The Altiplanic Route Express
5 days / 4 nights Code: COD002
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Places you will see
|Lauca and Putre National Park|
|Lauca National Park|
|San Pedro de Atacama|
Poor: 4,0 / 5 Based on 2 of our traveler's comments
"David es un chófer que conduce securo y muy agradable. Estela ha explicado muy bien y en un español facíl de comprender. Unas grandes gracias a ambos, Ellos han hecho nuestro viaje increible."
Enjoy a special program for exploring the North of Chile, from Arica to San Pedro de Atacama in just five days traveling along the entire Altiplanic Route. This program allows you to know the North of Chile in its entirety.
Day 01: Arica – Codpa Valley Lodge.
Reception at the airport of Arica or the hotel, visit Azapa Valley, and its archaeological museum. Lunch beside the sea. We continue heading south towards Codpa Valley. Arrival to Codpa, beautiful oasis town hidden in a deep ravine, visit the church. Dinner and lodging at Codpa Valley Lodge. (L,D)
Day 02: Codpa Valley - Putre
Visit the Ofragía petroglyphs. Then take the path to reach to Timar, Tignamar and Saxamar. Short trekking to the hidden creek. Picnic. The tour continues through the towns of Belen and Chaquipiña before reaching to Zapahuira. Then we take a trip to the viewpoint of Putre, dominated by the Tarapaca volcano. After take a relax in the hot springs of Jurasi, we go down to Hotel in Putre. (B,L,D)
Day 03: Putre - Chungara Lake - Surire Salar – Colchane.
Early we go out to visit the National Park Lauca, the people of Parinacota and the famous Lake Chungará. Then, we go in the southern part towards the Surire Salar. Lunch and bath in the thermal baths. Then we cross the national Park Isluga. Finally we come to the frontier people of Colchane (3.800 m.o.s.l.) where we lodge in a hotel. (B,L,D)
Day 04: Colchane – Lirima – Huasco Salar – Pica.
We took a mountain road that leads to cross, more than 5,000 meters high, between Churu and Alto Chaviri. Then visit the town of Lirima and lunch at the Baths of Aguas Calientes. In the afternoon, we hike the Huayco Salar before reaching the oasis of Pica to stay. Enjoy with the natural pool of the oasis. Hotel. (B,L,D)
Day 05: Pica – Calama – San Pedro de Atacama.
View of Tirana, the ghost town of Humberstone and geoglyphs of Cerro Pintado. Then we took the road to Calama and San Pedro de Atacama. Lunch on the road. At sunset, visit to the Moon Valley. (B,L)
End of services.
Optional finish in Iquique or Calama: in the fifth day you can opt finish the trip in Iquique or Calama. In the case of Iquique, coordinates a regular service from Humberstone. In none of this cases lowers the cost of the package.
Regular service departures: Every Tuesday.
Private services departures: Under request.
- All transfers Andy transportation.
- Meals indicated on the itinerary (B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner).
- Excursions listed in itinerary.
- 4 nights of lodging.
Does Not includes:
- Air tickets.
- Extras not indicated in the itinerary.
- Personal trip insurance.