The desert is on the side of a mountain

Arica - Putre & The Andean Highlands

Drive to Lluta geoglphs and Pukara de Copaquilla and Putre with photo stops on coca leaf tea along the way.

  • Drive to Lluta geoglyphs with photo stop.
  • Coca leaf tea
  • Drive to Pukara de Copaquilla.
  • Visit Putre.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

  • Duration

    7 hours 30 minutes

  • Max. passengers


  • Booking code


  • From

    199 €

  • Notices

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

Journey to Lluta Valley and stop on route to observe the geoglyphs designed on the hills by the old inhabitants of the region; you'll visit a rustic inn to have a coca leaf tea.  The Aymara people use this tea to avoid feeling altitude sickness.  Continue to the Copaquilla Pukara, the remains of an old fortress which protected the surroundings. Then proceed to Putre to visit ithe unique streets learning about their adobe houses. 

Practical information

  • Language: English and German.
  • Included: 1 Bottle of Mineral Water, two sandwiches per person, one fresh fruit, one bottle of mineral water and one cereal bar. 
  • Remarks: It is recommendable the use of trekking shoes, hat, sunscreen and sunglasses. 
  • Walking information: Uneven flat terrain. 
  • Wheelchair accessible: No