Facebook.

Saltpeter Works and Oasis of Pica

Operative tour

If you cancel your booking until 24 hours before the beginning of the activity, we will refund 100% of the advance you paid for the booking.

Free cancellation

You can reschedule your booking without any additional cost until 24 hours before the beginning of the activiity.

Free rescheduling

Traverses the pampa visiting the saltpeter works Humberstone and Santa Laura, the sanctuary of La Tirana and oases of Pica and Matilla.


Price per person:

CLP$ 49.000 per person.

Times:

08:15 am to 07:30 pm

Duration:

11 hours.

Minimum of passengers

Departure from 4 passengers.


Included:

pickup at your accommodation (urban area), shared transport, lunch and Spanish-speaking guide.

What to bring:

comfortable shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, comfortable clothing, towel, bathing suit and snack.

Not included:

entrance fee to saltpeter works (CLP$ 4.000 adults, CLP$ 3.000 students, CLP$ 5.000 elderly people) and entrance fee to Cocha Resbaladero (CLP$ 7.000 per person).

Cancellation and rescheduling policy:

24 hours.

If you cancel your booking until 24 hours before the beginning of the activity, we will refund 100% of the advance you paid for the booking.


Price

  • Adult: CLP$ 49.000 per person.
  • Child (age 4 to 10): CLP$ 40.000 per person.
  • Infant (age 0 to 3 with chair): CLP$ 29.000 per person.


This tour begins with a visit to the Santa Laura and Santiago Humberstone saltpeter offices, declared World Heritage by UNESCO. In them, we will discover the glorious past of saltpeter or "white gold", meeting with its vestiges and memories. We will visit its main buildings and industrial plants.


Continuing along the Pampa del Tamarugal, we will go to the oasis of Pica, visiting the Church of San Andrés. On our return to Iquique, we will visit the oasis of Matilla, with highlights like Lagar Spanish of the eighteenth century and the Church of San Antonio with its bell tower. Finally, we will pass through the town of Pozo Almonte and the Sanctuary of La Tirana, where the most important religious festival in northern Chile is performed. In addition, you Will have time to visit Cocha Resbaladero, where you will have a moment to take a dip in the thermal water before going back to Iquique and end the activity.


*You can choose lunch between beef, chicken or vegetarian. Drinks and dessert are not included.

*The service includes a Spanish-speaking guide only. If you need an English-speaking guide or a guide who speaks another language, write us at reserva@denomades.com with your request.

Loading availability...

Customer support


CLP$ 49.000
Book now