If what you want is a day for you, go and discover the benefits of hot springs and mud baths in the sun that will leave you wanting to return to these ancestral lands.
|SCHEDULE||08:30 – 09:00 a 18:30 – 20:00|
|WHAT TO BRING||Comfortable clothes and shoes, swimsuit, towel, sunglasses, sun block, water|
|CONFIRMATION POLICY||The departure will be confirmed once we achieve a minimum of 2 passengers|
Leaving Iquique, our first point to visit will be the Mirador de Alto Hospicio, from this place you will have a privileged view of our bay of Iquique, you can take pictures of Cerro Dragon, accompanying this a historical review by our guide.
We will also visit the MUNICIPAL MARKET OF POZO ALMONTE where the products that are grown in this place come from Mamiña. Following the route we will arrive to MAMIÑA, a town that according to archaeological evidences, was an ancient pre-Inca settlement of the north of Chile. The ideal place for people who want to have a contact with the natural life and the desert spaces that this place offers. Legend has it that the only daughter of an Inca chief regained his sight by using these waters of the area, famous for their therapeutic benefits, so his father, to commemorate the miracle, ordered the valley to be named “girl of my eyes” “(Mommy).
We will visit the natural spring AGUITA DEL CORAZÓN, a place with a symbolic meaning. We can also see terraced terraces, a method of cultivation of the pre-Hispanic era still used by its inhabitants as the main source of income. We will enjoy places like BARROS CHINOS, where you can have a moment of spa receiving a treatment for the skin with this thermal mud. After this moment of relaxation, they will have the lunch reception in a zonal restaurant where they will be offered a typical Aymara lunch such as, Spicy rabbit or Kalapurca accompanied by a fruit juice from the area. Later you can visit and enjoy the IPLA BATHROOMS, this place has 4 hot water tubs of 40 ° degrees approximately, with healing properties for ailments such as osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, musculoskeletal, etc. After this replenishing place, we will visit a GOURMET FACTORY OF CHEESES, in which you can observe the elaboration of this product and you can also taste a variety of goat cheeses. We will finish this tour with a visit to the Church of Mamiña dating from 1632 and also the plaza that has pre and post Hispanic architecture. Comforted we will return to Iquique to average the 19:30 – 20:00 in their respective lodgings.