Excursions

REGULAR TOURS

HALF DAY EXCURSIONS /

i. MOON VALLEY

Located in the Salt Mountain Range, the Moon Valley is part of the Flamingos National Reserve which was declared as Nature Sanctuary. We invite you to live an amazing experience. See the different landscapes formed as a result of several geological processes that affected the rocks and minerals in this area.

Itinerary:We visit Kari viewpoint, Salt Cave, Sand dune, and the Three Maries.
Pick Up: 16:00 (summer), 15:00 hrs (winter)
Drop-off: 20:30 (summer), 19:00 hrs (winter)
Include: Appetizer
Recommendations: Trekking gear, trekking shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen.
Difficulty: Moderate.
Rules and regulations: as part of the Flamingo National Reserve, drinking alcohol, smoking, and collecting rocks is strictly prohibited. Visitors are also banned to walk on restricted areas. Stay on trails.

PRICE: FROM $37USD / $25.000CLP
Payment Methods: Deposits, Credit and Debit Cards, Electronic Transfers and Cash.

ii. CEJAR LAGOON

Thanks to the high concentration of salt in this lagoon, swimming here becomes an unforgettable experience.

Itinerary: We visit Tebenquiche Lagoon, Ojos del Salar (Salt flat eyes) and Cejar.
Pick Up: 16:00 (summer), 15:00 hrs (winter)
Drop-off: 21:00 (summer), 20:00 hrs (winter)
Include:The tour includes an appetizer.
Recommendations:Swimming suit, towel, sandals or flip flops ( to prevent skin wounds from salt crystals).
Difficulty: Easy
Rules and Regulations:Swimming is prohibited for people with skin medical conditions or delicate skin.

PRICE: FROM $37USD / $25.000CLP
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iii. RAINBOW VALLEY / DOMEYKO MOINTAIN RANGE

Located west Atacama Salt Flat Basin, The Domeyko Mountain Range is one of the most enigmatic and interesting landscapes to see. The different kinds of rocks found in this area make this place look like a beautiful rainbow. Moreover, the huge biodiversity that exists in this area made the development of Licanantay culture possible, evidenced by the petroglyphs we can see in Hierbas Buenas.

Itinerary:We visit Hierbas Buenas to see some petroglyphs and we end the excursion in the Rainbow Valley.
Pick Up: 07:00 (summer and winter)
Drop-off: 13:30
Include: Breakfast
Recommendations: Jacket, sunscreen, sunglasses, trekking shoes.
Difficulty: Easy
Rules and Regulations: We must only walk on authorized trails in Hierbas Buenas area. Park rangers from Rio Grande administrate and protect this place.

PRICE: FROM $62USD / $42.000CLP
Payment Methods: Deposits, Credit and Debit Cards, Electronic Transfers and Cash.

iv. PURITAMA HOT SPRING

Located in the Pre-mountain range, these hot springs are an excellent place to enjoy the benefits of the nature.

Itinerary: We go directly to Puritama Hot springs. We park in the area and walk down to the canyon (about 5 minutes from parking area).
Pick Up: 08:00 or 13:30
Drop-off: 13:00 or 18:00
Include: Only transportation.
Recommendations: Swimming suit, towel, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
Difficulty:Easy, because of its altitude you might experience some symptoms like head ache.
Rules and Regulations:This place is private property. Some areas are restricted ((first and second ponds).

PRICE: FROM $22USD / $15.000CLP
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FULL DAY EXCURSIONS /

v. TATIO GEYSERS AND MACHUCA TOWN.

Located northeast San Pedro de Atacama, the Geysers are considered one of the most beautiful attractions to see.

Itinerary: We visit the geothermal field and a little village called Machuca.
Pick Up: 05:00 Hrs.
Drop-off: 12:30 Hrs.
Include: Breakfast.
Recommendations: Winter clothing, trekking shoes. During this excursion we stay on the Altiplano, at more than 4.000 m.a.s.l. For this reason it's recommended to remain hydrated. Also avoid alcoholic drinks the night before this trip. If you commonly suffer from altitude sickness we recommend taking this tour a few days later for acclimatizing.
Difficulty:Moderate to difficult, considering the altitude. This excursion is not recommended for people who suffer from high blood pressure or heart deceases. Pregnant women, children younger than 7 years old, people older than 75 years old are not allowed to take this tour.
Rules and Regulations: In the geyser field to prevent accidents, it is important to respect trail limits.
Acording to new tourism regulations, a guide can only be in charge of a group of ten people during the rainy season (from January to February) or a group of twelve people the rest of the year.

PRICE: FROM $56USD / $38.000CLP
Payment Methods: Deposits, Credit and Debit Cards, Electronic Transfers and Cash.

VI. TARA SALT FLAT

You will be able to go into the biggest volcano crater in South America, its name is La Pakana and it is also considered one of the biggest volcanoes in the world. Its geology, flora and fauna will make you live an unforgettable experience.

Itinerary: We visit Quepiaco wetland, La Pacana Monks and Tara Salt Flat.
Pick Up: 08:00.
Drop-off: 16:00.
Include: Breakfast and lunch.
Recommendations:During this excursion we will be in the Altiplano at more than 4.000 M.A.S.L, for this reason it's recommended to remain hydrated. Also avoid alcoholic drinks the night before this trip. If you commonly suffer from altitude sickness we recommend taking this tour a few days later for acclimatizing.
Difficulty: High. This excursion is not recommended for people who suffer from high blood pressure or heart deceases. Pregnant women and children younger than 4 years old shouldn't take this tour.
Rules and Regulations:Not toilets available. Tara Salt Flat is part of the Flamingos National Reserve. Drinking alcohol, smoking, and collecting rocks is strictly prohibited. Visitors are prohibited from walking in restricted areas. Stay on trails. In this area there is no access to bathroom facilities.

PRICE: FROM $89USD / $80.000CLP
Payment Methods: Deposits, Credit and Debit Cards, Electronic Transfers and Cash.

VII. RED ROCKS OR ATACAMEA SALT FLATS.

You will visit the most important touristic places located in the South of San Pedro de Atacama. Due to its size it is an excellent alternative to visit several places.

Itinerary: We visit the Atacama salt flat, Toconao Village and Socaire Village, Aguas Calientes Salt Flats, Miscanti and Miñiques Lagoons.
Pick Up: 07:00
Drop-off: 18:00
Include: breakfast and lunch.
Recommendations: Winter clothing, windproof jacket, sunscreen, sunglasses, and trekking shoes. During this excursion we will be at more than 4.000 M.A.S.L. For this reason it's recommended to remain hydrated. Also avoid alcoholic drinks the night before this trip.
Difficulty: From middle to high and considering its altitude this excursion is not recommended for people suffering from high blood pressure and heart problems as well as pregnant women and children younger than 4 years old.
Rules and Regulations: The altiplanic lagoons and the Atacama Salt Flat are part of the Flamingos National Reserve. Drinking alcohol, smoking, and collecting rocks is strictly prohibited. Visitors are prohibited from walking in restricted areas. Please stay on trails.

PRICE: FROM $89USD / $80.000CLP
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VIII. ASTRONOMIC TOUR.

This tour is carried out in Coyo Ayllu. It starts with a speech and then a sky gazing and then constellations, planets, galaxies gazing using our telescopes.

Pick Up:Ask at the agency.
Drop-off:Ask at the agency.
Include:Coffee break.
Recommendations:Warm cloths
Rules and Regulations:No children under five years old

PRICE: FROM $36USD
Payment Methods: Deposits, Credit and Debit Cards, Electronic Transfers and Cash.

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