We will leave today from
our hotel at approximately 2:00 p.m. on the way to the Cejar Lagoon, located about 20 km
approximately from San Pedro de Atacama,
at about 2,600 meters above sea level.
This turquoise lagoon is surrounded by salts in various forms, an image
where the sky and the mountains intermingle to leave us speechless.
Laguna Cejar is characterized by its high
salt content, similar to that of the Dead Sea in Israel, which makes it
very easy to float in its waters due to the high
density of water.
It is surrounded by a
unique natural environment, mountains and salt dunes that create a landscape
surreal. We can enjoy a dip
in the lagoon, experimenting with floating
unique, but we recommend avoiding submerging your head due to the high content of
The Laguna Cejar is a popular spot for bird watching and photography,
especially during sunset, when the sun reflects off the surface
from the lagoon.
Also today we can
visit two more places, part of these unique landscapes of the Atacama Desert.
The Ojos del Salar, which are two freshwater wells located a very short
distance. They are called "Eyes"
for being natural sources of water that sprout from the desert floor and
They create small pools of fresh water. Without a doubt, they are an oasis in the middle of the desert
and they contrast strongly with the salinity of Laguna Cejar.
Here we can enjoy
of the Ojos del Salar and give us a refreshing
bath in the cool and crystalline waters surrounded by the aridity of the
The last of the
places that we will visit today will be the Laguna
Tebenquiche, a salty lagoon that is located in the middle of the Salar de
Atacama and will give us panoramic views of the surrounding mountains,
including the Andes.
The lagoon is home to
a variety of birds, including flamingos,
that we will often find here looking for food. We will take a close look at your
elegance and its colorful plumage in its natural habitat, it will be an experience
One of the moments
more magical will be enjoying a beautiful sunset in one of these
lagoons, where we will enjoy a rich and complete cocktail while we watch
as the sky reflects its colors on the surface of the lagoon.
Then there is
experience, we will return to the center of San Pedro to leave you near the
municipal parking, from there you can explore the town a bit or return
to your hotel on your own, if you prefer to take the private service we can
Drop you off at the hotel where we picked you up.
Be sure to bring
warm clothes for the return and a camera to capture the impressive
unforgettable views and moments. It is also important to follow the instructions
security provided by the guide to enjoy this experience of
safe and respectful way with the environment.