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Pan de Azucar National Park

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With 34.614 hectares, Pan de Azucar (Sugar bread) National Park is the biggest protected area in the zone. In the park it is possible to find guanacos and Humboldt penguins in the Pan de Azucar Island, and a vegetation mostly of cacti. It`s located in northern Chañaral. The Pan de Azucar Bay is another area in the park in which you can find fishermen. The Pan de Azucar National Park is administrated by CONAF and its favorable weather allows the tourists to visit it all year long. It offers different services like an information center, a museum, housing and food.

Attractions

Flora and fauna. Interesting topography. Tourists services.

Activities

Hiking, trekking, bicycle ridings, swimming, sport fishing, scuba diving, picnic, bird watch, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.

Location

Second and Third regions. Located 30 kilometers northwest of Chañaral and 197 kilometers northwest of Copiapo.

How to get there?

Santiago-Copiapo: Land route and airway. Copiapo-Chañaral: Land route, through Panamericana Highway. Public and private transportation. Chañaral-Pan de Azucar National Park: Land route, 20 kilometers north.

When to go?

All year long.

Climate

Desert weather. The temperature oscillates between day and night time, and the summer rain is more frequent with a high media of 3 milimeters. The high media temperature is 24,5ºC and the lowest is 17,1ºC.

Services

Housing, food, information center, forest ranger, camping.

Surroundings

Cisne Bay, Inglesa Bay, Flamenco Beach, Caldera, Chañaral, Pan de Azucar Island, El Chuncho Beach, Puerto Viejo Beach.

Admission

Entrance is $2000 Chilean pesos for national adults, and $3500 Chilean pesos for foreing. $500 Chilean pesos for national kids, and $1500 for foreing kids.

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