Christmas in Atacama
A place like nowhere else on earth...
The highest, driest place in the Western Hemisphere holds secrets revealed to those with a sense of adventure.
Located over 1,000 miles north of Chile's capital, the village of San Pedro de Atacama is your gateway to the Altiplano and one of the most unique ecosystems in the world. Despite intensely arid conditions, water and wildlife abound. Explore the Valle de Luna, Los Flamencos National Reserve, marvel at the majesty of Licanbur Volcano, view geysers, valleys, canyons, petroglyphs, giant cacti. Flamingos, vicunas, foxes, and so much more!
Awasi Atacama Lodge provides unparalleled personal service and exquisite all-inclusive accommodations.
Ten private rooms and suites are elegantly appointed with traditional crafts and furnishings. Each room comes with your own personal guide and private 4WD vehicle. Every evening you have the opportunity to consult with your guide and plan the following day's excursions.
Excursions for adventurers
A personal guide and private 4WD vehicle allows complete freedom to explore as you wish.
Together with your personal guide and private vehicle, you decide exactly what you want to do, and when. Options include walking, hiking, wildlife viewing horseback riding, mountain biking and more. For a leisurely change of pace, plan a picnic beside one of the picturesque lagoons or enjoy an evening of star gazing.
Saturday, December 22nd 2018 - Santiago
You'll be met on arrival at the airport and transported to your hotel in Santiago's cultural Lastarria District, only steps away from museums, theaters, restaurants and bars. You have a free day to discover Santiago on your own, or simply relax and unwind from the long flight.
Sunday, December 23rd 2018 - Calama | San Pedro de Atacama
After a leisurely breakfast, you will be transferred back to the airport for the 2 hour flight north to the town of Calama. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred 60 miles to the historic village of San Pedro de Atacama and your home for the next 5 nights at Awasi Atacama Lodge
Monday, December 24th 2018 - Awasi Atacama Lodge
You will be introduced to your personal guide who will help you plan your activities. Chose from full day activities with picnic lunch or two half day activities and lunch back at the lodge, where you will enjoy fine dining and an open bar.
Friday, December 28th, 2018 - Calama | Santiago
After a leisurely morning, you will be transferred back to Calama airport for your flight back down to Santiago, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The balance of the day is yours to explore the many cultural attractions of Santiago.
Saturday, December 29th, 2018 - Santiago | Home
You'll have a full day to explore Santiago. We've arranged a late check-out for you as most flights depart Santiago late in the evening. Based on your flight schedule, you will be transferred back to the airport for check-in approximately 3 hours prior to departure.
$7295 per person, based on double occupancy
- All airport transfers
- Santiago hotel accommodations on a bed and breakfast basis
- Awasi Atacama Lodge on an all-inclusive basis
(all meals, beverages, activities with private guide and 4WD vehicle
- International airfare to/from Chile
- Roundtrip domestic airfare between Santiago and Calama
- Additional meals while in Santiago
- Any items of a personal nature
- Travel insurance (strongly recommended)