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San Pedro de Atacama (Chile)

A classic that has become too trendy destination...

The Chilean oasis town of San Pedro de Atacama is located on a plateau in the Atacama Desert. It is a town that has existed since before the Inca era, was occupied by Atacama people, who developed a highly advanced civilization producing very special ceramics and basketry.

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Today, the number of tourist through the streets of San Pedro exceeds the premises.
San Pedro is very popular between Occidental tourists. The town is the starting point for expeditions in the Andes, Salar de Atacama, Geysers, the people of Toconao and the Valley of the Moon..

San Pedro de Atacama and its surroundings offer visitors a wide range of places with a lot of tourist interest; everyone will find what the suit of your tastes is.

However, there is a network of primary and secondary routs well defined on maps of the area used regularly for economic activities, as well as tourism and mining.

Among the many possible routes and visits of San Pedro, one of them will take you to one of the jewels of our planet: the South Lipez (Bolivia).
Please note: the roads are in poor condition and the altitude is above 4,000 meters. At certain times of the year due to heavy rains, overflowing rivers and temporarily prevent the use of these roads. However, is considered the most impressive and most wanted tourist route by tourist in the high plateau of Bolivia to explore and discover these landscapes of breathtaking color, bizarre rock formations, thousands of flamingos and especially, the visit to the salt over World's Greatest: Salar de Uyuni..

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Patagonia in all seasons menu. For example, according to the climate, from Bariloche, in Patagonia Argentina, it is possible to go to Puerto Montt, in Chile, crossing successively three lakes by boat, as did the Jesuits and the first German settlers. I offer a tour that leads to the Pacific Ocean. It is quite long, but the beauty of the sites - forests, volcanoes and crystalline lakes - is such that it is worth to be carried. The Argentine side, cross the west arm of Nahuel Huapi and Lake Puerto Alegre and, the chilen side, Lake Todos los Santos. Moving from one lake to another by bus. This tour is feasible in all seasons, but in winter, it takes two days to reach Puerto Montt, stopping for one night at Peulla. We returned to Bariloche by air or by the same way, after a night in Puerto Montt. Borispatagonia is also responsible for visas to go to Chile and to book hotels. In Patagonia, winter and summer are tourist seasons. In summer, besides explore the surrounding, many activities are available: climbing, torrent fishing, sailing, horseback riding, hiking, rides, visits to Aciendas... In winter, the main activity is, of course, skiing, especially in July and August on the side of the Andes, but not only: snowshoe hikes, thematic tours, many walks to admire the beauty of Patagonia Argentina and Chile in this season, due a unique light, the warmth of the people of Patagonia... Just to talk about, I get goose bumps!