San Pedro de Atacama offers a varied gamma of circuits trekking and hiking for the day, enjoying stunning scenery at 2500 meters altitude in the area near the mountains of salt at 3500 and 4500 m area respectively in the Chilean plateau with a view to beautiful peaks over 5,000 meters.

A wonderful way to experience the silence and the vastness of the desert meeting with oneself. In addition we offer really be in touch with nature, the environment and local cultures.? There is the possibility of trekking with llamas are used as loading means as they did in their caravaneos Atacameños.

Deserts of conflicting climates during the day requires the use of blockers, sunglasses and hats, as well as drinking plenty of bottled water. While at night, the night winds require warm clothing.

Is aconsajeble make these trekking with specialized companies operating because they are not busy routes and altitude and weather conditions require a guide.

Recommended walks:

Valley of the moon
Guatin to Puritama
Guatin to Gatchi
Machuca to Rio Grande
Altiplano walk: From lagoon to lagoon Miscanti Lye

Distance: 7 Kms
Duration: 1/2 day (4-5 hours)
Description: Start at the Quebrada de Guatin, to climb a beautiful rocky canyon decorated by huge foxtail, ending at the Puritama.
Height: It starts at 2,800 meters
Difficulty: Easy