The best way to get to the host town is:
STEP 1: Fly into the Santiago International Airport (also known as the Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport or SCL) in Santiago, Chile
STEP 2: Take an internal flight to Calama Airport (also called El Loa International Airport or CJC).
STEP 3: Take a one-hour ride by bus or taxi from the airport to the town of San Pedro de Atacama.
Competitors arrive in San Pedro (hotel provided)
Volunteer training (all day)
> Competitor Briefing
> Competitor Check-In, including administrative, medical and equipment review
8am: Start / Stage 1: Navigation by Rock
8am: Stage 2: Through the Slot Canyons
8am: Stage 3: The Atacamenos Trail
8am: Stage 4: The Infamous Salt Flats
8am: Stage 5: The Long March through the Valley of the Moon
Stage 5: The Long March through the Valley of the Moon (continued) / Rest Day
10am: Stage: The Final Footsteps into San Pedro
12pm: Finish at the Square in San Pedro de Atacama
7pm: Awards Banquet
All stay overnight at the race hotel in San Pedro
Race activities have concluded and you are ready to depart or continue your travels in Chile.