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San Pedro de Atacama: El Tatio Geysers Tour

San Pedro de Atacama: El Tatio Geysers Tour

Discover the third largest geothermal field in the world and the largest in the southern hemisphere in the Atacama Desert. At 4,200 meters (13,780 feet) above sea level, the Tatio Geysers are a natural marvel that will take your breath away, in more ways than one. Leave early in the morning, before sunrise, after pickup from your hotel. Arrive at the geysers early to have the opportunity to observe the contrast between the sunrise and the steam from the heat of the magma-affected waters. After sunrise, savor a complete breakfast with bread, cheese, ham, scrambled eggs, coffee, chocolate, milk, and jam. Once you've eaten, spend some more time exploring the 80 geysers around the national park. From there, ride through the Putana Valley. See endemic flora and fauna and stop at a lagoon to see flamingos before returning to your hotel.

San Pedro de Atacama: 3-Day Activity Combo with 4 Tours

San Pedro de Atacama: 3-Day Activity Combo with 4 Tours

Delight in 3 days of activities and discover the must-sees in the Atacama Desert, from San Pedro de Atacama. The natural attractions of Atacama, the driest and highest desert in the world, are scattered around San Pedro. Get ready to find conical volcanoes, blueish lagoons, steaming geysers, and rock formations that appear to be from another planet. Llamas, vicuñas, guanacos, foxes, and graceful flamingos can also be experienced in this unique wildlife environment. The 3-day pack will be a combination of the 4 tours below. The local partner will contact you before to coordinate the days on which you will attend each one. El Tatio Geysers Tour: Visit El Tatio Geysers to be mesmerized by the largest geothermal field in the southern hemisphere and the third-largest in the world. Ride through the Putana Valley, observe flora and fauna, and stop at a lagoon to see flamingos. Red Rocks & Altiplano Lagoons Day Trip: Discover the gems of the Atacama Desert on a guided day trip from San Pedro de Atacama with a hotel pickup. See the Tropic of Capricorn, Red Rocks or Piedras Rojas, and the Miscanti and Miñiques lagoons. Valle de la Luna Sunset Tour: See sights such as the Three Sisters and the Grand Dunes before ending the day with an amazing sunset. Hidden Lagoons of Baltinache Tour + Magic Bus: Visit the hidden lagoons of Baltinache or Seven Lagoons, one of the secret places of the Atacama Desert. This is a wonderful landscape where you can admire and take fotos. (Since June 10, 2024, the lagoons are no longer suitable for swimming.) On this tour we also visit the valley of the abandoned bus, also known as the 'Magic Bus'. Iconic for its rustic look and picture perfect surroundings, you can take this time to capture your perfect shot. The order of the tours can be changed due to logistical reasons, we will always be in touch via WhatsApp.

Tatio Geysers

Tatio Geysers

Discover the third biggest geyser field of the world: El tatio Geysers! You will be picked up in your hotel very eraly in the morning (4.30 am) in order to arrive on time for the sunrise at the geysers field. You will visit the field with more than 80 active geysers and later enjoy a wonderfull outdoor/breakfast in the middle of the altiplano. You will also visit the wetlands of Putana and Machuca and will visit the village of Machuca famous for its cheese empanadas y lama meat skewers! Machuca village is a very small native village: you will be able to share with the community. You will discover the beuaty of the altiplano surrounded by volcanoes and wild animals.

Transportation between Calama and San Pedro de Atacama

Transportation between Calama and San Pedro de Atacama

Modalities When you make your reservation, you can choose between the following options: Transportation from Calama airport to San Pedro de Atacama. We will take into account the arrival time of your flight and, after landing at the El Loa airport, located in Calama, we will pick you up at the terminal to travel south through the Chilean Atacama Desert. After a journey of approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes, we will arrive in San Pedro de Atacama. In this town in the Antofagasta region, famous for its clear skies and Andean landscapes, we will drop you off at your hotel. Transportation from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport We will pick you up sufficiently in advance at your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama. For this, we will take into account the take-off time of your flight. After a journey of 1 hour and 20 minutes you will arrive comfortably and without haste at the Calama airport, where you will be able to do some last minute shopping before your flight. Round trip transportation This round trip transfer is the ideal option if you need to travel between Calama's El Loa airport and San Pedro de Atacama, and vice versa, on different days.

