Atacama & Uyuni
Desert & Altiplano, Chile - Bolivia
For all travelers interested in the cosmos and the stars, Andean skies have unparalleled conditions. Stars and constellations appear with unusual clearness due to minimal light and air pollution. Depending on the season, main visible features are the Southern Cross and Orion. In addition, the Milky Way and its shadows are closely related to the history of Andean people.
For those yearning for a bit more of adventure, climbing the multicolored Tunupa volcano will take you to 17,822 f.a.s.l.