The Elqui Valley stands out for the production of wine and pisco. It is a green valley surrounded by mountains and traditional villages that mix the local culture and tourism.
- Departure: 08:30
- Duration: 10 hours
- Includes: Lunch
- Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in La Serena
What you will visit:
- 1 Elqui Valley
- 2 La Serena
We will leave from your hotel at approximately 9:00 am to know the Elqui Valley.
The first stop will be in a large gardening crop and then we will continue to visit plantations of chirimoyas, papayas, lúcumas and olive trees. But the most important of the area are the vineyards that give rise to pisco, which is the main product of the area.
This tour includes a visit to a pisquera plant where we will know the process of elaboration from the fermentation to the distillation, passing through the guard room and culminating with an exquisite tasting.
Our tour will continue in the village Vicuña, where we will meet the Bauer Tower, its church and the Armas square.
13:30 hours: lunch at delights of the Sun which is a restaurant that is cooked with solar energy and is very visited by national and international tourists.
Later we will visit the tomb of Gabriela Mistral in Montegrande. She was a Chilean poet who won the Nobel Prize for Literature. We will also go to the School House (free access) where she lived all her childhood and today functions as a museum.
19.00: We will be back at your hotel.
- NatureVery low
- Transfer from your Hotel
- Guide in Spanish
- Lunch in the Elqui Valley
- Everything that was not mentioned in the Itinerary.
Bring camera and clothes in layers.