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Considered the mining capital of Chile and the world, it has a wide range of tourist attractions and an extensive coastline that allows the practice of adventure tourism activities such as paragliding, kite surfing, body boarding, surfing, diving and water rides.
How to get
How to arrive by car
From the north by coastal route CH-1 or Pan-American route 5 North. Both routes passable all year. From the south by Pan-American Route 5 North.

 How to arrive by plane
From Santiago, daily flights to the Cerro Moreno de Antofagasta airport (1 hour 45 min, without stops)

 How to arrive by bus
From Santiago, the trip takes about 18 hours, so it is advisable to travel in the living room bed. From Iquique, the trip takes 6 hours along the CH1 coastal route.
The buses leave from:
• Los Héroes Terminal: Tucapel Jiménez and Alameda, near the Los Héroes Metro station. Telephone: (56-2) 24200099, Santiago.
• San Borja Terminal (former North Terminal): San Borja and Alameda, near the Central Station train station. Telephone: (56-2) 27760645, Santiago.
• Iquique Terminal: Patricio Lynch s / n. Phone (57) 2416315m, Iquique.
Main tourist points
The Cover is a rock formation in the middle of the sea.
Desert Hand (Desert Brother)
Huanchaca Ruins
Antofagasta Museum
Antofagasta Cathedral
Public Library
Arturo Prat, the long and bustling pedestrian street with its many shops and restaurants.
Central Market
The municipal bath is the most frequented place, where there is a beach with sand strips and a saltwater pool.
Antofagasta has a long coastline and, without a doubt, La Portada is one of the most beautiful parts.
Chile is a relatively safe country, with rare cases of urban violence that are often associated with Latin American countries. However, some precautions such as:
- leave the most important documents and valuables in the hotel safe (keep a passport photocopy and, if possible, an easily accessible electronic copy in order to expedite the services to be provided by the Consular Section of your Embassy in Santiago do Chile if new travel documents are required);
Summer is warm and arid; Winter is long, mild and dry. Throughout the year, the weather is almost cloudless. Throughout the year, the temperature generally ranges from 13 ° C to 25 ° C and is rarely below 10 ° C or above 27 ° C.
When to go
The best time of year to visit Antofagasta and warm weather activities is from early October to early May.
Antofagasta is a port city and the regional capital of a mining zone in the Atacama desert in northern Chile. It borders to the north with Sierra Gorda, Mejillones and San Pedro de Atacama, south with Taltal, west with the Pacific Ocean and east with the Andes Department of Argentina.
The Antofagasta region has extensive beaches, salt flats and privileged skies that allow the study of the universe and the development of astronomy. In this region is one of the most important observatories in the world, SOUL, which surprises with its 66 antennas.
They accompany this landscape, the memory of their ancestral cultures: atacameñas, Quechua and Aymara, who survived the highlands and the extreme of their natural geography.
Antofagasta offers all types of hotel, trade, transportation, gastronomy, nightlife and entertainment services.
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