Travel guide to the top of Abra del Infiernillo

Abra del Infiernillo is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.056m (10,026ft) above the sea level, located in Tucumán province in northwest Argentina.

Abra del Infiernillo

Located within the Calchaquí Valleys area, the winding road to the summit is paved, with some narrow parts. It’s called RP307. Loose gravel in some sections. Hundreds of turns and several hairpin turns. The drive is pretty scenic. The pass is 53.4 km (33 miles) long running north-south from Amaicha del Valle, in the Tafi del Valle department, in the northwestern province of Tucuman to the town of Tafí del Valle.

At the summit, also known as Infiernillo, is a communication tower and a restaurant with llamas. Expect high winds, clouds and rain. The pass is the main gate to the Parque Provincial Cumbres Calchaquíes. It’s the highest point in all the roads of Tucuman province.