Quitor Pucara

Know Quitor Pucara

National Monument and pre-inca architecture patrimony, the Quitor Pukara was a fortress made of rock. It was built in the 12th century by an agricultural population known as “Ayllu de Quitor”, before the conquest period.

Información del Destino:
  • Attractions:

    Colorful architecture. Anchaeological and anthropological interest zone.







     

  • When to go:

    All year long.
     

  • Activities:

    Photography.
     

  • Weather:




    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.
     

  • Location:

    Colorful architecture. Anchaeological and anthropological interest zone.







     

  • Services;

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

  • How to get there:

    Anywhere-Calama: Airway.
    Anywhere-Santiago: Airway.
    Santiago-Antofagasta: Airway and land route, by Panamericana 5 North.
    Antofagasta-Calama: Land route, by Route 25 CH. Airway.
    Calama-San Pedro de Atacama: Land route, by Route CH-23. Public and private transportation.
    San Pedro de Atacama-Quitor Pukara: Land route (by private transportation like jeeps, bicycles or horses)
     

  • Surroundings:

    Tulor town, Puritana springs, Cordillera of the Salt, Chaxa Lagoon, Tara Lagoon, Miscanti and Miñiques, Peine, Quitor Pukara, Jere Stream, Los Flamencos National Reserve, Atacama Salar, San Pedro de Atacama, Socaire, Toconao, Moon Valley, Licancabur Volcano.


     

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