San Pedro de Atacama: 4-Day Magic Desert Tour

San Pedro de Atacama: 4-Day Magic Desert Tour

Day 1: Transfer from Calama Airport to your San Pedro de Atacama Hotel Day 2: RED STONES, HIGH PLANE LAGOONS AND SALT FLAT OF ATACAMA We will visit the Laguna Chaxa, with its flamingos in the Salar de Atacama. We can also enjoy the wonderful Altiplanic, Miscanti and little fingers We will be able to get closer to the local culture in the highland town of Socaire. We will observe the Salar de Atacama from above, and we will enjoy beautiful landscapes and broken. In turn, we will hallucinate with the impressive Red Stones. Day 3 AM: Tour Geiser del Tatio (altitude of 4,300 meters) After driving through the night, you will arrive at this spectacular sector of the Altiplano at approximately 6:45AM, normally the temperature at this time is below zero. You will begin your day by enjoying breakfast before a guided hike by the geothermal field. There you will be able to observe the impressive columns of steam (geisers), fumaroles, hundreds of pools of boiling water, and high peaks. In this sector you can see parts of the typical Andean fauna such as Vizcachas and Vicuñas. You will then move to the sector of the thermal pools with 40º water, where guests can take a rejuvenating swim. You will then begin the return to San Pedro, through the impressive landscape of the Andes mountain range. During this route you will also be able to see the Tocorpuri and Licancacabur volcanos. You will eventually arrive in San Pedro at approximately 12:00PM, where you will have free time before meeting in the office at 3:50PM. From here you will travel directly to the Salar de Atacama, where your first stop will be Laguna Cejar, a turquoise lagoon in which you can bathe. Due to this lake's great salinity, you will even be able to float on the water. Later, you will visit the eyes of the Salar, before your tour ends at the Tebinquiche Lagoon, where you will enjoy a beautiful sunset with an aperitif. You will eventually return to San Pedro de Atacama. Day 3: Pm. Moon Valley After beginning your tour, you will travel to the famous Valley of the Moon, located approximately 10 kilometers away from San Pedro de Atacama and declared a sanctuary of nature. Here you will discover a place with beautiful shapes and colors where you can walk and observe a geological show with sculptural forms, similar to the lunar surface. You can visit the salt statues "Las Tres Marías", as well as the salt caverns. You will then go up to the great dune at sunset to admire this beautiful panorama in all its splendor. Day 4: Transfer Hotel San Pedro de Atacama to Calama Airport On the final day of your tour you will be transferred to Calama Airport, or another centrally located part of Calama. The itinerary of the excursions can be modified, to be able to carry out all the excursions based on your stay in San Pedro

From San Pedro de Atacama: The Salt Flats Route, Full day

From San Pedro de Atacama: The Salt Flats Route, Full day

The Salt Flats Route 08:00 hrs. Departure from Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama to the Paso de Jama. Border Control Chileno.Por international route Paso de Jama, The road climbs a steady slope, formed by lava and ash. En route we stop to admire the beautiful panoramic view across the Salar de Atacama and the Oasis of San Pedro de Atacama. At km 41 to an altitude of 4,200 m, this crossing or diversion to Hito Cajon north LICANCABUR appreciate the majestic volcano of 5916 M. altitude. We continue between high mountains, where it is common to find groups of ostriches, at km 75 may see small lakes where flamingos and other birds live in the km 91 pass through the hills of the Pakana, then surrounded the Farellón of Tara, a wall of rock carved with sculptures, little further, an esplanade, where we see the Moai of Tara, also known as the Pakana Witness, are a set of columns such rock structures that were preserved in the geological times as evidence of violent volcanic events occurred during the Tertiary period, then, panoramic view of the Cathedrals of Pakana, arrival at the Salar de Tara located at 4500 meters, with wonderful scenery and its unique ecosystem of the Salt Lake where the presence of numerous highlights being the most common birds flamingos chilensis .

San Pedro de Atacama: Saver Pack Tatio Geysers + Moon Valley

San Pedro de Atacama: Saver Pack Tatio Geysers + Moon Valley

Choose your tour: With Ticket (entry included) or Without Ticket! This saver pack will include the Tour of Tatio Geysers and the tour to Moon Valley on the same day (tours on different days upon request) Tatio Geysers: Very early in the morning (4.30 / 5 AM) , we will pick you up at your hotel to visit one of the highest geyser fields in the world. Located in the Andes Mountains, 61 miles from San Pedro de Atacama and 4,320 meters above sea level, El Tatio (from Kunza "tata-iu") means "The Grandfather Who Cries." It is the largest group of geysers in the southern hemisphere and the third-largest in the world, after Yellowstone and Dolina Giezerow. At dawn, between 06:00 and 07:00, you can see an amazing spectacle, generated by violent steam flows that rise to 10 meters high with temperatures that reach 85°C. On the return trip, after having breakfast looking at the sunrise, it is possible to observe fauna such as vicuñas, llamas, rheas, vizcachas, etc. While in the Flora, the Giant Cactus, llaretas, coirón, etc. stand out. In addition, from a viewpoint, we will observe the small ancestral town of Machuca, its few inhabitants are mainly dedicated to grazing and cheese production, very close to the place is the Laguna Salada where families of flamingos, ducks and seagulls live with an impressive landscape of beauty. After the excursion, return to San Pedro de Atacama at noon.. where you will have free time until the start of the Moon Valley Tour. Moon Valley Tour: Start this adventure at our office in San Pedro de Atacama downtown (Summertime 4 pm / Wintertime 3 pm). Our bus for max. 12 people will lead you to the outstanding Atacama desert. You will witness one of the most incredible geomorphological wonders. Located inside the Flamencos National Reserve, you will visit the worldwide-known Valle de la Luna. This natural Sanctuary has incomparable beauty and resembles a fragment of the lunar landscape, to which it owes its name. During your visit, you will admire the famous natural formation called Las Tres Marías, the Major Dune; a majestic sand body, and viewpoints such as Quebrada Honda where the famous Coyote Stone is located. Before going back to our meeting point in San Pedro de Atacama you will have the chance of being part of an amazing sunset. Get ready to see how all the colors change in the desert!

