Arica – Putre & The Andean Highlands
Drive to the Lluta Geoglyphs, Pukara de Copaquilla, and Putre, with photo ops and coca leaf tea along the way.
Drive to Lluta Geoglyphs with photo ops
Coca leaf tea
Drive to Pukara de Copaquilla
Visit to Putre
Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed
7 hours, 30 minutes
We recommend bringing trekking shoes, hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
Journey to Lluta Valley and stop en route to observe the geoglyphs carved onto the hills by the region’s former inhabitants, and visit a rustic inn to sample coca leaf tea. The Aymara people use this tea to alleviate altitude sickness. Continue to Copaquilla Pukara, the ruins of an old fortress that protected the surroundings. Then proceed to Putre to visit the unique streets and learn about their adobe houses.
Language: English and German
Included: One bottle of mineral water, two sandwiches per person, one piece of fresh fruit, and one cereal bar.
Remarks: We recommend bringing hiking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.