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Valle Arcoiris, San Pedro de Atacama

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Travel the valley to see eye-catching rock formations of differing, vibrant colors at Valle Arcoiris. Pathways trail through the valley, offering you views of various rock structures on and around the mountain. Due to mineral deposits in the soil, the rocks hold clearly defined color variations, so the mountainprojects a rainbow-like appearance. Take a tour or rent a car to visit this natural attraction. If you would like to have the area to yourself, visit during the afternoon when the site has the fewest tourists. There are no restrooms in the area, and you will need to take your own food and water with you. Our San Pedro de Atacama holiday planner makes visiting Valle Arcoiris and other San Pedro de Atacama attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • this was one of the best places we visited at Atacama region, not only the colors of the rocks but also the valley is very charming and you can be very close to the animals the nice Lhamas!!! I really...  more »
  • Differentiated landscape, with colored mountains that resemble those of Purmamarca in Argentina. Great spot for a picnic.
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  • Another surprise of nature, breathtaking!!!! We went on a rainy day, but still super worth it!
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