VIP Tours

Enjoy Atacama & Patagonia offers you the possibility of being part of Small Groups, at least four people up to eight people, where you will know exclusive places. not only the classic and traditional places....
Enjoying longer in each place, charming your self with the landscape yet not too visited by the rest.
We make a unique and unforgettable experience! Come and enjoy!

On our excursions you will get the knowledge of an experienced guide who will tailor the excursion according to your interests and to your own pace.

In order to get some acclimatization we suggest do not take the excurssions to high elevation as High Plateau Laggons and Tatio Geysers in your first day.

The following are some of the excursions available, which can be adapted according to the preferences of each passenger

Moon Valley 2500 m.a.s.l.

Excursion from Hotel to the Reserve Moon Valley, a distance of 15 minutes from San Pedro de Atacama. We will visit several viewpoints involved in The Salt Mountain Range. It is possible to walk in some sectors and then enjoy the sunset.

Degree of difficulty: Easy.

Salt Lake Laggons 2300 m.a.s.l.

Leaving between 8 or 9am. Travelling by car 160 km. (round trip). Length 6 to 8 hours aprox. (depending on the group).
We leave from your hotel heading towards the town of Toconao, 38kms south of San Pedro, where we can visit the church dating from 1066 and the old bell tower (1750) in the plaza, handicraft shops and Jere canyon (optional), an oasis in the middle of the desert, with plenty of vegetation and y old allotments. After which we continue to the Chaxa lagoon, located in the Reserva Nacional Los Flamencos in the Salar de Atacama, where it is possible to see Flamingos and other birds, we head northbound of the salt lake where we find 3 lagoons of extremely salty waters. The whole area is totally flat, which gives you the opportunity of having privilege views towards The Andes, Salt and Domeyko mountain ranges. The entire area is part of a natural reserve and you can swim in these amazing lagoons.

High Plateau Laggons 4300 m.a.s.l.

Leaving 9:00 AM / Back at 17:30 PM aprox. (depending on the group). Length 350 km. (round trip)
We leave your hotel heading towards the road that take us to Paso Sico (Argentinian border), arriving at Socaire (3.230 m.a.s.l.). Afetr which we head south untill we reach Miscanti and Meñiques lagoons, then we comeback to the road that takes us to Paso Sico (Argentinian border…again) visiting Aguas Calientes salt lake and Tuyajto lagoon where we have lunch.

Tatio Puritama 4320 m.a.s.l.

Leaving 6:00 AM / Back at 12:00 PM. Length 200 km. (round trip) We leave heading northwest progresively going up in altitude. Afetr two hours we reach the Tatio Geysers. We walk around the Geothermic field and have breakfast there. On the way back and crosing the altiplano via Putana river, you will have the opportunity to see amazing flora and fauna, toping it up with a visit to the Puritama hotsprings where you can enjoy a nice thermal bath and taste an aperitif.

Tatio-Caspana-Airport 4320 m.a.s.l.

Leaving xx AM. Length 8 hrs. aprox. travelling by car some 230 km aprox. We leave heading northwest progresively going up in altitude, afetr 2 hours we reach Tatio Geysers. We walk around the Geothermic field and have breakfast there. On the way back to Calama we see flora and fauna crossing the altiplano via Cuesta Chita, we visit the town of Caspana and after it Chiu Chiu, Lasana valley and we finish at the airport in Calama. Includes Lunch.

Puritama Hotsprings 3400 m.a.s.l.

Leaving xx AM. Length 3hrs aprox travelling by car some 60 km (round trip). We go straight to Puritama hotsprings, where you can enjoy a relaxing thermal bath in 7 natural pools and enjoy a nice aperitif. On the way back to your hotel you can see tipical flora in the area (cardón cactae, cojín de la suegra, cola de zorro, rica rica, pingo pingo among others).

Rainbow Valley 3200 m.a.s.l.

Leaving xx AM. Length 7hrs travelling 180 km. approx  (round trip). We take the road that takes us to Calama. In the km 75 we take a detour heading north norte to reach an area known as Yerbas Buenas, where you can see amazing petrogliphs and finally you can see an area surrounding by hills of different colours like reds, oranges, greens and silver. We can walk around or drive trough. Includes an aperitif.

Tara Salt Lake 4300 m.a.s.l.

Leaving 9:00 AM / Back at 17:30 PM aprox. (depending on the group). Length 260 km aprox. (round trip). We leave San Pedro heading towards Paso Jama (Argentian border) 4.750 m.a.s.l., passing Licancabur (5.916 m.a.s.l.) and Juriques (5.740 m.a.s.l.) volcannoes on the south side. After which we continue heading east through the Altiplano, passing by Quepiaco river and Aguas Calientes lagoons until we reach enormous rocky formations called Monjes de la Pakana (4.600 m.a.s.l). At which point we take a path towards other rocky formations called Catedrales de Tara, which surrounds the Tara salt lake, where we have lunch.