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Touching Nature at Chile and Bolivia altiplano 11 Days/10 Nights

Rates p/p starting at
USD$ 4090


Touching Nature at Chile and Bolivia altiplano 11 Days/10 Nights ( FPT01104 )

Visit the Chilean-Bolivian Altiplano, a large region whose average height is 4000 meters, in the heart of South America.

Be surprised with landscapes that look like moles, the world's largest salt flat, colored lakes, green hills, lakes, ridges appear to offer the unique vision of an extreme nature and secluded as any other in the world. .

  • Day 1: Santiago, Chile
    Reception at Santiago airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight.
  • Day 2: Santiago, Chile
    Santiago is a city that surprises with its contrasts. Surrounded by the majesty of Los Andes mountain chain, you will be able to admire The Presidential Palace of La Moneda, The Metropolitan Cathedral and the distinguished equestrian club. Travel around the main avenue Alameda Bernardo O ‘Higgins, walk through the pedestrian streets that take you to the Plaza de Armas surrounded by historic buildings, the Santa Lucia hill and the Forestal park with Mapocho river at his side, is a really and adventure.
    Later, you will be able to discover the different communes of the capital: Bellavista neighbourhood with its bohemian and night life, the modern commercial district of Providencia and the residential neighbourhoods of Las Condes and Vitacura.Return to the Hotel and overnight
  • Day 3: Santiago - Calama - San Pedro de Atacama & Moon Valley
    reakfast, in time to be advised transfer to Santiago airport to board flight to Calama. Reception at Calama airport and transfer to hotel in San Pedro de Atacama.
    In the afternoon, visit the Valley of the Moon.
    Return to San Pedro de Atacama.
    Accommodation.
  • Day 4: San Pedro de Atacama & Atacama Salt flats & Highland Lakes
    Visit the Salar de Atacama and Altiplanic Lagoons Miñiques & Miscanti, through Socaire Toconao villages. Return to hotel and overnight.
  • Day 5 San Pedro de Atacama & El Tatio Geiysers.
    Departure at 04:30 AM to El tatio Geysers a geotermic area country located up in the Andes, it is one of the highest in the world (4.200 metres high) and it is located 89 kms from San Pedro. Early in the morning you will see an impressive activity of steam and water produced by the high temperatures of his crater surrounded by hills which reache 5900 meters high.
    Around 07:00 hrs it is produced the biggest expression of this steam with tempuratures reaching up to 85º C and emerges from soil reaching 7 and 8 meters high.
    During the route it is possible to see vicuñas, llamas, ñandues and viscachaz, while the giant cactus, llaretas, coiron enhance between the flora. With its famous and spectacular landscape Geysers del Tatio is one of the most beautiful places to visit.
    While returning, you will see the marvelous cordillera de los Andes, which tops seems to be within arms reach.
    Then we can find Machuca, small town with shepherdess of llamas.
    The town is decorated with houses made of adobe and roof made of straw. A greenish wetland with an special charm.
    Return to the Hotel and overnight.
  • Day 6 San Pedro de Atacama-Hito Cajon-Villamar (Bolivia)
    Breakfast.Transfer to Hito Cajon and Pick up in the Bolivian border of Hito Cajon , enter the REA Reserve visiting: laguna Verde, the high deserts and ranges, Chalviri lagoon and its hots prings of Polques, geysers Sol de Mañana and laguna Colorada (3 hours), declared a RAMSAR site due to the nesting of over 30,000 flamingoes. Continue to the village of Villamar (2 hours), overnight in hotel.
  • Day 7 Villamar-Uyuni- Tahua
    Trip through small ranges with great erosion done by the strong wind erosion, passing near Alota (1 hour), then north through the villages of Culpina K, the silver mine of San Cristobal, crossing the highlands, and visiting the cemetery of old trains before arriving to the town of Uyuni (3 hours). Continue to Colchani, in the shores of the Uyuni saltflats, where the locals produce salt, enter this natural wonder of the nature with over 10,000 km2 of salt towards northwest to Tahua (2 hours), a village in the foothills of the Tunupa volcano.
    Enjoy the sunset, overnight in a salt hotel.
  • Day 8 Tahua-Ojo de Perdiz
    Trip south through the Uyuni saltflats visiting Incahuasi Island, a special habitat of giant cactus and volcanic rocks, continue south leaving it in Chuvica (2 hours) then go through the highlands and branches of the Andes Range. Passing the villages of San Juan, San Agustin, and Alota (3 hours). Cross the valley of the toads, and the lagoons of Pastos Grandes, Cache, Hedionda, Chiarkhota, Honda and Cachi to finally descend to the desert of Siloli (3 hours). Overnight in hotel Ojo de Perdiz at 4.531 m.
  • Day 9 Ojo de Perdiz-Hito Cajon-San Pedro de Atacama
    Early departure to the REA reserve, visiting Arbol de Piedra, continue to Laguna Colorada (4,278 m – 1 hour), a RAMSAR site, geysers “Sol de Mañana”, Chalviri lagoon and its natural hot springs of Polques. Continue through the nice Pampas de Dali until “Laguna Verde” (3 hours), a beautiful green lagoon at the foothills of the Licancabur Mountain; cross the border to Chile in Hito Cajon. Reception and transfer to San Pedro de Atacama. Overnight.
  • Day 10 San Pedro de Atacama-Calama-Santiago
    Breakfast, free morning.
    In time to be advised transfer to Calama airport.
    Reception at Santiago airport and transfer to Hotel.
    Accommodation.
  • Day 11 Santiago de Chile
    Breakfast. Transfer to airport for international flight.

