We'll get to know the best of northern Arica. We'll visit the main points as the Morro de Arica, Cuevas de Anzonta and San Miguel de Azapa Archeological Museum
Day 1: Arrival in Arica and City tour
Transfer: Airport Hotel in Arica
CITY TOUR AROUND ARICA
- Departure: 09:00
- Duration: 5 hours
- Pickup / Dropoff: Arica Hotel
Discover the charms of the city of Arica visiting the Morro de Arica, Cuevas de Anzota and San Miguel de Azapa Archaeological Museum
We will go to the Ex Isla el Alacrán, we will go along the beach el Laucho, La Lisera beach, Corazones beach and Anzota caves. Then, we will make an ascent to the Morro de Arica where we will visit the Weapons Museum. We will walk towards the valley of Azapa, Geoglifos de la Tropilla, Sacred Hill, Archaeological Museum San Miguel de Azapa and Plot of olives where we will do a tasting and also sighting of the Hummingbird.
Day 2: Lauca National Park - Arica
Excursion through Lauca National Park
- Departure: 07:00
- Duration: 14 hours
- Includes: Breakfast, Lunch
- Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in Arica
If you are traveling in Arica, this tour will take you to know the best of the Chilean highlands. We will visit the Lauca National Park that stands out for its Andean flora and fauna, surrounded by volcanoes with permanent fumaroles and we’ll know the villages of Socoroma and Putre.
We will pick you up at your hotel in Arica between 07:00 and 07:30 to take the road that will take us to the Lluta Valley, during which we will appreciate flora and fauna, and the famous geoglyphs of its hills.
During the ascent we are able to see the flora and fauna of the Andean area and visit archaeological sites such as Lluta geoglyphs.
Then we arrive at the town of Poconchile, we visit its church that dates from the XVII century. Then we go to the Quebrada de Cardones with its cactus more than 4 meters high. We can see the Pukará de Copaquilla and Tambo de Zapahuira to see a panoramic view of the Andean towns of Putre and Socoroma.
We are going to enter the Nature Sanctuary, Lauca National Park, a landscape surrounded by volcanoes with their permanent fumaroles and their typical Andean fauna, guanacos, alpacas, vicuñas, llamas and vizcachas. We can also see the typical bofedales of northern Chile, the yareta, brave straw and the Cocotani lagoons.
After that, we arrive to Chungará Lake, located at 4,500 meters above sea level. With this landscape we will have lunch on picnic ground and then we return to Putre, where we are having a city tour through the town, to later return to the city of Arica.
20:30 hours: End of the tour. We are back at your hotel in Arica.
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Day 3: Transfer to Arica Airport
Transfer: Hotel Airport in Arica
Transfer from the hotel in Arica to the airport
- Transfer from and to the hotel
- City tour in Arica and Anzota (entrance to museum, guide)
- Excursion to Lauca National Park and Chungará Lake (includes breakfast, lunch, guide)
- Transfersfrom and to Arica for all tours
- Spanish Guide
- Services not mentioned