Help our hostel to improve the spaces and surroundings of the town while exploring local culture and Chusmiza, Chile

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  • Last activity: 22 Jul 2024



 Min stay requested: 1 week or less



  • Description


    Hello, my name is Felipe, I am developing a tourism project in the town of Chusmiza, commune of Huara, just 2 hours from the city of Iquique, Chile.
    Within the project we seek to rescue and revalue the Aymara culture and protect the cultural and natural heritage of the sector, carrying out trekking activities and conversations under the stars in our campfire area. Within the town of Chusmiza, its therapeutic hot springs stand out.

    Hola mi nombre es Felipe, estoy desarrollando un proyecto turístico en el pueblo de Chusmiza comuna de Huara a tan solo 2 horas de la ciudad de Iquique, Chile.
    Dentro del proyecto buscamos rescatar y revalorizar la cultura Aymara y resguardar el patrimonio cultural y natural del sector, realizando para esto actividades de trekking y conversatorios bajo las estrellas en nuestra zona de fogata. Dentro del pueblo de Chusmiza destacan sus aguas termales terapéuticas.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    They will be able to learn a little about the Aymara culture, its natural landscapes, enjoy its therapeutic hot springs, bonfire nights under the stars, trekking activities and be able to exchange views on culture and language.

    Podran conocer un poco de la cultura Aymara, sus paisajes naturales, disfrutar de sus aguas termales terapeuticas, noches de fogata bajo las estrellas, actividades de trekking y poder intercambiar visiones sobre la cultura y el idioma

  • Help


    Mainly we seek to be able to improve the spaces of both the town and our hostel by carrying out cleaning activities of garbage collection that is found in the surroundings, tidying up the sector and maintenance work in general

    Principalmente buscamos poder mejorar los espacios tanto del poblado como de nuestra hostal realizando actividades de limpieza de recolección de basura que se encuentra en los alrrededores, ordenar el sector y trabajos de mantenimiento en general

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Workawayers will stay in our hostel located in Chusmiza, a small hostel but with the necessary amenities, we have a room with a private bathroom with hot water, it has 2 beds, one double and another 1/2 square, it is a fairly spacious room. We have electricity only 3 hours a day from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    Home cooking in general terms. Breakfast and onces kneaded bread, egg, jam, butter, etc. Weekend traditional Aymara cuisine: Kalapurca, spicy rabbit, I call the pot, etc.

    Los workawayers alojaran en nuestra hostal ubicada en el puedo de Chusmiza, una hostal pequeña pero con la comodidades necesarias, disponemos de una habitación con baño privado agua caliente cuenta con 2 camas una matrimonial y otra de plaza 1/2 es una habitación bastante amplia. Disponemos de energia electrica solo 3 horas al día desde las 18:30 horas a las 21:30 horas.
    Comida caseras en terminos generales. Desayuno y onces pan amasado, huevo, mermelada, mantequilla, etc. Fin de semana cocina tradicional Aymara: Kalapurca, picante de conejo, llamo a la olla, etc.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The main attraction of Chusmiza are its therapeutic hot springs, its Inca trails or troop routes where you can trek and visit the petroglyphs, there is also a mountain that can be climbed (Chapire) a little over an hour away, the park is also located national volcano Isluga with a large amount of native flora and fauna.

    El principal atractivo de Chusmiza son sus aguas termales terapeuticas, sus senderos incaicos o rutas troperas donde pueden desarrollar trekking y visita a los petroglifos, tambien hay una montaña que se puede subir (Chapire) a un poco mas de una hora tambien se encuentra el parque nacional volcan Isluga con una gran cantidad de flora y fauna nativa.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Máximo 4-5 horas al día, 5 días a la semana

Host ref number: 235383497144

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