    ***End of our services***

  • Program Includes:
    • Santiago
      • Regular(SIB)transfer Airport / Hotel
      • 02 nights accommodation in Santiago with breakfast
      • Regular (SIB) Santiago city tour Santiago
      • 01 bottle wine RESERVE, per room
      • Regular(SIB)Transfer Hotel / Airport
    • San Pedro de Atacama
      • Regular(SIB)transfer Calama Airport / Hotel San Pedro de Atacama
      • 03 nights accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama with breakfast
      • Regular(SIB)half day Moon Valley
      • Regular (SIB)full day Tour to Salar de Atacama, Altiplanic Lagoons and Toconao
      • Regular(SIB)half Day Archaeological Tour (Tulor-Quitor)
      • Regular(SIB)full day Tour Tatio Geysers and Machuca village
    • Salar de Uyuni (Bolivia)
      • Transfer to Hito Cajon Villamar (Bolivia)
      • Full day Tour to Eduardo Abaroa Reserve
      • 01 night accommodation in Villamar
      • Transfer to the city of Uyuni with visits en route
      • 01 night at hotel in Tahua
      • Full day Tour to Salar de Uyuni
      • 01 night in Ojo de Perdiz
    • San Pedro de Atacama
      • Transfer from Hito Cajon border to San Pedro de Atacama
      • 01 night accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama with breakfast
      • Regular(SIB) transfer Hotel San Pedro de Atacama / Calama Airport
    • Santiago
      • Regular(SIB) transfer Airport / Hotel
      • 01 night accommodation in Santiago with breakfast
      • Regular(SIB) transfer Hotel / Airport
  • Program does not include:
    • Not Included Air tickets and taxes
    • Not included Any item not mentioned in the program

General Remarks:
Rates per person, per program, as per periods mentioned
Rates are valid for non-resident foreigners in Chile
Mínimum of 2 passengers travelling together
Daily Departures
Regular services, with bilingual guide( Spanish/ English or Portuguese)
Nomenclature utilized; B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner BL=box lunch
Shuttle Services consider Daytime hours (07:00 to 22:00 hrs.)
Night services have an additional charge of usd 12-p/p
Check In at: 15.00 hrs
Check Out at: 12:00 hrs.

Note that the price mentioned above is the start price per person based on double occupancy.
The final price may change depending on your desires or individual needs.
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Touching Nature at Chile and Bolivia altiplano 11 Days/10 Nights (FPT01104)


 











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