Atacama Desert: Tips

To do/see:

  1. Valle de la Luna e Valle de la Muerte (1/2 day)
  2. Lagunas Altiplanicas e Salar de Atacama (all day)
  3. Termas de Puritama (1/2 day)
  4. Laguna Cejar, Ojos de Salar e Tebinquiche (1/2 day)
  5. Geiseres del Tatio (1/2 day)
  6. Salar de Tara (all day)
  7. Tour astronomico (night and it depends on the weather)
  8. Projeto ALMA (Book months in advance)

If you don’t have enough time to check all of them, I would suggest to do the first 3.

Chile has 2085 volcanos. 150 of them are still active.

You can climb/hike some of them.

CRIS TIPS – What to pack?

  • Hiking/Gym clothes
  • Running shoes or hiking boots / flip-flops
  • Water
  • Sunscreen
  • Warm clothes for the night and for the geysers
  • Clothes for hot temperature during the day
  • swimsuit
  • sunglasses
  • Camera (of course)
  • Backpack to carry everything


  • Pisco Sour
  • Wine
  • Ceviche
  • Empanadas
  • Leche asada


  • La Estaka
  • Baltinache
  • Blanco


  • Poblado Kimal


  • Ayllu Ayllu
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