It is a little town located in the tableland of the second region of the country.In this place are located some the highest peaks of the Andes Mountain. it has a population of 2.500 inhabitants approximately.
San Pedro is considerated the archeological capital of the country and due to its privileged geographical environment surroundings by landscapes, with singular beauty and the deep blue color of its heavens, which are brighten all time. The main economic activity is based in the tourism and the agriculture.
San Pedro has a great variety of services for its tourists which visit the town year by year, among them emphasize Hotels from 2 to 5 stars, restaurants and pubs, handicrafts, call centers, hospital and police.
San Pedro de Atacama is one of the most visited cultural attractive of the country and it is prefer by millions of tourists around the world, which give it a cosmopolitan characteristic.
San Pedro de Atacama is located 6,600 fts above sea level. The town is the center of the Indian culture of Atacama, whom lived the desert a long time ago. The Padre Le Peige museum has about 4,000 rakes, innumerable mummies, weapons and pottery in exposition.
It is possible to find a wonderful native culture that lived in this dry zone. It counts with a rich history and geography with hug natural stage, the majesty show which covers the volcanoes and its lakes are only the beginning of a great and unforgettable tourism adventure.