MOON VALLEY AND MARS VALLEY

Adventure into a tour of only half a day, where you can discover the most incredible desert and lunar landscapes you've ever imagined. The Valley of the Moon and the Valley of Mars (or Death) will offer you some of the best panoramic views of the Salt Cordillera and the volcanoes in the area. Don't miss it!
Mars Valley

Tour Details

Time: 9h - 13h30
Max height: 2500 meters above sea level
Intensity: medium
Includes: snack
Option: private or semi private

All our tours include: 4x4 cars, trilingual certified guides, professional safety materials (radio, oxygen, etc.). The entrance fee to the parks are not included. Get more information here.

*Timetable and itinerary details are provided for information purpose and may vary according to the season or climate conditions.

Itinerary

We will depart in the morning so that you can enjoy the tranquility of these renowned sites.

We will begin our journey just 10 km west of San Pedro de Atacama, in the Moon Valley, a magical place hidden inside the Salt Cordillera.

Moon Valley entrance

MOON VALLEY

We will explore the most emblematic sites of the valley: the Amphitheater, the Duna Mayor, the Tres Marías, the Victoria mine, the Piedra del Coyote viewpoint.

Our guide will explain to you the very specific geology of the area and its stone formations. He will also reveal the history of the place and the secret about the origin of its name.

Salt cave - Moon Valley
Dune of sand

MARS VALLEY

Then, we will continue to the Valley of Mars, where we will take a walk along the cornice or to the viewpoint. There you will enjoy a beautiful landscape, all in relief.

You can also do this tour by bike. Contact us for more information.

So what to bring?

  • 1-2 L of water
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Cash for tickets
Don't you have trekking shoes, pants, a coat, gloves or other? Don't worry, we'll provide it at no extra cost. That's also the Locaventuras experience!

Need more info?

If you need more information, or want to know our alternative options, please write to tours@locaventuras.com. Our team is also available to answer all your questions by phone at the (+56) 9 4407 0213 (Whatsapp also). Get in touch!

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    Calle Caracoles 419-E, local 4 - San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

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