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A must-see place in northern Chile is San Pedro de Atacama, one of the country’s main tourist attractions, in the heart of the Altiplano desert of the Atacama region.
In this place there is a multitude of things to do and there is always the desire to stay and continue to know, that is why in this article we will talk about the best places, San Pedro de Atacama in northern Chile, South America.
THE CITY OF SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA:
The city of San Pedro de Atacama is an authentic place and very well-prepared to receive all the visitors it receives every year.
You can’t leave without taking a stroll through its picturesque streets and visiting the church in the main square, built in 1557.
HOT SPRINGS PURITAMA:
The Aguas Thermales or Puritama Hot Springs are a must-visit on the outskirts of San Pedro de Atacama, in the middle of the Chilean highlands and just a few kilometres from the city.
The hot springs are formed because the Puritama River crosses the reserve in the middle of a gorge, where the thermal pools with sulphurous waters rich in minerals are formed.
THE VALLE DE LA LUNA – MOON VALLEY:
The Valley of the Moon or Valle de la Luna is a must-see destination on your visit to San Pedro de Atacama.
Its rock formations with salt, intense colours and dune fields make it one of the best landscapes in the region, as well as being very similar to the lunar landscape.
HIDDEN LAGOONS OF BALTINACHE:
The hidden lakes of Baltinache are seven marvellous lagoons hidden in the middle of the Atacama Desert.
The lagoons have crystal clear turquoise waters; they are salty lagoons that make you float when you bathe in them.
They are 40 minutes away from San Pedro de Atacama, crossing the Cordillera de la Sal.
One of the most impressive landscapes of San Pedro de Atacama is Piedras Rojas, an excursion 150 km from San Pedro de Atacama, at 4,300 metres above sea level.
The beauty of this place is the change of colours between the reddish pieces, the lagoon and the sky.
We from DREAMY TOURS, we offer tours excursions to Piedras Rojas, as well as to the magmatic ruins, the Tuyajto salt flat, the altiplano lagoons and the Salar de Atacama.
MARS OR DEATH VALLEY:
The Death or Mars Valley is located in the middle of the Cordillera de la Sal and is characterised by its huge dunes with narrow sand ridges, making it one of the best places for trekking and sandboarding in San Pedro de Atacama.
The Valle de Marte or Valley another route to take in San Pedro de Atacama, owes its name to the intense red of its surface, the only one of its kind in the world and in South America.
GEYSERS DEL TATIO:
This is a Geothermal Field located in the Andes Mountains, where you can appreciate the fumaroles of the famous Tatio Geysers, the highest in the world at 4,200 metres.
It is a unique spectacle that you must see! To visit them, it is recommended to take an excursion, as they are far from San Pedro de Atacama and you need to leave early in the morning.
You also need to bring warm clothes, as it is very cold, and a swimsuit to bathe in the hot springs.
VALLE DEL ARCOIRIS-RAINBOW VALLEY:
The excursion tour to The Rainbow Valley- arco iris Valle is ideal to do in San Pedro de Atacama because you can see the mountains and their surfaces in the colours green, red, yellow and orange.
This is due to the green rocks with the same composition as lapis lazuli, the big difference is that they are green and are only found in this part of the world.
THE UYUNI SALT FLATS:
The Salar of Uyuni or Salar de Tunupa its surroundings offer impressive landscapes, colourful mountains, colourful lagoons, boiling geysers and a varied high Andean fauna and flora, as well as animals such as vicuñas, foxes, flamingos and vizcachas, etc.
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