Craftsman Route - Amaicha del Valle

The Craftsman Route product was created in 2015 by Social Development Ministry together with Amaicha del Valle community.  It is a pleasure to invite everybody to be part of it.

Amaicha del Valle means roots, traditions, native people and history. That is why, Craftsman Route Tour allows tourists to be part of the local living culture.

This tour is made up by the most representative local craftsmen and a wide variety of craftworks are portrayed.

Silversmith

Jorge Siga
Address: Bº Las Puntillas Ruta Provincial Nº 337 (on the way to Santa María)
Tel: 0381- 154770131
Opening hours: Monday o Saturday from  2:00 pm till  6:30 pm.


Pottery

Its production techniques are very similar to those used in pre-Hispanic times.

“Manos del Valle" (Hands from the Valley) - Aldo Fabián
Address: Bº Las Puntillas Ruta Provincial Nº 337 (on the way to Santa María)
Tel: 0381- 155671438
Opening hours: every day from 8 am till 1 pm and from 3 pm till 8 pm.


Knitting

Knitting is one of the most representative local craftworks.

“Los Algarrobos” - Hugo Astorga
Address: Bº Ampimpa Ruta Provincial Nº 307 Km- 111,5.
Tel: 0381-155093913
Opening hours: every day from 8 a.m. till 1 pm and from 3 pm till 7 pm.


Elsa Lera
Address: Bº El Mirador Miguel Araoz S/Nº (500 meters from the main square)
Tel: 0381- 153524897
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 2:30 pm till 7 pm.


Taller Kasapacha - Ángela Balderrama
Address: Bº Las Puntillas Ruta Provincial Nº 337 (on the way to Santa María)
Tel: 0381- 154770131
Mail: angelamaicha@gmail.com
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 9 am till 1 pm and from 4 pm till 8 pm.  


Yolanda Balderrama
Address: Bº Las Puntillas Ruta Provincial Nº 337 (on the way to Santa María)
Tel: 0381- 156242450
Opening hours: January and February  from 8 am till 12 pm.  From March to December from 3 pm till 6 pm



Useful Information

Distance from San Miguel de Tucumán: 176 km (109 1/2 miles) - Mountain Road.

By car: 3 hrs. Approximately

Filling Stations:
- Acheral: Petrol/gas and CNG station: National Road Nº 38
- Tafí del Valle: Petrol/gas station on Provincial Road Nº 307 km 60
- Amaicha del Valle: Petrol/gas station on Provincial Road Nº 307

You can also visit: “Wines from Tucumán”, “Eco-Paths”, “Route of Faith”

For further information, email us to direcciondeturismoamaicha@gmail.com

Means of Public Transport: Aconquija - Bus Company (tel. +54-381- 4227620)

It is highly recommendable to take some cash with you. Many craftsmen do not have debit or credit cards systems. ATMs are available in town