The desert is on the side of a mountain

Arica -Putre & The Andean Highlands

Journey to Lluta Valley and stop en route to observe the geoglyphs carved onto the hills by the region’s ancient inhabitants, and visit a rustic inn to sample coca leaf tea.

  • Explore the ancient geoglyphs in the Lluta Valley
  • Sample coca leaf tea - the Aymara people´s cure for altitude sickness
  • Visit the remains of an old fortress that protected the area
  • Learn about the adobe houses in Putre
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Easy

  • Duration

    7 hours 30 minutes

  • Min. passengers

    25

  • Booking Code

    A-ARI5

  • From

    $ 266

  • Notices

    It is recommended to wear trekking shoes, hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.

Join this amazing excursion to Lluta Valley, Copaquilla Pukara and Putre.

You see the ancient Lluta geoglyphs drawn onto surrounding hillsides and sample coca leaf tea, which the local Aymara people use to avoid feeling altitude sickness.

We continue to Copaquilla Pukara, which features the remains of an old fortress that protected the surroundings from hostile intruders.

We then proceed to Putre to visit its unique streets and learn about its remarkable adobe houses.

Practical information

  • Language: English / German (Subject to Availability)
  • Included: Snack and Coca leaf tea.
  • Remarks: It is recommended to wear trekking shoes, hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
  • Walking information: Walking on uneven terrain is required. 
  • Wheelchair accessible: No

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