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Atacama Dessert

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“salt flats” (6 reviews)
“sand dunes” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Chile
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"salt flats"
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"sand dunes"
in 3 reviews
"rock formations"
in 3 reviews
"big city"
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"explora hotel"
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"geyser del tatio"
in 2 reviews
"delicious food"
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"road trip"
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"atacama"
in 23 reviews
"drive"
in 7 reviews
"valley"
in 11 reviews
"earth"
in 8 reviews
"excursions"
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"moon"
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"life"
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

We decided to cross the desert by car/truck. Departing point Concepción, finish trip Arica. For us is once in a life time experience. Following advice of natives before crossing the desert we made and offering to the Pacha Mama, (a nice stone) and asked for...More

1  Thank Angelica T
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

On a month long trip with OAT. So have guide who knows when and when to go. Saw it all. Geysers, Valleys,planted forests. San Pedro our go to spot. Town is adequate but boring. Can't use or give away that many souvenirs. So happy to...More

1  Thank Deb W
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

There are many agencies in San Pedro de Atacama that organize trips. I recommend a walk around the town, a local bazaar and pubs with delicious food

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Reviewed February 22, 2018

The Atacama is breathtaking; I love deserts and have been to many, and was very excited for a 5 day camping trip around this area. I am definitely glad I went, but I wish I had known a lot of things beforehand, so that I...More

19  Thank Birdsocks
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Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

By far the most amazing stunning mesmerising places i ever visited. The driest highest biggest desert in the Andes. Awesome amazing journey of my life

1  Thank Lutchmee M
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Here for 4 days, at the Explora Hotel (@exploratravel), see my hotel review. This is by far, one of the most beautiful places on earth. 5 days would have been better to able to complete all excursions, however, we had a great time doing 6...More

1  Thank BrazilAca
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Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Atacama is driest and highest dessert on the earth with extraordinary beautiful scenery ,rock formations, salt flats, lagoons, flamingoes, volcanoes,sand dunes, geysers, hot and cold weather in same day, unique colors... Truly amazing, breathtaking nature, above our expectations.

Thank NSandan
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Reviewed October 22, 2016

We spent four days in the Atacama desert, at the Tierra Atacama and the excursions to be made from here or from the little city of San Pedro de Atacama are many and they are amazing: the Moon Valley, the Altiplanic Lagoons, the Salar de...More

5  Thank worldnomad_01
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Reviewed March 28, 2016

All excursions offered by all inclusive hotels are unique and excellent. Found guides to be very informative and knowledge. Enjoyed special touches like wine and appetizers at sunset.

Thank mlbourgeois
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Reviewed February 28, 2016

This is a place of savage natural beauty. A place to be enjoyed but respected. There is one little village (well a small row of shops) where you can eat. Not sure what it was called. But it also acts as a base camps for...More

1  Thank TannersPool
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Blake B
September 27, 2017|
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Response from 30Jose | Reviewed this property |
It depends on where you come from. If you are in Argentina, you will arrive quickly and easily by car. Also if you like to drive you can take a car in chile. To the north you should look for an airport closer to San Pedro de... More
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Rik W
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Guide Santiago de Chile and Atacama Desert : Erich Perlitz +569 94981280 info @ knowchiletour . com
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