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The nitrate Ghost towns of Humberstone & Santa Laura

4 hours / Half Day
The nitrate Ghost towns of Humberstone & Santa Laura
Tour Salitreras Humberstone & Santa Laura

We invite you to a tour of the 2 most touristy former Saltpeter Works in the North of Chile, we refer to the Santa Laura industrial plant and the ghost town of Humberstone, both declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These site museums reflect our nitrate past as a country and our tour guides will invite you to travel back in time with a story full of emotions. Both nitrate plants are located one hour from the city of Iquique.

General Information

RATE:
Adult: USD50 p/person / Children: USD40 p/person (since 4 to 10 years old) / Infants under 4 years: USD27 With special infant chair included.
LENGHT:
4 hours / Half Day
MINIMUN OF PEOPLE:
2
MAXIMUM OF PEOPLE:
Unlimited
DAYS TOUR:
Every days
MEETING POINT:
Pick up from Hotel
INCLUDE:
  • Entrance ticket to Humberstone + water on route.
  • English spoken Tour guide.
  • Covid-19 prevention kit: mask + alcohol gel.
  • Sanitized vehicle as Covid-19 prevention.
NOT INCLUDE:
Entrance tickets to the Salitreras (a single entrance to visit both), Tips and Bottled water per person
OBSERVATION:
VERY IMPORTANT: If you need a guide in English for the shared tour, the rate would be USD43 additional per person. Which you can pay at the beginning of the Tour or you can request it in advance in your reservation and we will send you a payment link through Paypal.
ADVERTENCES:
Without restrictions

Itinerary

We invite you to live an unforgettable experience in the driest desert in the world knowing the history of the White Gold and visiting the nitrate ruins where the nitrate worker forged his roots and left his culture and lifestyle embodied in these ruins.

Departure from lodging at 8:30 am towards the ghost towns and former nitrate works of Humberstone and Santa Laura (declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO). In these lands the saltpeter was extracted to be exported to Europe and the USA.

We will walk through its dusty streets to visit its ruins where you can see typical buildings such as the Theater, Market, Grocery Store, Hospital, School and Humberstone Hotel.

Then in Santa Laura, we will visit the Industrial Plant for the production of Saltpeter (Shank’s System), and the Casona Museo (former Administration House).

Arrival to Iquique at 1:00 p.m.

KM OF WALK:
2 km
MAXIMUM HEIGHT:
3,569.55 ft above sea level
RECOMENDATIONS:
Wear comfortable clothes, jockey or hat, sports shoes, sunscreen.

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