Saltpeter of Santa Laura, Pica and Pintados Day Tour

Santiago, Chile

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10 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: Spanish


Get a glimpse of life in 19th-century Chile as you explore the ghost towns of Humberstone and Santa Laura on this full-day tour from Iquique. Discover the fascinating history of the long-deserted Saltpeter works, now protected as a UNESCO World Heritage site, then pay a visit to La Tirana, which hosts the famous Fiesta de la Tirana each summer. After lunch at a local restaurant (included), relax in the Pica hot springs, then marvel over the dramatic Pintados Geoglyphs as you journey back through the Pampa del Tamarugal National Reserve.
  • Day-Trip from Iquique
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Oficina Salitrera Santiago Humberstone
  • Entry/Admission - Salitrera Santa Laura


  • Optional gratuities for your driver and guide
  • Meals and drinks not specified
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Departure & Return

Departure Point

All hotels and accommodation in Iquique

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.

Return Details

Back to your pickup place
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Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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(888) 651-9785
(888) 651-9785
Product code: 12646P73

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