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.
In the heart of the Pampa del Tamarugal, 47 km east of Iquique, Humberstone is another reflection of the once-thriving Chilean saltpeter industry. It was first located there in 1872, when the “La Pampa” office was founded.
An invitation to travel through historic Atacama, observing the geological marks that have formed the landscape that is nourished by the remains of 11,000 years of human occupation, from prehistoric groups of hunter-gatherers to their current descendents.
The Cartagena Heritage Route invites you to get to know this interesting resort city and walk around its streets that climb hills and skirt ravines that finally lead to the sea and the beautiful, wide beaches that are typical of the central Chilean coastline.
This is an attractive, ethnotourism circuit that acquaints visitors with the customs and traditions of the African slaves who arrived in South America, many of whom settled for centuries in the Azapa Valley and its environs.
An extraordinary opportunity for those interested in observing priceless and unique ecosystems, this route starts out on the south shore of the Bío Bío River, 92 kilometers southeast of the city of Los Angeles.
This route follows the Atacama coast, with its beautiful beaches and unusual rock formations, such as Spherical Granite, a rare geological formation found only in this part of Chile and in parts of Australia and Japan.
This route takes you to up to a setting of the high plateaus, 3,700 m above sea level, to walk around, and get to know and admire the landscape of the Andean high mesa, where nature maintains a dynamic balance.