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Pan de Azucar National Park

Chanaral, Chile
+56 52 221 3404
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the place is gorgeous and unique, we stayed at the camping for 2 nights, and we were the only tent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Max S
via mobile
Quick note: there are paths

Just a quick note to add to other reviews: once in the park there are a few places to have sign... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2017
Carles P
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 June 5, 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 May 3, 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 March 8, 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 January 23, 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 January 13, 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 November 23, 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 September 16, 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
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Pan de Azucar is definitely one of the highlights of Chile and Atacama desert - especially if you love stunning desert landscapes, cacti, beautiful beaches and are interested in geology/geography. Unfortunately it is really difficult to get there, as Chanaral, the town that is closest...More

3  Thank hoffrau
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Truly spectacular views and great day hikes. The four star rating is simply a warning that you need to bring your own provisions - we were told we could get fresh fish for dinner by everyone we met in the park, but were not told...More

1  Thank HoltAnderson
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Deborah B
January 30, 2017|
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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.