San Pedro De Atacama 6 days

  • Shared tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Eco Aware

In the north of Chile, the Atacama Desert is home to pulsing geysers, bone-white salt flats, towering volcanoes and red-rock valleys. The epicenter of this geologically stunning region is San Pedro de Atacama, a former pre-Columbian settlement turned into a travelers' hub that draws visitors from around the globe. The village is home to a wide range of attractive adobe-style hotels and candlelit restaurants, which make fine spots to unwind after the day's adventures.

Day 1 Arrival in Santiago - Santiago City

Upon Arrival in Santiago, your private driver will be waiting for you. After meeting your driver you will head to your Hotel in Santiago.

Today you will have the chance to explore the Beautiful City of Santiago on your own. The Recommended places to visit are:

  • San Cristobal Hill (Cable Car Ride, Zoo, Hiking Trails, swimming pools, and more!)
  • Costanera Center (Biggest Building in Latin America, Biggest Shopping Mall in Chile)
  • Bellavista Neighborhood (Bars and Restaurants)
  • Bicentenario Park (Beautiful park with a lagoon)
  • Santa Lucia Hill (Historical Site, Visit Hidalgo Castle)
  • Downtown Santiago (Santiago Cathedral, Presidential Building "La Moneda", Mapocho Train Station

Don't forget to try some Local Food such as "Completos", "Sopaipillas", "Mote Con Huesillo", and more!

Meals included: None

Group Type: Private

Day 2 Santiago - San Pedro de Atacama - Astronomical Tour - Atacama Desert

Early in the morning, your driver will pick you up from your hotel and you will head to Santiago Airport where you will take your flight to Calama Airport. From here another driver will pick you up he will drive you for 90 minutes until you arrive at your Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama.

Today you will have the chance to learn and enjoy one of the brightest nights you will ever see. The guide will pick you up at your hotel at 8 PM and you will have a short ride to the middle of nowhere where the tour will start.We will observe different types of stars according to their age (blue, yellow, and red), doubles, and variables solar systems. Then we'll go for nebulae (delivery rooms of stars) and cluster starsAt the end of the tour, we will observe nearby galaxies, clusters of billions of stars that have traveled together almost from the beginning of our universe.

Meals included: Breakfast

Group Type: Shared

Day 3 Tatio Geysers - Valle de La Luna

Visit the Tatio Geysers - Morning tour A must in the Atacama is Tatio Geysers Tour, a unique show in the world with 80 smoking geysers at 4200 m altitude. On the tour to the Tatio Geysers, we will leave at dawn from San Pedro de Atacama towards the Altiplano, climbing the hills and mountains of the Andes Mountains. After 1 hour and a half of travel, we will arrive at the Geysers, a unique natural spectacle in the world, with 80 smoking geysers at 4200 m altitude. Next to this natural setting, we will enjoy a breakfast refueling, then tour the geothermal field, surrounded by numerous steam columns. Also, it is possible to visit the rustic well that is within the same field.On the way back to San Pedro de Atacama, we will make a stop at the Putana River, where we will observe the native flora and fauna of the place, and then make another stop in the town of Machuca, where it is possible to buy flame anticuchos, empanadas, and other typical foods from the area Afternoon Visit to "Valle de La luna " Today you will head to "El Valle de la Luna" Surprise yourself with the enormous figures of salt and clay constructed with the passing of the years and the wind. There is no life in this valley, nor humidity, turning it the most inhospitable place on the planet.When the sun sinks, it is painting pie tones on the edges of hills and defiles, while the wind blows among the rocks and the sky passes from pink to purple and finally black.

Meals included: Breakfast

Group Type: Shared

Day 4 Red Rocks - Lagunas Altiplanicas - Atacama Salt Flats

We will pick you up at your hotel in the morning to start this trip outside the city. The tour to the Red Rocks & Altiplanic Lagoons will take us through important touristic places inside the Atacama Desert. To reach the Red Rocks Lagoon, also known as Aguas Calientes Salt Flat, we will have to go up in our vehicle to 3800 meters of altitude and walk for 1 hour and 15 minutes, to see the red-colored rocks, besides some lagoons and salt flats around.The same way, we will make a stop in the Chaxa Lagoon, place where you will be able to see flamingos. Then, we will go to the area of Altiplanic Lagoons Miscanti and Miñiques, where our guide will give us some information about the flora and fauna of the place. The same way, we will pass by the town of Socaire and the Tropic of Capricorn, where we will make a stop to take pictures. After that, we will return to San Pedro de Atacama to end our tour.

Meals included: Breakfast

Group Type: Shared

Day 5 Baltinache Hidden Lagoons - Salt Mountain Range Night Trek

Discover a Marvelous place in the Middle of the Atacama Dessert.This tour can be in the morning or in the evening. your guide will pick you up and we will head to the 7 Hidden Lagoons of Baltinache, after a 1-hour ride we will arrive. you will be able to swim in the first and the last lagoons. Because of the high percentage of salt in the water, you will experience the floating effect. Kids and adults will enjoy swimming and playing in this beautiful place.Make some beautiful pictures with this Natural wonder and make all your friends jealous.

Meals included: Breakfast

Group Type: Shared

Day 6 San Pedro de Atacama - Santiago - Departure

Depending on your itinerary your private driver will pick you up at your hotel and will drive you to the airport. At the airport, you have to check in your luggage, go through airport security and wait for your flight. Back in Santiago, you will take your international flight.

Meals included: Breakfast

Group Type: Private

What's included

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions

  • Private room with private bathroom
  • English-Speaking guide for all the activities
  • 5 hotel nights with breakfast
  • Transfer from Santiago Airport to Hotel
  • Transfer from Calama Airport to Hotel
  • Shared transportation for all tours

Exclusions

  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Personal expenses such as tips
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Any other meals, drinks, and/or services not mentioned in the program

Details

Available in

English, Spanish


Available for

Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: San Pedro De Atacama , El Loa, Chile

Pick up times available: 09:00

Pick up location: Santiago Airport

Ends at: Calama Airport

Nearest airport: El Loa Airport (CJC)



We are Eco Aware:

  • Certified by Travelife for Tour Operators

Cancellation policy

100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date

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from $1800 per person