Huascar Battleship Museum
Commissioned to build Laird Brothers, Birkenhead, Poplar on Thames, in England, in 1864, according to the design of Captain Cowper Coles of the Royal Navy, under the "Ericsson" model. His construction contract was signed on August 12, 1864, between Ship Captain José María Salcedo, representing the government of Peru, and the Laird Brothers shipyards.
Chile´s Atacama Desert, the driest nonpolar deser on Earth, stretches across a roughly 600-mile (1,000 kilometers) tract of land wedged between the coastal Cordillera de la Costa mountain range and the Andes Mountains. The region boasts stunning geologic formations and has provided scientists with a wealth of research opportunities.
Puritama Hot Springs
Located in the middle of a canyon, these hot springs have been used for hundreds of years. Water temperature remains at 28° to 31° Celsius with an important concetration of minerals, among which are calcium, magnesium, sodium and boron. There are 8 pools that are easily accessible by boardwalks.
Atacama Large Millimeter Array
High on the Chajnantor plateau in the Chilean Andes, the European Southern Observatory (ESO), together with its international partners, is operating the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) — a state of the art telescope to study light from some of the coldest objects in the Universe. This light has wavelengths of around a millimetre, between infrared light and radio waves, and is therefore known as millimetre and submillimetre radiation.
Rapa Nui National Park
Easter Island´s protected area acquired the status of a National Park on January 16th, 1935 by Supreme Decree No. 103 of the Ministry of Land and colonization, being declared a National Historic Landmark that very same year.
Located at 90 kilometers from San Pedro. Miscanti and Miñique are located more than 4,000 meters above sea level. Both are fed by water sources that come from the surface of the land, attract a great variety of animals, like the abundance of flamingoes, a severe contrast surrounded by snowed mountains and shiningly reflected in its waters. The trip from San Pedro goes through Toconao and borders the Atacama Saltlake.
Rano Raraku Volcano
Rano Raraku a breath taking Volcano Landscape in Chile.
Rano Raraku, the quarry of the Moai
The Rano Raraku volcano is one of the most incredible and extraordinary archaeological sites on the planet. In this magical place full of mystery, the moai were made, the giant statues that have made Easter Island famous worldwide.
Rano Kau, also known as Rano Kao, is the largest volcano and one of the most beautiful and impressive natural settings that can be admired onEaster Island. The sensation of immensity and silence, interrupted only by the wind, the distant sound of the waves and the occasional squawking of seabirds, makes Rano Kau one of the favorite and unforgettable places for visitors.
Valle del Elqui
Are you a nature lover looking for a different kind of relaxation experience? Then take the plunge and travel to the Elqui Valley. Visit one of the most important Valleys in Chile, where the production of wines such as Syrah and Carmenére stands out.