Geysers & Amazing Salt Lakes

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Itinerary

Discover El Tatio geysers and visit two of the most incredible salt lakes: Atacama salt lake and Tara salt lake with their “guardianes de la Pacana”. In addition you will be able to enjoy the amazing Moon Valley
AVAILABLE
OCTOBER TO MARCH
Day 1

Airport – San Pedro de Atacama

Transfer 

Arrival at the airport of Calama and transfer to San Pedro de Atacama. Overnight in San Pedro de Atacama.

Day 2

Atacama Salt Lake – Altiplanic Lagoons

Breakfast  Excursion  Lunch

The journey starts with a visit to the Toconao village. This place stands out for its patrimonial architecture, for the San Lucas church and its bell tower. The main source of employment in this village is agriculture and craftwork. We will continue our journey to Chaxa Lagoon , a landscape of spectacular beauty, divided in several water mirrors, where many flamencos and other birds like Paringas live. Later, we will continue to the High Plateau in order to go over the lagoons Miscanti and Miñinques, located more than 4200 mts. above sea level. This place is a surprising destination, habitat of a wide variety of birds and surrounded by impressive volcanoes. Finally, we will visit the Jere valley. Overnight in San Pedro de Atacama. 

Day 3

El Tatio Geysers & Machuca – Moon Valley

Breakafst  Excursion

This tour stars very early in the morning in order to observe the sunrise in one of the most important geothermic fields in the world: the Tatio Geysers. There are over 70 geysers with pools of boiling water spurting vapor. We will then enjoy a deserved breakfast in this amazing setting, in the shadows of the Andes. On our way back to San Pedro de Atacama, We will visit the village of Machuca, a truly atacameño village of just 20 houses. The inhabitants of Machuca will offer you hand crafted Andean souvenirs, as well as typical food from the region such as llama meat, sopaipillas and empanadas. In the afternoon we will visit the Moon Valley . In our journey we will be able to enjoy the beauty delivered by extravagant forms that the cordillera mountain range gives us encouraging to imagination and reflection for your peace of mind. we will enjoy one of the best views of the Andes and its volcanoes. Finally we will watch the sunset that through its colorful gives us a wonderful end to our tour. Overnight in San Pedro de Atacama. 

Day 4

Tara Salt Flat & Pacana Monks

Breakfast  Excursion  Box Lunch

We start our excursion by heading towards the mountains, taking the road to the border crossing with Argentina. We will pass through the meadow which has sprung from the Quepiaco River. Here you can see why the contrast between the mountains and vegetation makes this area an ideal habitat for a vast amount of different species of birds. We continue on-wards to the Monjes de Pacana (Pacana Monks), enormous vertical rocks, shaped to look like monks over time by the wind erosion. We will arrive at the Tara Salt flat , at 4300m above sea level, very close to the triple border between Chile, Bolivia and Ar-gentina, it is one of the most spectacular attractions in the San Pedro area. We finish by taking a walk around the edge of the salt lagoon. Overnight in San Pedro de Atacama. 

Day 5

San Pedro de Atacama – Airport

Breakfast  Transfer

Today you will be transferred to the airport in order to take your departure flight.

Included

  • 4 overnights in San Pedro de Atacama
  • Transfers from/to the airport
  • All excursions with English speaking guide
  • Meals according itinerary
  • Moon Valley entrance fee
  • Altiplanic Lagoons entrance fee
  • Atacama Salt Lake entrance fee
  • El Tatio Geysers entrance fee
  • Tara Salt Lake entrance fee

Not Included

  • Flight Santiago/Calama/Santiago *
  • Meals not described in the itinerary
  • Any optional tour not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips to driver, guide, hotel staff, etc.
  • Personal travel insurance
* Domestic flights are available upon request

PAYMENT METHODS

A deposit fee must be received at the moment of the booking. Once the deposit is received, a printable document describing the itinerary with all the information about each service involved will be sent. balance must be received within a minimum of 45 days before the arrival of the passengers.

 

In order to make the payments you have the following methods:

 

  1. Credit Card.
  2. Bank transfer.

Included

in this circuit
  • 4 overnights in San Pedro de Atacama
  • English speaking guide for all excursions
  • Transfer from/to airport
  • Atacama Salt Lake & Altiplanic Lagoons
  • Moon Valley
  • El Tatio geysers & Machuca
  • Tara Flat & Pacana Monks
  • Meals according itinerary
  • Moon Valley entrance fee
  • Altiplanic Lagoons entrance fee
  • Atacama Salt Lake entrance fee
  • El Tatio Geyseres entrance fee
  • Tara Salt Lake entrance fee

Not included

in this circuit
  • Flight Santiago/Calama/Santiago *
  • Meals not described in the itinerary
  • Tips to driver, guide, hotel and restaurant staff, room service
  • Any optional tours or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal travel insurance

* Domestic flights are available upon request

The pins, markers or locations shown in the following map (Google Map) are referential and do not constitute a specific location or destination of the circuit, tour or program.