The Atacama Desert may widely be known as the driest place on earth but this amazing fact hides the myriad of geological wonders waiting to be explored.
Best time to visit San Pedro De Atacama
• The weather is largely consistent year round making Atacama a great place to visit at any time of the year
• Night time temperatures can drop to freezing in the months of June, July and August
• The little rain that does fall in the desert is most likely to fall in December and January.
San Pedro De Atacama holiday highlights
Surrounding the oasis of San Pedro de Atacama, the desert's popular gateway town, you can witness towering geysers releasing the planet's awesome heat, cylindrical volcanoes, expansive salt plains that cause optical illusions and hot springs in which to relax after a long day in the desert. Discover towns and villages still resplendent in the ancient traditions of the Atacameño people and blended with Spanish colonial style.