Information about Machuca
Machuca is best known as an almost obligatory step when visiting the Geyser del Tatio
from San Pedro de Atacama
However Machuca is one of the typical Andean towns that is worth visiting. The main attraction is the Church that is open from 09:00 am.
Machuca has about 25 houses and the population does not exceed 100 inhabitants and the main economic activity is the grazing of llamas and tourism.
How to get to Machuca
Machuca is 1.5 hours from San Pedro de Atacama (80 Kilometers), by dirt road