Visits to neighboring indigenous communities. In the hostel you will find all information to visit these communities, many of which are very rarely in tourists. We work with different families in these communities who are willing to receive them, we collaborate with the development of cultural ecotourism in this region for years. Hostel Milmahuasi intended as a meeting point and information among tourists and local families who wish to invite you to know.
El Mirador : It is just a few yards behind the Hosteria Iruya, since you have a view of the town and its surroundings.
Barrio La Banda, Suspension Bridge: The other side of Iruya town is the district of La Banda, from where it has a beautiful view of the village and his church. You can also continue along a path up the hill.
Pueblo Viejo, Campo Carreras, Rio Grande, Colanzuli, Abra Laite : distance of about 2-4 hours walk from Iruya, also can be partly in the bus, especially coming out at 6 am in the morning and then return with the bus at midday. This communities are seen when one travels from the open Iruya Condor. They are part of the community of Finca Santiago, first Argentina's community property, title indivisible, unattachable and unsaleable. This property comprises 125 000 hectares. from the Yungas (tropical Andean forests) to 5,000 meters Morado Co. with the jaguar and condor as emblematic animal of its great biodiversity.
San Isidro is maybe the best known of subdestinations of Iruya, only 2 hours (7 km) walk along the bed of the river, offers possibility to spend the night with a local family. Also can be reached by truck, if the road is open (May-November). between 50 to 60 families live there, has several family accommodations with shared facilities, new beds, dining rooms, textile artisans, farmers. Corn, potatoes.Patron Saint San Isidro Labrador, May 15.
San Juan: is 7 km from iruya and many others from San Isidro, on the mountain path of medium difficulty. 20 families, growing potatoes, corn, oca. Goats and sheep. Patronal festival on February 2nd.
Chiyayoc: about 6 hours walk from Iruya, has the potential to sleep.
Higueras: In a 4 hour walk on the riverbed Iruya, they should cross the river several times to reach your destination, you can also go by truck in the dry months, May to October.
Rodeo Colorado, Rodio, Trancas, etcs. : There are many communities that are far to many days of walking to it must be organized before the trip.