Know Cochiguaz ValleyCochiguaz Valley is a quiet place to live, where people are dedicated to agricultural activity. The waters from the Cochiguaz River is perfect for cultives in the area. The valley is an attractions for those who enjoy meditation and reflexion time, in the middle of a beautiful landscape and different natural resources.
Attractions: Wineyards. Meditation and reflexion time.
Activities: Hiking, trekking, horseback ridings, picnic, flora and fauna contemplation, photography.
How to get there: Anywhere-La Serena: Land route, by Panamericana Highway north (473 kilometer)
Santiago, Arica, Iquique, Antofagasta, Copiapo-La Serena: Airway.
La Serena-Paihuano: Land route, by Internacional Route Gabriela Mistral CH-41. Then, take Road D-485
Monte Grande-Cochiguaz river valley: Land route, east Monte Grande.
When to go: All year long.
Weather: Semiarid. Arid by the north and mild by the south. The shore temperatures are homogeneuos, meanwhile in the interior the temperature oscillates between day and night time. Rain during winter season.
Services: Housing, food, outdoor activities, camping.
Surroundings: La Virgen Hill, El Molle, La Laguna Dam, Gualliuaica, Monte Grande, Cerro Mamalluca Astronomical Observatory, Cerro Tololo Astronomical Observatory, Paihuano, Cochiguaz Valley, Elqui River Valley, Vicuña.