Arica Archeological Tour

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Arica is Chile's northernmost city. It is rich in history as it is a major gateway to archaeological and natural wonders. In this tour visit the Agropecuario market: an typical Aymara market where you can buy unique crafts; Cerro Sagrado Geoglyphs known for a mosaic of anthropomorphic and zoomorphic motifs which depict giant human figures as well as mammoth lizards and llamas; the Cemetery and Museum of San Miguel de Azapa known for its famous Chinchorro mummies oldest examples of artificially mummified human remains! The Poconchile Church or Iglesia de San Geronimo, the oldest of northern Chile's early colonial churches built by Spanish priests in 1580 and the Humedal del Rio Lluta a The 31-hectare (76-acre) wetland with over 130 bird species. The site hosts more than 20,000 shorebirds, including 1.4% of the Sanderling (Calidris alba) and 1.8% of the Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) populations wintering in the area. The site also hosts two South American endemic shorebird species: Peruvian Thick-knee (Burhinus superciliaris)and White-backed Stilt (Himantopus melanurus).



 

Duration
 1 days - 0 nights 
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Easy

Itinerary

Day 1: Altiplano and Atacama Desert

We pick you up from the cruise terminal or your hotel at 8:00 am. In this tour visit:
1. The Agropecuario market: an typical Aymara market where you can buy unique crafts.
2. Cerro Sagrado Geoglyphs: the great stone mosaic on the Cerro Sag
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