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Horseback Riding and Camping Atacama Desert Trip (3 Days)

Three days of horseback riding among salt flats, high altitude lakes, and incredible rock formations, all while camping in the best stargazing conditions in the world!

(This tour requires a minimum of 2 people – please email us if you are traveling solo and we will try to get you in with a group!)

USD $457.00

Per Person

Horseback Riding and Camping in Atacama (3 Days)


3 Days South: Desert Wonders

Day 1: San Pedro Laguna – Laguna Cejar

We will find ourselves in the wide desert plain, sprinkled with oasis. We will cover some of them (also named ayllus): Solor, Cúcuter, Poconche to move and enter in the Atacama Salt Flat. The ground is crunchier. Suddenly, a turquoise lagoon appears: Cejar. It is a very salted water, where, if you want to have a bath, you will float! Some flamingos sometimes eat there. The sunset is an amazing sight. Camping.

Day 2: Laguna Cejar – Valle Lunático

After we let the Salt Flat, we pass by the oasis of Béter and the ancient colonial village covered by dunes, cross to Coyo Oasis by a undulated landscape and have pique-nique under the trees. Then, we go direction to Salt Chain back Tulor Oasis and enter in an almost virgin, deeply beautiful and changing Valley: Lunatic Valley. We cross it and camp in an ancient salt mine, in a wonderful landscape.

Day 3: Valle Lunático – Valle de la Luna

After crossing the entire Valley to “Llano de la Paciencia” we go north by that plain and head to the Salt Chain again by the western side. Once we reach the foot of the chain, we enter in one of the most renowned sites: Moon Valley, and at a time where there will likely be ver few other visitors.  We cross the most open part of the Moon Valley, see the Tres Marías natural sculptures, stop at the main big dune, take the wide esplanade at the front of big dune, go up a little dune and ride into a maze of canyons. We go out this labyrinth into a wide canyon: Kari, which will lead us to sand dunes by a series of tangled small valleys. After traveling up and down the dunes, we’ll eventually reach San Pedro.

Important Notes

  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 people – please email us ( if you are traveling solo and we will try to get you in with a group!
  • Also please note that in order to reserve this tour, we need to pay the operator immediately, so all bookings are final. If you have any questions before booking or want to confirm a certain date, please email us at
  • There is a weight limit for the horses of 95 kg (210 lbs) – if you weigh more than this but are interested in the tour, please email us at and we will see if the tour operator can make it happen!


San Pedro de Atacama

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Moon Valley
Valle de la Luna, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

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