Cycle Chile & Argentina: Atacama to Salta

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  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 16+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts San Pedro De Atacama, Chile
  • Ends Salta, Argentina
  • Cycle through a desert, salt flats, ravines and a rainforest 
  • Two South American Countries
  • Excursions to Atacama salt flats, altiplano lagoons and the Tatio geysers 
Starting in San Pedro De Atacama and ending in Salta, the trip Cycle Chile & Argentina: Atacama To Salta is a guided explorer trip that takes 13 days. You will be traveling through San Pedro De Atacama, Molinos, Tilcara and 6 other destinations in Chile and Argentina. Cycle Chile & Argentina: Atacama To Salta is a small group trip which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

This trip takes us on a journey through a part of the world that resembles no other. Starting in the popular town of San Pedro de Atacama and finishing in 'Salta la Linda', this trip takes us through many roads in which you will see very little traffic and no other cyclists. This 'once in a lifetime' journey includes cycling through salt flats, ravines, a serpentine-like road through a rainforest and in the driest desert in the world. 
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  • Day 1: Start Atacama; transfer to hotel.
  • Day 2: Cycle to Moon Valley.
  • Day 3: Visit El Tatio geysers; afternoon ride to San Isidro's chapel.
  • Day 4: Cross border into Argentina; cycle alongside Jama salt flat; transfer to Susques.
  • Day 5: Transfer to Salinas Grandes; scenic picnic lunch; downhill ride to the Humahuaca Gorge and the Hill of Seven Colours.
  • Day 6: Transfer to El Carmen; cycle through rain forest; transfer to Salta.
  • Day 7: Free day in Salta.
  • Day 8: Transfer to abandoned train station; cycle along Las Conchas river.
  • Day 9: Cycle to the Sacred City of Quilmes; guided tour and transfer back.
  • Day 10:  Ride to the Calchaqui Valley; transfer to Molinos passing the Valley of Arrows.
  • Day 11: Cycle using the old National Route 40 Route to Cachi.
  • Day 12: Cycle in Los Cardones National Park; downhill stage along 'Bishop's Hill'; final transfer to Salta.
  • Day 13: End Salta airport.
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  • 12 nights hotels all en suite , 12 nights hotels all en suite 
  • All breakfasts and 9 lunches 
  • 10 days cycling with full vehicle support  67% tarmac, 33% unpaved tracks
  • Airport transfers (if booking incl. flights)
  • Routes mainly follow quiet roads
  • Group normally 5 to 16 plus local staff. Min age 16 yrs
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Local bike hire
  • Any international flights to San Pedro De Atacama and from Salta are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Cycle Chile & Argentina: Atacama to Salta tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Cycle Chile & Argentina: Atacama to Salta tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.


A deposit of 435 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before departure. For any departures within 27 July 2020 full payment is required.

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Cycle Chile & Argentina: Atacama to Salta tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Cycle Chile & Argentina: Atacama to Salta tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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