Top 20 Experiences in La Serena
Torres del Paine from Punta Arenas(Private Tours)
Torres del Paine Customized Tour. This tour is designed to meet the requirements of passengers who have a limited amount of time to visit the park. It includes selected spots in the Park.
La Serena & Coquimbo City Tour - Short excursion for cruise ships
CITY TOUR AVAILABLE ONLY FOR CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS We visit the most beautiful and representative places of Coquimbo and La Serena. Coquimbo enchants with stories of corsairs and pirates, the beauty of its coasts, its patrimonial character represented in the English Quarter, the port of Guayacán, the Cruz del Tercer Milenio, a Catholic religious monument and the best viewpoint of Coquimbo, with a 360° view. , where you can see this beautiful port from above. Its extensive coastline communicates to the north with La Serena and to the south with a wide variety of beaches, coves and spas. La Serena attracts for its neocolonial architectural style, its limestone churches, marble statues on a long avenue, viewpoints, parks and the Monumental lighthouse, a characteristic symbol of the city. Just be part of this great adventure. VISIT THE SANTA LUCIA HILL LOOKOUT SUBJECT TO THE AUTHORIZATION OF THE REGIMENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY KOKORO NO NIWA JAPANESE GARDEN CLOSED ON MONDAYS
Dama Island or Chañaral Navigation Tour Humboldt Penguin Reserve
You will get to know one of the most beautiful islands on the southern Pacific coast and one of the areas with the greatest diversity of marine species. The borders of the Green North of Coquimbo and the beginnings of the driest desert in the world: the Atacama stand out for having attractive landscapes and settlements of former seamen considered the most experienced fishermen in Chile "Los Choros, Pieles Rojas, Changos and Camanchacas". You will navigate and get to know three magical islands: Gaviotas, Choros and Damas and enjoy its incomparable geography, beaches and diversity of plants and cacti together with its attractive fauna of penguins, dolphins, sea birds, otters and sea lions. You will be able to walk through Isla Damas, a place with a fascinating beauty of numerous beaches and desert flora. The current Humboldt Penguin National Reserve generated in ancient times the construction of the first and last rafts made with sea lion skin.
Coast and Atacama Desert English Bay and Sugar Loaf from La Serena
You will explore one of the most arid and beautiful deserts on the planet. We will travel from La Serena to the coast of the Atacama desert, crossing impressive landscapes of the pampas and the coast to find its incredible geological formations with striking colors. We will explore ancient ravines, beautiful mountains, plains and beautiful coastal marine refuges occupied by indigenous people from the sector as well as picturesque settlements of miners, farmers and fishermen. We will travel through the beautiful and colorful beaches, bays, coves, pampas and hills of Atacama, possessing a magical geography and vestiges from Gondwana, Jurassic and prehistoric times and an amazing annual and seasonal flora that revives after the great rains. . You will meet magical towns, human settlements, fauna, wetlands and springs that cross, subsist and keep alive the coast and the driest desert on the planet.
Tour to the internationally renowned Pangue Observatory
Pangue Observatory is probably the best Astrotourism Observatory in Chile, its privileged location at 1300 meters above sea level and the absence of light pollution teaches the universe, galaxies and stellar objects of the Southern Hemisphere like nowhere else in the world. The El Pangue Observatory has two types of tours, the classic tour (16" telescope) and the extreme tour (25" telescope). The number of stellar objects to observe is the largest that can be obtained in an astronomical tour in Chile, from 8 to 12 objects are seen. We recommend booking in advance as spaces are limited.
La Serena: Full day Tour to Elqui Valley
Discover the mystical Elqui Valley on this full-day guided tour from La Serena. Small group. Get a glimpse of new-age lifestyles at Cochiguaz. Enjoy a pisco tasting at a production plant. Visit Vicuña, the Nobel laureate Gabriel Mistral's hometown.
Daily tour to go Whale Watching all inclusive
Unique Tour to see whales and other animals of the humboldt penguin national reserve,like dolphins, whales, penguins, near La Serena Chile
Transfer Private Car from La Serena City to La Serena Airport
Book a private transfer from your hotel or destination to Airport, service guaranteed once you make the booking. We will provide all information necessary to meet your driver at hotel or destination. • Meet and greet • Private transfer • 24 hours service (all day) • All costs included (taxes, fees, tolls, tips, etc…)
Elqui Valley and Vicuña Private Tour Including Lunch
This 6 HOURS tour will take you through the great Elqui Valley (Valle del Elqui) where you can find places with paths between vineyards and fruit trees, barren hills covered with vines and pisco factories (liquor extracted from grapes). We will visit the city of Vicuña where you can find its main square and the museum of the poet Gabriela Mistral. Also you can visit the salesroom of Papaya, the typical fruit of the area. Then we will enjoy lunch in a restaurant where food is cooked with sunlight!
La Serena & Coquimbo, City Tour - Half day
Relive pirate stories with this city tour of La Serena and Coquimbo, touring the main attractions of these cities on the edge of the sea.
