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Although it takes more than an hour to get there from Iquique it is more than worth while. The geoglyphs a mind boggling to say the least. After the Nasca geoglyphs these are the second largest in the Americas!
It is worth the trip to get to see these prehispanic geoglyphs
Take sun glasses. If you have a dron or good zoom lens you can get nice pics. If not you can also do so. Better to visitin afternoon for picture purposes although its...More
About an hour outside of Iquique, Chile are the surprising and amazing Pintados geoglyphs. Created as long as 1,500 years ago, they are among the world's largest display of aboriginal art and adorn many of the desert hills. Some of the figures are geometric while...More
As I visited during la fiesta de la tirana, it was very difficult to get there. I hitchhiked to the road that leads to the pintados, it is about an hour walking from there to the visitors center. It was absolutely worth it!! There is...More
If you take a tour of the sights around Iquique, try to find one that includes the Cerro Pintado geoglyphs. They are a fascinating place to visit, and the largest collection of geoglyphs after Nazca. The whole hillside is full of human figures, mysterious hooded...More