Located towards the southeast of La Serena, The Elqui Valley is the perfect, picturesque place to visit for its traditional activities and stunning scenery. Here is where the pisco plants grow and of a number of villages linked along the Elqui River, Vicuña stands out. The village is found 62km from La Serena and was the birthplace of the famous poet Gabriela Mistral. The valley is blessed with beautiful landscapes, as well as a diverse gastronomic experience, spiritual refuges and astronomical and Astro-touristic observatories. This is the perfect stop off for stargazers and people looking to escape from it all for a few days. The Perfect digital detox!
Special features of our Elqui Valley Immersion Tour:
Type of Tourism: Adventure, Cultural, Valleys and Nature, Northern Beaches, Digital detox.
Places to Visit: La Serena, Elqui Valley, Vicuña.
Duration: 4 Days and 3 Nights.
Type of Service: group tours.
Accommodation: 3 star hotels at every destination that you will visit. These hotels had been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for!
Today you will arrive at The La Serena Airport, where the guide will be waiting to collect you for the drive to the town of Vicuña. We will head for an early evening tour of the observatory terrace, perfect for astral enthusiasts. First is the main telescope, where you will observe the celestial objects of the outer atmosphere such as nebulas, star clusters, as well as planets and the moon. Later, you will observe the sky with the naked eye, lying on yoga mats with pillows and ...
Today, we will visit the main attractions of the town. First, we will visit the ABA boutique pisquera to learn about the pisco manufacturing process. During the afternoon, we will head to the town of Villaseca where you can enjoy a traditional lunch, typical of the region. After lunch, we will head to Alto Elqui, to visit the villages of Pisco Elqui and Montegrande, home of The Gabriela Mistral school-house museum. We will then head back to Vicuña for the evening.
Today we will head back to La Serena. We will visit the cultural port of the city of Coquimbo, visiting Fort Lambert, the old Barrio Ingles (English Neighbourhood), the Cross of the Third Millennium and Mirador de Los Navegantes. we will then Continue along the Costanera avenue that connects Coquimbo with La Serena to the Monumental Lighthouse of La Serena. We will then visit the open-air museum of the marble statues and the archaeological museum of La Serena, to visit the rock art sa...
Today after breakfast, we will take you to the La Serena Airport for your flight to your next exciting destination!