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Over 20 years providing quality services in the Coquimbo Region. Entrepreneurship and female leadership from the Elqui Valley heart.

Commemoration of the 20 years.
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ELQUI VALLEY TOUR

Regional Tours

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ELQUI VALLEY TOUR

PRICE: $ 40 USD PER PERSON

It includes

*Transportation from your accomodation.
*Lunch (full Menu) in Solar Kitchens: Villa seca.
*Specialized Tourism Guide.
*Artisanal Distillery Aba Drinks: tour and degustation.
*Ticket to National Monument House School Gabriela Mistral in Montegrande.

We will visit:

-Puclaro Dam.
-Processor of Papayas Yañez.
-City of Vicuña (Church Immaculate Conception, Plaza de Armas, Torre Bauer - Municipal Cabildo).
-Artisanal Distillery ABA DRINKS.
-Town of Montegrande.
-Town of Pisco Elqui and Church.

DESCRIPTION

    The Elqui Valley is one of the six transverse valleys of Chile, transversal because it goes from The Andes to sea. We will discover all the magic that its people hide, the secrets of the elaboration of the Chilean Pisco as well as its beautiful landscapes. We’ll appreciate the majestic wiew of our mountain range from the curtain of the Puclaro Dam. The beautiful city of Vicuña known as the capital of Elqui Valley, birthplace of our poet and Nobel Prize winner: Gabriela Mistral.
    We will visit a pisco distellery to learn the process and manufacture of Chilean Pisco and taste the different varieties. In the town of Monte Grande we will visit the School House where Gabriela Mistral lived and took her first steps as an educator. The town of Pisco Elqui is about 1300 meters above sea level, a tourist place where we will visit, among others, the beautiful church and its craft stalls.

    *Daily Departures: from 08:30 Hrs. Return: 18:30 Hrs. approx.

    __Turismo Cochiguaz has a policy and / or measures to prevent the exploitation of human beings, in any of its forms, especially when children and adolescents may be affected. For the above, we adhere to the campaigns initiated by UNICEF, SENAME, among other organizations.

National Reservation of the Humboldt Penguin + Damas Island

Regional Tours

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National Reservation of the Humboldt Penguin + Damas Island

PRICE: $ 65 USD PER PERSON

It includes

*Transfer IN - OUT from accommodation.
*Ticket to Humboldt Penguin National Reserve (CONAF).
*Ticket to the maritime tour.
*Lunch (Punta de Choros Restaurant, full menu).
*Specialized guide during navigation.

We will visit:

-Caleta Punta de Choros
-Nautical Tour.
-Damas Island - Choros - Isla Gaviotas sighting.

DESCRIPTION

    The Reserve was created in January 1990 with a total area of 8,593 hectares located on the edge of the Third and Fourth Regions of Chile.
     Part of this includes three islands, Damas, Choros and Gaviota located off the coast and approximately 130 kilometers north of La Serena.
    The Reserve protects the Humboldt Penguin (Spheniscus Humboldt) and is managed by the National Forestry Corporation (CONAF). There are also colonies of pelicans from the Dominican Republic, South American birds, as well as other varieties of seabirds. The rich marine life in this area provides the opportunity to observe the varied species of sea lions, dolphins bottlenose and during the summer whales.

    It takes almost 2 hour of traveling from La Serena to Punta de Choros, where we will embark on fishing boats (conditioned for tourism with seats and life jackets), to sail in the direction of Isla Choros and Damas Island.

    On Isla Choros you can not disembark as it is an area protected by CONAF. After almost 20 minutes of navigation, we will disembark in Damas Island and we will stay there an hour to enjoy the beautiful beach of white sands and turquoise waters. You can walk and explore, but getting into the water or swimming are forbidden. Return to the mainland to have lunch in a typical restaurant of the place. In the afternoon return to La Serena.

    *Form of Payment 70% at the moment of making a reservation and balance at the moment of the start of the service.

    *Children from 5 to 12 years old cancel 70%.

    *Daily Departures: from 07:30 Hrs. Return: 18:30 Hrs. approx.

    *The anticipation of the reservation is necessary since the capacity of visitors is limited.

    *We have to check wheather and navigation conditions.

    __Turismo Cochiguaz has a policy and / or measures to prevent the exploitation of human beings, in any of its forms, especially when children and adolescents may be affected. For the above, we adhere to the campaigns initiated by UNICEF, SENAME, among other organizations.

MAMALLUCA OBSERVATORY

Regional Tours

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MAMALLUCA OBSERVATORY

PRICE: $ 38 USD PER PERSON

It includes

*Transfer IN - OUT from Hotel.
*Observatory Ticket.
*Observatory guide.

DESCRIPTION

    The Observatory Mamalluca is located 9 km northwest of Vicuña, this observatory opened its doors in November 1998, is a project designed by the municipality of Vicuña with the Astronomy Fans Club (CASMIA) with the sponsorship of the Inter-American Observatory of Cerro Tololo.
    In its first stage it has a 12-inch telescope donated by AURA, in addition to a computer equipment for data transfer. In its second stage it is possible to see a multimedia exhibition room where it is explained in an hour talk about everything that surrounds us in images, an adventure in the unforgettable space for those who visit this fascinating place.

    *Daily Departures: Evening to be confirmed by observatory.

    __Turismo Cochiguaz has a policy and / or measures to prevent the exploitation of human beings, in any of its forms, especially when children and adolescents may be affected. For the above, we adhere to the campaigns initiated by UNICEF, SENAME, among other organizations.