Point Iquique is mandatory for those who are going to visit the northern region of the country. Its port, free zone, history and historical city that breathes passion there, definitely deserves a break on a business trip or great ride in vacation.

An unforgettable output, you can enjoy the best car rental service offered by Europcar.

You can lease your car in Iquique in Bulnes 542, Ph. (57) 2548 780 , if traveling by plane, Europcar also has a branch in the Diego Aracena Airport, Ph. (57) 2548 790 .

 

RECOMMENDED ROUTES - EXPLORE IQUIQUE AND AROUND BY CAR

     

PICA:

It is located 114 km. of Iquique.

It has many green oases in between the pampas. Pica is famous for its lemons, hence the name "Pica Limon" and the variety of other fruits.

You can find pools of warm waters that attract a variety of visitors, the best known is Resbaladero Cocha.

 

PISAGUA:

It is located 191 km. of Iquique.

It is characterized by old wooden buildings and preserves the facades installed at the time of saltpeter.

It has peaceful beaches like Pisagua summit, Pichalo Summit, Beach Six and Old Pisagua.

   

SALTPETER WORKS HUMBERSTONE AND SANTA LAURA:

Are within 45 km of Iquique. They are both World Heritage Site by Unesco.

Stopped their production activities about 50 years ago and today are ghost towns in the middle of the driest desert in the world.

MAMIÑA:

It is located 125 km. of Iquique.

It is a town that invites you to relax, and choose different thermal baths depending on your tastes in water temperature or you prefer pools closed or open wells.

You can also find a typical cuisine of the place.

   

NATIONAL PARK ISLUGA:

It is located 235 km. of Iquique.

Camino can visit the Baths of Chusmiza, with pools, steam baths and mud also can visit the geysers Puchuldiza whose jets are frozen in winter by altitude.

You are encouraged to walk the trail linking the villages of Enquelga Isluga and takes about 40 minutes.

 

 

KEY DATA

Climate Issues

 

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Jun

Jul

Aug

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Oct

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Temperature High Average

23

25

24

22

20

18

17

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17

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22

Temperature minimum Average

18

18

18

16

14

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13

13

13

15

16

17

Relative humidity

66

67

66

69

71

71

71

72

71

70

67

68

Sunshine hours

10

10

9

8

7

6

5

5

6

8

9

9

Amount Rainfall

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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Rainy Days

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

What to see in Iquique?

Mall Zofri

Caleta Greens

Cavancha Beach

Agropecuario Terminal

Street Baquedano Ride

Coberta Esmeralda Museum

Prat Square

Sacred Heart of Jesus Shrine

Casino Dreams

Morro Tarapacá

Central Market

 

 

Festivals and Ceremonies

  • Festival of Tirana: Of religious origin, it takes between 12 and 17 July, in the town of La Tirana, 72 km. Iquique. Arrives large number of pilgrims and travelers. The festival is known for its music, dances, costumes and devil masks in order to expel the demons.

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