Marvels Of Atacama / Package
(04 DAYS / 03 NIGHTS)
Calama Airport / San Pedro De Atacama.
Reception at airport in Calama, and transfer to San Pedro de Atacama. On route it is possible to see the Cordillera de la Sal (Salt Mountain Range) and the Licancabur Volcano in the background. Arrival to the hotel in San Pedro de Atacama. Overnight.
San Pedro De Atacama / Valle De La Luna (Moon Valley) / San Pedro De Atacama.
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit to the Archaeological Museum Padre Le Paige, with studies of Atacamenian Culture over the last 11.000 years. Afterwards visits to the town church, the Main Square, the house of Pedro de Valdivia (conqueror and founder of Santiago), and Pukará de Quitor. In the afternoon, excursion to Valle de la Luna (Moon Valley), famous world wide for its “lunar” appearance, salt caves, the Tres Marias (Three Maries) rock formations, and dunes that will grant the chance of witnessing a spectacular sunset. Return to the hotel in San Pedro de Atacama. Overnight.
San Pedro De Atacama / Atacama Salt Flat / Altiplanic Lagoons / San Pedro De Atacama.
Full day excursion visiting the village of Toconao with its interesting liparita stone buildings, and then on to the Atacama Salt Flat where the Los Flamencos National Reserve is located, and three of the most beautiful flamingo species live. Then, trip to the altiplanic lagoons of Miscante and Miñiques located over 4.000 meters (over 13.000 feet) above sea level. Return to the hotel in San Pedro de Atacama. Overnight.
San Pedro De Atacama / Tatio Geysers / Altiplanic Villages / Calama.
Early morning departure to the Tatio Geysers to experience this spectacular demonstration of volcanic activity. Visit to the village of Caspana with its fertile terraces, architecture in liparite stone and characteristic mud-roofs. The trip continues to Lasana Pukara, testimony of the native culture; passing through Chiu-Chiu, with its important historical legacies, including one of the oldest and most beautiful churches in Chile. Arrival to Calama in the afternoon. Transfer to the airport for the departure flight.