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Valle de la Luna - Valle de la Muerte

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Address: En Medio de la Cordillera de la Sal | 2 kilómetros de San Pedro de Atacama., San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Phone Number: 5655851574
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Small-Group Moon Valley Tour with Sunset from San Pedro de Atacama
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Moon Valley Tour from San Pedro de Atacama
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Valley of the Moon Afternoon Tour

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Great landscape

We are after the sunset viewing but unfortunately the sun never shine that day.Our tour guide always rushing us up and its not really a nice experience. Its has magnificent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Malmo, Sweden
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Malmo, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are after the sunset viewing but unfortunately the sun never shine that day.Our tour guide always rushing us up and its not really a nice experience. Its has magnificent landscape and I'm sure it will be so nice when the sun is out.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We felt like this area was the unexpected gem of the trip. The cost is next to nothing, and there are some cool experiences to be had. First, the cavern hike was fun in part because you just don't really know where it's headed. Be sure to have a flashlight -- even if it's the flashlight app on your phone... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our tourist guide told us that when a French priest saw this place he said,with a very French accent, it´s looks like Mars, the locals thought he´d said the Valley of Death (Muerte) and it´s been called that ever since! Not sure I believe it.

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Thank judrich
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was part of a package deal, so I already paid for it, but I would recommend just seeing it atop the nearby hill (sunrise probably better, considerably less tourists and buses). It is not a loss to go, but if you are selective, I'd give it a miss.

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Thank burgertm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Simply put a fabulous tour of geology! We drove slowly thru the main road and there were many places to drop off and take small hikes. Keep hydrated!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I joined a tour to the moon valley. You have to pay a fee to enter the area (in cash only). The tour guide was very helpful and knowledgeable about the area. The moon valley is just amazing, the scenery is just amazing and plenty of photo opportunities. I recommend visiting this place if you are visiting San Pedro de... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best thing to do in San Pedro de Atacama in my opinion. An absolute must if you visit the desert. The landscape really does look like the moon and Mars, it's brilliant. Try some black and white photos for an extra moon like effect. Me and my girlfriend went with Cosmo Andino who were excellent and I highly recommend... More 

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Halle, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the highlights here. A must see if you visit the region. You can book tours there or just go out on your own.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is a great place to see the sun set! Not far from San Pedro and with a small walk you can see a great view and enjoy a very beautiful sun set!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must to watch the sunset and get cool photos on the edge of the rocks. Make sure you get there nice and early because the crowds really build up near the time of the sun setting!

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