Top 20 Experiences in la serena
La Serena & Coquimbo City Tour - Short excursion for cruise ships
CITY TOUR AVAILABLE ONLY FOR CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS We visit the most beautiful and representative places of Coquimbo and La Serena. Coquimbo enchants with stories of corsairs and pirates, the beauty of its coasts, its patrimonial character represented in the English Quarter, the port of Guayacán, the Cruz del Tercer Milenio, a Catholic religious monument and the best viewpoint of Coquimbo, with a 360° view. , where you can see this beautiful port from above. Its extensive coastline communicates to the north with La Serena and to the south with a wide variety of beaches, coves and spas. La Serena attracts for its neocolonial architectural style, its limestone churches, marble statues on a long avenue, viewpoints, parks and the Monumental lighthouse, a characteristic symbol of the city. Just be part of this great adventure. VISIT THE SANTA LUCIA HILL LOOKOUT SUBJECT TO THE AUTHORIZATION OF THE REGIMENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY KOKORO NO NIWA JAPANESE GARDEN CLOSED ON MONDAYS
La Serena: Full day to Isla Damas & Humbolt Pinguino National Reserve
We head for north through the Panamerican Highway and cross a semi-desert like area. The road continues on a sloping ground from where we can observe several views of the rocky coast.
La Serena and Coquimbo Private City Tour Including Lunch, Shore Excursion
7 hours tour. Explore the city of La Serena, Chile's second oldest city, full of history and colonial architectural elements that adorn their facades and streets, like churches, important buildings and The lighthouse of La Serena. Visit the city of Coquimbo, famous port surrounded with stories and traditions of the sea. Be part of the history of the fourth Region through this tour, which runs from Incas and Diaguitas civilization to pirates and corsairs.
Vicuña, Mamalluca Astronomical Observatory - Half day
Expand your vision of the universe with this astronomical tour at the Mamalluca observatory. Includes shared transportation.
La Serena: Full day Tour to Elqui Valley
Discover the mystical Elqui Valley on this full-day guided tour from La Serena. Small group. Get a glimpse of new-age lifestyles at Cochiguaz. Enjoy a pisco tasting at a production plant. Visit Vicuña, the Nobel laureate Gabriel Mistral's hometown.
Elqui Valley and Vicuña Private Tour Including Lunch
This 6 HOURS tour will take you through the great Elqui Valley (Valle del Elqui) where you can find places with paths between vineyards and fruit trees, barren hills covered with vines and pisco factories (liquor extracted from grapes). We will visit the city of Vicuña where you can find its main square and the museum of the poet Gabriela Mistral. Also you can visit the salesroom of Papaya, the typical fruit of the area. Then we will enjoy lunch in a restaurant where food is cooked with sunlight!
La Serena: Visit to Mamalluca Observatory. Entraces & transport included.
At sunset we start our trip to the inner valley of Elqui, by crossing the San Isidro town, we will get The Mamalluca Amateur Observatory, this special place permits to make direct observations of the universe.
Elqui Valley Tour, magical towns, pisco, vineyards and mystical mountains
The Elqui Valley is the most valuable cultural and mountain destination in Chile, creator of the most emblematic cultural treasures of our country. Its illuminated atmosphere allowed the creation and development of various cultural practices that make it a dream destination for those seeking relaxation, inspiration, cosmic connection and advanced knowledge about Chile's cultural heritage. Its beautiful geography welcomed ancient indigenous peoples, churches and hacienda houses of the first conquerors surrounded by pyramidal mountains full of minerals, energy and a transparent atmosphere, propagated tropical, desert and Mediterranean crops and the oldest wine and pisco cellars in the country. You will discover the art of the Diaguitas, the legacy of the Incas, the origins of Chilean and Argentine wine, the advanced astronomical observatories and the places that inspired mystics and the first female Nobel Prize winner for literature in Latin America, Gabriela Mistral.
Classic Elqui Valley (Between vineyards and fruit trees)
We will visit the most picturesque places of this great Valley, which surrounds us with mysticism and relaxation. We will visit the Puclaro Reservoir, Vicuña and its attractions. We will know in a pisquera factory the process of the distillation of the grape. Lunch will take place in a typical restaurant of the place. We will continue the route to Paihuano, we will make a stop at the viewpoint, to go later to Monte Grande. Pisco Elqui is the last town on this circuit, a small town with narrow streets and adobe houses, where the place's square and a beautiful water fountain stand out, with figures of children; the village church and crafts centers typical of the place, welcome us and say goodbye to this tour.
Coast and Atacama Desert English Bay and Sugar Loaf from La Serena
You will explore one of the most arid and beautiful deserts on the planet. We will travel from La Serena to the coast of the Atacama desert, crossing impressive landscapes of the pampas and the coast to find its incredible geological formations with striking colors. We will explore ancient ravines, beautiful mountains, plains and beautiful coastal marine refuges occupied by indigenous people from the sector as well as picturesque settlements of miners, farmers and fishermen. We will travel through the beautiful and colorful beaches, bays, coves, pampas and hills of Atacama, possessing a magical geography and vestiges from Gondwana, Jurassic and prehistoric times and an amazing annual and seasonal flora that revives after the great rains. . You will meet magical towns, human settlements, fauna, wetlands and springs that cross, subsist and keep alive the coast and the driest desert on the planet.
