How many days should I spend in Atacama Desert?

How many days should I spend in Atacama Desert?

I believe five days is ideal to properly explore the Atacama and experience different types of excursions, allowing for time to properly acclimate to the environment. To adjust to the altitude it’s best to eat light and go easy on the alcohol on your first day or two.

How much does it cost to visit Valle de la Luna?

The entrance to Valle de la Luna costs 3,000 pesos. The entire place is very special and offers truly spectacular views. Personally, I would highly recommend skipping the tour and simply doing it yourself (with a car or bicycle). It is easy to find and will allow you to have much more time in each place.

Can you drink tap water in San Pedro de Atacama?

CAN I DRINK THE TAP WATER? Apart from in the very north west, where the water is contaminated, it is perfectly safe to drink the tap water.

Why is Valle de la Luna important?

Just like Moon Valley, it is recognized for its rock formation and sand dunes, set amidst the uttermost aridity of Atacama Desert. This is why many people consider it the most inhospitable place on earth. If you have experience and a good physical condition, this is the ideal place to go mountain biking.

How do you get to Valle de la Luna Bolivia?

Visiting Moon Valley independently is easy. There are two ways that you can get to Valle de la Luna, either by taxi or by public transport. Taxi: From the southern zone of La Paz, a taxi to Moon Valley will take around 15-20 minutes and cost around 30 bolivianos* one way ($4USD).

What to do in San Pedro de Atacama?

Tour Piedras Rojas and Altiplanicas We will start the tour with a visit to the pre-Hispanic village of Socaire, characterized by its cultivated terraces. Then… 2. Route of the Salares We go to some of the most beautiful points of San Pedro, we look at many lagoons, vegetation, and fauna. We visit places…

Which Atacama desert excursion is right for You?

The Valley of the Moon in the Atacama Desert is a popular excursion from San Pedro de Atacama, but you can avoid the crowds on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people. Leaving in the afternoon, you will arrive in time to experience the sunset, which casts a warm glow over the valley and makes for excellent photo opportunities.

How far is Puritama from San Pedro de Atacama?

Puritama Hot Springs On this visit, we will enjoy a bath to replenish the energy at the Termas do Puritama, located 30 kilometers from San Pedro… Depart San Pedro de Atacama on an unforgettable 3-day expedition in a 4×4 Toyota land cruiser through the desert of southwest… 15. Uyuni Saltflat from San Pedro de Atacama