Valle De La Luna, San Pedro de Atacama

With bizarre, spectacular rock formations created by erosion--and not a tree in sight--the twin valleys of Valle De La Luna feel like another world. Their names translate respectively as "Valley of the Moon" and "Valley of Death," fitting labels for such distinctive places. Let your imagination run wild as you traverse the moonscape terrain, but remember that the laws of gravity still apply. You can access the valleys by taking a tour from nearby San Pedro de Atacama. Put Valle De La Luna and other San Pedro de Atacama attractions into our San Pedro de Atacama online trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We saved this for our last day, while we still had a car, and needed to kill a morning. I was afraid it was going to be too touristy, since "everyone" goes here when in town, and it's so close. We.....  more »
  • After a sunrise breakfast at the salt mountains we came to the Moon Valley. It was literally out of this world with canyons and strange rock formations and unbelievable sand dunes which looked like...  more »
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  • Very cool place. It is like the moon or any planet you can think of really. We did a self guided tour with our rental vehicle and we loved it. We were able to spend as much time at each place as we wanted. Only reason it didn’t get 5 stars is because a few of the stops are closed; one to safety reasons which is absolutely fine but the others had no explanation.
  • Beauty of Mother Nature. Incredible landscapes, particularly nice to do at sunrise. You can either do the tour by bike or by car/bus
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