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It leads us along the Vilama River to the Valley of Arenoso with its Rio Salado.Then we follow a canyon to Coca Stone and back to San Pedro.It rises little by little through a valley full of bushes. Around, in the nearby hills, the giant cactus grows.
Kari will take us back to the plain of San Pedro and its town by maze of canyons and dunes. DAY 10: transfer to the airport of Calama End of services.The landscape is so desolate it is sometimes described as "moon like".In the heart of this desert is the village of San Pedro, at an altitude of 7,000 feet and surrounded by a green oasis.Rates include*: Accommodations, all varied meals, wine with dinner during the camping, all camping equipment incl.sleeping bags and insulated mattress, spanish speaking guide 10-day trip: 6 nights camping, 3 night B&B, all meals, 8 riding days 8-day option: 4 nights camping, 3 nights B&B, 6 riding days.The magic of Atacama, with the purest sky in the world, will leave an everlasting trail in your soul.This is an expedition ride that covers the big salt flats, the desert, the mountains and valleys. Our trip is a two loop ride that starts and ends in San Pedro de Atacama.Further on, we arrive at the campsite, two steps from the Salado River, where one of the most important petroglyph sites in the region can be admired.DAY 5: RIO SALADO- SAN PEDRO ( /- 20 KM) After a large esplanade from which the view over the Andes is great, we take a canyon that takes us to Piedra de la Coca, the ceremonial stone of the Atacameños Indians who traveled with their caravans of llamas between the mountains and the ocean.Just enough time to rest and clean up before we head back out in a different direction towards Beter and Cejar befor we reach the Valley del Tiempo.Along the way we We ride through the big valley of Quebrada de Kari and arrive by surprise to the well known Moon Valley, with its original geological forms.