Salitrera Route

Description

In the middle of the arid Atacama Desert, 95 kilometers northeast of the port of Antofagasta, is located the former Salitrera Office of Chacabuco, declared a National Monument in 1971. It was built in 1922 and owns a state-of-the-art production system for the time, It came to house a population that exceeded 5 thousand people, which, together with the other inhabitants of the nitrate that proliferated in the environment, gave rise to the Pampina culture, which had its peak during the first half of the twentieth century.

DURATION OF THE TOUR AND SCHEDULES

5 and a half hours counting trips 

Departure place according to hotel agreement as return to the same place of departure 

TOUR INCLUDES 

  • Transfer in comfortable vehicle
  • Tourist guide specialized
  • Snack (sandwich, cookies and hot drinks)

ATTRACTIONS TO VISIT

  • Prat Station Baquedano 
  • Station Salitrera Chacabuco 
  • Salitrera Francisco Puelma 
  • Everything is located in the Atacama Desert inside the city of Antofagasta by Route 5 north around 1155 meters high 
  •  INFORMATION FOR THE TOURIST

    We request punctuality

    When booking you will have our communication for a better payment coordination, retirement and you would implement to occupy in the tours

    All our tours are adapted according to weather conditions.

    The reservation is made one day in advance and the difference must be paid at the time of the tour.

    SERVICES

    Scheduled dates:

    All scheduled days, Saturdays and Sundays departing at 11:00 am from your Accommodation Daily tour: check availability

    Snack,

    Set of photographs.

    BASE VALUES

    Chilean Peso 55,000 / American Dollar 85 (reference value according to the exchange rate (650)