Valle de Elqui

The Elqui Valley

Attractions, climate and history



Regular and special events



Promotions and special offers

The Organización Turística Valle de Elqui informs all tourists:

Comuna de Paihuano, Tuesday, October 22, 2019:
The Secretary of Tourism as well as the National Tourism Serviece informs you that the Elqui Valley is working normally. Airports, public transportation, hotels, restaurants and touristic activities are all available and functioning.


We are located in the upper part of the mystical Elqui Valley, about 100 kms from La Serena, at an altitude between 1000 and 1700 mtrs above sea level, in the middle of the precordillera of the Andes.
Pisco Elqui is the touristic center of our region, but the villages of Paihuano, Montegrande, Horcón and Alcohuaz are charming as well.

Due to our microclimate, we can enjoy more than 300 sunny days a year!
Even in winter times temperatures during the day reach 17 - 27°C - if you want to escape cold and wet days - visit our valley!


Hotels, hostels, cabins or campsites


Restaurants, cafés, bars

What to do

Sports, astronomy, art and culture


Handicraft, local products and shops

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