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  • Departure: 09:00
  • Duration: Full day
  • Includes: Lunch

What you will visit:

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  • 2 Copiapó
At 9:00 a.m. we will be at your hotel in Copiapó to begin the tour. First, we are traveling east, until we reach the Tierra Amarilla Mining Museum, located 16 kilometers from Copiapó. There we are going  to learn about the mining history in Chile in a restored center of great patrimonial value.
 
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  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very high
Included
  • Specialized guide
  • Tickets to museums and attractions in the itinerary.
  • Water bottle.
  • Lunch at a restaurant in Bahía Inglesa.
NOT Included
  • Everything that was not mentioned in the itinerary.

Recommendations

Sun glasses, sunscreen and a hat.