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San Pedro de Atacama Thermal Springs & Rivers

Close to the village center lies the Vilama Rio, a valley that, although rarely visited by tourists and guides, is very worth discovering for the nature lovers who seek a bit of of green in the landscape. Further up along the river lies the Valley of Guatin, more known as the Cactus Valley due to the abundancy of Coirones, an endemic specie of gigantic cactus which makes this landscape very unique. The Coiron cactus grows about 1cm each year and in Guatin it is possible to observe some of them exceeding 4 meters of height.

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