Welcome to Calama
It may appear drab and gritty but Calama happens to be the pride and joy of northern Chile, an economic powerhouse that pumps truckloads of copper money into the Chilean economy year on year. And while it holds little attraction for visitors – most people will only stop here for the night (if they have to) on their way to the la-la-land of San Pedro de Atacama – there is a visceral appeal to this mining town that... Read More
Top experiences in Calama
4-Day Atacama Desert Tour: Moon Valley, Geysers del Tatio and the Chilean Salt Flats
Experience the other-worldly landscapes of Chile’s Atacama Desert on a four-day guided tour from Calama to San Pedro de Atacama. Explore Moon Valley, where you'll see one of the largest salt flats in the world, watch the sun rise over the Geysers del Tatio, and be amazed by the crystalline beauty of the Menique and Miscanti lagoons in Chile’s Death Valley. Choose from a three-star or four-star hotel for all three nights’ accommodation.