Tour to the Valley of the Moon San Pedro de Atacama

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Description

It is a desert area, a geomorphological marvel. Our ancestors called it Las Salinas today known known worldwide as Valle de la Luna, surrounded by a set of landscapes of incomparable beauty that resemble a fragment of the lunar landscape to which it owes its name. In 1982 it was declared a Nature Sanctuary and is part of the Los Flamencos National Reserve in this place you can see a geological spectacle of great interest, especially when sunrise and sunset. During your visit you can contemplate: the famous natural formation known by our ancestors as Los Tres Watchmen today called Las Tres Marías, Duna Mayor; majestic body of sand and viewpoints such as; Quebrada Honda where the famous Piedra del Coyote (Mirador de Ckari) is located. Altitude 2,407 masl. approx.

Itinerary

Duration: 4 hours

  • The Valley of the Moon is a valley in the Los Flamencos National Reserve, in the Atacama Desert, in northern Chile. We will also visit the Amphitheater, Duna Mayor, 3 Marías and the Ckari Viewpoint - Piedra del Coyote

    Duration: 2 hours

    Admission fee is NOT included.

  • A walk is made to climb the largest dune, of approx. 800mts....it is a central point from where you have a panoramic view and we will appreciate the Andes Mountain Range, amphitheater, salt mountain range, etc.

    Duration: 40 mins

    Admission fee is NOT included.

  • General view of part of the Salar de Atacama, Cordillera de Domeyko, Cordillera de la Sal, Cordillera de los Andes, where the sunset is expected.

    Duration: 30 mins

    Admission fee is NOT included.

Inclusions

  • Shared Transportation
  • Pickup at our Office
  • Arrival Center
  • Entrance ticket to the National Reserve (If the option is chosen)
  • Driver/Guide (Spanish and English)

Exclusions

  • Entrance ticket NOT included in the Value of the Tour
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Description

It is a desert area, a geomorphological marvel. Our ancestors called it Las Salinas today known known worldwide as Valle de la Luna, surrounded by a set of landscapes of incomparable beauty that resemble a fragment of the lunar landscape to which it owes its name. In 1982 it was declared a Nature Sanctuary and is part of the Los Flamencos National Reserve in this place you can see a geological spectacle of great interest, especially when sunrise and sunset. During your visit you can contemplate: the famous natural formation known by our ancestors as Los Tres Watchmen today called Las Tres Marías, Duna Mayor; majestic body of sand and viewpoints such as; Quebrada Honda where the famous Piedra del Coyote (Mirador de Ckari) is located. Altitude 2,407 masl. approx.

Duration

4 hours

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Minimum age 7 years (policies of our agency)
  • We do not carry pregnant women (policies of our agency)

Operated by WHIPALA EXPEDITION

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