During the last years Antofagasta has become one of the mining centers of Chile which has revived its historical past. City tour to meet La Portada and the city center.

  • Departure: 09:00
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Antofagasta

What you will visit:

  • 1 Antofagasta

We leave from your hotel in Antofagasta at approximately 9:00 am to start the city tour in La Portada, which is a natural formation in the middle of the sea. Then we return to the city along the coast road and stop at the Fishing Terminal where you can see pelicans and sea lions.

We will walk to the historic neighborhood, where the Ferrocarril building is located, declared National Monument in 1981. We will visit Colón Square and San José Cathedral.

Later, we begin a tour of the city center of Antofagasta, Brasil avenue (residential district), the ruins of Huanchaca which is an old silver smelting formed by Chilean, Bolivian and English capitals in 1873 and we visit the Huanchaca Foundation Museum .

Then we will go to the Caleta Coloso, where the Escondida Minera port of embarkation  is located. There copper is shipped from the mine through a mining pipeline 170 kilometers long, and it is the center of artisanal fishermen.

13.30: We will be back at your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very low
Included
  • Transportation from your Hotel in Antofagasta
  • Entrance to museum.
  • Spanish,english Guide
NOT Included
  • Everything that was not mentioned in the Itinerary.

Recommendations

Sunscreen, slippers, sun hat, camera and jacket.