Day 1 - Outbound
Fly from London (Heathrow or Gatwick) to Santiago. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel for a three-night stay
Day 2 - Santiago
In the morning, half day tour of Santiago
Day 3 - Santiago
In the afternoon, half day tour of Concha Y Toro Vineyard (wine tasting is included)
Day 4 – Santiago – Atacama
Check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport. Fly from Santiago to Calama. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel for a three-night stay.
Day 5 - Atacama
In the morning: It begins in san Pedro de Atacama hotel. We will know the valuable Atcameña Culture. We visit places with great archaeological importance as Tulor Town with more than 2.800 years old. The archaeology is an important part to know the old dimension of this Atacama Oasis, since it began to be used by men. Gustavo le Paige Father identified the first remains of Aldea de Tulor. Located 6 kms southern of San Pedro de Atacama. This Unique trip will revive the beginning of the first San Pedro inhabitants. Tulor is a town built on soil of clay in the area of drainage of San Pedro River, and as time goes by it was submerged by desert. Then we will visit the Atacameña fortress known as Pukará de Quitor, it was built in XII th century. The remains of Pukara de Quitor show us the great social organization of atacameño ancestors in comparison with the Spanish conquerors. This pre-incaica defensive fortress is located 2440 meter high and 3 kms from San Pedro de Atacama. It has a surface of 2.5 hectares. This ruins are located in the mountainside of a little hill. This location gives it a strategic position. The builds were made of stone and adobe.
In the afternoon: It begins in San Pedro de Atacama hotel. We go Salar de Atacama, the biggest of our country, where it is found Los Flamencos National Preserve. We continue through a little way in direction to Chaxa Lake, where you can enjoy a viewpoint and recognize different species of flamingos.
The salt pant geomorphology became it in a unique and special landscape; its craggy surface has a difficult access. It is the perfect place for many species of birds. Then we will go to Toconao, located 2.475 meters high, a little town , where you can find the San Lucas Church with its little belt tower that is separated from the church, declared as National Monument. It is made of adobe and straw. Afterwards we will visit a small workshop and handicraft, full with alpaca wood articles and things made of cactus. General recommendations: Use comfortable Shoes, Take mineral water, sun protection and binoculars
Day 6 - Atacama
In the morning: The day starts early in the morning, before sunrise, the destination is the famous Tatio Geysers, a geothermal field located 4320 meters above sea level. Surrounded by magnificent mountains it is one of the most impressive places in the area. With the dawn begins the show, while you enjoy the breakfast, fumaroles reach its maximum. After the unforgettable spectacle you can enjoy the warm waters and take a swim
In the afternoon: This journey allows participants to appreciate the surreal beauty of the landscape from many viewpoints in the Salt Mountain Range, such as the scenery of Death Valley, Moon Valley and the Andes mountain range. Includes short walks in areas with rocky outcrops, scenery formed by the wind the rain and the temperature changes of the desert. A must for photo buffs!
Day 7 – Atacama - Uyuni
Check out of the hotel and transfer San Pedro de Atacama to Hito Cajón. Contact on Hito Cajon, departure to Laguna Verde. Behind the lake rises the cone of the Licancabur Volcano, with an altitude of 5960 meters. We are going to continue to Laguna Colorada. There you shall see the famous "james flamencos” unique in the world, the eternal ices, also, we can see the different colors of the lagoon until it gets red. The rich red coloration is derived from algae and plankton, which thrive in its minerals. On the way, you are going to see Valle de Dali (Dali’s Valley), this is a site of intense volcanic activity; the Chalviri thermal waters and the Geysers Sol de Mañana (Morning Sun). At appropriate time we will arrive to Villa Mar; for a one-night stay at a hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 8 - Uyuni
After Breakfast, we are going to depart from Villamar to the Salt Flat. We are going to visit Colchani, it is the best place to observe the salt extraction methods, trip to the salt flat; we are going to continue till Incahuasi Island; the lunch will be served in the middle of the Salt Flat. Road trip back to Colchani for a one-night stay at a hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 9 - Uyuni
Check out of the hotel and in the afternoon transfer to the bus station.
Take an overnight coach to La Paz (duration 10 hours)
Day 10 – Uyuni - La Paz
Arrive in La Paz in the morning. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel for a two-night stay.
Day 11 - La Paz
Half day City tour of La Paz and valley of the Moon
Day 12 – La Paz – Return flight to the UK
Check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport. Fly from La Paz back to the UK
Day 13 - Flight back to the UK
Arrive in the UK
Amazing Atacama & Salt Flats
International and internal flights in economy class
All airport departure taxes
Tours and transfers included as specified in the itinerary
Daily breakfast and full board in Uyuni
1 overnight coach Uyuni/La Paz
Excluded In The Price:
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, tips, porterage, etc.
Hotel 3* (10 Nights)