DEL TATIO GEYSERS
Start from yout hotel at 04:00 hrs.to do the long upward climb to Geysers del Tatio , located 97 klms away from San Pedro de Atacama at 4300 mts above sea level. , after the night trek we reach the high plain around 06.45 hrs , temperature often averages minus cero.
Breakfast and trek along the geo-thermal field, Vision of the imposing steam columns, fumaroles, hundreds of boiling water wells and high peaks which are majestically framed by spectacular view of the nature at dawn.
Then we go to the thermal springs , the waters average 40º Cº which permits the adventurers to take a refreshing bath. Soon afterward we initiate the return to San Pedro de Atacama across the amazing landscape of the Andes range. The Tocorpuri and Sairecabur Volcanoes can be observed . Return to San Pedro de Atacama at 12:00 hrs.approx.
P.M. VALLEY OF THE MOON TOUR
Its situated at 10 klms. From San Pedro de Atacama ,Declared natural sanctuary, is part of Los Flamencos National Reserve within the Salt Mountains (range).
We will have the chance to walk through this beautiful and attractive place full of colors and formations that create a geological spectacle similar to the moon s surface. Visit to the Tres Marias statues , the salt cave , we will go upward to the gran duna ( great dune ) to see the entire splendour of this beautiful panorama.
Return to San Pedro de Atacama Town.
VIÑA DEL MAR / VALPARAISO
We´ll start the tour from Santiago straight to the pacific ocean in a 120 kms trip, from your hotel or house.
Curacavi valley will give us the chance to see the diversity of sceneries there, and then we´ll reach the Casablanca valley mainly known by the sauvignon blanc wine production among others. By arriving at Valparaiso ( mayor port and parliament city) recently declared wold heritage by UNESCO.
The amazing and marvelous buried deep houses on the hills of Valparaiso will get us surprised making this city picturesque. We´ll make a sightseeing tour , Victoria Square, Sotomayor Square, Naval heroes Monument, May 21st Lookout .
A Walk up to the hills waits for you, two elevators can be taken dating back to 1883 and 1902 for you to blend with the port´s atmosphere. Viña del Mar is the next stop, City known as the Garden City, some remarkable places from this beach resort are the flowers clock, the Casino and Reñaca beach where you´ll have time for lunch at your own expense. After lunch everyboby can spend a little spare time on the beach.
Lastly before going back trough the coast road to Santiago, we´ll show you the Quinta Vergara ,
place which is known for the international song festival.
The tour finishes at the bus terminal to take a bus to San Pedro de Atacama. (ask about airplane supplementt)
SANTIAGO CITY TOUR
08:30 hrs.We Start from your hotel in order to go sightseeing in Santa Lucia Hill, Civic Quarter, historic Santiago, Government palace the mint, Main Square, Cathedral, City Hall Building, National Historical Museum. By telling the most precious facts of our history and showing the different achievements of a conservative society.
Then we´ll cover the uptown financial district. In the end. we stop in one of the most prestigious handicraft store and you´ll taste the typical national cocktail drink Pisco Sour.
WINE TOUR Half a day
Later we head for a typical restaurant for lunch ( not included)
After having lunch , you will head for Concha y Toro vineyards. Visitors will gladly be received in Don Melchor Square by a guide inviting you to enjoy the panoramic view accompanied by a glass of wine, with it in the hand the visitors walk through the old park for them to be imbued with bouquets and flavors step by step along this centennial winery , going back in time by appreciating the Pirque Casona (Big house) Concha y Toro Family´s residence.
Remarkable place where the major wines company ,in our country, emerged more than 100 years ago. In the Pirque vineyards you´ll be informed on vides, technological and cultural management which stand for a first quality industrial output.
Concha y Toro invites you a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon, while you´re witnessing the old legend inside the old facilities.
Once the tour is finished, we go back to your hotel.
Transportation Airport - Hotel in Santiago
Transfer San Pedro de Atacama - Hotel Seleccionado
P.M. Transfer Hotel San Pedro de Atacama - Terminal de Buses
Arrival in Santiago - End of the Program