Heritage Route No. 9

Coastal Atacama - El Morro

15 km south of the port of Caldera, this is an interesting alternative for appreciating the unique ecosystem of the coastal desert, adjacent to the only protected marine area in northern Chile with grand landscapes.

Monday, July 20, 2009  
El Morro El Morro

Location: Bahía Inglesa, Atacama Region.

Distance: 27 km.

Travel time: 1 -2 days.

Travel Mode: Hiking and bicycle.

Season: Year round.

Landmarks: 27.

Main attractions: 15 km south of the port of Caldera, this is an interesting alternative for appreciating the unique ecosystem of the coastal desert, adjacent to the only protected marine area in northern Chile with grand landscapes, eccentric geological formations, rich in waterfowl, and with a watering place, traces of the Chango culture and remains of marine mammals all present in this area of high heritage value.

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