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Circuit: San Pedro de Atacama, Valparaíso and Santiago

7 days / 6 nights Code: VIS001

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A seven days circuit starting in Santiago, visiting San Pedro de Atacama, Moon Valley, Altiplanic Lagoons, Pukará de Quitor, Los Flamencos National Reserve, Atacama Salt, Tatio Geysers, and cultural tour to the Port of Valparaíso.

A seven days circuit starting in Santiago, visiting San Pedro de Atacama, Moon Valley, Altiplanic Lagoons, Pukará de Quitor, Los Flamencos National Reserve, Atacama Salt, Tatio Geysers, and cultural tour to the Port of Valparaíso.

Itinerary

Day 01: Santiago Airport - Santiago - City tour Santiago

By the afternoon city tour in Santiago visiting the main tourist attractives.
Santiago is a mixture between the old and the modern, features that we invite you to know. Our tour through Santiago will show the immensity of the city, its varied geography and civility. We will guide you through the Main Square of Santiago, where the Cathedral, Main Post Office and City Hall are located. You will be told about the origins of our city. Next stop is the civic neighborhood and the surroundings of La Moneda Government Palace. After that we will be driven through some of the old neighborhoods of Santiago, such as Republica and Concha y Toro neighborhoods. Later we will visit the eastern part of the city and we will see the modern buildings and the changes that they have brought to the neighborhood. We finish our tour in a handicraft store, located in an exclusive neighborhood, where we'll appreciate with a Pisco Sour, Lapizlazuli masterpieces, made with this stone that just exists in Chile and Afghanistan
Return to hotel and lodging.

Day 02: Santiago – Calama - Moon Valley - San Pedro de Atacama

Breakfast. Transfer to Santiago Airport to take the flight to Calama. Reception and transfer to San Pedro de Atacama.
At 16:30 hrs., departure from the hotel to The Moon Valley. In the way joining San Pedro with Calama, we will stop to take photos of the Salt Mountain Range from a viewing point. Later, in the Moon Valley, we will visit the “Las Tres Marías” salt statues, the salt mine, the salt caverns and we will watch the evening from a big sand dune. Return to the hotel. Lodging.

Day 03: San Pedro de Atacama - Altiplanic Lagoons - Atacama Salt Flat - San Pedro de Atacama

Departure at 07:00 hrs. from the hotel. Visit to the Toconao town, typical handicrafts in Atacama, also the San Lucas Tower (National Monument). The travel includes the visit to the Atacama Salt Flat, entering the Los Flamencos National Reserve (Chaxas Lagoon area). We will continue our trip to the altiplano to get to the Miscanti and Miñiques lagoons (4,150 m.o.s.l.). In the middle of our route we will have a stop in the Socaire town (3,200 m.o.s.l.) to get acclimatized and take photos of the San Bartolomé church. Return to San Pedro at 7:00 pm approximately.

Day 04: San Pedro de Atacama - Archaeological Tour - San Pedro de Atacama

Breakfast at the hotel.
At 09:00 hrs. we will depart to visit the Pukará de Quitor, the Salt Mountain Range (Cordillera de la Sal) and the Catarpe (Incas) ruins. Arrival in the 3,000 years old Tulor ruins. Return to San Pedro through the Séquitor Ayllu. Return to the hotel at 1:00 pm. Afternoon at leisure. Lodging.

Day 05:San Pedro de Atacama - Tatio Geysers and Towns - Calama - Santiago

Departure at 6:00 hrs. from the hotel.
Breakfast and trekking to the different geysers and thermal swimming pool. Visit to the Caspana Town (old town and church), the Lasana Pukará, and the petroglyphics in the Loa River valley, the Coya Inca lagoon and the church in Chiu-Chiu town. Return to Calama at 4:00 pm. Transfer to the Calama Airport.
Reception at the Santiago Airport. Transfer to Hotel. Lodging.

Day 06: Santiago - Valparaíso - Viña del Mar - Santiago

We begin the route from your hotel, in a trip of 120 kilometers to the Pacific Ocean.
Our "Garden city", Viña del Mar, will charm us with its architecture, its streets, palaces, and Quinta Vergara. We ´ll have the possibility to know a Moai from Easter Island and a handcraft store of lapizlasuli. We'll drive the coastal border and visit the port city of Valparaiso which goes back to 1536. The city was declared World Heritage by Unesco and it´s currently the site of the legislative power of Chile. It´s a magical place of unique and unforgettable landscapes with colorful neighborhoods and picturesque funicular elevators. We fishish our visit at the Sotomayor Square and the port, where we can navigate through Valparaiso.
Return to Santiago finishing in your hotel.

Day 07: Santiago – Santiago Airport

Breakfast. Transfer to the Airport.
End of services.

Activities

  • Cultural
  • Excursion
  • Geology and Volcanoes

Today rates(Dec/01/2016 hasta Dec/31/2016)

Rates in USD (US Dollars), per person, per night

OptionAccommodations IncludedSingleDoubleTriple
Option 1$1,361$897$825
  • USD Dollar

Next season rates(Jan/01/2017 hasta Feb/28/2017)

Rates in USD (US Dollars), per person, per night

OptionAccommodations IncludedSingleDoubleTriple
Option 1$1,383$907$832
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Includes:
- Transfers
- Park entrance fee, except in San Pedro de Atacama.
- Regular Services with Spanish / English guide.
- Breakfasts.
- Excursion detailed in the itinerary.
- Lodging. Kimal hotel's rate not available for long weekends or holidays
- Lunch and navigation ticket in tour to Valparaiso.

Not included:
- Air tickets.
- Personal travel insurance.
- Meals and other not specified extras.
- Tips.
- Entrance fee in San Pedro de Atacama.

**We recommend to take the flight arriving in San Pedro de Atacama at noon and take the flight exiting San Pedro after 4:30 PM.

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