Route & dates
Calama— 10 nights
A hub of northern Chile's copper mining industry, Calama acts as a gateway for exploration of the geological and archaeological sites in the Atacama desert region.Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Iglesia de San Francisco de Chiu Chiu and Catedral de San Juan Bautista. Change things up with these side-trips from Calama: Estacion de Ferrocarril de Baquedano (in Sierra Gorda) and Laguna Inca Coya (in San Francisco de Chiu Chiu). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Mina de Chuquicamata, get impressive views of Poruna Volcano, get your game on at Rally Karting, and see where the action happens at Estadio Zorros del Desierto.
To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Calama holiday maker.
In August in Calama, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 0°C at night. You will leave for home on the 20th (Tue).
Things to do in Calama
San Francisco de Chiu Chiu, Estacion de Ferrocarril de Baquedano
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