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Salar de Atacama and altiplanic lagoons

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Visit the Salar de Atacama and the Laguna Chaxa to observe flamingos. See the Altiplanics Lagoons up close with their rich fauna, which is a gift from nature for us to observe.


  • Visit the famous Altiplanic Lagoons
  • See the Salar de Atacama Laguna Chaxa and observe flamingos in their natural habitat
  • Explore the villages of Toconao and Socaire


Begin this tour with a pickup between 6:30 AM and 7:00 AM. Your first stop is in the Miscellanea and Miñiques Altiplanic Lagoons located at 4,200 meters above sea level. Spend some time here to appreciate the fauna of the unique location.  The next stop is in the Atacameño village of Socaire, where you can see the terraces of cultivation and the village church. Visit the Salar de Atacama, the largest salt lake in Chile, where the national flamingo reserve is located. See the Chaxa lagoon and spot three types of flamingos, as well as other species, that live in the lagoons of Salar.  For your final stop, visit the town of Toconao to appreciate the fantastic architecture of the bell tower and the village church. Return to San Pedro de Atacama around 2:30 PM.


Hotel pickup and drop-off from San Pedro de Atacama Local guide Breakfast

Important Information

  • This tour is not recommended for pregnant women, those with back problems, those with hypertension, those with serious health conditions, and children under 7 years old or adults over 70 years old due to the altitude of 4,100 meters
  • We recommend that you wear comfortable shoes and bring a jacket or sweater
  • We recommend that you bring water, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and your camera

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