Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Chile - Deserts / Badlands / Gorges

Valle de la Luna Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Nov
Region/PlaceRegion I - Tarapacá, Reserve Nacional Los FlamencosCountryChile  
Dist (kms)28Height gain (m)150Route findingEasy
RouteSan Pedro de Atacama - Valle de la Luna - return
NotesIt's quite a nice walk from San Pedro to the Valle de la Luna, although many people cycle. However you get there, it's a pleasant walk across the open side dunes and small rock gullies to explore the relatively small area.
Sand dunes nr southern entrance to Valle de la Luna, Reserve Nacional Los Flamencos, Region II - Antofagasta, Chile, 29-Nov-03, SA490

Footprints on sand dunes in Valle de la Luna, Reserve Nacional Los Flamencos, Region II - Antofagasta, Chile, 29-Nov-03, SA492

Track leading to southern entrance of Valle de la Luna, with Volcán Licanbur (R), Reserve Nacional Los Flamencos, Region II - Antofagasta, Chile, 29-Nov-03, SA491

Sand dunes in Valle de la Luna, Reserve Nacional Los Flamencos, Region II - Antofagasta, Chile, 29-Nov-03, SA494

Track leading through central area of Valle de la Luna, Reserve Nacional Los Flamencos, Region II - Antofagasta, Chile, 29-Nov-03, SA496

Track leading through central area of Valle de la Luna, Reserve Nacional Los Flamencos, Region II - Antofagasta, Chile, 29-Nov-03, SA495

View south from on top of highest sand dune in Valle de la Luna, Reserve Nacional Los Flamencos, Region II - Antofagasta, Chile, 29-Nov-03, SA497

Sand dunes in Valle de la Luna, with Volcán Licanbur (L), Reserve Nacional Los Flamencos, Region II - Antofagasta, Chile, 29-Nov-03, SA498