Situated inside a rocky ravine, surrounded by high pampas grass, you will find another of the wonders that the dramatic Atacama landscape offers, 8 natural thermal pools of clear hot mountain water.
This thermal river is called Puritama and is located on the same road that leads to the geysers of Tatio. The Puritama natural river and pools is an oasis in a deep rocky canyon surrounded by vegetation, and the pools provide very pleasant temperatures of about 33ºC. Here you enjoy a relaxing bath while the tranquility, the sun and surroundings will provide a pleasing nature experience.
Here we will enjoy an appetizer.
For a visit to the Puritama Thermal Baths you should bring swimsuit, comfortable shoes, sunscreen and a windbreaker.
We will bring towels.
Please note: We offer this half day tour in the morning and in the afternoon.
The two options have different prices since the entrance to the Puritama Thermal Baths is cheaper in the afternoon. To book the tour in the afternoon please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|SEMI-PRIVATE SERVICE: High quality standard services with a maximum of 10 passengers per group, most of them from hotels that work with us. Our bilingual guides (spanish – english) assure a personalized service.
The days and hours of the excursions may vary depending on the season, climatic conditions and the groups that we form. The final itinerary will be confirmed upon arrival in San Pedro, but even during your stay it can vary depending on the mentioned conditions, we will be informing inmediatly about any change.
Through history the local population have believed that this waters have medical benefits, and the water does hold a concentration of up to 14 different curative minerals such as calcium, magnesium, sodium, boron.
- Vestimenta: ropa cómoda, zapatos para caminar.
- Ropa abrigada para la hora más helada al atardecer.
- Artículos personales: bloqueador solar, sombrero, lentes.
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What to bring?
- Swimsuit, comfortable shoes, sunscreen and a windbreaker.
- Warm clothing for the coolest hour around sunrise, especially in winter (May to August).
- Sunblock, hat, sunglasses, lip balm.
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