ATACAMA DESERT ONE CENTRE INDULGENCE
3 NIGHTS OR MORE
MARCH TO DECEMBER
Chile - remarkable desert experience
Ride out on excellent horses from a stunning desert lodge on a variety of day and half-day routes through this fascinating scenery, brimming with curious geological formations – not just huge sand dunes to descend from, but also lunar-esque landscapes to gallop through, and oases to cross.
4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS
Four or more days. Nights are spent at a thoughtfully-built luxury lodge on the edge of the San Pedro oasis.Encircled by horse paddocks and shady native trees, as well open dining and relaxing areas, swimming pools and hot tubs, it is the ideal place to unwind and enjoy the desert.
ITINERARY IN BRIEF
DAY 1 : Arrival San Pedro de Atacama
DAY 2 : Luna Like Valley and Ayllus
DAY 3 : Oasis & the Dune System
DAY 4 : Departure
DAY 1 | ARRIVAL SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA. INTRODUCTORY RIDE
Guests are met at Calama Airport and driven to San Pedro, after which there is time to settle into the lodge and enjoy winding down on the cool, covered verandas, which allow excellent views of the distant hills.
Dinner & overnight at the luxury lodge
L, snacks, D & open bar (approx. 2 hours riding, 90 minutes transfer from Calama Airport)
FROM US$ 1,817
Accommodation; all meals and open bar (from day 1 lunch to breakfast final day); English speaking
expert guide & 2nd local guide; riding on 3 days; horses; grooms services; use of swimming pools, hot tubs and access to spa; observatory experience; many other guided activities; all necessary transfers/transport as per itinerary including transfer from and back to Calama Airport; all necessary local taxes, private reserve & national park entrance fees.
Appropriate medical insurance (mandatory), visa (as necessary), international or national airport taxes, massages, personal expenditure, tips, and all services not mentioned in the detailed description.
“The trip was once in a lifetime. The wildlife and vast array of birds were simply stunning, out of this world. The people were kind, generous and generally lovely. The horses new their job and looked after me. … I can’t wait to join you on another trip”