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8-Days Experience in San Pedro de Atacama & Torres del Paine National Park
  • Duration

    8 Days

  • Activity Level

    EASY

  • Language

    English, Spanish

Description

This is a unique experience where you will get to know the "musts" of these two amazing destinations in Chile, San Pedro de Atacama & Torres del Paine.

IMPORTANT NOTE: According to the times we are living these days, this experience can be customized as per your interest and can also be provided in private service for an extra cost. If you are interested in doing this experience privately, please let us know and we will quote.

Itinerary
  • Day 1 :

    Calama Airport - San Pedro de Atacama - Moon Valley

  • Day 1 :

    Reception at Calama Airport and transfer to your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama. In the afternoon, departure from the hotel to the Moon Valley (04:00pm Subject to confirmation). We continue to the Moon Valley, where we will find geological formations that are the result of successive foldings of the earth's crust. In the valley is possible to appreciate the salt sculptures known as Las Tres Marias, formed by wind erosion. Continuing with the tour we will walk through the interior of the caves that remain from the old deposits, to get closer to valley where is the Big Dune. After a break, we will climb this dune, which impresses with its size and is used for extreme sports as snowboarding At sunset, a bold palette of golds and reds appear, touching the soul and sensibilities of the visitor. Return to hotel. Accommodation CASA DON TOMAS.

  • Day 1 :

    Overnight in a 4* Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

  • Day 2 :

    San Pedro de Atacama – Puritama Hot Spring

  • Day 2 :

    Breakfast. Morning is at leisure Departure at 04:30pm heading northeast from San Pedro de Atacama, 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) away, we will find the Puritama river. In addition, the place has all the necessary services for a comfortable visit and, thus, nature gives us the possibility of enjoying this landscape, with a delightful bath in its 33°C (91.4°F) waters rich in minerals that have medicinal properties. In this canyon, where the Puritama river flows, we find one of the richest places in terms of plants and wildlife of the sector that surrounds the town of San Pedro de Atacama. Pampas grasses create a border between the water and the rest of the landscape. At the salt bushes, several bird species, such as the Grey-hooded Sierra-finch, the Scale-throated Earthcreeper, and the Grassland Yellow-finch, among others, provide us with the ideal scenery to fully enjoy nature. Return to hotel. Accommodation CASA DON TOMAS.

  • Day 2 :
  • Day 2 :

    Overnight in a 4* Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

  • Day 3 :

    San Pedro de Atacama – Altiplanic Lagoons - Atacama Salt Flat - San Pedro de Atacama

  • Day 3 :

    Breakfast. Departure at 08:30am. In this excursion, we we will go through the path to the Altiplano in order to visit the Miscanti and Miñiques Lagoons, located more than 4,200 meter above the sea level and surrounded by great and imposing volcanoes from the Andes Mountain Range and flora and fauna in their natural environment. We will continue to Chaxa Lagoon, a scenery and beautiful landscape, divided into several water mirrors where a great number of flamingoes and other birds such as Andean Flamingoes. Finally, before we return, while the landscape features marvelous views of the Licancabur and Lascar Volcanoes, we will visit Toconao with a typical colonial architecture, San Lucas Church, the first National Monument. Return to the hotel. Accommodation CASA DON TOMAS.

  • Day 3 :
  • Day 3 :

    Overnight in a 4* Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

  • Day 4 :

    An Pedro de Atacama – Tatio Geysers – San Pedro de Atacama – Calama Airport – Santiago

  • Day 4 :

    Departure at 5:00am from the hotel. Subject to confirmation. We leave at dawn from San Pedro de Atacama Hotel to go to the Tatio Geysers, a geothermal center with geysers that can only be seen very early in the morning. After seeing this spectacular sight in a magnificent natural setting, we eat breakfast. On the way back, we see the majestic Andes Mountain Range, whose peaks seem close enough to touch. We then arrive at Machuca, a small llama herder settlement. The village is filled with adobe houses with thatched roofs. Green wetlands lend a special charm. Return to the hotel. In due time, transfer to Calama Airport to board your flight destination to Santiago. (we recommend to book flight after 4:00pm) Upon arrival Accommodation at new LQ HOTEL by LA QUINTA SANTIAGO Aeropuerto, located about (10 miles) from the heart of Santiago and just minutes from Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. (arrival and departure complimentary transfers offered by the hotel)

