Lagoon

ALTIPLANIC LAGOONS

Take the adventure in this short version of our Piedras Rojas and Altiplanic Lagoons tour. We will take you to the southeast of San Pedro de Atacama to explore salt flats, lagoons and typical villages of the region. A perfect alternative if you have little time and don't want to miss the treasures of the Atacama Desert.
Toconao church

Tour Details

  • Time:
    9h00-14h00
  • Maximum height:
    4200 m
  • Intensity:
    low
  • Includes:
    snack
  • Option:
    private

All our tours include: 4x4 cars, trilingual certified guides, professional safety materials (radio, oxygen, etc.). The entrance fee to the parks are not included. Get more information here.

*Timetable and itinerary details are provided for information purpose and may vary according to the season or climate conditions.

Tour itinerary

We will visit the Miscanti and Miñiques altiplano lagoons, where you can have a snack with an exceptional view over the altiplano.

Our expert guide will explain to you the formation of the volcanoes, lagoons and the geology of the Andes.

Then we will explore the town of Socaire, with its ancient church and its pre-Hispanic farming traditions that remain.

Lagoon

Atacama Salt flat

We will continue to the Chaxa lagoon, in the Salar de Atacama. The Chaxa lagoon has the largest concentration of flamingos in the region. Our guide will help you distinguish the main flamingos in the area and tell you more about the biodiversity in the Salar.

We will finish our tour visiting the town of Toconao, known for its architecture in "liparita" stone (material of volcanic origin), its square, its outstanding church and its bell tower declared National Monument in 1951.

Flamingos

So what to bring?

  • 1-2 L of water
  • Coat / jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Cash for the entrance fees

Don't you have trekking shoes, pants, a coat, gloves or other? Don't worry, we'll provide it at no extra cost. That's also the Locaventuras experience!

Need more info?

If you need more information, or want to know our alternative options, please write to tours@locaventuras.com. Our team is also available to answer all your questions by phone at the (+56) 9 4407 0213 (Whatsapp also). Get in touch!

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