UNIQUE HOTELS ATACAMA-ATACAMA 4D / RETURN BY TOUR (DRY SEASON)

IF YOU WERE SEEKING A RELAXING AND COMFORTABLE EXPEDITION BEGINNING AND FINISHING IN SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA ... You just found it !! Book this tour of 4 days and 3 nights with luxury hotels at an affordable price !! DEPARTURES: WEDNESDAY.


The journey begins at the door of your Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama, we will take the Semi Private transfer to the border with Bolivia, Hito Cajón. The guide will be waiting for us on the Bolivian side for 4 days and 3 nights of adventure !!

After passing through Migrations, our first stop will be the Green Lagoon in the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, we will pass by the deserts, hot springs, geysers, lagoons of colors and obviously, we will see the Andean fauna, which awaits us in landscapes that come from a surrealist painting.

We will continue along the path of the volcanic chain, visiting valleys of rocks and Andean lagoons, before entering the largest salt desert in the world; we will visit the Train Cemetery, finally we will visit the north shore, unknown by conventional tourists; we will know a little of the history in Chantani, we will walk through the Tunupa volcano, we will spend the afternoon exploring the magnificent Salar de Uyuni, the Incahuasi Island and we will see a magical sunset from Colchani.

We will arrive to Uyuni at the end of the afternoon with a lot of unforgettable memories !!

For the last day we have prepared the visit to small ancient communities, unknown Andean lagoons, the bofedales of Quetena, a last stop of rest in the thermal waters and the farewell in Laguna Blanca, before crossing the border to take the semi private transfer until San Pedro.


Accommodation in the best hotels of the route: TAYKA ​​DEL DESIERTO, LUNA SALADA and TAMBO AYMARA with private rooms, private bathrooms, heating and hot water.

(If hotels do not have space for their travel dates, we will change to a similar option, however, this may have additional costs, please reserve in advance).


Perfect tour for: families, couples, photographers and explorers who wish to have the complete experience with safety and comfort; away from the tourist crowds.


GO BELOW TO SEE THE COMPLETE PROGRAM AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS.


NOTE: This is a DRY SEASON program, if your travel dates are between May and November, continue reading, if you plan to travel between mid-December and April, please go to our RAINY SEASON section.

DAY 1

Transfer in: Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama, Semi Private transfer to Hito Cajón.

Tour begins: 07:00 a.m.

Visit: San Pedro de Atacama - Hito Cajón - Green Lagoon - Dalí Desert - Geysers - Laguna Colorada - Stone Tree - Ojito de Perdiz

Meals: lunch, dinner

Accommodation: Tayka del Desierto in Ojito de Perdiz or similar

 

DAY 2

Tour begins: 07:30 a.m.

Visit: Ojito de Perdiz - Andean Lagoons (Cañapa, Hedionda, Chiarkota, Honda and Ramaditas) - Korina Mine - Chulluncani - Turquiri Lagoon - Culpina K - Train Cemetery - Colchani

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Accommodation: Luna Salada in Colchani or similar

 

DAY 3

Tour begins: 08:00 a.m.

Visit: Colchani - Chiquini Cave - Salt Desert - Lunch at the Salar - Tunupa - Chantani - Incahuasi Island - Colchani - Uyuni

Meals: breakfast, lunch

Accommodation: Tambo Aymara in Uyuni or similar

 

DAY 4

Tour begins: 08:00 a.m.

Visit: Uyuni - San Cristóbal - Alota - Katar Lagoon - Villamar - Quetena Bofedales - Calina and Collpa Lagoons - Polques - Laguna Blanca - Cajón Hito - San Pedro de Atacama.

Meals: breakfast, lunch

Transfer out: Semi Private Tansporte from Hito Cajón to San Pedro de Atacama. 14:00 hrs

Arrival: 16:00 hrs. approx.
 


NOTE: Travel times and location stays may vary depending on the group; coordinate with your driver the best moments for each stop so you can make the most of this amazing place.


* IMPORTANT NOTE: in occasional storms during rainy season and very heavy snowfalls that occur in this area in winter, between June and August, the authorities of one of the two countries close Hito Cajones, so the border pass is transferred to Avaroa / Ollague, north of the route. In this case, additional costs apply that must be covered in full by the passenger. Creative Tours will help with the organization of this change and the modification of the route. The additional costs are:
DESDE SPA: DIFERENCIA DE PRECIOS X CAMBIO DE HITO A OLLAGUE. $us NETOS  por pax
No. Pax 1 2 3 4
Dif. entre compartidos  (contra confirmación del comp. a Ollague en el momento) -50 -50 -50 -50
Dif entre privados -250 -125 -83 -63
Dif entre compartido a privado -330 -155 -97 -68
Dif entre privado a compartido  (contra confirmación del comp. a Ollague en el momento) 30 Conviene mantener priv.
Dif entre compartido a bus regular  (contra confirmación del bus y del espacio en el momento) -50 -50 -50 -50
Dif entre privado a bus regular (contra confirmación del bus y del espacio en el momento) 30 -20 -37 -45
  • USD 1,048 PER PERSON (2 PAX)
  • USD 938 PER PERSON (3 PAX)
  • USD 878 PER PERSON (4 PAX)
  • ROUND TRIP!!
  • RETURN BY TOUR
  • Semi-Private Expedition
  • Fixed Departures: WEDNESDAY
  • Minimum 2 and maximum 4 passengers per car
  • Private rooms with private bathrooms
  • Heating and hot water in hotels
  • First aid kit, oxygen tank and satellite phone in the car
  • Transfer in / out included
  • Includes Semi Private Transfer from San Pedro de Atacama to Hito Cajón
  • Includes tourist bus tickets Uyuni-Calama-San Pedro
  • Guide / driver in Spanish
  • Vegetarian option available
  • Ticket price USD 47 per person
  • Additional for single room USD 155 (3 nights)
  • Guide in English USD 480 per group
  • ADD-ON: LLAMA SHEPERDING
  • ADD-ON: BICYCLES AT THE SALT FLATS
  • ADD-ON: STARGAZING TOUR
  • ADD-ON: SUNRISE TOUR
  • Discounts for children available (from 3 to 12 years old)
  • Book this tour at least 2 weeks in advance
  • Please read our TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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Route

  1. San Pedro de Atacama (CL)
  2. Hito Cajón
  3. Laguna Verde
  4. Salar de Chalviri
  5. Laguna Colorada
  6. Árbol de Piedra
  7. Laguna Hedionda
  8. Culpina K
  9. Cementerio de Trenes
  10. Colchani
  11. Volcàn Tunupa
  12. Isla Incahuasi
  13. Colchani
  14. Uyuni
  15. Villa Alota
  16. Mallcu
  17. Paso Portezuelo del Cajón
  18. San Pedro de Atacama