Piedras Rojas, Altiplanic Lagoons en de Atacama Salt Flats
We will go up to the heights of the Andes at 4,200 m.a.s.l to the Salar de Aguas Calientes, where we find the famous Piedras Rojas in the middle of a unique landscape due to the contrast of colors.
We follow the path towards the Miscanti and Miñiques Altiplanic lagoons, immersed in the middle of a magical natural setting; We continue to the Chaxa Lagoon, an intense expression of the Salar de Atacama.
We will visit Toconao, a typical Andean town that will amaze us with its architecture and Church, declared a National Monument.
Discover the magical shadows of the desert, we will visit the town of Toconao, the great Salar de Atacama with its Chaxa Lagoon, the imposing Miscanti and Miñiques mountain lagoons located in the Los Flamencos National Reserve.
The trip will begin with a visit to the Chaxa Lagoon, a scene of spectacular beauty that is divided into several bodies of water where large numbers of flamingos and other birds like large and small parinas live.
We head towards the Altiplano to reach the Piedras Rojas viewpoint, where you can see a volcanic conglomerate formed by the oxidation of the iron present in that place.
We will visit the Miscanti and Miñiques lagoons at more than 4,200 meters above sea level, surrounded by imposing volcanoes caused by the elevation of the Andes, and habitat for a wide variety of birds, they are a truly amazing destination.
Although the landscape gives us impressive views of the Licancabur and Lascar volcanoes, you will visit the town of Toconao, built with stone of volcanic origin, notable for its heritage architecture, with the church of San Lucas and its bell tower, declared a National Monument, here the Agriculture and crafts are the main source of work for its residents.
TOUR Full Day
MAXIMUM ALTITUDE Approximately ↑ 4,200 meters above sea level
DURATION 10 hours
STARTING TIME 8:30 AM
INCLUDED ✓ Roundtrip Transportation, Tour Guide
NOT INCLUDED ✘ National Park entrance fee