The Moon Valley.

This desertic place and touristic attraction point, is located in the cord of salt (called The Salt Cordillera ), located in the Atacama Desert, 15 km west of San Pedro de Atacama and at 100 km. of Calama, belonging to the region of Antofagasta. In 1982, it was declared a sanctuary of nature and is part of the community or Ayllo de Coyo, it is also part of the National Reserve of the flamingos. Although there is no observation of these birds. It is accessible from San Pedro de Atacama.

Its name refers to the Moon, its incredible visual similarities, its salt caves, its central crater, its great dunes and its arid valleys where one can admire geological formations like the three Marias or the amphitheater. This landscape captivates visitors for its extravagant beauty and spectacular sunset at the Belvedere of Cari.

The tour takes place in the afternoon, pick-up scheduled at the hostel, visit the circuit of the valley of the moon, making walks on foot moderately.

Cavern of Salt - 3 Marias - Amphitheater - Great Dune and sunset in the viewpoint of Cari.

Finally, back to the hostel or the town center at the end of the tour. It has an approximate duration of 4 hours in total.

The place is protected, you must respect the directions and routes of the park as well as the guide's instructions.

Wear clothes and shoes for trekking or comfortable for walks. Sun block, sun hat, sunglasses, 1 large water bottle and a flashlight.

In the course there is always a pleasant temperature, so it is suggested to bring light clothes, you should also bring a windbreaker if it is in summer for the sunset or warm clothing if it were in winter.

People with problems of claustrophobia or with mobile difficulty, it is recommended to avoid doing the salt cavern. It is suggested to bring a headlamp or hand-held flashlight, otherwise the telephone flashlight.

Park tickets: 3000 pesos per person in cash.



The Moon Valley.

This desertic place and touristic attraction point, is located in the cord of sa

The Moon Valley.

This desertic place and touristic attraction point, is located in the cord of sa

The Moon Valley.

This desertic place and touristic attraction point, is located in the cord of sa

The Moon Valley.

This desertic place and touristic attraction point, is located in the cord of sa

Costo

  • Cost in CLP$ 50,000
  • Cost in USD (approximately)$