Elqui Valley Full Day Tour: magical towns, pisco and mountains
The Elqui Valley is the most valuable cultural and mountain destination in Chile, creator of the most emblematic cultural treasures of our country. Its illuminated atmosphere allowed the creation and development of various cultural practices that make it a dream destination for those seeking relaxation, inspiration, cosmic connection and advanced knowledge about Chile's cultural heritage. Its beautiful geography welcomed ancient indigenous peoples, churches and hacienda houses of the first conquerors surrounded by pyramidal mountains full of minerals, energy and a transparent atmosphere, propagated tropical, desert and Mediterranean crops and the oldest wine and pisco cellars in the country. You will discover the art of the Diaguitas, the legacy of the Incas, the origins of Chilean and Argentine wine, the advanced astronomical observatories and the places that inspired mystics and the first female Nobel Prize winner for literature in Latin America, Gabriela Mistral.
Classic Elqui Valley (Between vineyards and fruit trees)
We will visit the most picturesque places of this great Valley, which surrounds us with mysticism and relaxation. We will visit the Puclaro Reservoir, Vicuña and its attractions. We will know in a pisquera factory the process of the distillation of the grape. Lunch will take place in a typical restaurant of the place. We will continue the route to Paihuano, we will make a stop at the viewpoint, to go later to Monte Grande. Pisco Elqui is the last town on this circuit, a small town with narrow streets and adobe houses, where the place's square and a beautiful water fountain stand out, with figures of children; the village church and crafts centers typical of the place, welcome us and say goodbye to this tour.
La Serena: Visit to Mamalluca Observatory. Entraces & transport included.
At sunset we start our trip to the inner valley of Elqui, by crossing the San Isidro town, we will get The Mamalluca Amateur Observatory, this special place permits to make direct observations of the universe.
La Serena and Coquimbo Private City Tour Including Lunch, Shore Excursion
7 hours tour. Explore the city of La Serena, Chile's second oldest city, full of history and colonial architectural elements that adorn their facades and streets, like churches, important buildings and The lighthouse of La Serena. Visit the city of Coquimbo, famous port surrounded with stories and traditions of the sea. Be part of the history of the fourth Region through this tour, which runs from Incas and Diaguitas civilization to pirates and corsairs.
Vicuña, Mamalluca Astronomical Observatory - Half day
Expand your vision of the universe with this astronomical tour at the Mamalluca observatory. Includes shared transportation.
In this Tour you will be able to enjoy and learn from the charm of the Universe. It begins with an introductory talk, where various astronomical aspects are presented; observation continues with open-air telescopes where you can observe the Milky Way, constellations, clusters, nebulae, planets, among others. THE TOUR DEPENDS ON THE EXISTING WEATHER CONDITIONS, WHICH CAN CHANGE IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. (CLOUDINESS)
Elqui Valley Pisco & Tasting Shore Excursion
This All-Inclusive round trip to Elqui Valley it is specially tailored and timed for Cruise Ship tourists, it includes the full experience of the valley in the exact amount of time of your visit. This trip starts in the Port of Coquimbo and will be 8 hours long (or less!). We will visit the village of El Molle to eat exquisite traditional Chilean pastries before we visit Aba pisco distillery to taste a unique type of brandy and full size cocktails. To avoid the midday heat we will then drink artisanal and experimental beer at the Guayacan Brewery. For dessert we can have cactus ice cream at La Bilbaína. Then, we will visit Cactus Brewery to enjoy refreshing ale beer and then we will return to La Serena to visit La Recova Market and the Third Millenium Cross in Coquimbo. We will take care of your time! This tour will end at least one hour before your planned departure.
4-Days Small Group Discover the Clearest Skies in the Desert at La Serena
Enjoy the magic of the desert climate in the north and the closeness of the fertile land of the central valley, where grapes are grown to produce amazing wines and piscos, all around the towns of La Serena and Coquimbo. Discover the world’s clearest skies, enjoy the enormity of the universe away from the buzz of the big cities. Its nature, geography, climate and position in the world turn the skies of Chile into a real window to the universe! Do not miss this experience if you are this kind of explorer!
Roundtrip transfer in Private Carfrom La Serena aipt to La Serena
Book a round trip private transfer from/to Airport to your destination, service guaranteed once you make the booking. We will provide all information necessary to meet your driver at hotel or destination. • Meet and greet • Private transfer • 60 minutes waiting time at airport • 24 hours service (all day) • All costs included (taxes, fees, tolls, tips, etc…)
Tour to Valle del Encanto Archeology, Petroglyphs, Flora, Fauna and Springs
The Valley of Enchantment is a marvelous place with a unique nature and numerous striking resources that surprised and enchanted thousands of years ago primitive nomadic tribes native to the Atlantic and the Amazon, attracted by the good climate, precious stones, and the Pacific coast. and its ancient oceanic forests, becoming the first sedentary of the regional valleys. This mysterious culture settles in this beautiful natural space and hidden semi-arid ravine, turning it into the most important artistic, astronomical and ceremonial center of Chilean prehistory. Its attractive and strategic location, geomorphology, variety of slopes, flora and fauna, its large stones with surprising engravings, paintings and mortars, teach the amazing art, rituals and worldview of the oldest and shamanic culture of the Coquimbo Region: Molle culture.