Isluga Volcano National Park
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The Isluga National Park is a place that combines modern and ancient times, with almost 175000 hectares and and incredible topography where you can find native flora and fauna. The park is placed between the precordillera and the Chilean Located in Colchane, northwest of Iquique, the park has the Catarama (5207 meters above sea level), Tatajachura (5252 mts) and Qinsachata (5400 mts) Hills, and the Isluga Volcano (5218 mts).
National Park since 1967, it has bushes, cacti and queñoas, typical flora of the highlands. Also, it´s possible to find paja brava and bofedales cordillera flora (4,000 meters above sea level)
Precordillera and highlands flora and fauna. Anthropological and topographic interest zone.
Bicycle ridings, high mountain tours, raid, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.
How to get there?
To the National Park: Land route, by the International Route Huara-Colchane-Oruro.
When to go?
All year long.
Desert weather. The temperature oscillates between day and night time, and the summer rain is more frequent with a high media of 0,9 milimeters. The high media temperature is 24,4ºC and the lowest is 12,5ºC.
Information center, forest ranger.
Acovinto giant cactus, San Marcos Bay, Baquedano historical street, Zona Franca Shopping center, Dragon Hill, Serrano lighthouse, Puchuldiza Geisers, Sol de Aura Hill geoglyphs, Iquique, Pica, Isluga Volcano National Park, Patache, Chillaiiza petroglyphs, Piragua, blanca Beach, Brava Beach, Chanavayita Beach, Los Verdes Beach, Yape Beach, Isluga town, Punta Gruesa, Loa River, Tarapacá, Enquelga springs.
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|Surire Salt Lagoon||13 mi|
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|Lauca and Putre National Park||42 mi|
|Huasco Lagoon||44 mi|
|Lauca National Park||45 mi|
Destinations by Areas of Chile
- Atacama Desert and Altiplano
- La Serena, beaches and astronomy
- Valparaíso, Santiago and Vineyards
- Easter Island
- Lakes and Volcanoes District
- North Patagonia and Black Forest
- South Patagonia and Torres del Paine