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Rainbow Valley & Hierbas Buenas Half-Day Tour

By Gray Line Chile
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5h
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Highlights

  • Guided trip to Rainbow Valley, also called Matancilla

  • Hierbas Buenas & view of volcanic rock formations

  • Seeing phenomenon of hills striped in different colors

  • Get marvelled by the history behind this incredible place

  • Stunning view of the Andes & desert landscape

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Rainbow Valley and Hierbas Buenas

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transportation to and from your San Pedro de Atacama hotel (from the Hotel list)

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English and Spanish (bilingual guide)

  • What's excluded

    Admission fees to Rainbow Valley

Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • An additional surcharge of 4,000 Chilean pesos for admission to Rainbow Valley is payable on the day of your activity.

  • Remember that the transfers are included on the following Hotels: Hosteria San Pedro de Atacama, Casa don Tomas, Altiplánico, Kimal, Poblado Kimal, Cumbres, Iorana Tolache, NOI Casa Atacama, Don Raúl, Tulor). If your Hotel isn't on the list, you must approach to Ignacio Carrera Pinto 451

What you can expect

Your day trip from San Pedro de Atacama begins with hotel pickup from the Hotels on the pick up list (Hotels list with pick up included: Hosteria San Pedro de Atacama, Casa de don Tomas, Altiplánico, Kimal and Poblado Kimal, Cumbres, Iorana Tolache, NOI Casa Atacama, Don Raúl, Tulor). If your Hotel is not included on the list, please approximate directly to the meeting point located at Ignacio Carrera Pinto #451, San Pedro de Atacama, at the same time specified.

We will travel to the west of San Pedro de Atacama to meet the Cordillera de Domeyko, a spectacular formation that coexists in parallel to Los Andes. First we will visit the sector of Yerbas Buenas, of great historical relevance for its rock art, since it has one of the most important groups of petroglyphs in the region. The tour will transport us to the time of the indigenous caravans, adding historical and cultural value to the experience.

Then, and crossing Matancilla, a sector rich in flora and fauna, we will find the Valley of the Rainbow, named for the variety of tonalities that can be seen in the surrounding hills: earth, reddish, brown, green, white and yellow colors , which combined with the white salts and the blue sky, make up a unique place.Then we will visit the viewpoint where we will contemplate the Rainbow Canyon where we will enjoy the landscapes that the desert gives to us, includying the cultural and geographic history behind of these places

After our incredible experience in between the geographic and cultural history of Atacama, we will return our trip back to San Pedro de Atacama. The drop off will be at the same point as where you were picked up (meeting point or Hotels from the list)

Location

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Activity Location

  • Valle Arcoiris
  • San Pedro de Atacama Antofagasta Region

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotel Pickup (from hotels with pick up included on the list)
  • San Pedro de Atacama Antofagasta Region
  • Meeting point from where you can meet the Tour (if your hotel is not included on the pick up list)
  • 451 Ignacio Carrera Pinto
  • San Pedro de Atacama Región de Antofagasta
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