From San Pedro de Atacama: Moon Valley

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One of the driest places on the planet, the valley is made up of dunes, caverns, sharp peaks, and natural depressions, creating an unbelievable moon-like scene. Enjoy the sunset

Highlights

  • Admire natural beauty of the Moon Valley, inside Los Flamencos National Reserve
  • Enjoy the chance to watch the sunset among lunar landscape
  • See sculpture-like sand and stone formations
  • Round-trip transportation from San Pedro de Atacama hotels

Description

The best place to enjoy the much anticipated Chilean sunset is in the Salt Mountain range, the location of the Mars and Moon valleys. The valleys contain a variety of stone, sand-like formations - a result of water and wind. As the sun sinks below the horizon, experience the wonder of the area and its close resemblance to the moon. Your journey begins with pickup from your selected hotel at 14:30 in the winter time or 15:30 in the summer time. Valley of the Moon Tour; one of the most iconic places in the Atacama desert. During the tour you will enjoy the incredible and extravagant geological formations of the landscape, we will visit salt extraction mines and ascend a dune with an incredible view of the environment, which will make you feel like you are walking on the surface of Mars, we will cross the valley visiting different formations. As the afternoon passes, we will visit the Ckari viewpoint, where you will enjoy the best panoramic view of the Cordillera de la Sal and the Andes and its volcanoes. With the arrival of sunset, reddish and fuchsia tones will appear over the desert, a truly overwhelming panorama, while we enjoy an appetizing cocktail together with this spectacle. Simply an unforgettable excursion for every visitor. After an incredible scenic sunset, begin the trip back to your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama.

Includes

Guided tour of the Moon Valley in English and Spanish Pick up and drop-off at select accommodation Transportation in an air-conditioned minivan or bus/coach

Important Information

  • An additional surcharge of approximately 10.800 clp per person for admission to the Moon Valley is payable on the day of your activity

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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