Andes Expedition Camping Locations
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Camping Alborada, KM2 north of Coyhaique on the Puerto Aisen Rd. (Chile)
Esquel, Nahuel Pan Camping, east side of town across from the Petro Bras Station
Puerto Octay, Camping Molino on the lakefront.
Tin Tin, 10Km north of Castro, YPF station
Ancud, Playa Gaviotas, 3km North of town
Paillaco, Rt 5, Carabineros parking area south of town
Los Angeles, Copec Station, Rt 5 approx 16 km north of Los Angeles
Talca, secure but unattractive parking across from Hostal del Puente, corner of 1 sur and 3 Poriente.
Con Con beach camp,, behind the restaurant La Pica de Emeterio, 32 55.19s 71 30.69w
(Great camping possibility at PN La Campana near Ocoa)
Mendoza, Vina de Vieytes Campground, Chacras de Coria exit, west of Rt 40 in Lujan, 33 00.77s 68 50.39w.
Cafayate Municipal Campground, limited space for large overlanders, south side of town on RN40.
Embalse Cobre Corral, approx. 50 km south of Salta, Municipal Campground, 25 17.32s 65 26.42w.
PN de Los Cardones, wild camp approx. 37 km west of Cachi on RP33, turn off at 25 09.44s 65 59.44w.
Salta, Municipal campground south side of centro,24 48.79s 65 25.18w.
San Pedro de Atacama, street camp in front of Hostal Katarpe.
Salar de Chingagua, 2 miles past the military checkpoint along the RR tracks, 21 01.06s 67 55.06w
Uyuni, out front of the Tonito Hotel and Minuteman Revolutionary Pizza, great food, lots of info from the owner Chris. 20 27.93s 66 49.50w
Potosi, Petrol station on north side of town on road to Oruru, ok due to our large size. Better option, but only for very small vehicles, is the Hostal Tarija, 19 35.07s 65 45.35w
Pasna, half way bewteen Oruro and Challapata, EU Project building, 18 35.67s 66 55.46w
La Paz, Hotel Oberland, in Mallasa, Zona Sur. Not central but taxi's are cheap and you don't really want to drive into central! 16 34.08s 68 05.36w. If you get to the zoo you've gone too far.
Copacabana, on the beach near the fresh trout restaurants. 16 10.07s 69 05.42w. 12,541 ft elevation.
Arequipa Highway, approx 80km west of Juliaca. 15 38.18s 70 41.50w. 13,544 ft elevation.
Arequipa, Hotel Las Mercedes, 16 24.05s 71 32.53w.
Toro Muertos Petroglyphs, near Corire, 16 13..45s 72 30.13w.
Puerto Inca, north of Chala, 15 50.32s 74 18.77w.
Nazca, Hotel Nido del Condor, across from the airport, 14 51.09s 74 57.54w.
(Updated as of June 4, 2006)
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