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Arica - Man and Desert

Join us on an excursion that visits the main plaza in the port city of Arica and archaeological museum in nearby Azapa, before journeying out to amazing experiences and sights in the desert.

  • Visit Arica’s main plaza and cathedral
  • Learn about the archaeology of the region at the San Miguel de Azapa Archaeological Museum
  • Explore ancient geoglyphs created by the Andean people
  • Enjoy a Pisco Sour drink while observing the impressive Tutelar Sculptures and listening to Andean folk music
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Min. passengers


  • Booking code


  • From

    118 €

  • Notices

    It is recommended to wear trekking shoes, hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.

After visiting the main plaza in Arica, we head out to San Miguel Archaeological Museum in nearby Azapa, before going to see enigmatic geoglyphs created by the Andean people.

We then continue out to the middle of the desert and Pampa Chaca, where Diaz Fleming, one of the greatest sculptors in Chile, created the impressive Tutelar Sculptures, an homage to the Andean people. 

Enjoy a refreshment and Andean folk music before the return drive to Arica. 

Practical information

  • Language: English / German (Subject to Availability)
  • Included: One Pisco Sour
  • Remarks: It is recommended to wear trekking shoes, hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
  • Walking information: Walking on uneven terrain is required.
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes – at downtown Arica, archaeological museum and Morro Museum.