  • Day 4 :
  • Day 4 :

    Overnight in a 4* Hotel in Santiago de Chile

  • Day 5 :

    Santiago - Punta Arenas - Puerto Natales

  • Day 5 :

    Arrival at Punta Arenas Airport. Reception and transfer to the bus terminla to board the regular bus heading Puerto Natales (245 km/3 hours journey). Arrival in Puerto Natales, reception and transfer to your hotel. Accommodation at Hotel Martin Gusinde

  • Day 5 :
  • Day 5 :

    Overnight in a 4* Hotel in Puerto Natales

  • Day 6 :

    Puerto Natales - Torres del Paine National Park - Puerto Natales

  • Day 6 :

    We will leave Puerto Natales to the north, towards the Torres del Paine National Park, enjoying the view of the Sofía Lagoon, Porteño Lake, Prat Mountain Range, Mesa Hill, Toro Range and Ballena Range. After a 2 hours trip, we will arrive in the Lago del Toro viewpoint, located in the lake's south coast. From there, we will have a spectacular view of the lake and the Paine Range. Then, we will make a small hike by the Grey Lake's shore, from where we will have another perspective of the Paine Massif and the Cuernos del Paine. After lunch (not included) in a coffee shop inside the park, we will go to the Salto Grande area, place where is located the Pehoé Lake viewpoint, where the glaciers of the Paine River unload its fast-flowing waters. At the end of the tour, we will visit the Amarga Lagoon and the Sarmiento Lake viewpoint, to then go back to Puerto Natales. *The places that will be visited are subject to change the same day of the tour because of adverse weather conditions.

  • Day 6 :
  • Day 6 :

    Overnight in a 4* Hotel in Puerto Natales

  • Day 7 :

    Puerto Natales - Balmaceda & Serrano Glaciers - Puerto Natales

  • Day 7 :

    We will begin our expedition in Puerto Bories where the Frigorífico Bories National Historical Monument. The journey on the water will continue until we reach our main destination, Balmaceda Mountain, where we will be able to see the awe-inspiring Balmaceda Glacier. We will disembark in Puerto Toro where we will hike along the bank of the Témpanos Lagoon with our guide. After a short break, we will continue on to the Serrano Glacier, passing through a native forest of coigues, ñirres (Nothofagus antarctica), and ciruelillos (Embothrium coccineum) while enjoying the magnificent vegetation and the contrast between the sky and the sea ice. Once we have reached the Serrano Glacier, we will enjoy a whiskey with thousand-year-old ice while we take in a breathtaking panoramic view of the glacier. We will make one last stop at a Magellan Region estancia, where a delicious typical Patagonian lunch with roasted lamb will be awaiting us. After this we will go back to Puerto Natales.

  • Day 7 :
  • Day 7 :
  • Day 7 :

    Overnight in a 4* Hotel in Puerto Natales

  • Day 8 :

    Puerto Natales - Punta Arenas Airport

  • Day 8 :

    Transfer to Natale’s bus station to take your regular bus destination Punta Arenas Airport.. (we recommend to book flight after midday)

  • Day 8 :
What's Included
Food and drinks

Breakfast
Lunch
3-Nights in San Pedro de Atacama
1-Night in Santiago,
3-Nights in Puerto Natales
Bilingual Guide is included in all tours
Insurance in case of an accident only.
Transfers In/Out by shared service with Spanish driver
Entrance fee to Moon Valley, Altiplanic Lagoons, Atacama Salt Flat, Tatio Geysers

What's Excluded

Internal Flights
Gratuities (optional)

Know before you go
  • Infant seats available
  • Minimum age of passengers is: 1
Please Note

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No public transportation nearby
  • Infants must not sit on laps

Language

English, Spanish

Cancellation Policy
  • For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

    Refund of 80% of the tour price.
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EUR 28.50
Starting From
USD 2893 / Person
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