A few kilometers from San Pedro de Atacama, you can visit the Monjes of the Pacana, that are stone pillars formed by erosion of wind and water. Then we will end the tour in an entertaining walk through the Tara Salt Flat in the middle of the Atacama Desert.

  • Departure: 08:00
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Includes: Boxlunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

What you will visit:

  • 1 Tara Salt Flat
  • 2 San Pedro de Atacama

We leave from your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama at approximately 8:00 am to begin the excursion on the international road that connects Chile with Argentina. We will observe the bofedal of the river Quepiaco, which contrasts with the colors of the mountain range.

Then we arrive to the area where the Monks of the Pacana are imposing stone pillars formed by the erosion of wind and water located in the middle of the Atacama desert.

Later we continue our journey ascending until the 4,000 meters, where is the Salar de Tara. There we are walking alongside the cathedrals and its lagoon.

17.30 We will back to your hotel.

  • Physical
    Medium
  • Cultural
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very high
Included
  • Transportation to and from your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama*
  • Coffee and snack
  • Bilingual guide
  • IMPORTANT: The transfer only applies to hotels that are within the town of San Pedro de Atacama. If it’s not the case, we will let you know where we will meet, ask when booking.
NOT Included
  • Everything that was not mentioned in the Itinerary.

Recommendations

Comfortable shoes, jockey, sunglasses, sun block, water and comfortable clothing.