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. Take a look at our San Pedro de Atacama trip itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Valle Arcoiris and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We chose the Atacama and the value Lives Agency was around 140.00 (reais). Quiet walk and very interesting to see the different colors of the mountains! Worth knowing! Good agency.
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  • We are left with the guide the day of Christmas after the Valley of luna the road to get there was qlq worries but certainly that since the road is ok person on the way to go, then we arrive at the beginning of the Valley of green and red rocks Purple, we had our picnic in the Valley and then hike, we spend in a small valley through a breach and it falls on a special mink, fairy of donkeys which are on a surfabce of a surprising green, which is another of the rock Green, gravel, has a small ranonnee of 1 h in the Valley of the great colors do we saw two other cars... so not much world
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  • We took this tour agency Desert Adventure and landscapes are amazing but they become unforgettable because the Guide explained to us the geological reasons of rock formations and their causes comprehensively and scientific but also, very clear. Adding that prices were convenient, and in addition to a tour that was not given climate, then give us many options, for a time couldn't they returned us money with great kindness and sincere concern for giving the best service really recommend them 100%
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As the stepping-stone to the nearby national reserve, San Pedro de Atacama offers an impressive range of hotels and guesthouses. Despite the big selection, prices remain relatively high throughout the year due to the town's status as northern Chile's tourist hub. At the peak of the summer season (late December to late March), some budget-friendly hostels even require single travelers to share a room with another guest. If you wish to avoid that, look into one of the hotels, many of which cluster around the town's central area and line the main street.
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