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Tour Altiplanic Lagoons and Red Stones - Atacama

In this expedition we will visit: the town of Toconao (Kunza: Lost Corner) enchants by its simplicity, calm of its people, special climate, beautiful architecture and crafts; We will visit the marginal zone of the Salar de Atacama known as Laguna Chaxa located in Sector Soncor, Los Flamencos National Reserve. Afterwards we take direction to the South East (Cordillera de los Andes) to settle in an Altiplanic town called Socaire, we visit its church and learn about its agriculture. Once installed in the Andes Mountain Range we go to approximately 4.200.- m.a.s.l. to meet with Miscanti and Meñiques Lagoons belonging to the National Reserve Los Flamencos, it is characterized by volcanoes and mountainous reliefs such as the Miscanti hill and Meñiques volcano. There are abundant species such as the Tagua Cornuda, Parinas Chicas, the Caití, Playero de Baird, Chorlo de la Puna, Pato Juarjual and the Guallata. The flora is composed mainly by the Llareta and the Paja Brava. Both lagoons are born thanks to the subway water coming from the thaws. Continuing along the foothills of the southern Andes, we headed to the Salar de Talar known as Piedras Rojas, a place where the rocks are subjected to natural oxidation and weathering which makes these colors are lost in the intensity of the Andes.

Duration of the Tour

  • Approximately 10 hours.

  • 6:30 to 16:00 hrs.

  • Every day.

Includes

Transportation to and from lodging, guide, breakfast, lunch and entrance fees

Restrictions

The minimum age is 7 years old and it is not recommended for pregnant women.

What to bring with you

Water, warm clothing, comfortable shoes and clothes, hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.

Price

100,000 CLP per person.

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Altiplanic Lagoons and Red Stones

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F.A.Qs
Any questions?
  • For clients only
    Our tours are available for our hotel guests only.
  • What should I bring for tours in San Pedro de Atacama?
    It is recommended to bring comfortable and warm clothing, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, water, and a camera to capture the impressive landscapes. It is also important to bring cash to pay for tickets and souvenirs, since not all stores and establishments accept cards.
  • What is the average lenght of tours in San Pedro de Atacama?
    The duration of the tours varies depending on the activity. Some tours may last half a day, while others may take up the entire day. It is important to check the duration of each tour when making your reservation.
  • Can children participate in the tours?
    Most tours in San Pedro de Atacama are suitable for children, but it is important to take into account the age recommendations and physical difficulties of each activity. Some excursions may not be suitable for small children or people with mobility problems.
  • What are the security measures implemented during the tours?
    During our tours, we implement safety measures such as the presence of trained guides, vehicles in good condition, and monitoring of weather conditions. We also provide information and recommendations to minimize risks, such as adequate hydration and protection from the sun.
  • How can I book a tour?
    You can book our tours through our website in the tours tab
  • What is your cancellation and refund policy?
    Returns and/or cancellation of tours can only be done 24 hours in advance before the start of the contracted tour.
  • What does the tour price include?
    In each of our Tours on our website you will find in detail what each tour includes and what it does not include.
  • What is the average group size on your tours?
    Usually are small groups.
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