Valle del Arcoíris

Rainbow Valley, Rio grande and Sunset at Cornisas (Rim of the Salt Mountain Range)



14:15-14:45 Pick-up from your hotel
Please be ready at the stated time.
(Departure and return time depend of the time of the year and will be confirmed in the moment of the reservation.)

Río Grande
We walk through the village and visit the agricultural parts, getting to know the traditional cultivation methods and the typical products of the region.

Rainbow Valley
A visit to the Dry Cascade is followed by a short hike of about 30 minutes through the valley.

Sunset at Cornisas (Rim of the Salt Mountain Range)
With a delicious wine and cheese snack we see the sunset in the Salt Mountain Range, enjoying an incomparable view over the San Pedro oasis, the Andes and the Domeyko Mountain Range.

19:45-20:15 Hotel

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Altitude: 3.200 m.a.s.l.
  • Difficulty: Medium (altitude)
  • Age: 3+

Travelling through the harsh Atacama Desert you really encounter with the powerful climate and fast temperature changes that is a everyday fact in this land.

The dryness, the solar radiation, the strong winds, the abrupt changes of temperature between day and night, are some of the fundamental characteristics that your Atacama adventure will show you. Around San Pedro the altitude measures between 2,000 – 3,500 m.a.s.l, and the climate is characterized by having an average annual temperature between 12 and 13 ° C.

As the temperature swings it can reach up to 35 ° C in summer (December to March) and the minimum degrees below zero in winter (June to September).

¿Qué llevar?
  • Comfortable clothing, walking shoes. Several layers
  • Warm clothing for the coolest hour around sunset. Please be aware that there often is very strong wind around sunset
  • Sunblock, hat, sunglasses, lip balm
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Semi-private service:
High quality standard services with a maximum of 10 passengers per group, most of them from hotels that work with us. Our bilingual guides (spanish – english) assure a personalized service.

The days and hours of the excursions may vary depending on the season, climatic conditions and the groups that we form. The final itinerary will be confirmed upon arrival in San Pedro, but even during your stay it can vary depending on the mentioned conditions, we will be informing immediately about any change.

INCLUDED
  • Admission tickets
  • Water
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Appetizer
  • Pick-up from your hotel
SCHEDULE
  • DEPARTURE TIME: 14:15 - 14:45 hrs.
  • RETURN TIME: 19:45 - 20:15 hrs.
  • DEPARTURE LOCATION: Hotel
Departure and return time depend of the time of the year and will be confirmed in the moment of the reservation.
PRICE
  • $53.000, 2 persons minimum.