Come to visit San Pedro de Atacama and its surroundings on one visit 4 days express. You will visit the Valley of the Moon, the salar de Aguas Calientes with its impressive red rocks, the Highland Lakes (Miscanti and Miñiques) the Rainbow Valley and the Tatio geysers which is the highest geometric field of the world.

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: 5 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 the Altiplanic Lagoons, Piedras Rojas and the Salar de Atacama

  • Departure: 09:00
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Includes: Lunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in San pedro de Atacama

Learn about the different landscapes in San Pedro de Atacama visiting the Chaxa Lagoon, home of flamingos and other birds, Piedras Rojas, the Altiplánicas lagoons located at more than 4,000 masl and the town of Toconao.

We will pick you up at your hotel at 8:30 am to leave for the beautiful water mirror of Laguna Chaxa, which has become the habitat of dozens of flamingos and parinas, who come there attracted by its shallow waters. Then we will continue to the Altiplano to reach Piedras Rojas, where we will have a viewpoint to observe the volcanic conglomerate formed from the oxidation of the iron in the place.

Later we will travel to the Altiplano, where the Miscanti and Miñiques lagoons are located, located at more than 4,200 meters above sea level, surrounded by imposing volcanoes, Licancabur and Láscar, and habitat for a wide variety of birds. Continue to Toconao, a town whose buildings were erected with stones of volcanic origin, such as its church and its bell tower, declared a National Monument.

At the end of the tour we will return to 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: 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 airport - hotel in San Pedro of Atacama - Calama airport.
  • Tour Moon Valley and Marte Valley.
  • Tour Altiplanic lagoons and Piedras Rojas with breakfast in Socaire.
  • Excursion Arcoiris Valley
  • Astronomic tour.
  • Tour Géisers del Tatio with breakfast.
  • Ticket of entrance to the places mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All the excursions and transfers in service shared with 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 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:  6:00 pm.

  • 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.