SPECIAL NORTHERN VILLAGES

We invite you to an encounter with the Licakanatai culture, through the visit of several ancient towns and archaeological zones around San Pedro de Atacama and Calama. A perfect tour for history lovers.

Tour Details

  • Time:
    9h - sunset
  • Maximum height:
    4000 masl
  • Intensity:
    medium
  • Includes:
    snack + lunch + cocktail
  • Option:
    private

All our tours include: 4x4 cars, trilingual certified guides, professional safety materials (radio, oxygen, etc.). The entrance fee to the parks are not included. Get more information here.

*Timetable and itinerary details are provided for information purpose and may vary according to the season or climate conditions.

Tour itinerary

We will start the day, by the ruins of the Village of Tulor, an old village of Atacama farmers and cattle ranchers located a few kilometers from San Pedro de Atacama.

We will then go to the Pukará de Quitor, an Atacameño fortification where the town of Atacama fought and lost to the Spanish army in July 1540. We will then have a coffee and a snack at the foot of that beautiful monument before heading north.

Pukará de Lasana

In Lasana, we will visit the museum of archaeology and history before exploring the Pukará de Lasana, proudly guarding its green ravine of the same name.

Leaving Lasana we will stop in San Francisco de Chiu-Chiu to visit the oldest preserved church in Chile. We will have lunch at a local restaurant.

Pukará de Turi

We will continue to the Pukará de Turi, one of the largest Atacama fortresses, 47 km from Chiu Chiu. The site was occupied by the Incas who left their traces as an administrative center in an excellent state of conservation. There, in front of these vestiges of the past, we will have a cocktail-appetizer.

You will have the possibility to stay at Calama airport if you wish or to return to San Pedro de Atacama.

So what to bring?

  • 1-2 L of water
  • Coat/Windproofing
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Cash for the entrance fees

Don't you have trekking shoes, pants, a coat, gloves or other? Don't worry, we'll provide it at no extra cost. That's also the Locaventuras experience!

Need more info?

If you need more information, or want to know our alternative options, please write to tours@locaventuras.com. Our team is also available to answer all your questions by phone at the (+56) 9 4407 0213 (Whatsapp also). Get in touch!

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