Astronomical Observatory Mamalluca, Valley Elqui
In this journey we will visit the land of Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. The soil gives us the richness of the grape industry is reflected in the Pisco and Heaven gives us a special cleaning, which is why a major observatory is located on top of these valleys. We will see in this tour as cultivated hills to the highest level and we can see from the amateur observatory Mamalluca the constellations in the sky.
Departs from Santiago.
Day 1: Santiago - La Serena
Exit since the terminal of Buses destiny La Serena. Arrive and transfer to the Hotel selected.
Day 2: La Serena city / City Tour
Breakfast in the hotel. To hour indicated walk of city is carried out guided by The Serene one, enjoying its history, its conserved architecture neocolonial and great natural beauty, permits to admire the classical elegance of its buildings and innumerable churches, its passed one precolombino and stockade evolution in the Archaeological Museum.
Traveled through by the unique and picturesque Market The Recova, central tourist of exposition and regional typical sale of craft. A spectacular view of the Bay of Coquimbo, the city and the port, since the Mirador of the University of The Serene one. It visits al Monumental Lighthouse, symbol of the city, traveled through through the Avda. of the Sea, where emerge sophisticated buildings and complex tourist. The traveled through by the Avda. Coastal it will permit to appreciate the maritime/commercial activity of the port, to finish this interesting walk in the Spa of The Horseshoe, mystical and legendary Bay of Guayacán, in the passed den of thieves.
Return al hotel. Late free. Lodging.
Day 3: La Serena - Valley of Elqui
Breakfast in the Hotel. During the day complete walk through this mystic, surprising and hot Valley, that with their fertile lands give rise to a great one chacarería, to culminate toward the interior with novel plantations of chirimoyas papayas, eggfruit and olives to what add the beautiful vineyards, that cause ours typical regional liquor, the PISCO. We will observe diverse towns agricultural/miners in the banks of the River Elquí, as also the buildings of the Astronomical Observatory Hill Tololo. Visit in Vicuña, more important city of the Valley, the Museum Gabriela Mistral, erected in homage to the Prize Nobel Gabriela Mistral, the Tower Baüer, the Immaculate Church Conception and Plaza of Weapons.
We will know all the process of the aromatic one Pisco, through a visit to a plant of distillation, enlivened of a pleasing one degustación of liquors. Valorizaremos the great literary work and the love that the valley generates, al to know the House School and Grave of Gabriela Mistral in the pueblito of Montegrande.
Lunch in typical restaurant. Return to The Serene one, with spectacular to get dark. Lodging.
Day 4: La Serena / Observatory Mamalluca
Breakfast in the Hotel. Tomorrow free. Around the 19:00 Hrs. We will initiate trip al Valley of the Elquí, detention in Vicuña to finalize the income al Observatory Amateur Mamalluca. This Observatory Amateur open to all I publish permits to carry out direct observations of the Universe, after enjoying 2 hours of observation of the Universe, we will initiate return to The Serene one.
Day 5: La Serena city - Santiago
Breakfast in the Hotel. To hour indicated transfer al Terminal of Buses to take bus of return to Santiago.
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights in the Estate
· Passage bus conventional Santiago / La Serena city / Santiago
· Transfers terminal / hotel / terminal
· 4 nights of lodging in La Serena one with breakfast included
· City tour La Serena / Coquimbo
· Excursion valley of the Elqui with lunch
· Nocturnal Visit Observatory Mamalluca
· Hotel Taxes