Explore more than 5,000 years of history in the Chilean city of Arica during this 7-hour private group excursion. Head to the Lluta and Azata Valley as you learn about the Pre-Columbian peoples that lived in the region, visit an archaeological site and museum, and discover the Chinchorro Culture Mummies, plus much more. Round-trip hotel and port transport, plus museum entrance are covered.
Explore the ancient cultures of Arica during this private tour
Learn about the Chincherro culture at the Archaeological Museum San Miguel de Azapa,
Check out a variety of local geoglyphs and archaeological sites
Private guide for more personalized experience
Great opportunity to learn about Chile's Pre-Columbian culture
Entry/Admission - Museo Arqueologico San Miguel de Azapa
Entry/Admission - Humedal del Rio Lluta
Entry/Admission - La Tropilla Geoglyphs
Departure & Return
Port or hotel
30 minutes after ship's arrival. Please include departure time under special requirements
Back to original departure location
What To Expect
Receive a morning pickup from the Arica port or from local hotels. Over the course of the day you’ll enjoy visits to a variety of natural, archaeological, and cultural sites in and around the Azapa and Lluta Valleys. Check out the unique wildlife area found at the mouth of the “Rio Llluta” before exploring some historic geoglyphs and the Colcas de Huaylacan site. After visiting the town of Poconchile, you’ll continue to the Archaeological Museum San Miguel de Azapa, allowing you time to delve more deeply into the region’s Chincherro culture. You’ll also see the Cerro Sombrero archaeological site, visit the agricultural market ASOAGRO and enjoy scenic viewpoints from the “Morro de Arica” scenic overlook. At the end of the excursion you’ll be transferred back to your hotel or to the port. For a full run-down of the day’s planned itinerary, please review the details below.
• Hotel or Port pickup • Visit Sanctuary of the Mouth Nature Wetland of Rio Lluta • Archeological Colcas de Huaylacan • Archeological Geoglyphs Gigante de Lluta • Town of Poconchile / Church de San Jeronimo de Poconchile • Archeological Museum San Miguel de Azapa, Pre-Colombian and Chinchorro Culture Hall • Archeological site Cerro Sombrero, Geoglyphs Cerro Sagrado / Geoglyphs La Tropilla • Agricultural Market ASOAGRO. • Morro de Arica, with a panoramic view over the City of Arica • Tour in the center of the City, Cathedral San Marcos and Ex Aduana building • Ending at the Port of Arica or your Hotel
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.