date : 2022-May-21
    End Date: 2022-May-24
  • Hora Inicio: 10 am in San Miguel de Tucuman
    Hora Fin: 17 hs. in San Miguel de Tucumán
  • Meeting Point:Tucumán
  • Duration:5 days + trip
    Availability: 20 available spots
Trekking Tafi del Valle - Tucumán

Proposal

More than a green oasis...

 

Walking the high plains of Tafi del Valle, with indescribable view south is a free invitation to the wonderful world of greens. And if we add over an attractive route between valleys and high mountains, crossing rivers and climbing steep hills, we are talking about an important adventure that overwhelms us almost unexplored nature. A novel and compelling journey, linking the town of El Siambón with Tafi del Valle.

 

 

Day 1 (Sunday May 1): Meeting in San Miguel de Tucuman, between 10 and 11 am. Bus services from Buenos Aires to Tucuman depart between 18 and 19 pm. the previous day (see aerial). Transfer by charter to El Siambón. Preparation of equipment, light lunch and walk out (first tranche). We will have several river crossings to reach the first camp. We will armed the tents, have some snack and rest. Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 2: early breakfast. We expect a important ascent day, among dense vegetation and open stretches. Arrival Anfama, beautiful spot in the middle of the mountains. We will lunch and in the afternoon we will continue to our next camp. Have some Rest. Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 3: Again we got up early and continued our magical route. Among numerous ascents and descents, finally arrived at La Cienaga. Lunch between.We will armed camp and rest. Farewell night on the mountain. Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 4: Last stretch (early on) that will take us to Tafi del Valle, enjoying, in the descent, one of the great sights of the whole trip. Arrival in Tafi del Valle. Rest and tour of the town. Farewell dinner. Overnight at guesthouse.

 

Day 5 (Thursday 5 May): Breakfast. We will take a transfer back to San Miguel de Tucuman. End of our services and travel. Bus services depart for Buenos Aires from 17 pm and arrive at 9 am the next day.

Note

It is possible that the direction of travel be amended (starting in Tafi del Valle). This will be defined few days previusly.

Included Services

-Guides and coordinators throughout the voyage

-All meals from lunch on day 1 to lunch on day 4.

-General Equipment (Kitchen)

-Local transfers from and to San Miguel de Tucuman

-All journey-tour

Services NOT included

-Travel to San Miguel de Tucuman

-Pack animals and baqueanos companions (consult)

-Tents (we define as a group)

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Tafi del Valle Trekking - Anfama - El Siambon, Tucuman

4 days walking through the valleys and the heights of the Jardin de la República

Difficultie´s Graduation

Mochila: Peso / Duración de la Jornada.

Exigencia Física

Técnico: Dificultad en el Terreno / Equipo.

Fortaleza Psicológica

Exposición a la Altura

Backpack (M)

This point has to do with the weight that we must carry in our backpacks. Trekkings or crossings where we have pack animals allow us to bear less weight on our backs. And the multi-day journeys in Patagonia (without the option of having pack mules) generally make us carry more weight, especially in the early days.

20% Up to 5 Kilos: Short excursion walks / Trekking Talampaya

40% Up to 8/10 Kilos: Round-trip trekking / Vallecitos 3 and 4-day programs

60% Up to 12/15 kilos: Crossing trekking with porting / Crossing of the Andes Paso Portillo

80% More than 15/18 kilos: Cross-country trekkings with little or no portage / Trekkings in Patagonia (Paso Vuriloche, PN Lanin or Nahuel Huapi, etc)

100% More than 25 Kilos: With a lot of equipment on top and little or no porting / Continental Ice

Fitness (F)

We consider physical demands to the wear that we can suffer both aerobic (climbs = possible shortness of breath) and muscle (resistance = many hours walking) and of legs and joints (descents = knees / ankles).

20% half a day or less with little unevenness.

40% more sustained slopes and longer days in the activity. 2-3 days / more than 6 hours per day.

60% Long ascents and descents with a longer duration. Ascents to more than 4000 meters in the central mountain range / intense 4-day trekking (Uruguayan plane)

80% Important work of legs in resistance. Very long days. Very long day ascents (Lanin - Domuyo) or more than 5000 meters. Ice courses.

100% Maximum demand. Aerobic work and constant effort on legs. Continental Ice, Aconcagua, mountains of more than 6000 meters.

Technical (T)

The technical difficulty is mainly based on the terrain. How much can it cost us to climb a slope, if it is very steep or if we have to use our hands in some section (simple climbing), both in rock and snow-ice, or materials such as crampons and pegs in other ascents.

20% flat land

40% trails with moderate ups and downs. General crossing trekkings . Sierra de la Ventana, Córdoba, Patagonia, Cuyo, north, others. Classic ascents

60% Steeper slopes and trails. Possible use of crampons. Domuyo, Cordón del Plata, Cordillera Central.

80% Mixed terrain, with snow or ice. Alvear, Lanin, Tronador. Bolivia, Peru.

100% Highly technical terrain. Glacial transit and climbing in sections. Hill climbing with sections on slopes of more than 60 ° inclination

Psycho (P)

We maintain that this point, the psychological factor, represents a relevant factor. Each one needs a factor of conviction, confidence, self-control and will power to achieve a goal. And depending on the attitude with which we face distances, slopes, terrain and many other objective factors, we can achieve performance with very different results.

20% We will not be much affected.

40% This is a normal level of attention.

60% We require more motivation, enthusiasm and concentration.

80% The activity will require us to be very connected and convinced.

100% Maximum control and emotional-psychological performance.

Adventures (A)

It is the factor that, the height above sea level, influences us depending on the activity we carry out. Managing and overcoming symptoms caused by altitude is the key to this point

0% + sea level.

20% Up to 2000 masl.

40% + 2000 masl.

60% + 4000 masl.

80% + 5000 masl.

100% + 6000 masl.

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