- Duration 5 days
- Code ESC001
- NatureVery high
For five days come and enjoy San Pedro de Atacama and its surroundings. You will visit Valle de La Luna (Moon Valley), altiplanic lagoons, the famous Tatio Geysers and Puritama hot springs, among other attractions not to be missed in the area.
Day 1: Valle de la Luna - San Pedro de Atacama
After picking you up at the Calama airport, we will drive you to your hotel so that you can get ready for a wonderful tour.
Later we will go to the Valle de La Luna, where we will visit its caves and we will sit to watch one of the best sunsets in the region. At the end of the day we will take you back to your hotel.
Day 2: Archaeological sites, Atacama farm and Church of San Pedro
After picking you up from your hotel we will see the main archaeological sites around San Pedro, where the Atacama people lived. We will later visit the Atacama farm, where a family will show us their traditions. We will end the day by visiting the classic church of San Pedro de Atacama, to later take you back to your hotel.
Day 3: Atacama Salt flat and Toconao
Day 4: Excursion to Puritama Hot Springs
In the afternoon we will drive you to your hotel to take you to 30 km to the northeast of San Pedro de Atacama we find the river Puritama, its waters that are born in the mountains take temperature because of the proximity with volcanic material and flow to the surface in this place, the sector is conditioned with the necessary basic services and terraces in each of the pools. Here nature gives us the possibility of enjoying this place, of a delicious swim in its waters which in addition to reach around 33°C, are rich in minerals providing medicinal properties, a must-see place on your visit.
Day 5: Excursión Geysers del Tatio
Our trip to the highlands begins during the early morning hours to finally reach one of the most important geothermal fields in the world, “Geysers del Tatio” surrounded with water emanations and steam, we will enjoy the beauty of the Andes and with this natural stage we will offer you an agreeable breakfast. Then we will visit the "Pozon Rustico" where you will be able to enjoy the thermal waters that the mountain range gives us. Taking the road back to San Pedro de Atacama you will enjoy the beauty of the landscape, native flora and fauna to finally stop at the village of Machuca, shepherds of llamas place, today this town of adobe, straw and cactus wood House is dedicated to the tourism offering local products such as Andean handicraft, Llama's meat, Sopaipillas and empanadas. As an historical and architectural appeal we will visit the San Santiago Church, patron saint of the town.
Once returned to the hotel and at the agreed time we will pass by you to your hotel to take you to the Airport of Calama where our program will conclude
The program includes:
• 4 nights of accommodation with breakfast at a selected hotel.
• Airport transfer to and from the Calama Airport/San Pedro Atacama to the Hotel.
• Half-day tour to the Valle de La Luna y La Muerte
• Half-day archaeological tour
• Full-day tour to the highland lagoons
• Half-day tour to the Puritama Hot springs
• Half-day tour to the Tatio Geysers
*All transfer and tours in shared services.
Does not include:
• Everything that is not mentioned
• Ask about other service availability
- To get to Calama it is recommended to take the morning flight with departure from Santiago 7:45 to reach Calama at 10:00 a.m.
- For the return to Santiago is recommended to take the flight with departure from Calama at 17: 50Hrs.