Come to visit San Pedro de Atacama and the Chilean altiplan in a travel package of 6 days. Visit the Moon Valley, altiplanic (Miscanti and Miñiques) lagoons, the famous Geysers of Tatio, Salar of Atacama, and the Puritama.

Day 1: Moon Valley

Transfer: Airport in Calama Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

Tour through the Moon valley

  • Departure: 14:30
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

The Moon Valley and the death Valley are characterized by its mountains and sand reliefs. Here are hundreds of tourists to observe the sunset in the middle of the Atacama desert.

We will pick up in your hotel in San Pedro of Atacama at 14:30 approximately and we are going to travel to the Salt Mountains. In the road we turn to know the route from where is carrying the sulphur from San Pedro of Atacama.

Then we pass through the Valley of the dinosaurs and the death Valley, to see a spectacular panoramic view of the Atacama desert. Continue on route to Moon Valley , where there are geological formations that are the result of successive folding of the Earth's crust.

During the sunset, the mountains are painted of gold colors and reddish. There we will visit the salt sculpture known as Las Tres Marias, the old salt fields, the mysterious caves and the great Dune.

19:15 hours: we will be back in your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 2: Toconao - Lagunas Altiplánicas (Miscanti & Miñiques) - Socaire

Tour to Jerez Valley, Altiplánicas Lagoons and Salar de Atacama

  • Departure: 09:00
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Includes: Lunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in San pedro de Atacama

Full day tour to know different landscapes in San Pedro de Atacama. We will visit the Jerez Valley and the Altiplánicas lagoons at more than 4,000 masl. We then have lunch in the town of Socaire and finish in the Salar de Atacama, one of the most important points of the National Reserve Los Flamencos.

We’ll be at 8:00 am at your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama to begin the tour. We will start the day with the Jerez Valley, where the town of Toconao is located, which runs from the mountain range to the Salar de Atacama. Its clear waters feed the fruit trees that grow around it.

Then we head towards the high plateau lagoons to visit Miscanti and Miñiques at more than 4,200 masl, which are surrounded by imposing volcanoes originated by the elevation of the Andes mountain range. They are habitat of a great variety of birds that arrive at its waters.

Then we are going to descend and reach Socaire, a typical Andean village of the Atacama desert.

Lunch.

We will follow the route to the Salar de Ataxcama, where we visit the Chaxa Lagoon, a scene of spectacular beauty that is divided into several mirrors of water where a large number of flamingos and other birds live as large and small parties.

Finally, we have a visit to Toconao, a town with typical colonial architecture, with its bell tower, declared National Monument and the church of San Lucas.

17:00: End of the tour and return to the hotel in San Pedro de Atacama.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 3: San Pedro de Atacama - Rainbow valley

Arcoiris Valley excursion

  • Departure: 08:00
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in San pedro de Atacama

We will visit the petroglyphs of Yerbas Buenas and we will cross the mountains of colors of the Rainbow Valley in the middle of the Domeyko Mountain in San Pedro de Atacama

We leave from your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama at approximately 8:00 and we will go to the Domeyko Mountain Range to visit the sector of Yerbas Buenas. There we will stop to observe one of the most important groups of petroglyphs of the region of Antofagasta.

Then we continue in the direction of the Rainbow Valley, named for the different colors given by the minerals in its mountains. We take a short hike to enjoy the scenery and continue to Rio Grande, a town that seems to have been frozen in time.

13:30: We are back at your hotel.

  • Physical
    Medium
  • Nature
    Very high

Astronomic Tour in the Atacama Desert

  • Departure: 21:00
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotele in San Pedro de Atacama

With over 330 clear nights a year, the Atacaman Desert is one of the best scenarios in the world for star gazing. Live the experience of watching them through telescopes and knowing our surrounding universe more deeply.

We leave from your hotel at 21:00 hours and go to the Atacama Desert. We will begin our astronomical tour observing the skies using a green laser to signal the stars and explain the constellations, the rotation of the sky and the way it changes in relation to the latitude.

 Then we will go to the telescopes to observe different types of nebulae and clusters of stars.

Finish the tour sharing hot chocolate.

00.00 hours: We will return to your hotel.

  • Nature
    Very high

Day 4: Cejar Lagoon - Ojos del Salar and Tebinquinche lagoon

Tour Ojos del Salar - Cejar lagoon and Tebequinche

  • Departure: 15:30
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Includes: Boxlunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

Come to know the landscapes of the Salar de Atacama and know the Cejar Lagoon, Ojos del Salar and Tebinquinche lagoon. One of the unforgettable walks in San Pedro de Atacama.

We leave from your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama at approximately 15:30 hours and we will go to Ojos del Salar which are two deep freshwater lagoons.

Then we will go to the Cejar lagoon, which is characterized by its large amount of salt. 

With a view to the Salar de Atacama, you can enjoy a cocktail with pisco sour in Tebinquinche lagoon.

21.30 hours: We will be back at your hotel.

  • Nature
    Very high

Day 5: Puritama Hotsprings

Puritama Hot Springs Tour

  • Departure: 09:00
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

Come and enjoy the Puritama hot sping in the middle of the Chilean highlands. Stress-depleting minerals are released from the water that fight stress and help relax.

We leave from your hotel at approximately 14:00 hours and we go 30 kilometers to the northeast of San Pedro de Atacama where we find the Puritama River. Its waters are born in the mountain range and take their temperature by volcanic materials. In this place the water flows to the surface giving origin to the Puritama Thermal Springs. The sector is equipped with the necessary basic services and terraces in each of the swimming pools.

Return your Hotel.

  • Nature
    Very high

Day 6: Tatio Geysers - Machuca

Tour Géisers del Tatio and Machuca

  • Departure: 04:00
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Includes: Breakfast
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

The Geysers of Tatio are the highest geothermal field in the world. It knows the immense fumarolas that emanate of the earth. Afterwards we will visit Machuca in the chilean altiplano.

Departure from your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama at 5:00 am approximately and will begin to climb by the Chilean altiplano to reach the Geysers of Tatio, the highest geometric field of the world.

Arrive to this place shortly before 7:00 am, when the fumaroles of steam emerge with more force, reaching temperatures on them 85°C. After watching this show, we will start the descent towards San Pedro de Atacama. In the road we will pass through Machuca which is a village of 20 houses and a church that opens for the tourists.

13.30: Return to your hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very low
  • Nature
    Very high

Transfer: Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama Airport in Calama

Included
  • Transfer to Calama airport / San Pedro de Atacama hotel / Calama airport.
  • Tour Moon Valley.
  • Full day Altiplanic lagoons with lunch in Socaire.
  • Tour Valle Arcoiris.
  • Astronomic tour.
  • Excursion Salar de Atacama: Cejar lagoon and Tebinquinche with cocktail in Chaxa.
  • Tour to Termas de Puritama / includes entrance
  • Tour Géisers del Tatio (includes breakfast).
  • Tickets to the places mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All excursions and transfers in shared service with bilingual guide (spanish - english).
NOT Included
  • Airline ticket.
  • All not mentioned in itinerary.

Recommendations

Bring warm clothing for morning and afternoon tours, and light clothing for the rest of the day. 

Program applies for flights of:

Flight arrival Santiago - Calama: 11:00 am.

Departure Flight Calama - Santiago:  06:90 pm.

 

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