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The Atacama Desert in Northern Chile's monumental landscape is represented by the Atacama Desert, the driest on the planet.

The area has no recorded rainfall! Its geography is unique and includes lagoons, volcanoes, salt flats, geysers, hot springs, rivers and ravines, together with widespread Spanish legacy of the XVI century, churches and saltpeter deposits. Earlier civilizations even left mummies, among the oldest in the World.


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3days/2nights SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA FLASH TOUR
Tour Code ATA002 3days/2nights

  1. DAY 1:

    CALAMA - SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA

    Arrival to Calama am . Reception at the airport and transfer to San Pedro de Atacama. On route we will see the Cordillera de la Sal (Salt mountain range) and the only view of the massive salt flat with the Licancabur volcano in the background.
    In the afternoon we will take an excursion to the Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon), famous world wide for its “lunar” appearance, the salt caverns, the Tres Marias (Three Marys) rock formations and the great dune from where we will witness a spectacular sunset. Return to the hotel in San Pedro de Atacama. Overnight.

  2. DAY 2:

    SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA / TOCONAO / MISCANTE & MIÑIQUE LAGUNES / SAN PEDRO

    Breakfast at the hotel. Full day excursion (with box lunch included) visiting the village of Toconao with its interesting liparite stone buildings, and then on to the Atacama salt flat where we will visit the Famingo National Reservation, a habitat of 3 of the most beautiful species of flamingo. We will then head for the altiplanic lakes of Miscante and Miñique at over 4000 meters (over 13000 feet) above sea level. Finally we will head for the Aguas calientes salt flat and the impressive Tuyajto lagoon. Return to the hotel in San Pedro de Atacama. Overnight.

  3. DAY 3:

    SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA / TAITO GEYSERS / CALAMA

    Early morning departure for the Tatio Geysers to experience this spectacular demonstration of volcanic activity. We will also visit the village of Caspana with its fertile terraces, architecture in Liparita stone and characteristic mud-roofs. We will continue with visits to the villages of Toconce and Vegas de Turi on an awe inspiring route which takes us through Chiu-Chiu and Lasana, with their important cultural and historical legacies including one of the oldest and most beautiful churches in Chile. Box lunch on route. We will arrive to Calama in the afternoon. Transfer to the airport for the departure flight


Option1: Price Per Person from USD 295 included Transfers and 4 Tours - 24 /7 Local Office Help.

Option2: Price Per Person from USD 445 included Transfers, Hotel with breakfast and 4 Tours - 24 /7 Local Office Help.

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5days/4nights Arica / Iquique Tour
Tour code ATA003

  1. DAY 1:ARICA

    Reception at Arica Chile airport and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon city tour, which includes a visit to the Archaeological Museum of Azapa. Overnight.

  2. DAY 2: ARICA

    Full day tour starts in the Lluta Valley and proceeds to the Chilean High Plateau. Explore Lauca National Park and Chungara Lake, habitat for hundreds of birds, both migratory species as well as those unique to the region. Return and overnigth.

  3. DAY 3:ARICA - IQUIQUE

    Transfer to the airport to board your flight to Iquique. Reception and tranfer to hotel. Afternoon city tour with emphasis on Iquique's Georgian style architecture. Overnight.

  4. DAY 4: IQUIQUE

    Full day excursion in the pampas to visit ghost towns like Humberstone and examine the geoglyphs of Pintados. Tour continues to the Pica Oasis and the prehispanic village of Matilla. Return and overnight.

  5. DAY 5: IQUIQUE

    Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

  6. Price Per Person from USD 885 included Transfers, Hotel,Tours and Excursions - 24 /7 Local Office Help.


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