Chile Atacama Moon Valley
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Chile atacama Licancabur volcano

Covering over 1,000km of land from the Pacific coast to the Bolivian border, the Atacama desert is home to a range of otherworldly landscapes which leave even the most world-weary travellers breathless — though the high altitude could also be to blame for that. The region is a photographer’s dream, with seemingly endless salt flats giving way to volcanos, active geysers and vibrant turquoise lagoons filled with flamingos. Don’t miss a sunset (or sunrise) in the appropriately named Valle de la Luna, which is only 11 miles from the small town of San Pedro de Atacama.

Adventure in Chile

Chile's top adventure destinations & activities

Chile is an adventurer’s paradise. Its national parks are open year-round and the diversity of climate along its 4,270km north to south length means there is always somewhere to visit, regardless of when you choose to travel. From barren deserts and salt plains in the north to icy mountain peaks and glaciers in the south, Chile’s landscapes offer some of the most pristine wilderness in South America...read more

13 days

Chile Top to Tail

Deserts, lakes and wild Patagonia
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13 days

Chile Fjord Cruise

Glacial lakes and mountains
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14 days

Classic Chile

Otherworldy scenery, vineyards and lively Santiago
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Atacama Desert Tours

Santiago & Uyuni Salt Flats

View the Tatio Geysers and other desert attractions

10 daysFrom $4,990
Bolivia, Chile
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Luxury, Beach, Family, Adventure, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Cities, History, Culinary, Food

Chile & Easter Island Uncovered

Guided walking holiday

13 daysFrom £4,649
Atacama Desert, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Santiago, Valparaiso
Tour Type Small group tour
Activity Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Archaeology, Cities, History, Solo Travel

Hiking Atacama Desert

7-Day Hiking Tour - Atacama Desert

7 daysFrom $3,270
Atacama Desert
Activity Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Solo Travel

Bike & Hike The Atacama Desert

7 daysFrom $3,615
Atacama Desert
Tour Type Small group tour
Activity Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Cycling, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Solo Travel

Best of Peru, Bolivia & Chile

Journey through the Andes from Lima to Santiago

19 daysFrom £7,040
Bolivia, Chile, Peru
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Luxury, Family, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Culture, Archaeology, Cities, Museums & Galleries, History, Culinary, Food, Wine

Argentina & Chile Steak, Wine & Culture

A culinary adventure through the wine lands

19 daysFrom £5,770
Argentina, Chile
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Activity Luxury, Family, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Culture, Cities, Museums & Galleries, History, Culinary, Food, Wine

Atacama Desert Travel Companies

South American Vacations

Custom tours to Latin America since 2002
Central America, South America, Antarctica
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Cruise & Sailing, Luxury, Honeymoon, Beach, Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Horseback Riding, Snorkelling, Swimming, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Archaeology, Museums & Galleries, History, Culinary, Food, Wine

Patagonia Trails

Guided adventures in Chilean Patagonia
South America
Small group tour, Private guided tour
Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Biking, Water Sports, Kayaking, Canoeing, Active, Walking, Cycling, Horseback Riding, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Solo Travel, Budget

Amity Tours

Chile adventure travel specialists
Chile
Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour
Family, Adventure, Backpacking, Hiking & Trekking, Mountain Biking, Water Sports, Kayaking, Canoeing, Winter Sports, Active, Walking, Camping, Cycling, Horseback Riding, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Culture, Responsible Travel, Solo Travel, Budget

HF Holidays

UK walking holidays since 1913
South America, Europe
Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, Solo Travel

Walk Patagonia

Walking holidays in South America
South America
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Adventure, Backpacking, Climbing, Hiking & Trekking, Navigating, Water Sports, Kayaking, Canoeing, Ziplining, Abseiling, Active, Walking, Camping, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Museums & Galleries, Responsible Travel, Eco-travel, Solo Travel

Rainforest Cruises

Exotic Riverboat & Small Ship Cruises
South America, South Asia, Southeast Asia
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Cruise & Sailing, Safari, Luxury, Honeymoon, Beach, Family, Adventure, Active, Nature & Wildlife, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Culinary, Food

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