A beach and promenade lined by modern high-rise buildings in the Chilean city of Iquique.

Iquique Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts
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Iquique Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts

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Explore the rich history and beautiful scenery of northern Chile with our private and small group Iquique tours. Located on a rocky peninsula at the foot of the high coastal mountain range, Iquique is perhaps the most attractive city in northern Chile, with its well-preserved colonial buildings and serene atmosphere. It is also an ideal base for exploring the varied landscapes in the desert of northern Chile. Travelers can visit nearby ghost towns, take archaeology tours to geoglyphs created by pre-Hispanic cultures, try deep sea fishing, wander the beaches, go surfing, or just relax in hot spring oases with natural mud baths. Contact us to start planning your perfect Chile vacation.

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What to Do in Iquique

Discover the fascinating history and beautiful scenery of northern Chile. Your Latin America For Less travel advisor can help you create the perfect itinerary tailored to your interests and preferences.

Visitors observing the main square of Iquique from a historic street car on a track.

Iquique City Tour


Explore the city of Iquique and admire the beautiful buildings of the city center and the opulent mansions of Calle Baquedano, products of the wealth brought by the nitrate boom in the 1850s.

Museo Regional


The Museo Regional boasts an impressive collection of pre-Hispanic artifacts, including some well-preserved mummies. Explore exhibits tracing the region’s history from pre-Hispanic civilizations all the way to the nitrate era.

An enormous figure of a man at Cerro Unitas, a large collection of geoglyphs in northern Chile.

Geoglifos de Cerro Unitas


This collection of geoglyphs in the desert of northern Chile features designs of crosses, birds and lizards. The most impressive is the world’s largest geoglyph of a human form, Gigante de Atacama, created around 900 BC.

A site at the ghost town of Humberstone near Iquique, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Ghost Town of Humberstone


Abandoned in 1961 after nitrate became obsolete, the town of Humberstone remains as it was when the last residents fled to find work elsewhere. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005, this town is a highlight of the area.

The bright red Trans-Atacama Train traveling through a desolate area in the Atacama Desert.

Trans Atacama Train


If you plan on visiting the geoglyphs and the ghost town, consider taking this train that takes you to both locations, and allows you to eat lunch at 6,500 ft above sea level while enjoying spectacular views and a folkloric show.

A woman sitting on a ledge between two pools at the Mamiña thermal springs near Iquique.

Thermal Springs of Mamiña


Mamiña is a very popular thermal springs resort marked by many ancient geoglyphs. The water of the thermal springs is full of sodium, sulphur and potassium, and believed by many to have therapeutic and medicinal qualities.

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A paraglider landing on a sandy beach surrounded by desert hills near the city of Iquique.

Adventure Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add some extra adventure to your personalized itinerary. Get your adrenaline pumping with hikes and multi-day treks, jungle expeditions, white water rafting trips, mountain biking tours and more. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your adventure.

Dancers wearing colorful traditional dress and costumes at the La Tirana Festival in Iquique.

Cultural Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about adding cultural tours and experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the rich cultures of Latin America and learn about the unique customs and traditions maintained by its people. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your cultural tour.

Chairs next to a pool at the Hotel Terrado Suites, overlooking the ocean and the Iquique skyline.

Spa & Wellness Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add spa & wellness tours to your personalized itinerary. Take advantage of a free day to enjoy some rest and relaxation at a resort, or visit a spa to unwind after a long day of exploring. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors to start planning your spa & wellness tour.

A plate of shrimp on a bed of bean sprouts at a restaurant in the Chilean city of Iquique.

Food Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add food tours and culinary experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the unique cuisines of Latin America and enjoy exclusive visits to some of the world’s top restaurants. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your food tour.

A group of pedal-powered cars overlooked by historic buildings in Iquique’s Arturo Prat Square.

Family & Friend Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add family-friendly tours to your itinerary. Our team can help you build the perfect trip for your family, whether your group has small children, teenagers, senior citizens, or all of the above. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your family tour.

Explore Chile

With a fascinating culture and some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes, Chile offers countless wonderful destinations for travelers. Discover some of the best places to visit in Chile below.

Arica


Arica, the “city of eternal spring” and gateway to Lauca National Park, is the capital of the north country and famous for long, lazy beaches and a rich cultural history.

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San Pedro de Atacama


The driest desert in the world, the Atacama Desert is also one of the most beautiful with exciting destinations like the Valley of the Moon, the salt lakes and Tatio Geysers.

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Chillan


Hit the slopes in Chillan, one of Chile's top ski and snowboard resorts and home to the longest run in South America at eight miles. At night, soak in the natural thermal baths.

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Easter Island


One of the most isolated islands in the world, Easter Island is a majestic getaway destination combining the natural beauty of a volcanic island with the captivating history of the famous Easter Island statues.

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Punta Arenas


The southernmost city on mainland South America, Punta Arenas overlooks the historic Strait of Magellan and the beautiful jagged peaks and white landscapes of Patagonia.

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Puerto Montt


With its absolutely stunning location on the Gulf of Ancud, Puerto Montt will lead you directly to the Lake District and the arresting landscapes of verdant valleys, striking mountains and beautiful lakes.

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Puerto Natales


Puerto Natales is the gateway to Torres del Paine National Park, and arguably Patagonia’s most spectacular place to visit with immense sweeping landscapes that leave long-lasting impressions.

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Santiago


The metropolitan Chilean capital, Santiago is a vibrant cultural hub with fascinating history and lively nightlife, surrounded by world-class skiing and wine valleys.

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Valparaiso


Valparaiso is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and coastal, bohemian city with a peculiar charm that has made it a favorite of writers, artists, and poets for centuries.

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La Serena


La Serena is located in the Elqui Valley and one of the most beautiful cities in Chile with picturesque churches, sandy beaches, and some of the clearest skies in the world.

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Patagonia


Shared by Chile and Argentina, Patagonia is a wild land of cleaving glaciers, deep forests, and piercingly blue waters that offers countless opportunities for sightseeing, nature watching, trekking and more.

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Iquique Hotels

Discover the best places to stay in Iquique with our top pick Iquique hotels.

A spacious room with two beds and a view of the ocean and skyline at the Terrado Suites in Iquique.

Terrado Suites Hotel

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Avenida Los Rieles 126, Peninsula de Cavancha, Iquique

Located on the seafront in Cavancha Peninsula with a spectacular view of Iquique, the Terrado Suites Hotel features first-class accommodations and excellent service. The amenities of this 4-star hotel are endless and guests can enjoy restaurants, bars, swimming pools, spa, jacuzzi, sauna and massage room.

A room at the NH Iquique hotel with mostly white and black decor except for a bright pink chair.

NH Iquique

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Avenida Arturo Prat 3939, Iquique

Located near the beachside and the city center, Radisson Iquique features 78 comfortable rooms fully equipped with modern amenities. Guests will enjoy relaxing in the hotel’s beautiful swimming pool, tasting the delicious local cuisine at the restaurant, sipping a cocktail at the bar, or simply sitting on the terrace.

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