Isluga Vulcano National Park. Iquique - CHILE
The Isluga Volcano National Park has an area of 174,744 hectares and is located in the communes of Colchane, Camiña and Huara province of Iquique.
Altitude: 2,100 to 5,400 m.s.n.m.
How to get to Volcan Isluga National Park:
The Park is accessed by Route A-16 that connects the city of Iquique with the town of Humberstone (5 km north of Pozo Almonte). Continue on Route 5 North, about 26 km. to the town of Huara, then continue on Route A-55 (paved road) to the Northeast to the town of Colchane, for 180 km.
It is located in the village of Enquelga, 228 km. from the city of Iquique and 10 from the north entrance of the Park.
Trail Laguna Arabilla:
The length of the path is 600 m. and the travel time to 30 minutes. It has 5 stations or viewpoints, one of which can be reached by vehicle. It allows the observation of different ecological environments and plant associations such as the Arabilla lagoon, Andean steppes, wet steppes and so-called.
In the mentioned Arabilla lagoon you can observe the Chilean flamingo and a great variety of avifauna species.
Pukará Path of Isluga:
The length of the path is 3 km. It is demarcated by stones that are born on the road that connects Enquelga with Colchane and reaches the top of a hill, from which you can contemplate the grandeur of the landscape.
Access to people who have manifested symptoms of puna (altitude sickness) is not recommended.