From Pisco Elqui: Cochiguaz River Valley Nature Hike

Activity provider: Turismo Migrantes

From Pisco Elqui: Cochiguaz River Valley Nature Hike

Activity provider: Turismo Migrantes

From US$ 58 per person

Journey from Pisco Elqui to the Cochiguaz river valley to explore and reconnect with nature on this tour. Discover the beauty of the Las Tolas stream and learn about the local Andean culture.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Experience the natural wonders of the Cochiguaz river valley on a guided hike
  • Have the chance to take a stroll through a unique semi-arid forest climate
  • Admire stunning views of the surrounding Andean nature from 1, 800 meters
  • Discover the bubbling Las Tolas stream in the heart of this arid landscape
  • Learn about local water management at a traditional mapudungun (water house)
Full description

Be captivated by traditional Andean culture and the natural wonders of the Cochiguaz river valley on this tour from Pisco Elqui. Learn about traditional farming techniques that are used by locals.

Meet your guide at the tour supplier's office in Pisco Elqui and sit back and relax on the drive to the tour's starting point. Begin your walk with sweeping views of your surroundings from 1,800 meters above sea level.

Follow your guide on an ever-changing path to see where a spring emerges. Stroll through a semi-arid forest, rocky terrain, and a fertile green mantle. See how the local community manages water at an authentic mapudungun (water house).

Uncover the secrets behind small-scale agriculture and livestock farming in northern Chile. Return to the meeting point at the tour supplier's office in Pisco Elqui.

  • Transfer from Pisco Elqui to Cochiguaz
  • Guide
  • Equipment
  • Snack
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People afraid of heights
  • People with vertigo
  • People with altitude sickness
  • People over 95 years

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Meeting point

Meet at Turismo Migrantes. The Turismo Migrantes office is 80 meters from Pisco Elqui square.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Hats
  • Backpacks
  • Plastic bottles
  • Sportswear
  • Sports shoes

Know before you go

  • This hike is a basic level and it is 7 kilometers with 200 meters of uneven terrain
  • This hike should be manageable for all health people
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January 18, 2023

Product ID: 407561