Hidden Cascades of Vilama River

Difficulty Level: Easy/Medium

Departure: 09:00 AM or 03:00 PM (Winter Time) 9:00am or 4:00pm Summer Time)
Travel by car or van: 40km (roundtrip).
Hike Distance: 5Kms
Duration of the Hike: 2Hrs
Entrance Fee: Free
Minimum 4 people, Maximum 6

We leave your hotel in a van or track, we take north east road from San Pedro de Atacama till we arrive to a detour (16kms) from San Pedro. After driving a couples of kilometers we arrive at a parking lot. After watching and enjoying the landscape, we will start the hike, at the beginning a clear path, then it gets down a rocky area to get into a canyon. We cross the river a couple of times, as it zigzags the path and then we go up by a rocky area, at the shore of Vilama River. You can enjoy nature; vegetation, birds and you can hear the sound of the water almost all the way, as a break you can watch a small cascade, after around 50 minutes we will get the first cascade. After some pictures, we will discover The Hidden Cascade, later Enjoy the view and take many pictures and record your videos, we will go back to our van, arriving back to town in about an hour’s time.