As with any and all itineraries and experiences, we will customize your trip for what fits your wants and needs. The below itineraries are just samples and will be modified to make your unique trip everything you are looking for.
Most of us will never travel to another planet, but spending time in the high desert of Atacama is just about as close as you can get. This otherworldly landscape is right out of science fiction and holds treasures of all kinds for you to experience.
In addition to beautiful landscapes, this region is home to the Lickan Antay people. Being able to explore this magical place and learn of the daily community activities gives you a true sense of this place. Coming to know the lifestyle is coming to know the ancient past and the rich future of these people. A trip to the Atacama desert is one that you will never forget.
- Community Lead Desert Adventure. This excursion will give you the opportunity to walk through the desert in company of a llama caravan, a traditional activity that lives on today. Sandra and Carlos, your local guides, will tell you the stories about the Atacameña community and their bond with the desert and the llamas as a fundamental travel companion.
- Moon Valley. This salty mountain range is an extraordinary place that might make you feel as though you are on the moon. Over millennia, the floods and the wind have been shaping the stones, dunes, and salt mountains to produce this truly unique place.
- Lickan Antay Experience. In the company of Wildo, your local guide, you’ll learn the history of the ancient Lickan Antay culture (Atacameña culture) through traditional activities. Things such as corn and alfalfa farming as well as livestock keeping and building practices. This ancient culture is full of spiritual symbols and fascinating practices that will leave you wanting more time to learn.
- Coastal Atacama. This little visited region near the town of Chañaral de Aceituno is where the high desert meets the ocean. Experience an isolated and thriving culture in a setting you will have to see to believe.
For a small sample of what you can experience in this region view a sample itinerary here.