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Putre Church

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Putre Church is visited by thousands of people every year, due to the singular architecture and simple construction of its walls, made with adobe (mud and straw) and rocks.

The current building is not the original though. That construction was destroyed by an earthquake, and this new church was built in 1670.

Attractions

Interesting architecture.

Activities

Photography.

Location

First region. Located 45 kilometers east of Parinacota, 145 kilometers northeast of Arica and 447 kilometers north of Iquique.

How to get there?

Iquique-Peru: Land route, by Panamericana Highway from Iquique and Tacna.

Bolivia-Arica: Land route, by Route CH-11 Tambo Quemado, that goes through Parinacota from La Paz, Bolivia.

Anywhere-Arica: Airway and Seaway (Carlos Ibañez del Campo Port)

Arica-Putre: Land route, by International Route CH-11 Arica- Tambo Quemado (Bolivia).

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 0,2 milimeters. The high media temperature is 27,4ºC and the lowest is 13,2ºC.

Services

Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities, handmade crafts.

Surroundings

Alero de Patapatane, Caquena Bofedal, Chungara Lake, Surire Salar Lagoon, Cotacotani Lagoons, Payachatas mountains, Parinacota, Lauca National Park, Putre, Caquena River, Chungará tambo.

They recommend us

  • "Congratulations and thanks a lot."

    April/2013

    Cándido Martínez

  • "Very nice guide ! Thank you for a very good service."

    June/2012

    Carol Nickless

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

    March/2013

    Maikol Andrés Campillay

  • "Everything was excellent, in special the attention of Transfer drivers, they were very kind!"

    January/2013

    Francisca Gabriela García Torres

  • "The two tours that we took with us were wonderful. The compliance, gentleness and experience in general terms were excellent in each case. "

    December/2012

    Anibal Morrillo

Certificates

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

Contact us

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