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In the middle of the desert you will find the Puritama Springs, which features medicinal waters that go from 25ºC to 30ºC.
Located 3500 meters above sea level, the springs have mineral properties and a beautiful view of landscapes down below.
Medicinal properties waters. Tourist infrastructure.
Second region. Located 30 kilometers northeast of San Pedro de Atacama and 348 kilometers northeast of Antofagasta.
How to get there?
Santiago-Antofagasta: Airway and land route, by Panamericana 5 North.
Antofagasta-Calama: Land route, by Route 25 CH. Airway.
Calama-San Pedro de Atacama: Land route, by Route CH-23. Public and private transportation.
San Pedro de Atacama-Puritama Springs: Land route.
When to go?
All year long.
Desert weather. The temperature oscillates between day and night, and the summer rain is more frequent, with a high media of 3 milimeters. The high media temperature is 24,5ºC and the lowest is 17,1ºC.
Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities, handmade crafts, camping.
Tulor town, Puritana springs, Cordillera of the Salt, Chaxa Lagoon, Tara Lagoon, Miscanti and Miñiques, Peine, Quitor Pukara, Jere Stream, Los Flamencos National Reserve, Atacama Salar, San Pedro de Atacama, Socaire, Toconao, Moon Valley, Licancabur Volcano.
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Near touristic attractions
|Licancabur Volcano||13 mi|
|San Pedro de Atacama||15 mi|
|Quitor Pucara||16 mi|
|Gustavo Le Paige Museum||16 mi|
|San Pedro de Atacama Church||16 mi|
|Los Flamencos National Reserve||17 mi|
|Salt Mountain Rage||20 mi|
Destinations by Areas of Chile
- Atacama Desert and Altiplano
- La Serena, beaches and astronomy
- Valparaíso, Santiago and Vineyards
- Easter Island
- Lakes and Volcanoes District
- North Patagonia and Black Forest
- South Patagonia and Torres del Paine