6 days tour

Discover The Salt Desert (Adventure Trip)

This tour includes:

Guide

Bilingual guide (English / Spanish) during the excursions in San Pedro de Atacama. During the 4×4 adventure from Atacama to Uyuni, you will be accompanied by a Spanish speaking driver.

Meals

Daily breakfast and meals mentioned in the itinerary.

Others

Moon Valley Tour Geysers Tour

Transport

Transfers mentioned in the itinerary.

Accommodation

3 nights in San Pedro de Atacama. 3-Day 4WD Adventure to Uyuni with lodging in shared huts.

Hygieneprotocol

Please refer to your travel advisor to check the requirements to enter each country

Not included:

Others

National Park Entrance fees Transportation after the tour on Day 6. Accommodation after the tour on Day 6. Visa for Bolivia (citizens from United States & Australia, we recommend to find out if you are from another country )

Flights

International or Domestic flights

Optional

Other activities and services not included

Insurance

Travel / Medical Insurance excluded

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Itinerary of your trip Discover The Salt Desert (Adventure Trip)

  • Day 1 Day 1: San Pedro De Atacama - Travel To Chile
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 1: San Pedro De Atacama - Travel To Chile

      Upon arrival at Calama airport, you will be transferred to San Pedro de Atacama hotel. Welcome to San Pedro! San Pedro de Atacama is a small town in the driest desert in the world. Little adobe houses, and cozy restaurants are the base to explore one of Chile’s most spectacular sceneries. Type of service: Private Duration: 1:30 hours Included: Transportation mentioned above, spanish/english speaking driver Not included: Guide

  • Day 2 Day 2: San Pedro De Atacama - Half Day Half-Day Rainbow Valley & Moon Valley Tour
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 2: San Pedro De Atacama - Half Day Half-Day Rainbow Valley & Moon Valley Tour

      In the morning, we will pick you up at your hotel to enjoy the Rainbow Valley tour. This magical place was formed by tectonic movements along with the volcanic activity of millions of years ago, place of conjunction between the Domeyko mountain range, salt range and the Andes. It owes its name to the wide variety of shades that can be observed in the hills of the valley, these give an account of the great richness and different concentrations of clays, salts and minerals. This tour will also allow us to visit the petroglyphs of Good Herbs of great historical importance based on rock art, where the Atacameño people left a vestige of their culture through them (place of great geological content). At the end of the tour, we will take you to downtown Atacama, from where you will go on your own to the hotel Type of service: Shared Duration: 6/7 hours Max. altitude: 3.000 m.a.s.l. approx. Included: Transportation mentioned above, driver-Guide, breakfast Not included: Rainbow Valley and Yerbas Buenas entrance fees Recommendations: Bring closed or trekking shoes, a jacket, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and water. Restrictions: Pregnant people. Minimum age required of 7 years. People with hypertension, edema, or embolism (only with medical authorization). Half-Day Moon Valley Tour In the afternoon, you will go on your own to the meeting point to start the visit to the Valley of the Moon. The excursion begins by visiting the fantastic geological shapes located in one of the world's driest and most hostile zones of the world: the Atacama Desert. It is an area of outstanding beauty that resembles the lunar landscape because of the formations of stone, petrified salt and sand, which for millennia floods and winds have shaped in their own way. You will be surprised by the enormous salt and clay figures built over the years and by the wind and you will know "The three Marys", famous figures of incomparable beauty that can be photographed and contemplated for a long time. Finally, we will visit the salt caves accompanied by the imposing Licancabur volcano, to be surprised once again by the great magic of the desert, having the opportunity to enjoy the most beautiful sunset that you will not forget. After the excursion, we will take you to downtown Atacama, and you will have to return to the hotel on your own. Type of service: Shared Duration: 3/4 hours Included: Transportation mentioned above, bilingual driver guide (English/Spanish) Not included: National Park entrance fee (which should be paid locally in the national currency), transportation back to your hotel Age restriction: Minimum 7 years old Note: Altitude: 2.400.- m.a.s.l. This excursion does not visit Marte Valley Read less...

  • Day 3 Day 3: Atacama Tours: Tatio Geysers & Machuca
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 3: Atacama Tours: Tatio Geysers & Machuca

      Very early in the morning, we will pick you up at your hotel to visit one of the highest geyser fields in the world. Located in the Andes Mountains, 61 miles from San Pedro de Atacama and 4,320 meters above sea level, El Tatio (from Kunza "tata-iu") means "The Grandfather Who Cries." It is the largest group of geysers in the southern hemisphere and the third-largest in the world, after Yellowstone (USA) and Dolina Giezerow (Russia). At dawn, with freezing temperatures, you can see a fantastic spectacle, generated by violent steam flows that rise up to 10 meters high with temperatures reaching 85°C. After visiting the geysers, you can enjoy a natural pool with thermal water. We will also visit Machuca, a small Atacamenian village located more than 4,000 meters above sea level, where its few inhabitants are mainly dedicated to grazing and cheese production. Very close to the place is the Salt Lake, where families of flamingos, ducks, and seagulls live with a landscape of imposing beauty. On the return trip, it is possible to observe fauna such as vicuñas, llamas, rheas, vizcachas, etc. While in the Flora, the Giant Cactus, llaretas, coirón, etc., stand out. When we arrive in San Pedro de Atacama, we will leave you downtown, from where you will go on your own to the hotel. Type of service: Shared Duration: 7/8 h Included: Transportation mentioned above, bilingual driver-guide (Spanish/English), breakfast Not included: Entrance fee to Geiser del Tatio Difficulty: Moderate to hard (due to the altitude), walking on a flat surface Age restriction: Minimum 12 years. Pregnant women, people with hypertension, edema, or embolism only with medical authorization Note: Altitude: 4.320.- m.s.n.m. approximately. There is no infrastructure in the place. We recommend you to take warm clothes (temperature between -5°C and -20°C), closed or trekking shoes, hat, gloves, swimming suit, towel, flip flops, sunglasses, sunblock and water

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Tour leaving from San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama is a city in Chile that is located on the arid high plateau of the Andean Mountain Chain. This place is spectacular for its rocky landscape that looks like the lunar surface. Here you can see deserts, salt flats, volcanos, geysers and hot springs.

Experience Style

Experience Style

Mixed

There will be challenging activities such as hiking, biking, canyoning and trekking, but you’re also going to have other means of transportation and relaxed moments to just chill.

Accomodation level

Accomodation level

Medium

This accommodation includes essential services like a hot shower, electricity, and a nice and comfy bed.

Experience Type

Experience Type

Small Group

You’ll be accompanied by a small group of travelers just like you.

Physical Rating

Physical Rating

Basic

Almost everyone is fit for these activities. Every hike or physical exercise last less than 30 minutes, such as paragliding and horseback riding. Please ask about specific conditions.

Age range

Age range

Min: 1 / Max: 99

Experience allowed to all ages.

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