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Magnificent in Every Way and Utterly Unique

One of the driest places in the world, Chile's Atacama Desert is a staggering 41,000sq miles of arid, barren, rocky landscapes. But don't let that make you think it isn't beautiful.

Flanked by the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, the Atacama is a world of dramatic and spectacular landscapes that simply take your breath away. From enormous moon-like valleys to wind-sculpted golden sand dunes, glistening salt lakes, turquoise highland lagoons, rainbow-coloured cliffs, explosive geysers and charming colonial towns, this is without a doubt one of the planet's most striking and inspiring examples of the beauty of nature. And that's just when looking at the land...look to the sky at night and you'll be rewarded with a sight almost beyond comprehension. Known as one of the best places in the world for stargazing, there simply aren't the words to express the beauty of the Atacama's night sky.

Holidays to Chile and the Atacama Desert start from £2,999pp. Get in touch to find out prices for your perfect trip.

The Area

The small town of San Pedro de Atacama is a 90-minute transfer from the airport of Calama and acts as a base from which you can easily access the highlight of the Atacama Desert. The town is home to a variety of hotels to suit all budgets, and in the surrounding area, you will find exclusive lodges with their own all-inclusive programmes.

Best Time to Go

There is not a bad time to visit the Atacama, this is a destination that can be enjoyed to its fullest all year round. Temperatures in the heat of the day can reach highs of 25-30c and it is worth bearing in mind that San Pedro is at a height of 2,438m above sea level.

Ready to begin creating your perfect Holiday to Chile, Simply complete the enquiry form to get in touch, or call our Travel Specialists on 020 8546 6222.

Looking for more inspiration? Check out some of our Chile itineraries.

Highlights of Chile

Our Highlights of Chile holiday takes in some of Chile’s top attractions including Santiago, the amazing Atacama Desert, the picturesque Chilean Lake District and the awe-inspiring Torres del Paine National Park.

From £6,799 pp

Luxury Peru and Chile Holiday

This 12-day Peru and Chile Holiday takes in the stunning sights of Lima, Cusco, The Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Santiago and the Atacama Desert. staying in the subtle, all-inclusive luxury of Explora Atacama and Explora Sacred Valley.

From £5,669 pp

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