Mano de Desierto
One of the most peculiar manifestations in South America, Mano de Desierto, meaning Hand of the Desert, is situated outside Antofagasta. Mario Irarrázabal, a Chilean artist and sculptor, constructed this 11-m hand emerging out of the desert floor. Don’t miss out on visiting this iconic monument.
La Portada is a beautiful sculpture created by Mother Nature. This picturesque archway lies few meters offshore made by millions of years of waves, wind, and spray eroded the whole jagged coastline north of Antofagasta. A museum is situated on the standpoint looking over La Portada, where you can explore the city’s history. Make sure to visit the local market around where artists selling artifacts and souvenirs.
The Museum of Antofagasta
The Museum of Antofagasta is the best destination for history lovers to learn more about the city’s past and history. The 2-story building is situated in the old Antofagasta Customs Office, showcasing more than 10000 historical artifacts and pieces from pre-Hispanic ages.
The Huanchaca Ruins Museum
The Huanchaca ruins, resembling the ancient civilization, are situated in the southern suburbs of Antofagasta. The Huanchaca Ruins Museum exhibits a brief extract of the city’s history.
The second-largest optical observatory in the world, Paranal Observatory is the best place for the keen stargazer providing the largest observatory telescope.
Plaza Colon and Arturo Prat
Plaza Colon and all the way along Avenida Arturo Prat is the gorgeous place where the city shows off its pride and wealth. It’s a crowded, wide, pedestrian-only street covered with several stores and restaurants, and squares. Wander along the road and relax, and enjoy the stunning street musicians.
Mercado Central and Mall Plaza Antofagasta
Make sure to visit Antofagasta’s central market since it’s one of the city’s most magnificent buildings. You can buy local accessories and clothing in the local market and high-end and fashionable items in the Mall Plaza Antofagasta.
Traveling with a small group of passengers, divides mutual costs such as tour guide cost, transportation, entry fees, etc. between few passengers and makes your tour more affordable. The members of small group tour could be your own family or friends, or other savvy travelers that you will meet and share a journey.
Your time is priceless and we don’t want you to spend your travel time on planning for your vacation day by day. Booking a multi-day tour to a specific destinations makes it easier for you to focus on what you love, instead of going through hundreds of different daily itineraries and plan for each day individually. Simply choose your tour based on the desired duration.
For many destinations, having a local tour guide is a necessity. A professional tour guide helps you to get the most of your travel experience, plan your tours, answers to your questions, teach you the basics of the language, and manage the timings for you and other travelers. All the tour guide fees are included in your tour package.
We carefully handpick all the tours to make sure we offer the most convenient ones that covers everything you need. This includes affordable hotels, local transports, meals, and entry ticket. We make sure to include all the main costs into our itineraries so that you pay for the whole package once, and enjoy your all inclusive tour.