View of the Museum in San Pedro de Atacama

View of the Museum in San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama is a little town located in the North of Chile in the middle of the quiet and mysterious Desert of Atacama,the driest desert in the worldl.  Also, it is the center of the atacameña culture and the place where people arrive to visit all the interesting places that the Atacama Desert has, as the Moon Valley, Altiplanic Lagoons , Tatio Geysers, among others.

Day 1 San Pedro de Atacama – Moon Valley

Reception and transfer to San Pedro de Atacama, from the Airport or Calama terminal. To 16:00 hrs. Departures from your hotel to the Moon Valley. In the route that unites San Pedro with Calama, stop to photograph the Mountain range of the Salt from the viewpoint. Later a visit to the (Valle de la Muerte) Death Valley will be made. Soon in the Moon Valley, the salt statues will be visited “the Three Marias”, the salt mine, the salt caverns and the dusk will be watched from the great sand dune. Later, return to the hotel.Lodging.

Day 2 Altiplanic Lagoons

Early in the morning, departures to 07:00 am. From the hotel for a full day program to the Lagoons of Miscanti and Miñiques. In the route, it visits the town of Toconao, where you will  breakfast and you be able to appreciate typical hand crafts of the zone of Atacama (wool of llama, alpaca, wood of cactus and volcanic stone), in addition to the Tower of San Lucas (National Monument and symbol of the town). Next the trip contemplates the visit to the Salar de Atacama, entrance to the National Reserve the Flamenco (Sector lagoon of Chaxa). It is continued in direction towards the plateau to arrive at Lagoons Miscanti and Miñiques of 13.615,49 feet above sea level. In the middle of the route a little stop in the town of Socaire (10.498,69 feet) to have lunch and to photograph the small church of San Bartholome. Return to San Pedro to 18:00 hours. approximately.

Day 3 Archeological Tours

Breakfast in the hotel. 09:00 am. it visits the Pukará of the Quitor, the Mountain range of the Salt and to the ruins of Catarpe (Incas). Arrival to the ruins of Tulor, more than 3000 years of age. Return to San Pedro by the Ayllu de Séquitor. Return to the hotel to 13:00 hrs. Rest of afternoon off. Lodging.

Day 4 Geysers of Tatio – Altiplanic towns – Calama

Trip at dawn towards the Andean foothills. There are few places in the world where thermal energy can be actually seen by man. The peculiar geological conditions of the mountains of Tujle, together with the volcanic activity in the area, created the favorable geological conditions for the creation of El Tatio Geysers. Guided exploration, to see steam fumes, red-hot mud, boiling water puddles (86º) and geysers. Breakfast will be served at the Tatio Geysers.  Later, after arriving at San Pedro de Atacama, transfer to Calama’s Airport to take your flight back.  End of our services.

Rates:

HOTEL NAMECategorySingle RoomDouble RoomTriple Room
Altiplanico HotelFirstU$ 765U$ 588U$ 529
Kimal HotelTouristU$ 816U$ 586U$ 549
Poblado Kimal HotelTouristU$ 755U$ 556U$ 559
La Casa de Don Tomas HotelTouristU$ 611U$ 491U$ 463
San Pedro HosteriaTouristU$ 795U$ 544U$ 518

The Program includes:

  • 3 Nights of lodging in Hotel according to category.
  • Regular transfers from and towards the Airport of Calama.
  • Regular services, with bilingual guide, according the program
  • Box lunch in the full day program
  • NO ENTRANCE INCLUDED

Important

  • Bring sheltered clothes, light clothes, sun protector, lanterns.
  • Full day tour includes breakfast lunch type box lunch, fruit and drinks.
  • The programs do not include the entrances to the National Parks.
  • The order of the program is subject to change without previous warning.
  • The rates are subject to change without previous warning
  • Rates to per to passenger in Dollars

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