The Pampa del Tamarugal National Reserve is located in the Tarapacá Region, province of Tamarugal, in the communes of Huara and Pozo Almonte. It was created on December 18, 1987. This protected wild area has an area of 134,000 hectares, divided into four zones, where it is possible to admire the largest native forest plantation in the country (one million trees in nearly ten thousand hectares), as well as important heritage samples. historical and cultural, as the Geoglifos de Pintados, vestiges of the War of the Pacific and nitrate activity, as well as the puquios of the Salar de Llamara. The unit stands out for the protection of species of fauna, among them birds, like eaglets, tamarugo comedose, owls, pequen, the jote red head; In addition to culpeo fox and fox chilla. As far as flora is concerned, it is made up of tamarugo (Prosopis tamarugo), white carob (Prosopis alba), chulki (Prosopis burkati) and fortune (Prosopis strombulifera), among others.
A paradise between beaches and deserts ... which you can visit all year round due to its pleasant climate. In 2001 Iquique was named Culture Capital of Amercia, the first city in Chile to achieve the distinction. Iquique is also known as the ‘New Orleans of South America’, with its mix of cultures and constant activity.