ESSENTIAL SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA
See and experience the HIGHlights of the world's driest desert
ESSENTIAL SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA 4 Day tour from $1,315
SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA
4 Days YEAR ROUND

San Pedro de Atacama is a wonderful oasis where you will feel you have stepped back in time and onto another planet. The narrow dirt streets are filled with the mysticism of ancestral cultures and all the comfort required for modern tourism.
This is an independent stay giving you plenty of time to enjoy the oasis of San Pedro as well as the surrounding desert.
Experience the world’s driest desert and be impressed by some of its most famous attractions.
Highlights include: Atacama Desert, San Pedro de Atacama,Tatio Geysers, Moon Valley

Tour Highlights
  • ATACAMA DESERT
  • SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA
  • TATIO GEYSERS
  • MOON VALLEY

Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA, CHILE

  • When
    :

    YEAR ROUND

  • What
    :

    NATURE AND WILDLIFE, CULTURE AND HISTORY

ASTRONOMY

ALMA is the largest ground based astronomical project in existence. It is a global collaboration, cost USD 1.4 billion, and is 50 km from San Pedro. That tells you how good Atacama stargazing is. This is one of their pics.

TOWN

San Pedro is a spring fed oasissurrounded by desert, where dirt
streets are lined with character filled adobe buildings. Strict regulations keep its character ensuring it is a draw card equal to the surroundings.

Itinerary

Met upon arrival at Calama airport and transfer to San Pedro. This afternoon watch the sunset from the Mars and Moon valleys, which turn into a lunar landscape at dusk.

Your choice today, either visiting the Tatio Geysers, or the Altiplano lakes. Depart before dawn to explore the Tatio Geysers, a geothermal field at 4,300 mts where steam clouds soar up to 50 mts in height lighting up as the suns rays greet them at dawn. Or travel through
the small villages of the Altiplano to Miñiques and Miscanti lagoons also at 4.300 mts.

Visit the salt flats to see the flamingos then reach the stark and striking lagoons and walk (slowly) around them.

Day at leisure to further explore or just enjoy the village.

Transfer to Calama airport for onward flight, or perhaps transfer to Bolivia for more desert adventures.

Pricing and Inclusions
Prices per person
    FROMTWINSGL
    DON TOMAS$1,315$1,540

    Prices are per person twin share. Prices are subject to change.

    INCLUSIONS

    • Arrival and departure transfers where mentioned.
    • All transfers with English speaking driver/guide
    • Meals as listed (B,L,D)
    • Sightseeing as listed with English speaking guides
    • All land transportation, and cruises/ferries where mentioned.
    • Good quality, well located hotels with private bathrooms.
    • Breakfast daily. Other meals as listed.
    • English speaking guided touring.
    • Prepayable entrance fees. Some National Parks are pay as you go. We’ll let you know if this applies to you.
    • 24 hour assistance by our trusted partners in each country.
    • Prices are valid to December 2018. Prices shown are ‘from’ prices and are subject to availability and seasonal price increases.
    • See full terms and conditions.

    Flights are NOT included, as we may be able to include some with your International ticket to save you money.

    We’ll explain this and give you the best options when we chat.

     

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