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Wonders of the Atacama Desert - 4 Days

Wonders of the Atacama Desert

Chile · Private Tour · 4 Days
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This trips shows you around the gems of San Pedro de Atacama. Explore the moon-like landscapes of the Valle de la Luna, the columns of steam of El Tatio Geyser, and the elevated lakes of Miscanti and Minique.

Itinerary

Day 1 - San Pedro de Atacama & Moon Valley
Day 2 - Miscanti and Minique Lakes
Day 3 - Geysers del Tatio
Day 4 - San Pedro de Atacama → Calama

What is included

  • Transportation and transfers as mentioned in this itinerary
  • 3 nights accommodation at 4* hotel with breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All mentioned activities with bilingual guide services

What is NOT included

  • International flights
  • National Park tickets, Museums, or Natural Reserves entrance fees in case they are not mentioned as included in this itinerary
  • Airport arrival and departure taxes, if any
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips
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day
1
San Pedro de Atacama & Moon Valley

Upon arrival in Calama, transfer to San Pedro de Atacama, an oasis located in the middle of the driest desert in the world, the Atacama Desert. 

We will start exploring the Cordillera de la Sal, with magnificent geological formations and sediments of various colors. The origin of the Cordillera de la Sal is connected with the Atacama Salar, its rocks are mainly composed of salt and similar clay, creating an extremely special and inspiring landscape and giving birth the mystic Moon Valley.

Exploration trek through inner valleys, watching caverns and abandoned salt mines, winding dunes and specially, we will enjoy the dusk in the Moon Valley, which is an invitation from nature to silence and to the amazement that creation produces. Return to San Pedro.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Calama → San Pedro De Atacama100 km 1h 30min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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La Casa de Don Tomás

San Pedro de Atacama

day
2
Miscanti and Minique Lakes

After breakfast, departure for a full day tour including lunch at a local restaurant. Today we will visit the Altiplanic Lakes.

Located 4,500 meters above the sea, these turquoise blue lagoons are surrounded by imposing volcanoes created by the lifting of the Andean Mountain range, during remote geological times. Its waters come from the underground and are originated by defrosting. 

During the trip, you will also visit Socaire, a town of Atacaman peasants. Return to San Pedro.

Overnight at the hotel.

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San Pedro de Atacama → Miscanti and Minique Lakes115 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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La Casa de Don Tomás

San Pedro de Atacama

day
3
Geysers del Tatio

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 birth of El Tatio Geysers. Guided exploration to see steam fumes, red-hot mud, boiling water puddles and geysers. This is also the time to enjoy the nearby hot springs.

After breakfast, we go back to San Pedro and will appreciate the active Tocorpuri Volcano and the amazing Sairecahur. Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel.

Q
San Pedro De Atacama → Geisers Del Tatio80 km 2h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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La Casa de Don Tomás

San Pedro de Atacama

day
4
San Pedro de Atacama → Calama

After breakfast, transfer to Calama to take flight to Santiago.


Q
San Pedro De Atacama → Calama100 km 1h 15min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodations

San Pedro de Atacama
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La Casa de Don Tomás

Price for standard experience

Customizable private tour
Prices per person2 pax
Double Sharing
1 Mar 2016 - 30 Sep 2016$1006
1 Oct 2016 - 28 Feb 2017$1107
1 Mar 2017 - 30 Sep 2017$1107

Photos

Valle de la Luna, San Pedro de Atacama
Socaire, San Pedro de Atacama
Geysers del Tatio
Miscanti and Minique Lake

Map

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