Visit the Atacama Salt Flat and its neighboring villages and attractions on this day trip from San Pedro de Atacama with a local guide. Start at Chaxa Lagoon in the Soncor section of the 1,200-square-mile (3,000-sq-km) salt flat; part of Los Flamencos National Reserve, Soncor is famous for its Andean flamingos and other native birds. Then explore the beautiful lagoons of Miscanti and Miñiques; have an Atacama lunch in the village of Socaire; and visit the handicraft market in the village of Toconao.
• 10 hours
Enjoy one of the most popular tours in San Pedro de Atacama as you visit the famous Valley of the Moon. Enjoy a tour at this place which offers beautiful forms and colors and you can walk and observe a spectacle of geological sculptural forms, similar to the lunar surface. Your tour includes transport from San Pedro de Atacama.
• 4 hours
Skip the taxi line and start your Chilean vacation with this shared transfer service from El Loa Airport in Calama to your San Pedro de Atacama hotel. Transportation is available seven days a week.
• 1 hour
Don't miss this early morning tour to El Tatio geyser field, one of San Pedro de Atacama’s most popular surrounding attractions and one of the biggest geothermal fields in the world with more than 80 geyers. With a local guide, you'll arrive at El Tatio at sunrise, when the cold, high-altitude air creates a mystical landscape of steam. Then enjoy a light breakfast. End your tour with a stop in the small adobe village of Machuca.
• 8 hours
From San Pedro de Atacama we will go to the Domeyko mountains, where you can enjoy the desert landscape and a stunning view of the Andes, until reaching the Rainbow Valley sector, which owes its name to its colorful hills, that give the impression of a rainbow. This phenomenon is attributed to the composition of the minerals. After walking around this area, we will proceed to Hierbas Buenas, where you will find volcanic rock formations that tell the history of peoples who have inhabited the place through their petroglyphs. After this visit we will go back to San Pedro de Atacama.
• 4 hours
See the unearthly landscape of the Valle de la Luna — Moon Valley — on a tour from San Pedro de Atacama. One of the driest places on the planet, the valley is made up of dunes, caverns, sharp peaks and natural depressions, creating an unbelievable moon-like scene in the Salt Mountain Range. With a guide, you’ll explore the area on foot, checking out caves, canyons and climbing a dune for a sunset view that will take your breath away.
• 5 hours
Visit some of the many lagoons in the Atacama Salt Flat on this afternoon and evening tour from San Pedro de Atacama. Start at Cejar Lagoon, famous for its high salt concentration, which allows you to float! Then stop by the Ojos del Salar, a pair of lagoons set very close together, resembling eyes, and end your tour at Tebenquiche Lagoon for one of its extraordinary sunsets. A pisco sour cocktail and snacks are included.
• 5 hours
Visit the ancient ruins that surround San Pedro de Atacama on this archeological tour with a local guide. Start at Tulor, a village settled by the Atacama people around 300 BC. Then visit Pukará de Quitor, a stone fortress and national monument. Finally, gain a deeper understanding of the Atacama people and their roots when you visit downtown San Pedro de Atacama. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
• 4 hours
Join this exciting shared group tour of the Moon Valley in Chile. This 5 hour tour begins with a pickup from your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama at 3pm by your guide. You will then be transported to the driest desert in the world, Moon Valley, a landscape of salt and clay shaped by water and wind over millions of years. This tour has a group maximum 15 travelers and food and drinks are not included.
• 5 hours
During the day, discover the magical tones of the desert, with the imposing Piedras Rojas, the beautiful Chaxa, Miscanti and Miñiques Andean lagoons, and the extensive Atacama Salt Flats in the Los Flamencos National Reserve with a professional guide. Lunch is included. This is a Round-Trip Shared Transfer and limited to a maximum of 15 travelers.
• 7 hours