SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA
San Pedro de Atacama, also known as "The archaeological capital of Chile" is a small town full of history and color that is located in one of the oasis' of the Chilean Highlands in the 2nd Region.
It is famous for its attractive landscapes, among which we find some of the highest summits of the Andes Mountains, like the Licancàbur volcano (5290 meters high), Làscar volcano (5592 meters high) and Cerro Quimal (4270 meters high), as well as the famous Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon), surrounded by high dunes and rock formations shaped from the desert winds.
Apart from its amazing views, San Pedro de Atacama is the birthplace of the civilization of Atacama, which established its settlement in the highland regions and desert cliffs. You can find traces of this town in (pukarás) and villages that surround the area.
It has all the necessary services and it is one of the most preferred places for foreign tourists, who provide an international and cosmopolitan feeling to the streets of San Pedro.