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San Pedro de Atacama
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On the trail of the Inca messengers

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What to Expect

Let's go for an hike at night time through the desert of Atacama and discover the way the habitants of the Andes were looking at the sky!

We are going to spend 3 hours in easy going walk that will take us to the night journey of the Incas messengers (the Chasqui).
We will start just before the Sunset, from the town of San Pedro de Atacama.
During the walk we will talk about the history of the Ancient civilisation, like Incas and Tiwanaku, we will learn about the Andean constellations,and look at the sky with the eyes of the people of the Andes, we will learn how to spot different celestials corps and Your guide will give you a light induction about astronomy.

We will be guided by the stars and at the end of our walk we will take a rest with some hot wine and snacks.

A van will take You back to Your hotel, where You will be free to think about the things you have learned, the message the stars has given to you and great experience You just have with Us.

If you're night hiking under a full moon, you won't even need a headlamp — but you should always have a good light source along, just in case clouds roll in or terrain blocks you from the light.

Stop At:

• Pukara de Quitor, 3 km Northwest of the Town of San Pedro de Atacama, San Pedro de Atacama 1410000 Chile
• San Pedro de Atacama, San Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta Region
• Valle de Catarpe, San Pedro de Atacama Chile
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Important Information
Departure Point
Avenida del Inca 353, San Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta, Chile
Departure Time
6:30 PM
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Food and drinks
  • Transport to San Pedro on the way back.
  • We will have an aperitif at the end of the hike.
  • Frontal torch, hiking sticks. We can rent it to You.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Near public transportation
  • Good physical condition are required.
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Not recommended for people with back problems
  • Not recommended for people with heart conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Ando Libre
10 reviews
We had a fantastic day
One of our best days on our Latin American tour! The local operator picked us up promptly from our hotel in the
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Summerland, Canada
Andrea isn't honest- think twice
So I have a lot to say about both the experience and the host. For this experience Sitial del Fuego - it was
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Ando libre cheat people!
I bought The tour with andrea, he sell to me a The tour in a great undergeound place , The The reality was
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Good equipment and nice staff! The downhill track was amazing. I really recommend this activity. Thank you Gary &
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Playa Flamenca, Spain
Excellent tour and tour guide
I did the Uyuni tour from San Pedro de Atacama with Andrea The guide and tour was extremely good, very flexible
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