Archaeological Tour

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Duration: Medio día (4 horas aprox.).

Altitude: 2.800 msnm.

Route: 38 kilómetros.

Start time: 09:00 hrs.


You can know the beginning of the valuable atacameñan culture; visiting places of great archaeological importance such as the Tulor town of more than 2800 years of antiquity. The archaeology without a doubt is a source important to know the old dimension of this oasis of Atacama, since when it began to be occupied by the man.

The priest Gustavo Le Paige was who in 1958 identified the first rest of the Village of Tulor, located to 6 kilometers to the south of San Pedro de Atacama, investigation that was extended by the archaeologist Ana Maria Baron in 1980. This singular crossed is guided by the settlers of the place who took to us to revive the beginnings and the first inhabitants of San Pedro de Atacama. Tulor is a village constructed directly on the argillaceous ground in the zone of water-drainage of the San Pedro river, which with the time was buried by the advance of the desert.

On the feet of imposing Licancabur volcano with more than 5.900 meters of height, the greater existing height of the town, history and modernity are joined. With an antiquity of 11mil years approximately, the culture of San Pedro de Atacama, received different influences in its evolution stage of the diverse American cultures, such as Tiwanaku, which was developed to the feet of the Titicaca lake of Bolivia, Inca, which extended his dominions from Peru to the central zone of Chile, the Aymara and finally the Spanish conquerors.

Later we will visit the well-known atacameñan fort Pukará de Quitor, which was constructed in XII century, the rest of Pukará de Quitor show us the great social organization of the atacameñans ancestors front to the Spanish conquerors. To an altitude of 2440 meters of height and to 3 kilometers of San Pedro de Atacama, is this pre-incaica fort which embrace a surface of 2,5 hectares. These ruins are located at the foot of a small hill offered it a strategic position to the sector. The constructions were done with stone and adobe.


- We recommend to wear comfortable shoes. Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hat and bottled water.
- Services applied with minimum of passengers at the moment of booking.

- Transfer Hotel - Archaeological tour - Hotel.
- Guide.
- Tickets.

Does not includes:
- Air ticket.
- Lodging.
- Tips.
- Personal travel insurance.
- Extras not mentioned.

Terms for children:
- Children under 2 years free without right seat.
- Children under 7 years pay 65% of the rate
- Over 7 years pay 100% of the rate.



  • Archaeology
  • Cultural
  • Special
  • Excursion