-The Huasco Valley is located in a desert environment. Ultra-violet rays of the sun are quite strong. It’s indispensable to bring sun head, sunglasses and sunblocker.
-There's a lot of wind in the coastal sector. It's recomendable to bring a windbreaker.
-There is NO petrol station in the valley above Vallenar. Who comes to visit the Carmen- or the Tránsito Valley in his own or in a rental car should fill up in Vallenar.
-There is NO bank and NO money exchange in the valley above Vallenar. In Alto del Carmen there is a cash machine where you can draw Chilean pesos with the following cards:
-There is NO supermarket in the valley above Vallenar but only small shops with limited variety of products.