In five days you can enjoy San Pedro de Atacama and its surroundings. You will visit Moon Valley, altiplanic (Miscanti and Miñiques) lagoons, the famous Tatio Geysers, and another atractives in the area.

Day 1: Moon Valley - San Pedro de Atacama

Transfer: Airport in Calama Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

Tour through the Valle de la Luna

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

Feel as if you were walking on the moon and on Mars with this tour that will take you to know two classics of the Atacama Desert.

Sairemos do seu hotel em San Pedro de Atacama às 15:30, aproximadamente, e iremos rumo à cordilheira de La Sal. No caminho faremos um desvio para conhecer a rota pela qual se transportava o enxofre desde San Pedro de Atacama.

Depois passaremos pelo Valle de Los Dinosaurios e o Valle de La Muerte para admirar uma vista panorâmica espetacular do Deserto do Atacama.

Continuaremos o caminho até o Valle de La Luna, onde encontraremos formações geológicas que são o resultado de sucessivas dobras da crosta terrestre.

Durante o entardecer, as montanhas são pintadas de cores douradas e avermelhadas. Lá visitaremos a escultura salina conhecida como Las Tres Marías, as velhas jazidas de sal, as misteriosas cavernas e a grande duna.

19:15: Estaremos de volta ao seu hotel.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Nature
    Very high

Day 2: San Pedro de Atacama - Toconao - Lagunas Altiplánicas (Miscanti & Miñiques) - Socaire - Atacama Salt Flat

Tour to Jerez Valley, Altiplánicas Lagoons and Salar de Atacama

  • Departure: 09:00
  • Duration: 10 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: 3 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: Puritama Hotsprings - San Pedro de Atacama

Puritama Hot Springs Tour

  • Departure: 08:30
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Includes: Boxlunch
  • 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 5: Tatio Geysers - San Pedro de Atacama - Machuca

Tatio Geysers Tour

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

Tatio geysers are the highest geothermal field in the world. Meet the huge fumaroles that emanate from the earth and then visit the town of Machuca in the Chilean highlands.

We will leave from your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama at 5:30 AM and begin to climb the Chilean high plateau to reach El Tatio Geysers, the highest geothermal field in the world. We will arrive at this place shortly before 7AM, when steam fumaroles emerge more strongly, reaching temperatures above 85 ° C.

After observing this show, we will begin the descent towards San Pedro de Atacama. On the way we will pass through Machuca, which is a town with 20 houses and a church that opens so that tourists can visit it. In this town you can buy typical crafts from the Chilean highlands.

13.30: We will be back at your hotel.

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

Transfer: Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama Airport in Calama

Included
  • Transfer Calama airport / San Pedro de Atacama hotel / Calama airport
  • Half-Day Valley of the Moon Valley and Death Valley
  • Excursion to Chaxa lagoon, Altiplanic lagoons and Socaire
  • Arcoiris Valley Excursion
  • Astronomic tour
  • Tour to Puritama Hot Springs
  • Tour through the geysers of El Tatio
  • Ticket of entrance to the places mentioned
  • Bilingual guide (spanish - english)
  • 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
  • Airline ticket.
  • All not mentioned in the itinerary.

Recommendations

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

Program applies for flights of:

Arrival flight to Calama: arrival time until 11 am.

Departure flight: departure time from Calama 18:00 hrs.

  • Go Chile assumes no responsibility for unpredictable events that may affect the schedule or order of travel programs, such as those caused by weather conditions, road closures or safety measures established by public authorities.