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Arica City Tour & Geoglyphs

Visit Cerro Sombrero Viewpoint and stop for a photo opportunity, visiting museums and San Marcos Cathedral during this trip.

  • Cerro Sombrero Viewpoint and photo stop.
  • San Miguel de Azapa Archaeological Museum.
  • Morro and Museum visit.
  • Visit San Marcos Cathedral.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

  • Duration

    4hrs15

  • Max. passengers

    240

  • Booking code

    A-ARI2

  • From

    99 €

  • Notices

    Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing and walking shoes, a hat, sun-glasses and sunscreen.

Our tour begins with a drive past Lisera and El Laucho beaches continuing into the Azapa Valley. Seen in the distance from the Azapa Valley are several Geoglyphs, the unique drawings of human and animal forms created by early indigenous peoples by scratching the salty surface of the brightly colored rocks. A brief photo stop of replica geoglyphs will be made.   

Next, we will continue on to the San Miguel de Azapa Archaeological and Anthropological Museum known for its collection of artifacts and remains of the Chinchorro people dating to 6,000-8,000 BC.  Then we will travel to visit the Morro de Arica Hill where we will see the same panoramic view that the Chilean military used to its advantage during the War of the Pacific.  Before returning to the pier, we will stop at the Colon Square for a visit of San Marcos Cathedral, a 19th-century Gothic edifice designed by Gustave Eiffel. 

Practical information 

  • Included: 1 bottle of mineral water. 

  • Language: English and German.

  • Remarks/requirements: Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing and walking shoes, a hat, sun-glasses and sunscreen. 
  • Walking information: Minimal walking over uneven terrain. Some few steps to negotiate to access the museum and for the use of the toilets. 
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes.