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Half day excursion of Rainbows Valley and Petroglifos of Yerbas Buenas

Availability: Every day
Duration: 5 hours
Language: English, Spanish, Italian
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See Yerbas Buenas zone, which has one of the most important groups of petroglyphs in the region
  • Know the Rainbow Valley, named for the variety of colors that can be observed
  • Finish the tour at Rio Grande with its well-preserved colonial architecture
What to expect

Leave your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama towards the Domeyko Mountains, where you will be able to enjoy the desert landscape and a breathtaking view of the Andes. Our tour continues to the Yerbas Buenas area, where is possible to find volcanic rock formations that tell us the history of the people who inhabited the place through their petroglyphs.

You will then cross Matancilla, a land of ancient shepherds and old farms, and reach the Rainbow Valley (“Valle de Arcoíris”), which owes its name to the hills of varied colours such as red, green, blue, grey and violet, which shows the mineral composition.

Finally, you'll visit the town of Rio Grande, a foothills town that seems to exist frozen in time, with typical buildings of adobe mud and stone. Here you will visit the old streets and enjoy its originality. The tour ends at your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama.

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What's included
  • Pick-up and drop-off from San Pedro de Atacama hotels
  • Bilingual guide (English or Spanish)
  • Snacks
  • Passenger transport insurance
  • Shared service
What's not included
  • Entrance fee
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Meeting point:

During checkout, you will be asked to provide the name and address of your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama for pick-up.

What to remember
  • Wear warm, comfortable clothes
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When

08.30am

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Provider
PLANET ANDINA
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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