If you enjoy the sun, fly to Calama today and explore a beautiful city in the Atacama Desert. One of the driest cities in the world, Calama is the economic hub of northern Chile, and its high desert setting offers many adventures.
Places to see in Calama
Visiting the Mina de Chuquicamata to understand the local mining culture. The guided tour showcases the digging and refining processes. You can also find activities in the city such as shopping at the Mall Plaza Calama or gambling at the popular Casino Sol Calama. Local restaurants and bars provide native Chilean cuisine as well as global dishes, like sushi.
Tips for visiting Calama
Calama is a walkable city. Guided tours are a great option for learning the local history. If you want to explore further, take the local bus system to the nearby town of San Pedro de Atacama. Calama offers many activities to the adventurous traveler, but one thing is certain: book your flight to Calama with LATAM for the best start to your next vacation.