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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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  • Didn't plan to visit the place, but it turned out we had time and I'm thrilled we managed to take the tour. Fantastic views, different sights everywhere you look. Just amazing!  more »
  • Photos not seen as attractive this place and weather change target to this place, it was cut the way to rain so take advantage of trekking to the colorful mountains where the wet mineral took a beautiful color. Bello
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  • Beautiful walk where you will not find anything equal to another place. It is surprising how nature is manifest in its splendor. Amazing colors!
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