“Huasco Alto” – flavours and histories (Code: 0053)
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) – Tour artisanal Pisquera Bou Barroeta or Horcón Quemado; Carmen Valley – Village square San Félix; Carmen Valley (short stop) – Raíces Agrotourism, La Vega; Carmen Valley (lunch and guided tour through the farm – Alto del Carmen town square (stop with option to buy pajarete or eat a home made ice-cream) – 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, guided tour through an artisanal “pisquera”, tour through the farm “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: 130000 CLP
3 participants: $ 97000 CLP
4 or 5 participants: 81000 CLP
6 to 8 participants: 65000 CLP
Services are subject to availability in the moment of booking !!!