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Transport to Puritama Hot Springs from San Pedro de Atacama

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    Pass By: San Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta Region, Chile

    Your day trip from San Pedro de Atacama begins with hotel pickup starting at the time selected from the Hotels on the pick up list (Hotels list with pick up included: Hosteria San Pedro de Atacama, Casa de don Tomas, Altiplánico, Kimal and Poblado Kimal, Cumbres, Iorana Tolache, NOI Casa Atacama, Don Raúl, Tulor). If your Hotel is not included on the list, please approximate directly to the meeting point located at Ignacio Carrera Pinto #451, San Pedro de Atacama, at the same time specified. After hotel pickup, your tour begins with the 45-minute drive from San Pedro de Atacama to the Puritama Hot Springs (Termas de Puritama), 18.5 miles (30 km) north of town.

    Stop At: Termas Banos de Puritama, Ruta B-245 km. 28, San Pedro de Atacama Chile

    At 35 kilometers from San Pedro de Atacama and 3475 meters above sea level, embedded in a large broken stone, is the Termas de Puritama. Puritama hot springs is a series of eight large pools of geothermal spring water located at the bottom of a canyon in the Atacama Desert.The name Puritama in indigenous language means hot waters. The water has medicinal and therapeutic properties as it draws minerals that brings the Puritama springs.

    Its waters are considered thermal waters and has components of meso-thermal sodium-sulfur water is filled with potassium, lithium, calcium, magnesium, chlorine, sulfates and boron, and when you immerse yourself in the water, those elements are thought to help to stimulate your circulatory and digestive systems and revitalize your skin.

    When you arrive, pay the entrance fee (own expense) and head to the changing rooms to put on your bathing suit. Then simply enjoy the pools at your leisure; you have about two hours here before returning to town. Puritama is made up of eight thermal pools with a temperature of 92°F (33.5°C); the pools are linked by a wooden walkway so you can easily walk between them. Spend a bit of time in all of them, or find your favorite and settle in for a long soak. Springing up from one of the driest places on the planet, the waters of Puritama contain all kinds of minerals that are said to soothe various ailments.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: San Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta Region, Chile

    After our wellness experience in the Puritama hot srpings, we will return our trip back to San Pedro de Atacama. The drop off will be at the same point as where you were picked up (meeting point or Hotels from the list)
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    Departure Point
    Ignacio Carrera Pinto 451, San Pedro de Atacama, Región de Antofagasta, Chile

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Remember that the Hotel pick up and drop off is included only on the following Hotels: Hosteria San Pedro de Atacama, Casa de don Tomas, Altiplánico, Kimal and Poblado Kimal, Cumbres, Iorana Tolache, NOI Casa Atacama, Don Raúl, Tulor). If your Hotel is not included on the list, please approximate directly to the meeting point located at Ignacio Carrera Pinto #451, San Pedro de Atacama, at the same time specified
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (from Hotels on the pick up list)
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or bus
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fee: 15,000 Chilean pesos (USD 24)
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks (a small kiosk where you can purchase drinks and snacks is available at the hot springs)
    • Entry/Admission - Termas Banos de Puritama
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Remember to let us know at which time you preffer to take this trip! It can be at 8:00AM ot 1:00PM.
    • It is recommended that you wear a swimsuit and bring a towel and sandals
    • It is recommended that you bring water, sunblock, a hat and sunglasses
    • Note: Please bring cash to pay the entrance fee and any additional expenses
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Note: Diving in the pools is not allowed
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Remember that the Hotel pick up and drop off is included only on the following Hotels: Hosteria San Pedro de Atacama, Casa de don Tomas, Altiplánico, Kimal and Poblado Kimal, Cumbres, Iorana Tolache, NOI Casa Atacama, Don Raúl, Tulor). If your Hotel is not included on the list, please approximate directly to the meeting point located at Ignacio Carrera Pinto #451, San Pedro de Atacama, at the same time specified.
    • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 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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    Date of experience: September 2018
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    Date of experience: April 2018
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