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Valle del Elqui

La Serena, Chile
+56 51 245 1917
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This beautifully landscaped valley is rumored to be linked with extraterrestrial activity throughout the years.
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“pisco elqui” (33 reviews)
“day trip” (11 reviews)
La Serena, Chile
+56 51 245 1917
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a beautiful valley, but the energy has something extra. I loved it. The people were even nicer than other Chileans. I'd definitely go back one day if I could.

Thank sietsepiets
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent day touring around Elqui Valley. We recommend stopping at the dam and also papaya sellers along the road. We went to the town and museum of Gabriela Mistral and had a fantastic lunch. There are many hostels around. Beautiful part of...More

Thank jcduncan2001
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Wonderful contrasts between harsh desert hills and vines covering the valley floor and now creeping up the hill sides. No idea how they do it!

Thank WillieD60
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The Elqui Valley is well worth a visit. However, do not stop at Vicuna. This town is rather squalid and does not really capture the real nature of the upper valley. Places such a Montegrande and Pisco Elqui are very picturesque and have some history...More

1  Thank 188robertsons
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We took a tour through this area of fruit farms, wineries, Pisco distilleries and heard the history of the area from the guide.It is well worth a visit.

Thank mellowjude
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Definitly recommended to visit a small pueblo in this nice valley. Pisco Elqui seems to be the highlight and be quiet. But check in advance, can get crowded for summer season. But in April it was perfect and it felt of the beaten track. Easy...More

Thank Raephels
Reviewed 30 April 2017

On a cruise in South America we booked a tour with Ecoturismo La Serena and had a great day stopping at different places along the Elqui River. They have done a great job to release water through the year with the dam to make this...More

Thank Anthony F
Reviewed 28 April 2017

It's all about water - everything grows in Chile, with WATER! In Canada we run the water while we brush our teeth!

Thank janeandjustine
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We went for half a day ride at valle del elqui. It's very recommended to do it with a rented car so you can stop where ever you want for as much time as you want. We really enjoyed to eat at Pisco Elqui which...More

Thank Eyal N
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a very good tour for the history of Chile Pisco. The location is a little off the beaten path, but well worth the time.

Thank mgysgtusmc1
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Response from savedade | Reviewed this property |
Good luck with regards to your goal. It is possible to find a company that may help, but with your time constraints expect to pay a premium. Safe travels!
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Response from cuaternaque | Reviewed this property |
Feel free to enjoy Valle del Elqui no matter the language you speak. You'l have a friendly experience.