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4-Day Wonders of Atacama

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Day 1 : Arrive in Calama transfer to San Pedro de Atacama

Visiting: Atacama

Upon arrival in Calama, Atacama you will be met by your driver and escorted across the martian landscape of the highest desert in the world. Make yourself at home at the luxurious Explora Atacama Lodge. Seamlessly integrated into the surroundings, Explora will be your base for the next four nights. Choose from treks, horseback riding, mountain biking, geyser visits, high altitude volcano climbs and more. Gifted with some of the clearest skies in the world, Atacama boasts an incomparable view of the night skies. Enjoy Explora Atacama's private observatory to enhance your night sky gazing!

  • Meals: D
  • Luxury Lodging: Explora Atacama

Day 2 : Moon Valley Hiking

Visiting: Atacama

Departure from Explora by van towards the Valle de la Luna (Moon Valley). Here, appreciate the variations of sunlight and the spectacular landscapes of the Cordillera de la Sal while hiking through ancient dunes and bizarre rock formations. Return to the lodge by van.

Note: This excursion is just an example of one of numerous options that Explora guests have to choose from. Each day, guests have a choice to select the perfect outing fit for them.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Luxury Lodging: Explora Atacama

Day 3 : Cycling Through Granata del Diablo

Visiting: Atacama

Depart from the lodge, crossing the Catarpe valley towards the Garganta del Diablo. From here, wind your way through epic walls of gypsum and crystallized salt. During this bike ride, experience some of the local culture and visit the San Isidro chapel.

Note: This excursion is just an example of one of numerous options that Explora guests have to choose from. Each day, guests have a choice to select the perfect outing fit for them.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Luxury Lodging: Explora Atacama

Day 4 : Depart Atacama

Visiting: Atacama

After a delicious breakfast, say good-bye to your desert oasis and set back off across the crimson and rust-colored landscape to Calama, where you will catch your flight home, or on to your next destination. Geysers, expansive salt flats, dramatic Moon Valley or any one of the countless hikes Explora offers. End the day relaxing in the Puritama hot springs, or taking advantage of one of the six pools or saunas on the Explora property.

  • Meals: B

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