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1-day guided tour Valle de la Luna, Chile

1-day guided tour Valle de la Luna, Chile | Chile

Explore the Valle de la Muerte and Valle de la Luna, Chile, with a guide from the Vulcano Expediciones team and discover the best of San Pedro de Atacama.

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1/2 Day

All year

Open To Everyone



* Explore Valle de la Muerte and Valle de la Luna, Chile.

* Discover the best spots in San Pedro de Atacama.


If you wish to see one of the most wonderful places in South America, join me on this 1-day trip to the Valle de la Muerte and Valle de la Luna, Chile. This trip is an ideal starting point if you wish to see the landmarks of San Pedro de Atacama.

The Valle de la Luna is a desert paradise located in the Atacama Desert in Chile. The Atacama Desert is the aridest non-polar desert on earth. It covers a total surface of approximately 105,000 km². And it borders with the Pacific Ocean in the west and the Andes Range in the east.

Valle de la Luna, Chile, is a natural sanctuary famous for its exotic appearance. Ancient floods and strong winds have sculpted this valley creating interesting rock and sand formations. These rare formations, the colors and texture, make it resemble the moon surface. Hence its name, Moon Valley, in English.

The Valle de la Muerte is only 2 kilometers away from San Pedro Atacama. Also known as Death Valley in English, it is a wonderland of sand dunes, perfect for trekking and sandboarding. Not many lives here, except the photogenic sand dunes that you will certainly enjoy touring.

Our trip begins at 4 pm at the tour agency. We will take small treks visiting the highlights of the area. Due to the distance and time, I will take you to some of the places with a vehicle. The tour ends with the sunset in one of the best viewpoints in the continent, near the Great Dune.

So if you wish to experience these natural beauties, the Valle de la Luna y Valle de la Muerte, send me a request. I will make sure you have an amazing time in San Pedro Atacama.

We can also lead you on a hiking tour in the Atacama Desert. Check it out!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price does not include the entrance fee to the park, food or beverages.


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Please note that for this trip we recommend you bring 2 liters of water, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat or cap, comfortable clothes, a jacket for the returning trip and closed shoes (the use of sandals is not recommended).

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What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Hotel Atacama San Pedro de Atacama Chile
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Hotel Kimal San Pedro de Atacama Chile
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Hotel Cumbres San Pedro de Atacama San Pedro de Atacama Chile
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About the guide

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Tour Operator

We are a company dedicated to the service of alternative tourism ADVENTURE AND SPORT for all those who love experiences that combine a fascinating place with different, varied activities and flavored adrenaline.

About lead guide, Christian Fernandez:

I’m originally from Argentina, but live in Chile since 1998. Now I’m settled in the north of Chile, in San Pedro de Atacama, beautiful town in the heart of the Andean section of the dry Atacama dessert.

From there I organize many expeditions to beautiful peaks on a weekly basis. I’ve done more than 300 high altitude ascents, and more than 25 peaks over 6000 metres.

I speak English, Spanish and Portuguese.


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What people are saying about Vulcano



It looks that company even do not know, that the guide yesterday canceled my trip. He said because of precast of electric storm. Sice that moment nobody from the company did not answer my phone. Weather around San Pedro was very nice. Of cause I do not know haw was on Pili. Anyway, I am horribly disappointed. Mirka


This is an easy assent! I ended up paying $200 for a two hour experience and an apple and piece of chocolate ( lunch 😳) If you plan on doing this hike which I highly recommend, don’t book it with these guys - total rip off!! You can go with a group for about $70 if you book locally from San Pedro! It’s a beautiful view from the summit! It’s not even hard to get there ( they drive you most of the way!) My guide was lovely, great chat, nice person but trust me $200 is a massive massive massive rip off for this ‘experience’



Great experience ..... thank you for the great trip. I’m coming back to Chile.



Christian guided me up Cerro toco and was an amazing guide. Very knowledgeable about the area, the mountains, you name it. If you consider going up a volcano, I can highly recommend him. Thanks Christian for an amazing experience.



Christian was an amazing guide and made sure everyone was safe and looked after. It was an awesome experience.

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