7 days in San Pedro de Atacama & Mejillones Itinerary

7 days in San Pedro de Atacama & Mejillones Itinerary

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San Pedro de Atacama
— 5 nights
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Mejillones
— 1 night
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San Pedro de Atacama

Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
Step out of San Pedro de Atacama to go to Antofagasta and see Salar de Atacama, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Valle De La Luna, witness a stunning natural landmark at Termas Banos de Puritama, admire nature's extreme beauty at Atacama Desert, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Pedro de Atacama sightseeing planning app.

In December, daily temperatures in San Pedro de Atacama can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mejillones.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Mejillones

On the 3rd (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Mirador de Punta Angamos.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mejillones travel route planner.

Traveling by car from San Pedro de Atacama to Mejillones takes 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Mejillones when traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in January, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.
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