Elqui Valley Pisco & Tasting Shore Excursion
This All-Inclusive round trip to Elqui Valley it is specially tailored and timed for Cruise Ship tourists, it includes the full experience of the valley in the exact amount of time of your visit. This trip starts in the Port of Coquimbo and will be 8 hours long (or less!). We will visit the village of El Molle to eat exquisite traditional Chilean pastries before we visit Aba pisco distillery to taste a unique type of brandy and full size cocktails. To avoid the midday heat we will then drink artisanal and experimental beer at the Guayacan Brewery. For dessert we can have cactus ice cream at La Bilbaína. Then, we will visit Cactus Brewery to enjoy refreshing ale beer and then we will return to La Serena to visit La Recova Market and the Third Millenium Cross in Coquimbo. We will take care of your time! This tour will end at least one hour before your planned departure.
Damas Island Navigation Tour and Humboldt Penguin National Reserve
You will get to know one of the most beautiful islands on the southern Pacific coast and one of the areas with the greatest diversity of marine species. The borders of the Green North of Coquimbo and the beginnings of the driest desert in the world: the Atacama stand out for having attractive landscapes and settlements of former seamen considered the most experienced fishermen in Chile "Los Choros, Pieles Rojas, Changos and Camanchacas". You will navigate and get to know three magical islands: Gaviotas, Choros and Damas and enjoy its incomparable geography, beaches and diversity of plants and cacti together with its attractive fauna of penguins, dolphins, sea birds, otters and sea lions. You will be able to walk through Isla Damas, a place with a fascinating beauty of numerous beaches and desert flora. The current Humboldt Penguin National Reserve generated in ancient times the construction of the first and last rafts made with sea lion skin.
La Serena & Coquimbo, City Tour - Half day
Relive pirate stories with this city tour of La Serena and Coquimbo, touring the main attractions of these cities on the edge of the sea.
Coquimbo, Elqui Valley - Full day
Meet part of the IV Region with this full day tour through the Elqui Valley, visiting Pisco Elqui, Vicuña and other attractions along the way.
Valle de Elqui Fullday Tour
Elqui Valley history, literature, culture, Pisco distillery and lunch included at the solar kitchens, where they cook just with the solar radiation. From 8:30 hours to 19:00 hours.
Private Transfer Car from La Serena Airport to La Serena city
Book a private transfer from the Airport to your hotel or destination, service guaranteed once you make the booking. We will provide all information necessary to meet your driver at arrival. • Meet and greet • Private transfer • 60 minutes waiting time • 24 hours service (all day) • All costs included (taxes, fees, tolls, tips, etc…)
Roundtrip transfer in Private Carfrom La Serena aipt to La Serena
Book a round trip private transfer from/to Airport to your destination, service guaranteed once you make the booking. We will provide all information necessary to meet your driver at hotel or destination. • Meet and greet • Private transfer • 60 minutes waiting time at airport • 24 hours service (all day) • All costs included (taxes, fees, tolls, tips, etc…)
Tour to Valle del Encanto Archeology, Petroglyphs, Flora, Fauna and Springs
The Valley of Enchantment is a marvelous place with a unique nature and numerous striking resources that surprised and enchanted thousands of years ago primitive nomadic tribes native to the Atlantic and the Amazon, attracted by the good climate, precious stones, and the Pacific coast. and its ancient oceanic forests, becoming the first sedentary of the regional valleys. This mysterious culture settles in this beautiful natural space and hidden semi-arid ravine, turning it into the most important artistic, astronomical and ceremonial center of Chilean prehistory. Its attractive and strategic location, geomorphology, variety of slopes, flora and fauna, its large stones with surprising engravings, paintings and mortars, teach the amazing art, rituals and worldview of the oldest and shamanic culture of the Coquimbo Region: Molle culture.
3-Day Private Tour of Elqui Valley
We organize guided groups in order to travel kilometer by kilometer through the immensity of the Elqui Valley. The tour's main transportation is the bicycle. The use of the vehicle is only used to transport travelers to the airport accommodation. On Day one we propose a city tour where we will visit La Recova and the city center and prepare the equipment and deliver the necessary information for travelers To leave the city of La Serena, we use the D-205 road in which we pass through the agricultural towns. Finally we find the emblematic Route 41, which connects us with El Molle and the Almendral sector, where we will spend the second night. El almendral campsite is the point where they pick us up to visit the Mamalluca Observatory. Day three corresponds to the return day we use. We use the same route along Route 41, which connects with the rural road. We propose a dinner to close the tour
La Serena and Coquimbo City Tour (SIB)
A spectacular view of Coquimbo Bay, the city and the port La Serena. Lookout as it will be an unforgettable memory of your stay in La Serena. Take a look at the beautiful gardens with trees that grow in abundance such as hibiscus, bougainvillea and corona del inca.