DAY DESCRIPTION LODGING MEALS
1 Departure from home
2 Arrival in Santiago Hotel ***
3 Santiago – Calama – San Pedro de Atacama Hostel 2,400m Breakfast, Lunch
4 San Pedro – San Bartolo
Half-day trek
Camp 2,500m Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
5 San Bartolo – Río Grande
Full-day trek
Camp 3,100m Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
6 Río Grande – Machuca
Full-day trek
Camp 4,000m Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
7 Machuca – El Tatio Geysers – Machuca
Tourism day, discovering the El Tatio geysers and enjoying Puritama hot springs.
Camp 4,000m Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
8 Machuca – Sairecabur (5,972m) – San Pedro de Atacama
Full-day ascent to the summit of Volcano Sairecabur
Breakfast, Lunch
9 San Pedro de Atacama – Copiapó
Full-day drive to the Copiapó region
Hostel Breakfast, Lunch
10 Copiapó – Laguna Verde
Drive eastwards to the high plateaus again
Camp 4,300m Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
11 Laguna Verde – Cerro Ermitaño (6,146m) – Laguna Verde
Full-day ascent of Cerro Ermitaño
Camp 4,300m Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
12 Laguna Verde – Maricunga – Fiambalá
Cross to Argentina
Hostel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
13 Fiambalá – Pissis base camp (4,700m)
Approach Pissis by car
Camp 4,700m Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
14 Pissis base camp – Camp I (5,400m) – Pissis base camp Camp 4,700m Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
15 Pissis base camp  – Camp I (5,400m) Camp 5,400m Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
16 Camp I – Camp II (6,300m) Camp 6,300m Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
17 Camp II – Pissis summit – Base camp Camp 4,700m Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
18 Reserve day Camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
19 Pissis base camp – Fiambalá
We start driving back
Hostel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
20 Fiambalá – Bahía Inglesa
Cross back to Chile and to the Pacific Ocean
Hotel ****
21 Bahía Inglesa – Santiago – International flight Breakfast
22 Arrival at home

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