“Huasco Alto” – Flavours and Histories
Fullday (2 - 8 participants) Season: possible during the whole year (Monday – Saturday)
Let yourself immerse in the very special world of the sunny upper part of Huasco Valley, where histories await you about Spaniards and “Naturals”, about families – peasants and producers of delicious typical productsas e.g. the varied fruits, the goat cheese, the artisanal pisco and the “pajarete” (desert vine) – the last two with designation of origen in Chile’s Atacama- and Coquimbo Region. Get to know the colourful mountains which through their geological formations and their fossils tell you stories about ancient times when they rested on the bottom of the sea. Enjoy with all your senses this place marked by agriculture in middle of the desert environment.
Itinerary: Dep. Vallenar: 08.30 am – Santa Juana Reservoir (short stop) – visit artisanal Pisquera (guided); – Raíces Agrotourism, La Vega; Carmen Valley (cheese tour) – Retamo; Carmen Valley (lunch) - Alto del Carmen town square (short stop) – La Arena; Tránsito Valley (local handicrafts)- Pinte ravine and village; Tránsito Valley (visit paleontological museum and village square) – footbridge Los Perales; Tránsito Valley (foto) – Vallenar (Arr.: 06.30 pm approx.)
(the order of the places to visit may change)
Total distance: 226 km approx.
Program includes: private transport during the whole tour, snack with typical products, mineral water, campestreal lunch with fresh fruit juice, Spanish speaking driverguide, tour through an artisanal “pisquera” (guided by a family member), Cheese tour “Raíces” (guided by a family member, ) visit paleontological museum Pinte
Optional (additional cost): English or German speaking guide
Doesn’t include:insurance, other food than mentioned, sun protection
You should bring:
-sun protection (sunhat, sunglasses, sunblocker)
Value per person including tax:
2 participants: 125000 CLP (+ 7000 CLP with English or German speaking Guide)
3 or 4 participants: $ 94000 CLP (+ 5000 CLP with English or German speaking Guide)
5 or 6 participants: 77000 CLP (+ 4000 CLP with English or German speaking Guide)
7 or 8 participants: 64000 CLP (+ 3000 CLP with English or German speaking Guide)
Selfdrive version(includes acompanying guide and the same as mentioned above less transport):
1 participant: 106000 CLP (+ 7000 CLP with English or German speaking Guide)
2 participants: 69000 CLP (+ 7000 CLP with English or German speaking Guide)
3 or 4 participants: 54000 CLP ( + 5000 CLP with English or German speaking Guide)
Services are subject to availability in the moment of booking !!!