Know Pisco ElquiPisco Elqui it's an industrial center dedicated to pisco production. The town is located in a zone called La Union, and it has a typical adobe architecture and a display of handmade crafts. The zone features beautiful landscapes, where you can access to wineyards in guided visits.
Attractions: Vineyards. Pisco industries. Typical handmade crafts and architecture.
Activities: Hiking, horseback ridings, picnic, 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.
Paihuano-Pisco Elqui: Land route, Road D-485
When to go: All year long.
Weather: Semiarid. Arid in the north and mild in 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, transportation, 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.