Atacama Desert

Photo by Elaine Casap

The majestic Andes, with snow-capped peaks and volcanoes, anchor one edge of the horizon, and a red lunar-like desert bleeds in every other direction. Within the seemingly barren terrain of Chile’s Atacama Desert are pockets of great natural drama: red rock canyons, vast sand dunes, crystalline salt flats, ancient lava flows, hidden natural hot springs, the Tatio geysers and tracks of rare cacti as well as wildlife.

  • Perfect for
    Adventurers | Families | Trailblazers
  • When to go
  • Ideal length of stay
    3-5 Nights

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    Essential Atacama

    Experience a customized itinerary with guided treks or horseback rides, cooking lessons with locals, visiting hot springs and star-gazing with an expert astronomer. Contact Indagare to book a trip today.

    Melissa Biggs Bradley
    “On our final day in Atacama, we drove to a series of hot springs, where we soaked in warm pools surrounded by waterfalls. My kids declared it one of the coolest things ever.”
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