Ride on horseback through a labyrinth of dunes, a desert oasis, or ancient ruins – and get back in time for lunch! Choose from a selection of guided horseback tours to region’s most iconic landmarks and off-the-beaten-path hidden gems.
Ride on horseback through strange rock formations, desert oases, and ancient ruins! Explore the Atacama on horseback for spectacular, rugged views of the desert’s most stunning landscapes.
Choose from a selection of guided horseback tours to region’s most iconic landmarks and off-the-beaten-path hidden gems. Ride through the natural labyrinth of Death Valley’s sand dunes, encounter abundant native flora in the Sequitor Oasis (a favorite of the horses!), ride to the ancient ruins at Pukara, and more.
Catarpe Valley: 4 Hours
As you ride through the Catarpe Valley, you will encounter the San Pedro river, where some of the area’s only vegetation grows — offering an incredible contrast of stark desert colors and bright greens. On the way back, you will cross the Toro Pass, the first road that connected San Pedro with Calama. The view from the top of the valley is stunning.
Death Valley: 3 Hours
This desolate valley near the Salt Mountain Range has a landscape with strange formations and colors. In the heart of the valley, you will ride through huge sand dunes that form a natural labyrinth.
Oasis of Sequitor: 2 Hours
Sequitor is the agricultural heart of San Pedro. This ride is a perfect way to discover an authentic Atacameñean village and to experience the diverse flora and fauna of the desert, including the famous Algarrobo and Chañar vegetable trees (which the horses love!).
Pukara of Quitor: 2 Hours
The ruins of Pukara and Quitor date back to the 12th century and overhang the San Pedro river, near the entrance to the Catarpe Valley. There are more than 200 pre-Incan structures, built from stone and mud.
Salt Mountain Range: 2 Hours
On your way to the Salt Mountain Range, you will cross the Dinosaur Valley, named for its strange looking formations of rocks and hills. You will also cross huge dunes and enjoy the stunning desert landscape of Atacama.
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Cordillera de la Sal, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Valle de la Luna, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Catarpe, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Tulor, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Béter, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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Pukará de Quitor, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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