To travel from Oruro to Iquique by bus, you must take the bus at the bus terminal on Calle Gregorio Reynolds. The buses leave every day at 6:00am and arrive in Iquique at 3:00pm, local time. The bus crosses the Bolivian altiplano, through Colchane-Pisiga where passengers will get off the bus to do their migration paperwork.
Iquique is a Chilean
port city located at 478 km from Oruro. It is characterized by its intense
commercial activity. Iquique is one of the most attractive tourist destinations
in Chile; it has good hotel infrastructure, beaches and lots of activities day
and night. The city is famous because of Zona Franca (duty-free zone), known by
the acronym Zofri. It is one of the most visited places in the north of Chile
even though it is neither a tourist destination nor a geographical feature.
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Oruro to Iquique Bus Timetable
TRAVEL OPTIONS FROM ORURO TO IQUIQUE
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Direct trip: There is a direct bus that goes from Oruro to Iquique. The journey takes 8 hours and the bus leaves at 6:00am. Buses leave from the bus terminal located on Avenida Circumvalación (between Gregorio Reynolds and Campo Jordan). The company doing this route is Jet Nort (semi lie-flat buses).
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SOME TOURISTIC INFORMATION THAT CAN INTEREST YOU
Zona Franca: This duty-free zone established in 1975 is one of the most popular destinations in the area. Known as the Zofri this shopping area is open 365 days a year. There you can find products from around the world at very competitive prices.
Regional Museum of Iquique: This free museum is one of the most diverse and informative museums in South America with a large collection of anthropological and archeological relics. The museum is located on calle Baquedano which is undoubtedly the most beautiful street in Iquique. Starting with the beginning of recorded time, the museum explains the progression of the Earth from its creation 4.6 billion years ago to the existence and disappearance of the dinosaurs, then to the more specific history of the Chinchorro people and the foundation of Iquique.
Humberstone: Declared a UNESCO heritage site in 2005, Humberstone is an abandoned town that was developed during the saltpeter rush in the late 1800s, which was also responsible for founding the city of Iquique. The ghost town is located 45 minutes away from Iquique by bus.
Sand boarding: If you want to surf down a gigantic mountain of sand while enjoying a spectacular view of the sunset than this is the place for you. The view itself from Cerro Dragon is worth the journey.
Paragliding: Along with Lima, Peru this is one of the great places in South America to paraglide. The cost of a flight is about 50US$ and will offer you amazing views of the coastline of Iquique.
Beaches: The most popular, and biggest beach, is Playa Cavancha, at a walking distance from the center of town. If you’re looking for a quieter spot try Playa Brava. The high season is from December to March.
Surfing: Iquique is a popular place for surfers to experience some great waves. One of the best beaches to surf is Playa Huaicaquique, but it is also possible on Playa Cavancha. You can easily rent body and surf boards, and wetsuits in town.