Puritana Hot Springs Half Day Tour

Half day Tour to the Termas de Puritana, near San Pedro de Atacama and at the foot of the volcano Putana. Discover the altiplanic nature and relax in its exquisite hot springs.

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From: CLP $ 16.000

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Half day Tour to the Termas de Puritana, near San Pedro de Atacama and at the foot of the volcano Putana. Discover the altiplanic nature and relax in its exquisite hot springs.

Description

Puritama Hot Springs RiverThe Puritama Reserve was created to protect the cultural heritage and environment of the area. The administration and management is in the hands of a private company whose main mission is to promote and develop sustainable tourism in the area. The Puritama Reserve is 35 km from San Pedro de Atacama at a height of 3,500 M.A.S.L.

Gato Andino cubs near the Puritama Hot Springs in the Atacama Desert.It has an area of 8,000 hectares of land, mainly hilly and desert. It is the habitat of the Andean cat, a feline up to 90 cm long and in danger of extinction. All the efforts of the reserve are focused on the study and conservation of this animal.

Putana Volcano in the altiplanic heighs of the Atacama Desert. San Pedro de Atacama. ChileThe thawing waters that descend from the high peaks of the Cordillera Altiplanica formed over the centuries the gorge that houses the Puritama reserve.  The water of the Termas de Puritama comes from subterranean slopes located near the magma chambers of the adjacent volcanoes. One of them is the Volcan Putana, his summit reach a high of 5,890 meters a.s.l.

The waters of the Puritama Hot Springs are rich on disolved mineral salts, they promote relaxation and are beneficial for the skin. The water of the Termas de Puritama has an average temperature of 25 to 30 degrees Celsius and is dealt in 8 swimming pools. Its PH 7.09 neutral and the high content of dissolved salts of magnesium, sodium, lithium, potassium, calcium and boron promote relaxation and benefit the skin.

Summer Time ( September to May )
Morning Tour: From 08:00 to 8:30 to 13:00 aprox.
Midday Tour: From 13:30 to 18:00 approx

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Entrance fee: CLP $ 18.000 (USD 28 aprox.) per person.

All year round, except in periods of rain.

Difficulty: none for the thermal baths. On the other hand, for walks from Guatin and inside the canyon, necessary physical conditions.

What to use: suitable clothing is recommended for hiking, hats, sunscreen, trekking shoes, sunglasses. Bring for the bathrooms your towels and plenty of water. Warm clothes for after the bath.

What to bring: water, sun cream and sunglasses. Sunscreen and hat for later hikes. Water and sweet snacks like chocolates and/or snack-type biscuits.

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