The average price of a 7-day trip to San Pedro de Atacama is $2,612 for a solo traveler, $4,691 for a couple, and $8,795 for a family of 4. San Pedro de Atacama hotels range from $36 to $617 per night with an average of $118, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $340 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Salta Airport (SLA) are between $2,038 and $2,933 per person for economy flights and $6,395 to $9,204 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $47 to $80 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit San Pedro de Atacama, CL

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to SLA and stay in a San Pedro de Atacama hotel:

  • March 5th to March 18th
  • May 7th to June 24th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in San Pedro de Atacama is usually mid to late August.

 

Average San Pedro de Atacama Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit San Pedro de Atacama for a week is $1,712-$3,817($245-$545 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $47 to $80 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,059 to $2,405 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $142 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $54 to $66 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit San Pedro de Atacama for a week is $5,058-$7,838($723-$1,120 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $94 to $160 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,118 to $4,810 for economy

Lodging: $82 to $142 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $54 to $66 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit San Pedro de Atacama for a week is $6,008-$13,564($858-$1,938 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $188 to $320 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,236 to $9,620 for economy

Lodging: $164 to $284 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $76 to $99 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to San Pedro de Atacama

How cheap can you make a vacation to San Pedro de Atacama? The cheapest trip to San Pedro de Atacama is about $201 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 5% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $40 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $30.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit San Pedro de Atacama for a week is $1,407-$3,154($201-$451 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $24 to $47 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,059 to $2,405 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $36 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $40 to $70 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit San Pedro de Atacama for a week is $2,634-$5,888($376-$841 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $94 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,118 to $4,810 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $36 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $40 to $70 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit San Pedro de Atacama for a week is $5,244-$11,524($749-$1,646 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $188 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,236 to $9,620 for economy

Lodging: $60 to $72 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $56 to $98 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to San Pedro de Atacama cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury San Pedro de Atacama Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in San Pedro de Atacama.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit San Pedro de Atacama for a week is $4,545-$10,639($649-$1,520 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $85 to $176 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,234 to $5,123 for first class

Lodging: $286 to $617 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $340 to $714 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit San Pedro de Atacama for a week is $7,374-$16,994($1,053-$2,428 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $170 to $352 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,468 to $10,246 for first class

Lodging: $286 to $617 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $340 to $714 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit San Pedro de Atacama for a week is $14,580-$32,824($2,083-$4,689 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $340 to $704 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $8,936 to $20,492 for first class

Lodging: $572 to $1,234 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $544 to $1,142 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

San Pedro de Atacama Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in San Pedro de Atacama is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in San Pedro de Atacama due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

San Pedro de Atacama Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on San Pedro de Atacama hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are many options for vacation rentals across many price ranges in San Pedro de Atacama.

 

Flight Costs to San Pedro de Atacama

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,933 average in late December to a low of $2,038 in mid to late August. Median flight price is $1,658. These prices are based on millions of flights. For San Pedro de Atacama our data includes 714 originating airports, and 124 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to San Pedro de Atacama from an airport like Bora Bora Motu Mute (BOB) in Bora Bora (French Polynesia) for an average $15,642 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Ambrosio L. V. Taravella (COR) in Cordoba (Argentina) at an average of just $80.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In San Pedro de Atacama, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $895, so you can easily save about 44% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around San Pedro de Atacama can easily cost $360 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $24 per person. Private tours can cost $712 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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