day 5: Visit of the Tatio Geysers and transfer to Calama and flight to Santiago
Departure early in the morning to reach the Tatio Geysers, which are located at 4320 m above sea level and from which one can observe an impressive spectacle with the emergence of violent steam jets at 85º.
You will enjoy the view of a superb sunrise, surrounded by 40 geysers, 60 hot springs and 70 fumaroles.
Breakfast and bath in the thermal waters (at 30º), under the warmth of the first rays of sunshine in a unique natural setting, allowing us to observe not only the landscape but also wild animals such as Vicuña and Viscachas (Andean rongeur).
You will take the road back to San Pedro de Atacama passing by Machuca, a small picturesque village populated by Atacameño pastoralists. You will have the opportunity to taste some excellent empanadas and sopaipillas.
Lunch at leisure.
Transfer to Calama airport.
Flight from Calama to Santiago de Chile.
Private transfer from the airport to your hotel in Santiago.
Dinner at leisure.
Overnight in hotel in Santiago.
Steps: The Atacama Desert RegionThe geysers of the Tatio Machuca