Elqui Valley products

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Valle del Elqui

It is located in the Coquimbo region, Elqui Valley represents a fertile and picturesque area, its green landscapes are irrefutable those of the city, the locals are characterized as working people in the agricultural area, making it irresistible the temptation to bring a house that occurs.

Its water resource is largely from the Puclaro reservoir, in addition to the long seasons of sun that make in this place, the appropriate scene for the fruits production, vegetables and especially the cultivation of grapes for pisco .

The climate is esteparic, with abundant clouds on the coast and the great atmospheric sequence and the clean skies towards the interior; while in the mountain range the temperatures are lower due to the altitude.

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History, literature and cosmic phenomena in the Coquimbo Region

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tololoA diverse region in activities to know and understand more Chilean culture, Coquimbo surprise its visitors with wonderful places to take a walk and soak up its art and history is why we have chosen 6 museums that can visit during the Atacama Immersion experience .

1. Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory

Perhaps it is the most famous of the observatories located in Chile. It was inaugurated in 1967, has 8 telescopes and a radio telescope. The size of its mirrors varies from 61 cm. the smallest to 4.5 meters, with them look at the clear sky of the region is quite a spectacle.

It employs around 175 people and is open to the public every Saturday, summer and winter, weather permitting. The number of visitors is limited to two groups of 40 people for security reasons. The permits are free and can be obtained at the reception desk in La Serena. The tours are conducted without charge by a professional guide. The time from the departure of the door to the return to the road is approximately 2 hours.

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Atacama Immersion Chile invites you to know the north of this interesting country

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Atacama Immersion Chile invites international students to live an experience of knowledge and field trips, where they can interact with the staff of academics from the Universidad Católica del Norte in the Antofagasta and Coquimbo regions , located at northern Chile.

     In this interesting program, the participants live in the field learning, combined with guided tours of the tourist sites of interest, while contributing to the main objective of the proposal: help students who do not have access to international mobility due to lack of economic resources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chile is considered the best country to travel

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The renowned Lonely Planet international tourism guide, rated Chile as the best country to visit during 2018. With more than 145 published editions, it is considered a source of expert opinion on travel.

     The distinction was made through a selection of 10 destinations to visit this coming year, taking the southern country, the first place in the count. This is due to the diversity of landscapes that can be seen throughout its geography, from the beautiful and ancient glaciers to the South in Chilean Patagonia; its modern capital to the center and to the north, the driest desert on the planet. Suitable places to develop different activities, in the tourist, educational, sports, cultural and commercial areas.

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Atacama Immersion Chile takes you to learn Astronomy, Geology and Mining

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ALMAThrough intensive courses, the Catholic University of the North through Atacama Immersion, invites groups of students from all over the world to visit Chile in order to learn more about all the sciences that it develops thanks to its privileged geographical position and natural benefits.

     In this program contemplate sciences such as Astronomy, Geology and Mining, important sources of study that have allowed the country to be reference and capital of them, having the most arid desert of the planet guaranteeing a totally clear sky to see the sky; It is also one of the countries with the highest seismic activity and has important mining reserves, especially Copper.

  

  In this sense, the Catholic University of the North, in order to generate an international academic extension and propagate the studies carried out in Chile, promoting it as a power to investigate important sciences, proposes this series of cognitive encounters concentrating theory and practical courses guarantors of fix the knowledge.

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