Reception in the Airport and transfer to hotel in La Serena.
City tour La Serena / Coquimbo
. Pick up from your hotel. The tour departs from the Plaza de Armas
(Main Square). This is a three-hour guided tour throughout the history, the neocolonial architecture and natural beauty of La Serena. The first stop will be the Archaeological Museum with a tour through the history and evolution of the city. The tour visits the picturesque handicraft market of La Recova, full of tyPica
l crafts, papaya products cultivated from the Elqui Valley, jumpers knitted from alpaca wool, ceramics with Diaguita (native people) designs. There is time for us to enjoy the panoramic view from the hill of the University of La Serena over the city and the bay of Coquimbo affording a splendid opportunity for a photo stop. The tour continues to the El Faro Lighthouse, symbol of La Serena, and then the Del Mar Avenue, where sophisticated buildings and tourist complexes will feature the regions tourist growth. The traditional fish market by the Port of Coquimbo is typical of this region, showing the great variety of fish and shellfish, which are available. This colorful scene shows the main industry of the city and its close connection with the ocean. As the tour continues to the beautiful resort of La Herradura in the bay of Guayacan, the history and legends of the pirates who invaded this coast is unveiled. Lodging at the selected hotel.