San Pedro de Atacama
San Pedro is the gateway to the Atacama Desert and its only significant town for visitors. It sits on a plateau at 2,400m above sea level but the Andes rise up to over 6,000m within a few kilometres of the town creating a wonderful backdrop. It is a single storey adobe town with dirt roads. A good range of acccommodation options some great places to eat many of which are set around a central courtyard with an open fire.
Map of San Pedro de Atacama
Trips that visit San Pedro de Atacama
This luxury hotel-based trip in the Atacama Desert features an immense choice of excursions for all abilities, whether you're interested in hiking, biking or horse riding. It's all about getting out and experiencing the very best the region has to…
- 5 Days
Take in the stunning scenery of the Atacama – the world's driest desert. Explore its other-worldly valleys and rock formations, shimmering high altitude lagoons, vast salt flats that reflect the sky and geothermal fields with geysers spouting steam from the…
- 4 Days