4-Day Classic Atacama - Moon Valley & Geysers del Tatio

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Calama Airport (CJC) to Calama Airport (CJC)

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4-Day tour getting to know San Pedro de Atacama, a small town in the driest desert of the world! Little adobe houses and cozy restaurants are the base to explore one of Chile’s most spectacular sceneries: The Moon Valley, Salt Mountain Range, El Tatio Geysers (geothermal field), sand dunes, thermal waters and a totally clear sky full of stars.
Discover this small town located in the Atacama dessert and be amazed by its singular landscapes, quite unlike anywhere else on earth. Vast salt flats and active geysers are the main attraction of this 4-day tour.You can choose between 3 types of accommodation with brakfast included: Inn, Comfort or Superior, depending on your preferences. Lunches and Dinners are at your own expenses, and your guides will be happy to recommend places for you to taste local cuisine.For details on each day of the tour, please see the Itinerary below:Day 1 - San Pedro De AtacamaAt the appropriate time, you will be picked up from Calama airport and will be driven to your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama (about two hour away- shared service)Overnight: accommodation includedDay 2 - San Pedro De Atacama - Moon Valley (B)After breakfast, you will have the morning to enjoy activities on your own. In the afternoon you will visit a National Reserve located in one of the world’s driest and most hostile zones of the world: the Atacama Desert. Please remember that National Park Fees are not included since they should be paid locally.Once inside the Reserve, you will visit a geological phenomenon known as Salt Mountain Range and will admire the landscape from different spots, to then immerse into the deepness of the Earth, while visiting the salt caves. You will as well understand the delicacy of the clay while visiting the Tres Marias, sculptures craved by nature. For the perfect closure, you will admire the dusk on the Great Dune, from where you will be able to see the Andes, Domeyko mountain range and the Salt mountain range.Note: This tour starts and ends at our operator’s office in San Pedro de AtacamaOvernight: accommodation includedDay 3 - San Pedro De Atacama - Half Day Tatio Geysers & Machuca (B)After an early morning pickup at your hotel, experience one of the most astonishing phenomena produced by nature! Visit the beautiful geothermal field (4300m), manifestation of the inner heat of the Earth. Take the most amazing photographs walking across the tracks over the field. Have the unique opportunity to swim in the The Tatio spring waters, rich in minerals. Go along the imposing Andes mountain range, and participate in the adventure of observing native plants and animals in their natural habitat. Your breakfast will be provided when the sun rises during this tour. On your way back, you will also have a short visit to Machuca village. Please remember that National Park Fees are not included. You will have the rest of the afternoon to enjoy activities on your own.Overnight: accommodation includedDay 4 - San Pedro De Atacama (B)At the appropriate time, you will be driven to Calama airport (about two hour away- shared service)

What’s included

  • 3 nights accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama with Breakfast
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Professional English- and Spanish-speaking guide
  • All activities mentioned on the itinerary
  • Half Day guided tour of the Moon Valley - share service
  • Half Day guided tour to Tatio Geysers - share service - 4300 masl
  • Round-trip shared transfer to and from Calama Airport.
  • Breakfast

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from the afternoon tours (Moon Valley tour)
  • National Park Entrance fees (Moon Valley $5; Tatio Geysers $16)