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4-Day San Pedro de Atacama Desert Adventure

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    What to Expect
    DAY 1: 
    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.
    DAY 2: 
    Red Stones:
    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.
    DAY 3: 
    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.
    Laguna Cejar
    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.
    DAY 4: 
    Transfer Hotel San Pedro de Atacama - Calama Airport
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Day 1 : for the Shuttle trasport will be from Calama Airport EL LOA.
    Valle de la Luna tour: will start from supplier office located in Caracoles street corner with Tocopilla street. San Pedro de Atacama.
    All the morning services start from centrally located hotels in San Pedro de Atacama town.
    Day 2: Piedras Rojas tour, from your hotel.
    Day 3: Geyser del Tatio, from your hotel.
    Laguna Cejar, will start from supplier office located in Caracoles street corner with Tocopilla street. San Pedro de Atacama.
    Day 4: Transfer out,from your hotel.
    Duration
    4 days
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (only from centrally located hotels in San pedro de Atacama to Geyser del Tatio, Piedras Rojas and transfer out)
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please send your Flight details (nr of flight, time of arrival and date) to program the pick up transfer to your hotel.
    • Is important you send us the full passport information of each traveller at least 1 week before start the service.
    • Please send your hotel information, in you are in a Hotel outside the pick up zone we will give you the meeting point in the suplier office, centrally located.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    4 days of discovering what this amazing desert has to offer around San Pedro de Atacama. Mauricio and Ariel are transforming the trip into a lesson of history, geography, archeology or seismology, while the landscapes and the sunsets are just adding the magic 💫

    Date of experience: September 2019
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    Susan W
    25 November 2018|
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    Response from mehrdad h |
    hi i have never been there but just like you planning for a week in atacama desert i would certainly appreciate if you could drop me some advice after your visit in october 2019 Regards mehrdad
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