Hiking Tour Atacama Desert Chile

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Duration

7 days

Difficulty

Intermediate

Location

Atacama Desert

Date

June to November

USD $3.230

Per person in DBL

7-Day Hiking Tour in the Atacama Desert

Luxury adventure in Northern Chile and the driest desert in the World. Enjoy and explore hiking ancient trails between valleys. Find yourself among astonishing landscapes surrounded by volcanoes, salt flats, canyons and gorges. In addition, you’ll learn about the Atacama Desert, its history, geology, culture, indigenous people, archaeology, and native flora and fauna.

Atacama Hike Tour Highlights

  • Explore the hidden corners of the driest desert in the world
  • Ckari Gorge trail hike in Moon Valley
  • Star-gazing experience 
  • Atacama Salt Flat and endemic fauna and flora
  • Cacti Valley, Guatín ancient settlement and Puritama hot springs
  • Third largest Geothermal field in the world: Tatio Geysers and Copa Coya Hill
  • Savor Chilean cuisine and taste the best local wines and beers
  • Toco Hill ancient Volcano
  • Pre-Columbian Machuca Village

 

  • USD $3.230 per person based in double occupancy
  • Single Supplement: USD $330
  • Tour departs with a minimum of 4 people

For private departures, please send us your contact information by email to [email protected] and we’ll call you within the next 24 hours.

We process all tour payments with our technology partner WeTravel

  • Group departure dates for 2021 soon available
  • Tour departs with a minimum of 4 people

For private departures, please send us your contact information by email to [email protected] and we’ll call you within the next 24 hours.

  • Small groups with up to 12 guests maximum.
  • Professional tour guide (8:1 guest-to-guide ratio) 
  • Private transportation 
  • 6 nights’ accommodation in 3* hotel
  • Hiking (6 hikes) and local culture
  • Meals as per itinerary (6 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners)
  • First glass of Chilean wine, beer or soft drink during our group dinners
  • Amity’s zero waste on-route snacks including: drinking water, local beer, isotonic drinks, trail-mix, fresh fruit and home-made energy bars
  • Gratuities at restaurants and hotels
  • Medical and accident insurance
  • Hiking poles
  • Water bottles available upon request
  • Entrance fees to hot springs and national parks

 

  • International and local flights
  • Travel and trip cancellation insurance
  • Extra beverages & cocktails
  • SPA and Laundry services
  • Gratuity for local team. At the end of the trip, gratuity for the crew for a job well done is highly appreciated. We encourage you to use your discretion and tip according to the caliber of service you receive. As a guideline, the industry standard is USD $120 dollars per person, per guide

 

Itinerary

Before we kick off our hiking tour in the Atacama Desert, you should take a day or two to adjust to local time and recover from your travels, and allow for any flight or luggage delays. You should fly into Calama airport (CJC).

In Chile, domestic flights are operated by 3 local airline companies: Latam, Sky Airline and JetSmart.

We recommend staying at Hotel La Casa de Don Tomás in San Pedro de Atacama, which is well-located with lots of restaurants and other facilities just a short walk away.

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Official Airport Transfer

The official shuttle company at Calama’s Airport is called TransVip.

They are the only authorized shuttle company at the airport, and their staff wears a green and orange uniform.
By contract with the airport, they must have available transport based in the domestic flights arriving every day.

They have a counter at the airport, on the ground floor next to the car rental companies.

They offer regular shuttles to San Pedro de Atacama at $12.000 pesos (USD $17 per person), and they need a minimum of 4 people.

If they don’t have the 4 minimum passengers, or if you want to have a private shuttle, with the same company you can do it at $75.000 (USD $100 per vehicle).

You don’t need reservations and you can pay in Credit Card or Cash. The ATM is on ground floor.

All their shuttle services will drop you off at the hotel or address you are staying in San Pedro de Atacama. Driving time is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Our meeting hotel address is CALLE TOCOPILLA, SIN NUMERO, SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA.

 

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