Tierra Atacama

Excursions

Adventures in the Atacama Desert are plentiful, and at Tierra Atacama you will find a wonderful variety of excursions to choose from. Whether you prefer to explore on foot, horseback, bike or vehicle, we’ve got an all-encompassing portfolio of activities that delve into every corner of Atacama.  Here you’ll find everything from world-class hiking tours to desert bike rides, horseback adventures to stargazing experiences, and much more.

At Tierra Hotels, we also offer private guides and transfers if you are looking for a tailored experience just for you. When you arrive at Tierra Atacama our expert guides will personally walk you through our portfolio of excursions.  The guides will get to know your interests and physical activity level, helping to create a bespoke journey for you to explore the Atacama Desert your way.

Hiking

Kari

Known as the “Coyote Rock,” this lookout, seen on one of San Pedro de Atacama’s most famous postcards, offers a panoramic view of the Salt Mountain Range.

Level: Medium
Duration: Half Day
Kari
Scenic Voyages

Tatio Geysers at Sunrise

Feast your eyes on the Tatio Geysers, one of the world’s most impressive geothermal sites and certainly an icon of the Atacama Desert.

Level: Easy
Duration: Full Day
Tatio Geysers at Sunrise
Scenic Voyages

Altiplano Lagoons

High up in the Altiplano lie the glistening lagoons of Aguas Calientes and Tuyajito, whose mystical, tranquil aura can be grasped during this tour.

Level: Easy
Duration: Full Day
Altiplano Lagoons
Scenic Voyages

The Salar de Atacama

Uncover the bewildering sights of the Salar de Atacama on this captivating excursion to Chaxa Lagoon, where vivid colors and resident Flamingos abound.

Level: Easy
Duration: Half Day
The Salar de Atacama
Special Interests

Petroglyphs & Rainbow Valley

Unearth ancient petroglyphs and admire a kaleidoscope of color at Rainbow Valley on this excursion; a geological and archaeological treat.

Level: Easy
Duration: Half Day
Petroglyphs & Rainbow Valley
Special Interests

Atacama Stargazing

Armed with the largest public telescope in the region as well as the help of our expert guides, we’ll enjoy a fascinating evening of astronomy together, something not easily forgotten.

Level: Easy
Duration: Half Day
Atacama Stargazing
Special Interests

Full Moon Hike

When the moon is full, the Atacama Desert is exquisitely illuminated; and in this light, we will experience its natural splendor from a whole new perspective.

Level: Easy
Duration: Half Day
Full Moon Hike
Horse Riding

Horseback Riding in the Atacama

Soak up the stunning scenery as you walk, trot, or canter along, feeling closer than ever to nature on whichever route you opt for at Tierra Atacama.

Level: Easy
Duration: Half Day
Horseback Riding in the Atacama
Hill and volcano climbing

Lascar Volcano

Conquering the elements, altitude and weary legs to reach the rim of the Lascar crater is a mission that promises all the thrills of a strenuous mountain climb with effortlessly grandiose scenery along the way.

Level: Difficult
Duration: Full Day
Lascar Volcano
Biking

Cejar Lagoon

Depart the hotel heading south by bike towards the edge of the Atacama Salt Flat. On arrival at the Cejar lagoon, the view of the thick salt crust which has formed around the water hole is amazing. Following a swim and a rest, we return to the hotel by vehicle.

Level: Medium
Duration: Half Day
Cejar Lagoon
Biking

Biking Death Valley

This challenging, invigorating bike ride is the perfect choice for thrill-seekers looking to venture into Death Valley on two wheels.

Level: Difficult
Duration: Half Day
Biking Death Valley
Biking

Biking Quebrada del Diablo

Feel the exhilaration of pedaling through spellbinding landscapes towards the Quebrada del Diablo (‘Devil’s Canyon’), witnessing scenic sights across the Atacama as you go.

Level: Medium – Difficult
Duration: Half Day
Biking Quebrada del Diablo

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