· Tatio Geysers - ½ day
This tour has 10 hours of duration, includes trekking by the geothermic field,
hot springs,and observation of highland flora and fauna. At the return way
we will pass for Turipite and Machuca towns.Trekking by Guatin area,
finalizing the tour in a gorge of hot springs with access to bath.
*Altitude of 4.321 m.a.s.l. This geothermal field is activated by the adjacent Tatio
Volcano; in the morning, we will observe various smokes up to 6 meters high with a
temperature of about 85ºC. The rest of the day you will observe some smokes that
are pouring out of volcanoes cones. (It is dangerous to get too close).
· Tour Tatio Geysers with Highland Towns - 1 day
This circuit differentiates itself of the previous one in the route of return; we will
visit several towns of the highlands as Caspana, Toconce,
among others. It has duration of between 15 and 16 hours, includes breakfast, a
trekking by the geothermic field and hot springs baths, lunch in Caspana. This circuit
finalize through the chilean highlands, we arrive at the city of Calama, where we will
left the passengers that thus required, to continue then to San Pedro where the
· Highland Lagoons Tour - 1 day
Full day tour. Departure at 07:00 from the hotel or place of lodging, to
have breakfast at Toconao town.
Trekking by Jere Gorge.
SOCAIRE, Afterwards we arrive to Miscanti and Miñiques lagoons, place of spectacular
beauty which gives us the opportunity of enjoy the wealth of the highland flora
and fauna. At the return way, we will pass by Atacama Salt Flat at Chaxas Lagoon area.
to enjoy the sunset in this place, returning to San Pedro around the 20:00 hours
· Tour Atacama Salt flat - ½ day (4 pax)
Half day tour. Departure at 15:00 from the hotel or place of lodging.
Visit to Toconao town where we will do a tour by the Jere broken. To continue our tour
by Atacama Salt Flat, visiting the Chaxa Lagoon area, place where we will have the
opportunity to observe a large quantity of flamingoes and other birds. Return to San Pedro
around the 20:00 hours.
*Altitude 2,305 m.a.s.l. This salt lake is the largest in Chile, occupying an area of
15,620 Km2, with white and rough surface, covered with dust from the surrounding
deserts. Underneath is a great lake, which locally reaches the surface, forming small
pools that provide of habitat to a range of water fowl, including flamingoes and Andean gulls.
· Luna Valley - ½ day (4 pax)
This is, surely, the best-known place of San Pedro of Atacama for the spectacular
landscapes that featured it. To arrive to the Valley, are 12 Km of parallel road
to the Sal Mountain Range, by the driest desert of the world.
Besides we will have the possibility to know Chulacao, caves of great size that
runs for the interior of the mountain range, where abandoned mines of copper,in
which remainders of the mineral, can be found. We will continue towards the Luna
Valley to enjoy the most spectacular sunset.
*Altitude 2.624 m.a.s.I. This fascinating landscape forms part of the Sal Mountain Range.
It presents various distinct stratified layers and salt formations,
with sculptured ways, which have thousands of years old, attracting the attention,
like "Las Tres Marías".
· Monjes del Packana - 1 day (4 pax)
In the upper part of the highlands, in the road of Jama, toward Argentina, you can
find one of the most amazing places of the zone, the "MONJES DEL PACKANA"(Monks of the Packana)raises
like "moais" looking toward the sky, strange rocks eroded during thousands of
years by the wind and by the scarce rain fall in this area. At 4.200 meters of height
we will find an unforgettable tour, where we will be able to experience the silence
of desert and marvelous landscapes.