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Moon Valley Tour from San Pedro de Atacama

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Overview
Explore the rugged landscape of Valley de la Luna (Valley of the Moon) on this guided tour from San Pedro de Atacama. Explore caverns and dunes, hearing about the geology and ecology of one of the driest places on earth from your guide, and take an easy hike up a sand dune to watch the sun set over the valley. Hotel pickup and drop-off make for hassle-free experience.
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You'll start at
Ignacio Carrera Pinto 451
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  • 1
    Cordillera de la Sal
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Valle De La Luna
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Valle De La Luna
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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Ignacio Carrera Pinto 451
Ignacio Carrera Pinto 451, San Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta, ChileNearby the intersection between Caracoles street and Ignacio Carrera Pinto, you have to be at the time stipulated at Ignacio Carrera Pinto #451.
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Highlights
  • Half-day tour of Valle de la Luna (Moon Valley) from San Pedro de Atacama
  • Get insight into the geology and ecology of the area
  • Make an additional stop to see the Salt Mountain Range
  • Hassle-free round-trip transportation to the Valley of the Moon
What to Expect
Your tour begins with pickup from your San Pedro de Atacama hotel. Meet your guide and settle into the air-conditioned minivan for the journey into the heart of the Atacama desert. Make a short stop along the way to see the Cordillera de Sal (Salt Mountain Range), a rugged landscape of canyons and dunes. Upon arrival at the Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon), pay the entrance fee (own expense) and get insight into the area's geology and ecology through the museum's exhibits. Then, with your guide, venture into a small cave to explore its formations, then hike up a sand dune to view the spectacle of the setting sun lighting up the desert with an orange glow. Afterward, return to the van for the return journey. Your tour concludes with a drop-off back at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Ignacio Carrera Pinto 451, San Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta, Chile
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (from Hotels on the list)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or bus
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fee to Moon Valley - 4,000 Chilean pesos (approx. USD 7)
  • Entry/Admission - Cordillera de la Sal
  • Entry/Admission - Valle De La Luna
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes such as trekking pants, socks and trekking shoes, as you will be walking on sand
  • Please bring a windbreaker or jacket, gloves, and carry water, sunblock and sunglasses
  • Note: Please bring cash to pay for the entrance fees
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Remember that the Hotel pick up and drop off is included only on the following Hotels: Hosteria San Pedro de Atacama, Casa de don Tomas, Altiplánico, Kimal and Poblado Kimal, Cumbres, Iorana Tolache, NOI Casa Atacama, Don Raúl, Tulor). If your Hotel is not included on the list, please approximate directly to the meeting point located at Ignacio Carrera Pinto #451, San Pedro de Atacama, at the same time specified
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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By: Gray Line Chile
Bonnie K
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33079
Once in a lifetime experience
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Chicago, Illinois
1512
Great way to see a glacier … tour guide needs to be more attentive
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Chris Columbus
152
A great day out with the penguins
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John D
Fredericksburg, Texas
20
John dodds
Valentine was excellent and very informative and fun . She took a lot of time to me helpful telling us lots of
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TFredWells
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14198
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41
Definitely worth a visit, but you must be there before dawn.
We visited El Taito in early January. The sun appeared above the mountain peaks at 7.30. That's why we arrived at
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Bushboy66
London, United Kingdom
7566
Booking process is dishonest!!
Very unprofessional company and a nightmare to deal with. Booking link via Viator delivers a full confirmation and
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TFredWells
London, United Kingdom
14198
Masses of Magallenas
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Penguins and more!
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  • Duration: 5h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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