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Valle de Elqui

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Valle de Elqui is in Northern Chile.



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Valle de Elqui is a lush valley in between tall and dry peaks. Famed for pisco and astronomical observatories.


Get in[edit]

Most people come here on daytrips from La Serena. Either come by yourself on a bus or colectivo, or get an organized trip from an agency. (Obviously much more expensive)

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A visit to the Elqui Valley would not be complete without a trip to one of the observatories. The Mamalluca observatory is close by and costs 7,000 CLP (01/2017) plus 3,000 for transport from the main square. Bookings can be made from the building next to the tourist information office in the main plaza of Vicuna.


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Turismo Migrantes is a certificated tour operator situated in Pisco Elqui, offering different kinds of outdoor activities in the Elqui Valley. Besides, you can join trips to the mountain range of the Andes.

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Elqui Domos [1] is an astronomical hotel in the Elqui Valley.

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Home to the pisco, and also quite a few wines.

Stay safe[edit]

Avoid late night encounters with alien spacecraft.

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