The desert is on the side of a mountain

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
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

  • Duration

    7 hours, 30 minutes

  • Max. passengers


  • Booking Code


  • From

    $ 266

  • Notices

    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.

Practical information

  • 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.
  • Walking information: Uneven flat terrain.
  • Wheelchair accessible: No