4 Day tour from $1,550
About 500km north of Santiago, the Elqui Valley is a fertile green strip that runs from La Serena on the coast to the Andes. The valley is covered in vineyards, surrounded by mountains and watched over by some of the brightest skies in the southern hemisphere.
La Serena, Chile’s second-oldest city (1544), will charm you with its European-style old quarter, and excellent seafood on its beachfront. Elqui Domes is the only astronomic hotel in the Southern Hemisphere, with domes and rooms offering sky views right from your bed.
- HISTORIC LA SERENA, (1544)
- STAR GAZING FROM YOUR BED
- SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE’S ONLY ASTRONOMIC HOTEL
- THE HOME OF PISCO
LA SERENA – ELQUI VALLEY, CHILE
NATURE AND WILDLIFE
ALMA is the largest ground based astronomical project in existence. It is a global collaboration, cost USD 1.4 billion, and is 50 km from San Pedro.That tells you how good Atacama stargazing is. This is one of their pics.
The Valle del Elqui is one of the Chile’s most popular tourist destinations and the perfect place for those looking to connect with nature and enjoy a different kind of vacation experience.