Archaeological Tour In San Pedro De Atacama

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Today we invite you to Join us in this experience that brings us closer and imbues us with the culture and way of life of the people originating from the highland area. 

 

The Atacameño people were characterized by being livestock farmers, farmers, and warriors who defended their territories. Our visit begins in the “Pukara de Quitor”. A place where the people organized to fight, and resist the imminent European invasion.

 

Despite its suffered defeats, they managed to resist for more than 20 years. Then we will take direction to the Aldea de Tulor, a place discovered in 1958 by the Jesuit priest “Gustavo Le Peige”. What represents a typical house of the Atacameños.

And we finish at the San Pedro Archaeological Museum.

 

The Archaeological Tour in San Pedro de Atacama will take us on a journey to the heart of the history, where each stone tells a story waiting to be revealed.

 

We are waiting for you, we will not miss this opportunity!

Starts
SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA (CL)
Pick Up: Central hotels.
Time: 08.30 Hrs. Subject to reconfirmation.
Ends
Drop Off: Central hotels.
Time: 12.30 hrs. Subject to reconfirmation.
Duration
4 Hours
Frequency
Everyday
Included
- Breakfast.
- Transfer.
- Bilingual guide.
Not Included
- Entrance tickets to Pukará de Quitor and Aldea de Tulor + Archaeological Museum
**($12,500 - Can be added or passengers pay at destination).
- Unspecified drinks or meals.
- Tips or extras not specified.
Physical Reqs.
- Minimum age 7 years.
- Passengers with special health conditions, such as hypertension or heart disease, must present a medical certificate indicating that they are under control.
- Not suitable for pregnant women.
Difficulty
Low
What To Bring?
- Comfortable clothes.
- Walking shoes.
- Hat or Jockey.
- Sunglasses.
- Sunscreen.
- Water.
Other
- Option for vegan, vegetarian, celiac food, informing in advance.
- Passengers with food restrictions or allergies, inform in advance.
- Regular service minimum 2 passengers/maximum 14. Spanish/English.
- Modifiable schedules depending on the season of the year, weather conditions, park restrictions or others.
- Entrance fees to tourist sites NOT included in the tour.
Included Menu
Snack:
We will carry out a tasting of Atacameño products in the Atacameño indigenous community of Coyo, where we will try a snack with local flavors such as chañar, quinoa, and carob.

Details of Day Tours

Today we will embark on a fascinating journey through thefootprints of the past in the Heart of the Desert driest place in the world to learn about the beginnings of the valuable Atacama culture.

 

Our experience of Archaeological Tour in San Pedro de Atacama will take us on an exciting tour of the ancient civilizations that one once flourished in this enigmatic region.


We will share our experience of today visiting the "Pukará de Quitor", this construction pre-Inca of 2.5 hectares, is located at an altitude of 2440 meters high and 3 kilometers fromSan Pedro de Atacama, is on the slopes of a small hill, providing a strategic position to the sector. The Constructions were made with stone and adobe, and show the great social organization of the ancestors Atacameños in front of the Spanish conquistadors and date back to the 12th century. They are currently considered a Monument National .

 

We will have time to visit this historical place and then go to thePueblo de Tulor of more than 2800 yearsold. Archeology is undoubtedly an important source to know the ancient dimension of this Atacama oasis, since it began to be occupied by man.

 

The Father Gustavo Le Paige was the one who in the year 1958 identified the first remains of the Village of Tulor, located 6 kilometers to the south of San Pedro de Atacama. This unique tour is generally guided by the local residents who will take us to relive the beginnings and the first inhabitants of San Pedro de Atacama. Tulor it is a village built directly on the ground clay in the drainage area of the San Pedro River, which over time It was buried by the advance of the desert.

 

It is characterized by its surprising architecture composed of circular houses built of adobe, which are They blend harmoniously with the surrounding desert landscape. When walking through its streets and squares, you will feel how the past comes to life, immersing you in a culture that lived in harmony with nature and depended on its ingenuity to survive in one of the most challenging environments in the world.

 

Before finishing our historical tour we will visit the Museum Archaeological site of San Pedro "Father Gustavo Le Paige" located in Saint Peter. It is named after a Jesuit priest who dedicated almost all of his life to search and gathering and the study of archaeological remains of the area and the town Licanantay .

 

After this incredible cultural and historical we will return to San Pedro to keep in our memories everything that we saw and learned today.

 

We are waiting for you, don`t miss it!


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Things to do in Atacama
26/09/2016
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If you are looking for what to do in Atacama, you should consider booking the tour Archaeological Tour To Tulor And Quitor. It´ll be an experience you won´t forget!

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Valid rates for 2024 per person

- Private option.

- Start time subject to reconfirmation, varies depending on time of year and weather condition. - Does NOT include tickets.

Starts: 08:30 Hs
Duration: 4 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $145

Price for 1 adult: USD $275

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