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$96.92 Private & Custom Tours

La Serena to Elqui Valley and Vicuna Private Tour with Lunch

Departing from the port of Coquimbo toward the Elqui Valley we'll drive for approximately 50 km.From La Serena we will make the first stop at the reservoir Puclaro, engineering work created for the reserve of drinking water and irrigation of the fields of the Elqui Valley. We can see a beautiful view to the river. We will stop here for about 30 minutes.Later, we visit a Pisco factory where we will know the process of the distillate of the grape. We tour the plant, taste their products and visit the showroom. Our stop here will be for about 45 minutes.After this activity, we visit the city of Vicuña, its main square, the Tower Bauer. Then visit the Gabriela Mistral museum, where we will learn of the life of this great Poetess. Our stop here will last 30 minutes.Then close to 1:30pm we will go for lunch at the town of Villaseca, famous for its delicious dishes that are cooked with sunlight. We will stop here for approximately 1 hour.Time to start heading back to La Serena after lunch. On our way we will stop in the sales center Papayas, typical fruit of the area, where you can buy different products made from papaya.We will be back at Port of Coquimbo at around 4pm.

$100 Private & Custom Tours

La Serena and Coquimbo Private City Tour Including Lunch

Departure from the port of Coquimbo around 8:30am. The Tour starts at the Civic Center of the city of La Serena, where you'll visit the most interesting places such as the Plaza de Armas, important churches built of stone, the Recova craft center and the Archaeological Museum.Afterwards, you'll drive along the av. Francisco de Aguirre, the main route of entry to the city, to the Japanese Garden and then to La Serena Lighthouse, built between 1951 and 1953. The Av. Del Mar, which is the coastal road connecting between La Serena and Coquimbo. It will lead us to the port, to visit the city, the English Quarter with its old mansions of the early nineteenth century. Then we will go to Mirador del Fuerte Lambert, a true relic, observation point for the defense of the port, built during the second half of the seventeenth century.Then, stop for lunch before continuing the journey to the Cross of the Third Millennium, a memorial to the Christian faith. The final stop is a visit to Guayacan, a sector which during the nineteenth century revolved around the work of copper smelting. Famous sites here include the Church Sector, a Catholic church designed by Eiffel and the bay of La Herradura.

$63 Day Trips & Excursions

Elqui Valley Tour from La Serena

Your day begins with an 8:30am pickup from your centrally located La Serena or Coquimbo hotel. Greet your guide, board the vehicle, and settle in for a journey of about two hours to Cochiguaz, in the Elqui Valley.After learning why some people call Cochiguaz teh world's new geomagnetic center, and exploring a little of its new-age culture, pay a visit to a pisco production plant. Discover how Chile's national drink is made and enjoy a tasting before returning on road that leads to Vicuña.Stroll through Vicuña as your guide explains how it is the most important town in the valley and also the hometown of the Nobel Prize-winning poet, Gabriela Mistral. There is also time to admire the Baüer Tower, main square, and church. Next, it's time for lunch in a typically Chilean restaurant (included). After lunch, descend into the valley to visit the tomb of Gabriela Mistral and her childhood school-house. Your tour concludes with a drop-off back at your hotel at around 6:30pm.Please note: A minimum of three people per booking is required.

$1176 Kid Friendly


ItineraryDay 1: Pickup La Serena Airport (La Florida) to Private Apartment La Serena City (20km)Pass By: Faro Monumental de La Serena, La Serena, Coquimbo RegionWe will go to visit La Serena City, Beaches and Coquimbo Port where we get to dinner, typical Chilean food or sea food and then we came back to apartment for to restMeals included: • Dinner: Typical Chilean food or sea food Accommodation included: Private Apartment La Serena CityDay 2: We going to La Higuera (100km, mountain area), where we be able to see 100% total solar eclipse longtime 2,36 minutesStop At: Puerto de Coquimbo, Coquimbo, Coquimbo RegionWe going to La Higuera (100km, mountain area), where we be able to see 100% total solar eclipse longtime 2,36 minutes, time more long than another places, and 100% clear day with sunny day. This place is outdoor amazing countryside and mountains where we will to make barbecue, chilean salad and drink chilean red wine. Next we will go to Punta de Choros Dock by sea road, and then we come back to La Serena to restDuration: 8 hoursStop At: Punta Choros, La Serena, Coquimbo RegionDock and rustic bay on the coastal seaNational Reserve Pinguino of HumboldtDuration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Roast beef, meals and beverages in the mountain (Eclipse Day) • Dinner: Pasta and Pizza or empanadas and chilean red wineAccommodation included: Private Apartment La Serena CityDay 3: We going to Elqui Valley to Vicuña townStop At: Museo Entomologico de Vicuna, Vicuna, Coquimbo RegionWe going to Elqui Valley to Vicuña town, where was born the famous chilean poet Nobel Price Gabriela Mistral, We can visit the museum, get to lunch and looking several landscape. Next we going to La Serena Airport (La Florida) for drop off passengersDuration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Tipical Chilean Food or Sea FoodNo accommodation included on this day.

$80 Tours & Sightseeing

Mamalluca Observatory Including Transfers

The observatory itself has a dome in which an electronic telescope makes the observation possible for you to enjoy a pleasant night contemplation of the stars. Some pictures will be displayed and at the same time a instructive talk about the Southern Hemisphere Star , in a nice and friendly atmosphere all the people will be encouraged by the astronomy of Galileo. After this talk , the night observation of stars, planets, galaxies will be carried out.The southern hemisphere is essentially important for the astronomy, that´s why four of the most advanced and best observatories are located in this mountains region of Coquimbo .Tololo, Pachon, La Silla, La Campana. Lastly we return to La Serena after having enjoyed two hour of astronomical observations.

$280 Day Trips & Excursions

Elqui Valley Beer & Pisco Tasting Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: La Recova Municipal Market, La Serena, Coquimbo RegionHandcraft and textile marketDuration: 40 minutesStop At: Faro Monumental de La Serena, La Serena, Coquimbo RegionBeachside walkingDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Cruz Del Tercer Milenio, Coquimbo, Coquimbo RegionThird Millenium Cross cathedral and monumentDuration: 40 minutesStop At: Heladería La BilbaínaArtisanal Ice Cream ParlorDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Dulceria El MolleTraditional pastries and sweet cakes Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Pisquera Aba Oficial, Vicuna, Coquimbo RegionAba vineyards and pisco destillery Duration: 1 hourStop At: Guayacan, Vicuna, Coquimbo RegionBrewery, Beer Garden and Beer tasting tourDuration: 1 hourStop At: Cerveza Cactus, Vicuna, Coquimbo RegionBrewery and Beer Tasting TourDuration: 40 minutesPass By: Plaza de Armas, Vicuna, Coquimbo RegionDowntown City of Vicuña

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