Transportation between Calama and San Pedro de Atacama

Transportation between Calama and San Pedro de Atacama

Transportation from Calama airport to San Pedro de Atacama We will take into account the arrival time of your flight and, after landing at El Loa airport, located in Calama, we will pick you up at the terminal to travel south through the Chilean Atacama Desert. After a journey of approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes, we will arrive in San Pedro de Atacama. In this town in the Antofagasta region, famous for its clear skies and Andean landscapes, we will drop you off at the hotel you indicate. Transportation from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama airport We will pick you up with enough time in advance at your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama. To do this, we will take into account the takeoff time of your flight. After a journey of 1 hour and 20 minutes, you will arrive comfortably and without rushing at Calama airport, where you can make some last-minute purchases before taking your flight. Round trip transportation This round-trip transfer is the ideal option if you need to travel between El Loa airport in Calama and San Pedro de Atacama, and vice versa, on different days. Schedules After making the reservation, we will contact you to specify the exact pickup time, which will depend on the scheduled takeoff or landing time of your flight. Transportation from Calama airport to San Pedro de Atacama: This transportation service runs every day from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Your flight must land at El Loa airport in Calama before 7:30 p.m. For flights after this time, the transfer does not operate. Transportation from San Pedro de Atacama to Calama airport: This transportation service runs every day from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Your flight must take off from El Loa airport in Calama at 9:00 am. For flights that depart earlier, the transfer does not operate.

Full Desert. The most complete program you will find

Full Desert. The most complete program you will find

A program that you can tailor to your needs, according to your days. These are all the most emblematic products that you can configure and put them however you want. Tour Geiser del Tatio. From 04:30 am to 11:00 am. Valley of the moon. From 15:30 p.m. to 20:30 p.m. Rainbow Valley. From 07:00 a.m. to 12:01 p.m. Astronomical Tour. From 9:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Red stones. From 07:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m. Cejar Lagoon, Tebenquiche Lagoon and Ojos del Salar. From 2:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Transfer In. Duration 1.5 hours Transfer Out. Duration 1.5 hours

From San Pedro de Atacama: Tatio Geysers and Machuca Tour

From San Pedro de Atacama: Tatio Geysers and Machuca Tour

The El Tatio Geyser Field stands just over 14,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains of northern Chile and getting there is half the fun. You’ll travel up windy scenic mountain roads surrounded by snow-covered active and dormant volcanic peaks along the way. Magma beneath the surface acts to heat an underground source of water resulting in an explosive release of pressure. As you walk through the fields, steam rising all around, the ethereal environment will have you feeling like you’re on another planet. The local animal life of the geyser field is awe-inspiring as well, demonstrating that beauty can thrive even in such harsh conditions. Geyser field runoff empties into emerald green, geothermal ponds and small streams that trickle down toward lower altitudes. A trip to the third largest geyser field in the world is an experience you won’t soon forget. On this vibrant excursion we will visit the impressive fumaroles of the Tatio geothermal field, in the heart of the Altiplano. Our trip to the Altiplano begins early in the morning, to see the sunrise in one of the most important geothermal fields in the world: the Tatio Geysers, where we will walk around the more than 80 active geysers present. Later we will have breakfast in the area to start our return trip. We will pass through the Machuca wetlands, a slow-flowing body of water, which is a niche for flora and fauna, we will see various birds, including flamingos, and the occasional vicuña. This bofedal owes its name to the town of Machuca, a local town that we will see on the way, with barely twenty houses made of adobe, straw and cactus wood. We will also visit the Putana wetland, a nesting place for various migratory birds and an observation point for the incredible view of the altiplano, the mountain ranges and volcanoes in the background. Then, you'll be returning to the town of San Pedro de Atacama at approximately 12:00 PM.

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