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

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#1 of 158 in Nature in Chile
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. Put Valle de la Luna - Valle de la Muerte and other San Pedro de Atacama attractions into our San Pedro de Atacama online trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • October 5, 2017
    Indescribable sunset. Is very worthwhile. Young children and the elderly should have special attention.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Amazing place! Unique landscapes. We did the tour with the Ayllu and was excellent. There's a cave on the way, gotta go riding in a small snippet, just watch out if you have any limitation or claustrophobia. But it's worth it. Not to be missed!
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  • October 4, 2017
    You can watch via tour or private (vehicle or bicycle). Watch the sunset in the largest dune is priceless, the silence that exists and the view has no comparison. That Yes, once the sun goes down, it's pretty cold
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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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