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, the geoglyphs of Pintados 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'll pick you up at your hotel in Iquique at 8:30 am to go to the former saltpeter mines of Humberstone and Santa Laura, where the saltpeter boom was lived almost a century ago. At the legacy, we will visit the schools, churches, theaters, swimming pools and markets that are maintained since the golden years of this mineral in both towns.

After the exsalitreras, we will cross the forest of Tamarugal in the direction of the geoglyphs of Pintados, composed of more than 300 figures drawn on the slopes of the hills of the Cordillera de la Costa. We will have free time to photograph them and then go to the great oasis of Pica, where we will know its main square, its church, and the aresanía posts.

We will make a stop to have lunch in a delicious typical restaurant and enjoy the semi thermal pool Cocha Resbaladero.

After this moment of relaxation we will go to Jurassic Park, where we will see replicas of dinosaurs, and then continue our way to the town of Matilla. We will visit its church, the stone bell tower, and the Matilla Lagar. Our final stop will be at the famous Sanctuary of La Tirana, to learn more about its religious festival that takes place annually in July.

We will arrive in Iquique at around 8:00 p.m.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very high
  • Nature
    Medium

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
    Medium

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
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very low

Day 5: Transfer to Iquique airport

Transfer: Hotel Airport in Iquique

Included
  • Transfer airport / hotel / airport
  • Tour to Painted Geoglyphs
  • Paragliding flight
  • Sandboard in Dunes
  • Spanish guide
NOT Included
  • Accommodation
  • Everything not mentioned

Recommendations

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.