The route of the dikes is a circuit that can perform the south of the city of San Salvador de Jujuy (Jujuy – Argentina). In this area we find the La Cienaga, Woods and Alisos show where vegetation earned the desert landscape. Through the construction of these dams Arid zone change for a place where you can enjoy fresh air in the shade of large trees, can perform acoustic or doing some sport fishing.
If we take the provincial capital and headed south, first place with which we will be 17 km dike Los Alisos, their slopes can observe a lot of ferns and lush plants that run all shades. The dam is ideal for trekking, allowing us to discover the fauna and flora of this region so special. In the upper area of the complex Eva Perón find a place that has a vision of the dam and we can camp, how many different swimming pool and sports facilities.
At Los Alisos dam can be reached by Route 9 or the provincial routes 2 and 8. It has become a haven for those who are fans of fishing, since you can get plenty of kingfish. If we continue on Route 2 way cross hills covered by thick vegetation and finally reached the Almona, where activities such as paragliding can be carried out.
La Loma is the highest point of the entire circuit with its 1450 meters above the sea.
Continuing the tour we headed to San Antonio, a village where we can get some reworked exquisite artisan cheeses.
If we turn on Route 9 will reach reservoirs La Cienaga and The Timbers, through El Carmen, a place that is faced in the production of snuff, wine and maybe a good cellar. El Carmen has a rich history in this place took supplies and troops Guemes Belgrano when it carried out the Northern army campaign. Moreover, this town is home to the feast of Our Lady of Carmen in this event can buy typical products from Jujuy and southern Bolivia.
Nearby is La Cienaga, which has different options for fans of sport fishing. En el Club Náutico La Cienaga you can rent fishing boats, if you wish, you have the option of a swimming pool and a hostel or the possibility of camping in campsites in the area, barbecue and restaurants have different choices of dishes prepared with silversides.
In the reservoir Las Maderas see an artificial lake of over 760 acres, another place to go fishing. In addition to windsurfing, canoeing and water skiing.
This whole area, as I have told, has magnificent vegetation. In the summer we will find a fresh and pleasant climate. So if you are planning your next holiday and you like fishing and outdoor activities should not pass by this site.
Another variant that offers this area is to enjoy the thermal waters of Yala (which are located north of the capital Jujuy). At the Hotel Termas de Reyes is from 1938 gives us the possibility to try with healing waters rich in minerals.
If you continue to travel along the routes that bring us closer to the hotel, get to 12 bodies of water lying between the mountains at 2,000 meters above sea level. The place is surrounded by alders and pines that form a forest. The gaps allow water sports.
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