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11 Jul 2018
“Breathtaking National Park”
4 Jul 2018
“Spontaneous solo trip experience”
Chanaral, Chile
+56 52 221 3404
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

My friend and I were unsure of our plans in Copiapo and when we decided to go to Pan de Azucar, we took a risk of planning it ourselves. It ended up being a fantastic experience so I want to give my advice to future...More

Thank tsarkar1995
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I was on my way to Santiago by bus, when, early in the morning, I decided to stop in Chanyaral and spend the day hiking in the national park. To my surprise, there was no public transportation, but luckily I found a taxi! For around...More

Thank irina c
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

the place is gorgeous and unique, we stayed at the camping for 2 nights, and we were the only tent staying there. Claudio (the guy in charge of the camping) was really helpful and overall attentive. there's electric light at night and an available socket...More

Thank Max S
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Just a quick note to add to other reviews: once in the park there are a few places to have sign posted walks: to a sightseeing point, walks of 2-4 km, etc. ask the Conaf office. And yes, amazing place to spend a day!

Thank Carles P
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Spectacular views!!! There's no cel or internet signal so it's the best place to disconnect from the world. I went in the beginning of March, it was almost empty so it was even more relaxing. We went by car but I have heard there're vans...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We went with eco tours which costs us 8 usd less than the hotel charged.there are dozens of daily tours a good guide helps. H We had Jorge for our guide which made our tour better than ever.. the not so comfort part is the...More

Reviewed 24 January 2017

Went with my sister in low season before Christmas. We did not have a car. we traveled from La serena in a bus to Chañaral, then from the bus station we took a taxi (who was illegally taking passengers to the park and almost stole...More

5  Thank Polisonica
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This place its just that, amazing. We visit it in january and we encoutered very few people so that was good. Its a perfect place to relax, enjoy the silence and the nature. The park has 3 or 4 beaches that are very big and...More

2  Thank Jose A
Reviewed 23 November 2016

When we visited in january, it felt like we had the park to ourselves. It's an extensive area of millions of cacti of different sorts in an arid environment. A surreal and unique experience. The vistas of the coast are amazing too. The park has...More

2  Thank saraI22014
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Although just on the edge of the Atacalma desert it has lots of wildlife and the views of the mountains is just staggering. Park up and walk up to one of the views, but make sure you take plenty of water and sunscreen. I stopped...More

1  Thank Didgesteve
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4 September 2018|
Response from Marianela M |
I have been in San Pedro and Salta, and I consider than going down to Pan de Azucar is a huge detour that will take you a lot of time as it is too far from the border with Argentina.
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Response from Polisonica | Reviewed this property |
I miss understook the 'Van' part. I thought you were going to rent one, ny bad. I doubt you'll find that van brcsuse it only works in Jan and Feb.