12 days

From $8,095

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Exploring the historical, cultural and natural wonders of the Atacama

The Atacama is the oldest and driest non polar desert on earth and a wonderland of stunning geological formations. Peppered with volcanoes, lakes and thermal springs, the landscape is other worldly and hauntingly beautiful. With its crystal-clear skies, it is also the best place in the world to discover the secrets of the solar system.

Tour highlights:

  • Visit the world’s most advanced visible-light astronomical observatory in the world, the Paranal
  • Enjoy the ultimate star gazing experience in the company of an expert
  • Experience the celebration of ancestral traditions at the colourful and vibrant Ayquina Festival
  • See the impressive Pintados geoglyphs, the largest collection of its kind in South America
  • Learn about the artificial preservation of Chinchorro Mummies, the oldest of the world

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Today's Price

Deposit: $500 Single supplement: $1,490

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • Self-drive options
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing


Meet your Experts

Jaime Droguett

Local Guide

Jaime has 27 years of experience leading tours, the majority in the Atacama Desert.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Local Guide
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Internal flights
  • Meals as per the itinerary, tea or coffee with dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Availability
31 August 2022 ACAD220830 31 August 2022 (Wednesday) 11 September 2022 (Sunday) Jaime Droguett $8,095
(ex. flights)
$500 $1,490 Book your trip
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