(Water murmur- Murmullo de Aguas) (Water murmur- Murmullo de Aguas) Putre is located to 11.482 feet of height and is inhabited by 1,235 people. Putre settled down as a town in 1580, acted as establishment for the Spaniards in charge of the traffic between Potosí and Arica. Regarding Putre architecture, acquires great importance by its buildings constructed during the last century [...] Read more ››


Declared Typical Zone, the Parinacota village has a population of 29 people, 4,395 meters height, and it is one of the most beautiful on the High Plateau. The whole town consists of 50 houses closed with padlocks, a school and a beautiful church in which surroundings craftwork are sold. The houses, formed in line around the church, are made of [...] Read more ››

Chungara Lake

Chungara Lake is placed 4,570 meters above sea level and it is surrounded by the Payachatas, two extinguished and snowy volcanoes which appear in every postcard from this area. The amazing scenery where the Chungara Lake takes place is the beautiful Lauca National Park. On the 65 km, there is the Chungara Custody of CONAF. The park rangers [...] Read more ››

Lauca National Park

Lauca National Park is located near the town of Parinacota, 19 km from the Chungara Lake and 46 km from Putre, in the North of Chile. With a surface of 137,883 hectares, comprehends the Andean foothills and the High Plateau to the northwest of the Tarapacá region. It is located within the 3,200 and 6,342 meters height. The weather is dry, [...] Read more ››

Lluta Valley (Valley of Lluta)

Valley of Lluta (Valle de Lluta) is at 6 miles from Arica, by the international way towards Bolivia, is located . It is a beautiful place that, thanks to the geographic and climatic conditions, was a place of establishment for the pre-Hispanic towns. It stands out the church and the geoglyphs of Lluta. The Route of the Olive (Ruta de la [...] Read more ››

Azapa Valley (Valle de Azapa)

The mystical Azapa Valley is a fertile agricultural valley near the city of Arica,  with impressive archaeological testimonies shaped in the slopes of the hills. It crosses an area of geoglyphs, on its majority of the period of Regional Development (Desarrollo Regional) {years 1000 to 1400 b.C.), as the village Hill Hat (aldea de Cerro Sombrero). There are sites of [...] Read more ››


Arica is one of the most northern destinies of Chile, offers for visitors airport, railroad, bus services and excellent highways that connect it with the rest of the country and the neighboring countries. Arica is also a point where you can rent a car to drive yourself through the desert. As the provincial and borderline capital, the city of Arica [...] Read more ››