The upper Elqui Valley consists of several villages. They all belong to the municipality of Pahuano. The touristic center is Pisco Elqui.
The villages - in geographical order - are:
Paihuano - Montegrande - Cochiguaz - Pisco Elqui - Horcón - Alcohuaz
Let yourself feel impressed by the deep contrast between the arid mountains and the fertile valley under an incredibly blue sky. At night you can watch the espectacular starry skies - due to the clear and dry climate we have the clearest skies in the world.
Pisco Elqui is also the cradle of the famous Pisco, the national drink of Chile.
In Pisco Elqui and the surrounding villages you find a big variety of lodging, many restaurants and bars.
You can rent a bike, do a tour, visit a distillery or get a massage, on our activity-page you will find all kind of offers.