The town of La Tirana, is located about 20 kilometers from Pica in the middle of the Pampa del Tamarugal, it is transformed between July 15 and 16 in an anthill of people. The "Chinese dances" arrive in trucks, buses, trucks, cars and some on foot, because they want to pay charges

  • Departure: 15:00
  • Duration: Full day
  • Includes: Boxlunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Iquique

What you will visit:

  • 1 La Tirana
  • 2 Iquique
Departure from Hotel at 3:00 p.m. Direct transfer to the town of La Tirana, to visit it and observe its more than 180 types of Religious Dances that dance in honor of the Virgen del Carmen, to the rhythm of the brass bands and percussion, dressed as Indians Dakotas, Siouxs, Cherokees, Apaches , Gypsies, Chinese, Hindus, Chunchos, Cuyacas, Zambos and Diabladas. Then at 20:30 hrs, tea service, coffee, chocolate and typical sweets. Waiting for the Vigil of July 15 at midnight, with Fireworks, bonfires, firecrackers and flares confused with the music of hundreds of bands and dances, the rattle sound, religious fervor and the ringing of the bells at the moment of the Procession of the Virgen del Carmen around the Main Square. This Festival, the most important of Religious Folklore in Chile, is attended by more than 200,000 people. Return to Iquique.
  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very high
  • Nature
  • Nightlife
    Very low
  • Transfers
  • Hot snack
  • Pica typical sweets
  • Historian guide.
NOT Included
  • Everything not mentioned


Take windproof jacket camera, sunblock, sunglasses