Antofagasta is counted among the largest cities in the beautiful country of Chile. Located on the northern coast of the country, Antofagasta features some of the best enthralling natural views of the world. The city is also the capital city of both, the Antofagasta Province as well as the Antofagasta Region. It is located close to many amazing cities of the country such as Diego de Almagro and Iquique. All these are best explored with a car rental in Antofagasta. So book a car now, and discover all the attractions that Antofagasta and its surrounding municipalities have to offer.
Considering the size of a city as large as Antofagasta, most tourists would prefer travelling by a car. A car is certainly the most comfortable one out of other options like public transport. It is also much safer in comparison to other means of transport. Moreover, it allows you to make desired changes in your schedule and you can spend as much time as you want at the places of your choice. Hire a car in Antofagasta and enjoy the flexibility of visiting as many places as you want.
Although Antofagasta isn’t much of a tourist city, it offers some extremely beautiful places that one should not miss. One of such places is the La Portada, a naturally constructed rock arch. The view surrounding the arch is awesome, and does not cease to amaze tourists of all sorts. Wildlife lovers would find paradise at the Pan de Azucar National Park. One can even go for a boat ride here and see beautiful species of marine animals like penguins, sea lions, and sea otters. You must also go to see the El Tatio, a natural geyser. This is one of the highest shooting water geysers on the face of the earth, and can be seen very early in the mornings only.
The city of Antofagasta is surrounded by a number of water bodies which offer excellent swimming opportunities as well as breath-taking natural views. Head to the Salar de Atacama, a salt water lake, where you will find birds like flamingos. You will be amazed by the thick salt cover that the lake has. Swimming at the Laguna Cejar, which is another astonishing body of water, is an altogether different experience, owing to its salt concentration which enables you to float effortlessly.
Many cities like Calama and Copiapó are located close to the city of Antofagasta. Visit these cities and add more memories to your trip. You can also rent a car in Antofagasta and explore the nearby city of Tocopilla from here. Have a happy holiday.
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