San Pedro de Atacama has a great enormity of places to visit, most of these are less than 40 km. away. So Europcar recommends exploring these beauties with a vehicle. You can find different options according to the ground or asphalt roads that will lead you to these places or according to the varied needs of customers.

 You can lease your car in San Pedro de Atacama in Street Calle Río Pacsa N° 98 - Hotel Hard Road, Ph. (55) 2578 380.

 

RECOMMENDED ROUTES - EXPLORE SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA AND AROUND BY CAR

     

TATIO GEYSERS:

It is located 89 km. of San Pedro de Atacama.

It should start the journey from San Pedro de Atacama at 5:00 am to get to see the best fumaroles between 6:00 to 7:00 am. While dawns have the option to dazzle with the output of the vicuña, vizcachas and rhea.

close to the area you can find the thermal baths of Tatio, pools of water 16 ° C.

 

TOCORNAO -  ATACAMA SALT FLAT:

It is located 38 km. of San Pedro de Atacama.

Visitors are advised to go towards the town of Tocornao where you can appreciate different volcanoes within them Lincancabur and Lascar. Then give way to the Salar de Atacama and reach Chaxa lagoon and witness a lot of flamingos that inhabit that lake.

   

PURITAMA HOT BATHS:

It lies 28 km. of San Pedro de Atacama.

Hot spring pools bordering 30 ° C, located in a mountainous canyon, surrounded by greenery next to the pools.

MOON VALLEY - DEATH VALLEY:

The first is 2 km. of San Pedro de Atacama and the second to 3 km.

In both valleys will see some strange rock formations and spectacular colors. At night they are perfect places for stargazing.

   

EYES OF SALT FLAT:

It is 30 km. of San Pedro de Atacama.

You'll find the Cejar and Tambiquinche lagoon where you can take a bath and feel the effect of gravity due to its high concentration of minerals.

 

 

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What to see in San Pedro de Atacama?

Archaeological Museum Padre Gustavo Le Paige

Ruins Catarpe

Craft Market

Church of San Pedro de Atacama

Cemetery of San Pedro de Atacama

Walk through the village

Meteorite Museum

 

 

Festivals and Ceremonies

  • Feast of St. Peter the Apostle: From religious origin, takes place on June 29, in San Pedro de Atacama. Celebrates its patron and founder, St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. The festivities begin at 28 midnight with a liturgical ceremony and on 29 is  the procession with  dances and dresses fabulous with colors enliven participants

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