Atacama Program Extension
Embark on an exhilarating hot air balloon ride over the mesmerizing landscape of the Atacama Desert at sunrise. Witness the breathtaking beauty of the world's driest desert unfold beneath you as you float through the crystal-clear skies. Marvel at the surreal vistas illuminated by the golden rays of the sun, showcasing the vast expanse of arid plains, rugged mountains, and ancient salt flats. This unforgettable adventure will leave you awe-inspired, embracing the sheer magnificence and tranquility of this unique desert oasis. Allow the ethereal charm of the Atacama Desert to captivate you on this once-in-a-lifetime experience.
We reserve the right to change the order of the days in any itinerary at the discretion of the trip guide and based on operational considerations. The trip guide can modify, change or eliminate part of the itinerary based on safety/weather considerations.
Located in the the historical center and magic splendor of the archaeological capital, San Pedro de Atacama desert area in northern Chile, Hotel Kimal invites you to enjoy its warm hospitality with the full range of services in a setting of traditional local architecture. Offering pool and outdoor hot-tub, bar and restaurant open all day, wellness therapies, different room capacities they have one of the very best location to roam around town, just a few steps from the emblematic Caracoles Street.
If this hotel is not available, a similar alternative will be offered.
Optional: Upgrade to Hotel Desértica, Turi Room.
* An optional upgrade to a 4 star hotel (Desertica or similar) is available at an extra cost.
Semi Private (flights are usually shared with other travellers) & On request. (Minimum 4 people but can be added to a departure with more participants).
The trip starts in San Pedro*, on Day 1 you will stay at Hotel Kimal to depart to the Ballooning ride early in the morning on Day 2. The trip ends on Day 3 at the Calama airport.
*Transportation from the Calama airport can be arranged with your Travel Experience Designer for an extra cost.
Transport can be in comfortable vans, cars or 4x4 vehicles.
This trip does not demand physical activity other than walking at a normal pace over rather flat terrain. Nevertheless, you will experience a high altitude in the hot air balloon so please have this in mind at the time of booking this tour.
Comfortable and warm clothing, sunglasses & sunscreen. A reusable water bottle is recommended too.