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Puritama Hot Springs Atacama Desert (Half-Day)

On this half-day tour from San Pedro, sink in to the soothing, mineral-rich waters of the Puritama thermal springs. Located amid stunning hills and valleys of the Atacama Desert, the springs were once visited by the Inca for their restorative properties. Enjoy the rustic landscape as you relax in the age-old rejuvenating springs.

USD $43.00

Per Person

Sink In to the Healing Puritama Hot Springs of the Atacama Desert

The Puritama hot springs are located just 20 miles outside of San Pedro de Atacama. Originally visited by the Inca for their medicinal and restorative qualities, the Puritama baths are heated by the same geothermal energy that also produces nearby bubbling geysers. Relax at the hot springs to enjoy the healing benefits of nature!

On this half-day tour, travel from San Pedro to the Puritama hot springs and soothe your muscles and mind as you enjoy the therapeutic springs. Upon arrival, you’ll make a short 5-minute walk to the springs then swim and relax in the gorgeous and enriching environment!


  • Experience the healing benefits of nature in the incredible Puritama hot springs.
  • Sink into the same hot-springs used by ancient Inca for their restorative qualities
  • Relax surrounded by breathtaking desert landscapes

Tour Information

Duration: 8:30 am – 13:30 pm

Start/End Location: Hotel pick-up/drop-off in San Pedro de Atacama

Altitude: Moderately high, (10,000 feet/3,000 meters)

Difficulty Level: Low

Tour Type: Small Group (up to 15 travelers)

What’s Included

  • Round trip transportation to the Puritama hot springs from San Pedro de Atacama
  • Informative local guide

Important Notes

  • The hot springs maintain a year round temperature of 77 – 86 degrees Fahrenheit (25-30 degrees Celcius) and are highly mineral-rich.
  • 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
  • The price does not include entrance to the park, which is $15,000 Chilean pesos, paid in cash to the park rangers.


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