The Atacama Crossing

19 days, La Paz to Santiago

From the vast expanses of the Bolivian Altiplano to the Atacama Desert and the verdant valleys of central Chile, this is a journey of intense contrasts.
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This trip is being discontinued in 2013. If you are interested in this life changing experience for next year, take a peek at its new incarnation, which runs from La Paz to Buenos Aires - tour code SBLB.

From the vast expanses of the Bolivian Altiplano to the Atacama Desert and the verdant valleys of central Chile, this is a journey of intense contrasts.

19 days

La Paz to Santiago

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Trip Code: JLS

From the vast expanses of the Bolivian Altiplano to the Atacama Desert and the verdant valleys of central Chile, this is a journey of intense contrasts.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Yolo

Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.

Service Level: Basic

Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.

Physical Rating: Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10.

Age requirement: 18-39

19 days

La Paz to Santiago

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Trip Code: JLS
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Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from Santiago to La Paz. See The Atacama Crossing - Santiago to La Paz

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What's Included

  • 3-day 4WD excursion to the Salar de Uyuni

Accommodations

Simple hotels (14 nts), night buses (2 nts), very basic hostels on Salar de Uyuni crossing (multi-share) (2 nts).

Meals

2 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners. (Allow USD375-500 for meals not included.)

Transportation

Public bus, 4WD truck.

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Please Contact Us to inquire about dates for next season, or to discuss other tour options.

The Atacama Crossing

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