> > > > La Tirana Religious Carnival

La Tirana Religious Carnival

Get to know more about the Destination

This catholic celebration is done in honor to Virgen del Carmen or “Carmelita”, each 15th of July in the first region.

Every year is possible to see this celebration that features dancers who combine colorful costumes and typical music of the North.

The celebration lasts five days, with more than 60,000 people who enjoy the holiday in front of La Tirana Church.

Attractions

Religious and anthropological interest.

Activities

Bicycle ridings, picnic, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

First region.

How to get there?

Anywhere-Santiago: Airway

Santiago-Iquique: Airway (LanChile and Sky)

Anywhere-Iquique: Land route

Iquique-Pozo Almonte: Land route

Pozo Almonte-La Tirana: Land route.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Desert weather. The temperature oscillates between day and night time, and the summer rain is frequent with a high media of 0,9 milimeters. The high media temperature is 24,4ºC and the lowest is 12,5ºC.

Services

Food.

Surroundings

Huatacondo prehispanic towns, Collagua, Pintados geoglifos, La Huayca, Lagar, Huasco Lagoon, Humberstone Saltpeter Office, Pisadas de Dinosaurios, Santa Laura Saltpeter Office vestiges, La Tirana Catholic Sanctuary, Macaya, Lirima and Mamiña Springs

They recommend us

  • "The guide we had in Pucon, Alexandre Joly, is excellent. Very knowledgeable about history, traditions, geography, vegetation, animals, vulcanology and a very good narrator. We hope that all the guides…"

    June/2012

    Dan Marinescu

  • "It was nice to count with you during our trip. "

    March/2013

    Maikol Andrés Campillay

  • "We are just arriving from two tours with VisitChile (one of 4 days at Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales with Torres del Paine, Pinguineras and Navigation to visit Serrano and Balmaceda glaciers; and the other…"

    February/2013

    Graciela Ventós

  • "Thank you very much for your organization and the chance to enjoy of Patagonia. "

    January/2013

    Joaquim Fontes Filho

  • "Congratulations you're absolutely recommendable!"

    February/2013

    Mónica Bahamondez

Certificates

  • Turismo Chile
  • Verisign
  • Sello de Calidad Turística
  • United States Tour Operator Association Allied Member
  • TripAdvisor

Contact us

  • VisitChile Reps© 2002
  • Chile Tour Operator
  • +56 (2) 2946 2900 / Fax: +56 (2) 2946 2951
  • sales@visitchile.com
  • Av. Suecia #0119, Of. 408, 4° piso
  • Providencia - Santiago - Chile
  • Toll Free USA: 1-800-906-8056
  • From Argentina: (11) 5219-4105
  • From Brasil: (11) 3958-7071