Yala, a delighted corner in the heart of the Northern Argentine town of Yala amazes visitors who travelled to the North of Argentina hoping to find a barren soil, with its perpetual green, its magnificent vegetation and its incredible wildlife, especially of birds, some of which only are in the Yala River Gorge, since they survive in zero pollution. Yala is situated 14 kms to the North of the Capital San Salvador de Jujuy jujena and is forced to the Gorge and Puna step.Can be accessed via route national n 9 then it joins the main towns of northern Argentina, following to Bolivia to the North and to Chile by the Paso de Jama West. is 1400 km above sea level.The area is dominated by the temperate climate with temperatures moderated by the altitude and the relief is mountainous. The Yala River Gorge, the lagoons of Yala and the Termas de Reyes comprise one of the most visited tourist circuits of the province. The Yala River is a pristine mountain river, encased in low mountains upholstered in green groves, with magnificent views of the foothills, which invites you to stroll its shores in winter and listen to his bellow at a prudent distance in summer.In the warm season heavy tropical rains, increasing its flow in a matter of minutes, with violent avalanches of rocks and logs that wiped out any obstacle in its path.Climbing up the hills that form deep ravines the Lagunas de Yala belonging to the Provincial Park El Potrero de Yala is reached and found 10 kms from the town of Yala, 2306 meters above sea level.Very visited by the beauty of aua landscapes, they are one of the main attractions of the area.In place you can perform different activities as fishing, trekking, hiking, climbing, birdwatching among others. The access road is winding and picturesque and the thick vegetation and variety of wild flowers make an attractive environment.In the lagoons silverside and trout are bred and is a place of birds nesting reason for which was declared Intangible Area in 1995.Toda area form part as well as the environment declared by UNESCO as reserve of the biosphere of the Yungas in the year 2002.
The fauna is composed of different types of blemishes, herons, ducks, coots and biguas. Low sectors there are parrots, Magpies, tries roads, Guans, hummingbirds and in the highest zones you can spot owls, milano swallow-tailed, kingfishers, condors, and reptiles such as yarara and coral, as well as Andean frogs. Close to Yala also find other attractions very appreciated by their landscapes such as the open of Lozano, Jaira Tiraxi circuit and the circuit of ethno tourism of the Chani. In the area different proposals are provided for sleeping, eating and the community offers horseback riding, hiking, crafts, regional food.