Enchanted Valley (Valle del Encanto), La Serena

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Survey the ancient petroglyphs at Enchanted Valley (Valle del Encanto), featuring designs carved into rocks over 2,500 years ago. These ruins represent an excellent example of Molle pre-Columbian archaeology and provide some evidence of a hunter-gatherer civilization that existed over 4,000 years ago. Take a guided tour to bring the trip alive with stories and insight into the region and its history. The trail to the ruins is easy and accessible enough; still, you should wear sturdy boots to navigate the less well-maintained gravel road. Make Enchanted Valley (Valle del Encanto) a part of your La Serena vacation plans using our La Serena tour planner.
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  • We arrived at the Valley of the charm from Ovalle pedaling, as we didn't take the road, which was quite dangerous at times... Arriving at the place it was beautiful to realize so much to explore and enjoy. In the place not is can camping, but there is near a campsite (2 km) called pumas of the charm that by 5000 p/p is can camping and enjoy of the pool, this place us it recommended the same keeps parks to the ask by camping. The road of turned was best since took a route alternative to the road much better for pedaling. Beautiful place and route :) very much recommend it
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  • It is very nice but the problem in summer is heat that becomes little bearable not is if I would recommend it to go with small children
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  • It is wonderful to be able to visit a site that has ancient historical significance and accessible rock engravings. We visited mid-summer when the meeting pool was dry but I think that a visit when th...  more »