Buy Bus Tickets Online to Illapel

ABOUT Illapel

The Illapel Valley is a tourist attraction located in the Coquimbo Region, 281 km away from Santiago. Characterized by being a city with a lot of tranquility and clean skies, Illapel allows its locals and visitors to enjoy an excellent visibility of the stars throughout the year. Regarding the climate, they define it as a commune that fluctuates between warm temperatures and a dry environment, being a hot but pleasant destination in summer. Illapel has a landscape of transversal valleys, where its hills are ideal for walks and excursions, also there are wide valleys with beautiful vegetation that invite meditation and relaxed walks.

Adjacent to the calm of the commune, there is an active city with native traditions that are proudly preserved today. Among the economic activities we find agriculture, which is based on the sowing of tomatoes, melons, watermelons and blueberries; livestock that concentrates on goat breeding; and copper and gold artisanal mining, meaning that the mineral it’s extracted with explosives, picks and baskets.

In Illapel coexists the legacy of the pre-Hispanic and colonial period, which has become a very characteristic aspect of this city, since you can see archaeological preservations, such as petroglyphs that may have been the authorship of the diaguitas or molles, original inhabitants of the region. These can be found in the Cuz Cuz, Céspedes, Cárcamo and Limahuida sectors. For its part, the presence of the Spanish Empire makes the infrastructure of the Municipality, the Villaroel House, Las Casas del Mirador and the Church of San Rafael.

Since the period of the War of the Pacific (1879-1883) Illapel has demonstrated a representative nationalism of the locals, which is why on national dates large celebrations are usually held in all the towns of the commune. The celebrations in this city are always accompanied by river shrimp and goat cheese, typical dishes typical of the gastronomy of Illapel.

In case you want to access the city from Santiago, you can get there through the Aconcagua Highway, you can also enter by taking the puerto oscuro link of the Panamericana Norte highway number 5. Land transportation is concentrated in the Bus Terminal of Illapel located in San Martín 260, and at kupos.com it takes you to Illapel with the companies Pullman Bus and Expreso Norte.

From nearby towns there are direct trips to Illapel by carpool, or shared car, which is another travel alternative when you are looking to travel comfortably, safely and for less money. With kupos.com you can access the carpool routes available to Illapel.

Once in Illapel, you can mobilize by bus, a fairly popular urban transport that covers almost all the internal routes of the town. In kupos.com you can find the available routes, and pay through the app with any card or in cash.

Kupos.com is the platform where you find all the transport options to get to and get around Illapel.

tipsTips de viaje para Illapel

Miel Canela

Innovating in new flavors with traditional ingredients from the region, Miel Canela is a beautiful and welcoming multispace that defines the culture and sympathy of the people.

Of this place, the cinnamon honey ceviche and the chicken supreme stand out, both dishes are a pleasure for the palate. Here a plate costs an average between $ 3,000 and $ 13,000 pesos, but it is certainly worth every bite. And you, what do you want to eat today?

Adventure trip

The surroundings of the beautiful Illapel are full of mountains and valleys are almost unexplored. Here tourism is a recent activity, so there is still much to know. Now you can discover Illapel by doing archaeological trekking, archaeoastronomy, mountaineering, cycling, climbing and even rappelling. The best alternative for adventure tourism in Illapel is found with Curimavida Turismo.

The best hostel

You must go to Hostel Sherpa, good, pretty and cheap!

This hostel is right in the center of Illapel and has a super cool, cozy and relaxed atmosphere. Here you will find much more than rest, because Hostel Sherpa has culture and adventure. Erick, owner of the site, always has tours and expeditions to do. 

ROUTES TOWARDS Illapel

Route Price
Chañaral to Illapel Book
Salamanca to Illapel Book
Caldera to Illapel Book
Salamanca to Illapel Book
Salamanca to Illapel Book
Copiapó to Illapel Book
Salamanca to Illapel Book
Santiago to Illapel Book
Vallenar to Illapel Book
Santiago to Illapel Book
La Calera to Illapel Book
La Serena to Illapel Book
Los Vilos to Illapel Book
Coquimbo to Illapel Book
Los Vilos to Illapel Book
Ovalle to Illapel Book
La Serena to Illapel Book
Coquimbo to Illapel Book
Santiago to Illapel Book
Los Vilos to Illapel Book
La Calera to Illapel Book
La Serena to Illapel Book
Coquimbo to Illapel Book
Los Vilos to Illapel Book
Calama to Illapel Book
Sierra Gorda to Illapel Book
Los Vilos to Illapel Book
Baquedano to Illapel Book
Antofagasta to Illapel Book

Comentarios de otros usuarios

JEAN RENEL LACROIX
Buenos días como estas ustedes wega yo necesito viajar el martes si dios quiere yo quiere saber que permiso necesito para viajar arica y cuando salir el pasaje y la hora de salida gracias

Katerine Morales
Necesito saber que permisos piden para poder viajar de talca a Concepción

Oswaldo Guevara
Falta buse para los andes

Alejandro Cerna
Hola consulta. Un bus que parta , de santiago hacia laraquete ?Saludos

ALBERTINA Yáñez
Hola,como puedo aplicar mi descuento como socia comprando mi pasaje en linea?

Danos tu opinión