Its warm weather is the perfect companion for the fascinating and gorgeous landscapes that will surely surprise you. Besides, you will marvel at the remains of its buildings, a silent reminder of the region’s mining activity.
Unmissable sights in Copiapó
Always summer in Bahia Inglesa
Its quiet, white, powdery sands and turquoise waters are the perfect companions for your next vacations. Its annual average temperature ranges from 20° C to 7° C (44° F - 68° F). If you are the adventurous type, you can also enjoy open-air activities, such as kitesurfing and a fun, high-adrenaline sea sport called flyboarding.
Visit the Pan de Azúcar National Park
This magical place will surely captivate you. Its rocky formations, the shore, and its beaches are an invitation to swim, dive, and enjoy the landscape. It is an excellent location to do mountain biking and trekking in any of its tracks. Be ready to admire the flora and fauna and take pictures.Once in Pan de Azúcar Cove, you can book excursions, take a boat trip around the island, and watch the birds that nest in the area.
Humboldt Penguin National Reserve
Set your camera and enjoy this amazing natural complex composed of Chañaral, Damas, and Choros. This reservation is home to a great variety of birds, bottle nosed dolphins, and - of course- the famous colonies of Humboldt penguins. You will be able to camp at Damas Island subject to authorization from Chile’s National Forest Service (CONAF) in Coquimbo.
Conquer the top of Volcán Ojos del Salado
Dare to conquer the heights of this active volcano which rises to an elevation of 6,873 m (22,549 ft). Located 290 kilometers northeast of Copiapó, it is famous for being one of Chile’s best places for climbing. Dare to explore it and be amazed by the rest of the natural wonders, such as the Green Lagoon.
Wear appropriate clothing for the long walks (long pants and closed shoes) to avoid discomfort and accidents.
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