Transfer from Calama Airport to your San Pedro de Atamaca Hotel
Moon Valley Tour
In the Afternoon We will make the Tour to the Famous Valley of the Moon, located approximately to 10 kms. Of San Pedro de Atacama, declared sanctuary of the nature. Place with beautiful shapes and colors where we can walk and observe a geological show with sculptural forms, similar to the lunar surface. Visit the salt statues "Las Tres Marías", the salt caverns. We will go up to the great dune at sunset to admire in all its splendor this beautiful panorama.
Our first stop will be after about 1 hour of travel in the Miscanti and Miñiques highland lagoons located at 4200 m.s.n.m. In these lagoons breakfast is taken and the fauna of the place can be appreciated.
Then we will go to Piedras Rojas where we will visit Salar de Aguas Calientes and Salar de Talar, where we can appreciate the rock formations reddish colors. The next stop is in the Atacameño village of Socaire, to have lunch. You can also observe the terraces of culture and the village church.
Then visit the Salar de Atacama, Chiles largest salt lake, where the national flamingo reserve is located and the Chaxa lagoon is visited to watch 3 types of flamingos, as well as other species that inhabit the lagoons of the to Salt.
As the last stop we can visit the town of Toconao.
Tour Geiser del Tatio
Altitude of 4,300 mts. All the route we realize at night, we arrive at this spectacular sector of our altiplano at approximately 06:45, normally the temperature at this time is below zero.
Breakfast and hiking guided by the geothermal field, observation of the impressive columns of steam (Geiser), fumaroles, hundreds of pools of boiling water and high peaks is a spectacular view of nature at dawn. In this sector we can see part of the typical Andean fauna as Vizcachas and Vicuñas. Then we move to the sector of the thermal pools with water with approx 40º where passengers can take a bathroom repair. Then we will start the return to San Pedro, through the impressive landscape of the Andes mountain range, in the route we can see the volcano Tocorpuri and Licancacabur. Arrival in San Pedro at approximately 12:00.
We meet in our office at 15:50, located in the center of town, to go directly to the Salar de Atacama, our first stop is Laguna Cejar, a turquoise lagoon where we can bathe and that is due to Its great salinity allows us to float on it. Later, we will visit the eyes of the Salar, lagoons with almost sweet water and in the same direction it is possible to bathe. This tour ends at the Tebinquiche Lagoon, to enjoy a beautiful sunset with an aperitif.
Return to San Pedro de Atacama.
Transfer Hotel San Pedro de Atacama - Calama Airport