La Tirana Religious Carnival

Know La Tirana Religious Carnival

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.

Información del Destino:
  • Attractions:

    Religious and anthropological interest.

  • When to go:

    All year long.

  • Activities:

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

  • Weather:


    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.

  • Location:

    Religious and anthropological interest.

  • Services;

    Food.

  • 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.

  • 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


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