Paraglide over the Pacific Ocean and slide through the highest dunes of northern Chile in this adrenaline-packed travel program.

Day 1: Arrival at Iquique Airport and transfer to the hotel

Transfer: Airport Hotel in Iquique

Day 2: La Tirana - Iquique - Humberstone Saltpeters

Tour around the nitrate towns and the oasis of Pica

  • Departure: 08:30
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Includes: Lunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel en Iquique

This tour will take you from the former saltpeter offices of Humberstone and Santa Laura to the beautiful oasis of Pica, passing through the incredible geoglyphs of Pintados, the town of Matilla and the Sanctuary of La Tirana.

We will depart from the hotel at 08:30 am to cross the Coastal Range and visit the former saltpeter works and ghost towns of Santa Laura and Humberstone, declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. We will explore their ruins, such as the theater, general store, hotel, market, hospital, and industrial plant where saltpeter was produced for export to Europe and the United States.

We will also cross the Tamarugal Forest and the town of Pozo Almonte, and then visit the village of La Tirana, the location of the most important Religious Folklore Festival in Chile. Afterward, we will arrive at the oasis of Pica to have lunch at a typical restaurant and then visit the Church of San Andrés (16th century), the Jurassic Park with its dinosaur replicas and local crafts, and enjoy natural mango and guava juices.

Finally, we will visit the oasis of Matilla to see the Spanish Wine Press (18th century) and the Church of San Antonio. We will arrive in Iquique at 7:30 pm.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very high
  • Nature

Day 3: Iquique

Sandboard in Iquique dunes

  • Departure: 12:00
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Includes: Boxlunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Iquique

One of the best tours you can do in Iquique is to learn to sandboard in the huge sand dunes of the Dragon Hill. Do you want to live this experience?

At 12:00 noon we will be at your hotel in Iquique to begin our adventure tour making sandboarding on the Dragon Hill, located at the foot of the mountain range of the Coast.

We climb the dune of the Dragon Hill, an intense walk to the highest part, located about 30 minutes approximately where we start the class where we can learn about posture, sliding and braking techniques, among other things.

From the top of the Dragon Hill, we have a panoramic view of the city of Iquique and the Pacific Ocean.

We will enjoy this adventure tour making sandboarding through the best dunes of northern Chile.

2:30 pm: End of the tour and return to the hotel in Iquique.

  • Physical
    Very high
  • Nature

Day 4: Iquique

Paragliding over Iquique

  • Departure: 08:30
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Iquique

If you want to get to know Iquique from a different point of view, we invite you to experience this paragliding experience. You will have a panoramic view of the beaches, the Pacific Ocean and the entire city.

To make this paragliding tour in Iquique there are two hours available: 10:15 am or 12:15 hours departing from your hotel.

We move to the take-off point called Mirador Parapente at a point in the La Costa mountain range where the instructor and the pilot will give us an introduction about the flight.

Then we will take off and we will be able to appreciate the landscape from the top, the beach of Iquique and the whole city.

Then we land at Cavancha beach and then we take the passengers to their hotel in Iquique.

  • Physical
  • Nature
    Very low

Day 5: Transfer to Iquique airport

Transfer: Hotel Airport in Iquique

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport Transfer
  • Tour to saltpeter offices, Pica, La Tirana, and Matilla (includes snack on the route and lunch)
  • Paragliding flight
  • Sandboarding on dunes
  • Spanish-speaking guide
NOT Included
  • Accommodation
  • Entry fees to sites of interest
  • Everything not mentioned in the includes


Comfortable shoes, jockey, sunglasses, sun block, water and comfortable clothes.

  • Go Chile assumes no responsibility for unpredictable events that may affect the schedule or order of travel programs, such as those caused by weather conditions, road closures or safety measures established by public authorities.