Valle de la Luna - Valle de la Muerte, San Pedro de Atacama

Categories: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 4,600+ reviews on the web
With bizarre, spectacular rock formations created by erosion--and not a tree in sight--the twin valleys of Valle de la Luna - Valle de la Muerte feel like another world. Their names translate respectively as "Valley of the Moon" and "Valley of Death," fitting labels for such distinctive places. Let your imagination run wild as you traverse the moonscape terrain, but remember that the laws of gravity still apply. You can access the valleys by taking a tour from nearby San Pedro de Atacama. A visit to Valle de la Luna - Valle de la Muerte represents just the start of the adventure when you use our San Pedro de Atacama itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Very interesting place, with several stunning formations. The walk over to the salt cave is a bit tiring, involves going through tight passages, but it's worth it.
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  • Booked the tour with my hostel and the van picked us up little before 4pm. Our guide was kind of quirky. When we climbed through the caves, he said, "30 minutes, every body can do it, go go go." Yes i...  read more »
  • This valley was one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. It is right outside the town of san pedro so you don't have far to travel. Keep an eye out for wild fox!! 
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