Atacama Adventure Tours
4 Day Multisport
DAY 1: CALAMA – SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA – MOUNTAIN BIKE DEATH VALLEY
This thrilling adventure starts as we arrive to Calama and are transported to San Pedro de Atacama. After check in at the hotel we will hop on our mountain bikes and head to the famous Death Valley. We will follow the ancient river beds that have carved the landscapes into enigmatic shapes and figures, some measuring up to 40 meter in height. This tour will then be combined with an exciting sandboarding excursion. This is the perfect experience for cross country adventures who want to experience the wild side of nature. Overnight in San Pedro de Atacama. (2.5 Hrs. Activities)
DAY 2: HIKING QUEBRADA DEL DIABLO & HORSEBACK RIDING AYLLUS OF SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA
Our morning will commence with a hike through the Katarpe Valley where we will be able to appreciate the surrounding scenery of impressive geological formations. The path will take us to Quebrado Del Diablo. This narrow canyon is located in the heart of the Salt Mountain Range and offers us a glimpse of true desert landscape. Later that same day we will take a trip on horseback and head south of San Pedro de Atacama to a variety of ayllus (traditional form of a community in the Andes). On our journey we will learn about life in this vast dry desert and how people have survived through a means of agriculture and farming. We also witness a variety of native flora and typical adobe architecture. Overnight in San Pedro de Atacama.(4+3 Hrs. Activities) (B)
DAY 3: TREKKING MACHUCA & RIO GRANDE
Today, we will take a significant hike through the highlands of Chile. We will start off at the town of Machuca located at 4000 meters a.s.l. known as the resting place for llama caravans that traveled the Inca Highway. Along our trek we will witness great beauty and follow and old pasturage route that will take us past cultivation fields and marshlands. We will descend towards the Peñaliri River where we have time for lunch and admire ancient buildings that are a testament of earlier times. Our final destination will be the town of Rio Grande home to the Atacameño people known for conserving their traditions and customs. Overnight in San Pedro de Atacama. (7 Hrs. Activities) (B, BL)
DAY 4: SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA – CALAMA AIRPORT
After breakfast we will head to the Calama Airport for our departure flight. (B)
Price per person in US$ with Altiplanico Hotel:
- 3 overnights with breakfast in San Pedro.
- Meals according itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch).
- shared transfers and excursions with english speaking guide (except for transfer out, which is without guide)
- Entrance fees.
Also available with private tours at extra cost