With this program you will hike through the mountains that populate the vast high Andean plains, and have given protection to the indigenous cultures of this region for centuries. In the heights, a special sensation invades the body. Come and enjoy the experience!

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to San Pedro de Atacama

Airport pick-up and transfer to Hotel Alto Atacama Lodge & Spa in San Pedro de Atacama. The rest of the day will be spent enjoying the hotel amenities, surrounded by nature in the lush Catarpe Valley in the Salt Mountains and close to the Plaza of San Pedro de Atacama. You can also opt for a half-day tour to acclimatize (subject to availability). We will have dinner and spend the night at the Hotel Alto Atacama Lodge & Spa.

Day 2-3: Tours of your choice in San Pedro de Atacama

Breakfast. Every morning, our driver and our guide will pick up customers at the hotel to take them to the previously chosen tours. Lunch (If it is a full-day tour, a box lunch will be provided, and if It is a half-day tour, lunch will be served at the hotel). We will have dinner and spend the night at the Hotel Alto Atacama Lodge & Spa.

Day 4: Excursion to choice - Ascent to the Toco or Soquete Volcano

Excursion to the Toco or Soquete volcano. These tours are our most demanding and require a mínimum of two days altitude acclimatization as many of these expeditions pass over four thousand meters above sea level, between the mountains and volcanoes that populate the extensive Andes mountain range. Includes picnic lunch. Back to the hotel. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 5: San Pedro de Atacama – Santiago

Breakfast. Transfer to the Calama airport at the scheduled time for the return flight.

  • Transfer to and from the airport in Calama.
  • 4 nights of accommodations in Hotel Alto Atacama, room of your choice.
  • Meals (buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Open Bar (snacks, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks).
  • Exclusive selection of Chilean wines.
  • Daily choice of tours (2 half-day or 1 full-day) for days 1 and 2.
  • Spa (AM access. “Trilogy” treatment).
  • Transfer to the town of San Pedro de Atacama (at specific times).
  • bicycles available.
  • Airfare
  • Tips.
  • Insurance.
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Transfers not mentioned in the itinerary.

Toco Volcano 

The Toco Volcano Tour begins in an old abandoned sulphur mine near the border between Chile and Bolivia. From here, the ascent to the volcano begins. After a challenging guided hike up the mountain side, the scenery from the Summit it breathtaking. From there you will have panoramic views of Bolivian lagoons, neighbouring volcanoes, the Andes, and the Chajnantor plateau (home to the Alma astronomical Project).

Duration: Half day (climbing)  | Difficulty: High | Altitude: 5,604 m | Acclimatization: 2-3 days

Soquete Volcano

Amid the mountain range stands the pointy top of volcán Soquete, near the Tatio Geysers. The path taken on this trek is a good way to acclimatize for those looking to take on more demanding heights and tougher treks throughout their time in the región. It is also an excellent tour to go into the mountains and observe the unique flora and fauna of the area.

Duration: Half day (climbing)  | Difficulty: High | Altitude: 5,408 m | Acclimatization: 2-3 days