VC103 PROGRAM VISITING SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA QUITOR
03 Nights/ 04 Days Season: Valid until
December 31st. 2013 Departures: Daily
Interesting visit to the most representative archeological
places that show the development of the Atacamenian culture.
Discover the origin of this culture, visit the archeological
monument called “Aldea de Tulor”, 2,800 years
old. Relive, accompanied by native Atacamenian guides, the
beginning of sedentary life of the first inhabitants of the
VC103 Package includes:
San Pedro de Atacama
03 nights in the hotel of your choice with breakfast.
Transfer from the airport to the hotel and back.
Excursion to the Moon Valley.
Tatio Geysers and Machuca
Atacama Salt Lake and Toconao.
01 Calama - San Pedro de Atacama
Reception and transfer to San Pedro de Atacama, from the
airport to Calama.
4:30pm Our trip will take us to see the capricious forms
of salt and clay, as you will see in the “Three
Marias” area.There you will be visiting the geological
shapes located in one of the world's driest and most inhospitable
zones, the Atacama Desert. You will appreciate the great
molding power of the earth's natural forces, be amazed
by nature's intricate work over thousands of years, contemplate
and photograph incomparable sculptures. Enjoy an exciting
experience in the salt caves, surprising shapes in the
middle of the salt mountain range. The highlight of your
desert adventure will be watching the Atacamenian sunset,
opening you senses to the wonderful landscapes and colors
of the Andes mountains, with the Licancabur Volcano as
the millenary witness of another day ending in the desert.
Lodging in San Pedro de Atacama.
Day 02 San Pedro de Atacama
Breakfast. At 09:00am we will depart to visit the most
representative archeological places that show the development
of the Atacamenian culture. Discover the origin of this
culture, visit the archeological monument called “Aldea
de Tulor”, 2,800 years old. Relive, accompanied
by native Atacamenian guides, the beginning of sedentary
life of the first inhabitants of the Atacama Desert. We
finish our trip through history visiting the Tambo de
Catarpe, administrative center built by the Incas to collect
taxes and spread the traditions of the Empire of the Sun
in Atacama. Back to the Hotel 1:00pm.
Excursion to the Atacama Salt Lake, departure 4:00pm.
Toconao is a small picturesque village, part of the Andean
culture, where you will appreciate beautiful handicrafts
made of volcanic stone, cactus wood and llama wool. Then,
accompanied by our skilled guides, travel through the
vast Atacama Salt Lake, one of the world's largest. Discover
how life survives in the salty environment. Observe the
beautiful and surprising flamingos, one of the best-adapted
birds to the typically harsh environment and climate.
Discover the micro-organic life that thrives in salt concentrations
even higher than that found in seawater, life that allows
many insects, reptiles and birds
to subsist, which make this harsh plateau an extraordinary
habitat full of surprises.
Back to the Hotel.
Lodging in San Pedro de Atacama.
Day 03 San Pedro de Atacama We go out to the Geysers of Tatio, leaving around
04:30AM, after breakfast, and the greatest activity takes
place between 06:30 and 09:00 a.m., when atmospheric pressure
generates huge steam columns that spring from the ground,
producing a contrast between the mountains and the deep
blue sky. On the way back we will pass along Machuca,
an Atacama village which main activities are shepherding
and will show its marsh, ducks and andean sea gulls.
Accommodation at the Hotel of your choice.
Day 04 San Pedro de Atacama-Calama
Breakfast. Transfer from the hotel to the airport. End of our services
PROGRAM VISITING SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA QUITOR
(03 Nights/ 04 Days)
Casa don Tomas
Expressed in US dollars.
Are exempt from taxes for foreign travelers, non-residents
English guide in tourism van.
Valid until December, 2013
Not included :
Items of a personal nature such as drinks, phone calls,
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