TRANSFER AIRPORT / HOTEL CITY AND ARCHAELOGICAL TOUR
At agreed time, reception in airport, transfer hotel in Arica. Departure from hotel at 14:30 hours, visit to Arica, San Marcos Cathedral, ex custom-house, both designed by Gustave Eiffel, Ex - Alacran Island, Morro of Arica. Drive into Azapa Valley, Cerro Sombrero and La Tropilla geoglyphs, entrance into San Miguel de Azapa archaeological Museum, which displays sand preserved mummies and pre-inca relics dating since 10.000 years B.C. Return to hotel. (Ticket of museum, mineral water).
DAY 2 :
ARICA - SOCOROMA - CHUNGARA LAKE - PUTRE
Departure from hotel at 08:00 hour. We will enter the Lluta Valley geoglyphs sight (1.000 B.C.), visit Poconchile town with its church of the XVI century, Pukara de Copaquilla, hamlet of Zapahuira (breakfast), Socoroma view point. Then short stop at Putre view point, entering to Lauca National Park, sight of exotic flora, wild fauna and majestic scenery: the Payachatas volcanoes and Chungara Lake, the highest in the world (4.517 m. o. s. l), returning to Cotacotani Lagoons, visit to the typical villages of Parinacota. Arrival to Putre at 17:30 hours. Walking tour to Putre. (Breakfast, lunch, dinner with Chilean wine, mineral water).
PUTRE - SURIRE SALT DEPOSIT ISLUGA NATIONAL PARK CARIQUIMA
Departure from hostel at 09:00 hours. We will visit the villages and Guallatire Ancuta two highland villages over 4000 meters at the foot of active volcano Guallatire. Arrival at the Salar de Surire 12:00 hrs. approx. Chilcaya visit, hiking about an hour., To photograph the flora and fauna, highlighting the three types of flamingos that exist in the Salar (Andean, Chilean, James), then we will go to the Baths of Polloquere (4.270 m. o. s. l), volcanic water that emrge at 80º C, high in minerals that allow us to rest with pleasure. We continue Isluga Volcano National Park. Arrival Cariquima. Hostel Accommodation Basic. (Box lunch, dinner, mineral water).
COLCHANE - ATACAMA GIANTS HUMBERSTONE EX NITRATE COMPANY - IQUIQUE
Breakfast in hostel. Departure from hostel at 09:00 hours. We will visit the giant cactus of the Rio Grande to keep the people of Cariquima and finally to the Gorge of Aroma and the Valley of Mars. Detention in viewpoints of Chuzmiza and Pachica, the latter on the edge of the Atacama desert. Then we continued at Cerro Unitas Geoglyph observing the area s largest "El Gigante de Atacama. Huara Lunch, then visit Ex - Nitrate Humberstone and Santa Laura. Iquique Arrival around 17:30 hours. (Breakfast, lunch, mineral water).