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Puritama Hot Springs Trip

Relax in the therapeutic waters of the Puritama Hot Springs when you take this amazing trip from San Pedro Atacama. These natural thermal baths are located at the foot of the magnificent Andes mountain range.

Puritama Hot Springs Trip

We will collect you from the center of San Pedro de Atacama and then head north through the Atacama desert. After driving for around half an hour we will reach a canyon with a stream of natural thermal water flowing at the bottom.

The Puritama Hot Springs are eight pools of geothermal springwater formed from this stream, situated in a stunning location at the foot of the magnificent Andean mountain range. Once on site, you will have three hours of your own free time to enjoy the hot springs and take a soothing dip in these amazing natural baths.

The thermal waters reach up to 33.5ºC (92.3ºF) and are rich in minerals such as magnesium, sodium, lithium, and potassium. Inhabitants of the surrounding region have been using these spring baths since before the Spanish conquest as a traditional place of treatment for rheumatism, arthritis, and muscle fatigue.

This site is equipped with wooden walkways which connect all eight natural pools and the installations, such as bathrooms and the cafe. This makes it easy for you to make the most of your time on the site and enjoy the relaxing properties of the hot springs.

Fully rested and recharged, we will then start our return journey back to the initial point of departure in San Pedro de Atacama, arriving at 12:30 pm.

Entry costs

Please bear in mind that this trip to the Puritama Hot Springs does not include the entry into the site of the pools which requires 13,000 Chilean pesos per person (18 USD / €16 approx.).

Minimum age requirement

The minimum age requirement to participate on this tour is 6 years old.

Important information

This trip to Puritama is not suitable for pregnant women or people who experience hypertension problems.

Price

Adults Children from 6 to 12 years old
Transport to Puritama Hot Springs
US$ 18.30
US$ 11.90

Transport to Puritama Hot Springs

  • Adults

    US$ 18.3
  • Children from 6 to 12 years old

    US$ 11.9

More Information

Duration

4 hours

Included

Bus transport.

Insurance.

Not included

Entry to the hot springs site (13,000 Chilean pesos, €16 approx.).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (San Pedro de Atacama local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 18.30
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

451, Calle Ignacio Carrera Pinto

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.