Piedras Rojas Trekking In San Pedro De Atacama

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Highlights of Full Day Piedras Rojas + Altiplanic Lagoons Miscanti And Miñiques + Laguna Chaxa + Salar De Atacama

Today we will travel through the Atacama Desert, the driest in the world to discover landscapes that you will not find anywhere else.

We invite you to discover the Salar de Atacama from a perspective unique, we will first visit the Piedras Rojas, geological forms with rocks of a red color intense, located in the heart of the altiplano, the contrast between the red rocks and the turquoise waters is simply dazzling.

 

We will continue until reach theAltiplanic Lagoons of Miscanti and Meñique, twin lagoons that reflect the impressive Cordillera de los Andes and the sky in its clear waters, located in the Los Flamencos National Reserve.

 

After visiting the sister lagoons, we will continue on the way to Laguna Chaxa which is a part of the Salar de Atacama, this salty lagoon attracts flamingos and other aquatic birds due to its high salt and nutrient content. So we will have the opportunity to observe these beautiful birds in their natural habitat.

 

During our adventure we will go looking for an ideal place to have breakfastand also lunch, We will make sure that it is the place with the best postcard, the one you have never seen before. you will forget.

 

On the way back we will pass through the small town of Toconao, if the time is enough we can make a short stop to see this place before return to San Pedro.

 

You certainly can`t lose these landscapes.

 

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Starts
SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA (CL)
Pick Up: Central hotels.
Hours: Between 06.00 and 06.40 Hrs. Subject to reconfirmation.
Ends
Drop Off: In the center, municipal parking. Private service, in central hotels.
Hours: 5:30 p.m.
Duration
11 Hours
Frequency
Everyday
Included
- Breakfast.
- Lunch.
- Transfer.
- Bilingual guide.
Not Included
- Entrance fees to Piedras Rojas and Altiplanic Lagoons + Chaxa Lagoon ($23,000 - Can be added or passengers pay at destination).
- Unspecified drinks or meals.
- Tips or extras not specified.
Physical Reqs.
- Minimum age 8 years.
- They are recommended after 48 hours of arrival.
- In case of special medical conditions.
- Passengers with special health conditions, such as hypertension or heart disease, must present a medical certificate indicating that they are under control.
- Not suitable for pregnant women.
Difficulty
Low
What To Bring?
- Warm clothing.
- Gloves.
- Walking shoes.
- Cap.
- Sunglasses.
- Sunscreen.
- Water.
- Money for souvenirs or tickets.
Other
- Option for vegan, vegetarian, celiac food, informing in advance.
- Passengers with food restrictions or allergies, inform in advance.
- Regular service minimum 2 passengers/maximum 14. Spanish/English.
- Modifiable schedules depending on the season of the year, weather conditions, park restrictions or others.
- Entrance fees to tourist sites NOT included in the tour.
Included Menu
- Breakfast (May vary).
- Kneaded bread/Cheese/Salami/Egg or avocado/Cake/Cookies/Jam/Delicacy/Juice/Coffee, Tea, Herbs.

- Lunch (May vary).
- Glass jar, the food is layered/At the bottom a homemade sauce/Carrot/Lettuce/Beet/Kryptones (noodles)/Sautéed chicken/Corn/Fruit board/Juice and water.

Details of Day Tours

We will leave today from our hotel between approximately 06:00 and 06:30 hrs to make the most of the day, this exciting adventure will take us through some of the most spectacular and diverse landscapes you have ever seen.


Leaving San Pedro, We will begin an ascent to reach approximately 4,000 meters above sea level to reach the Piedras Rojas a geological formation with red rocks intense located in the heart of the altiplano. The contrast between the red rocks and the turquoise lake is simply dazzling. Here we will have time to explore and take photographs in this surreal landscape.

 

We will continue ascending until reaching almost 4,200 meters above sea level, to the Miscanti and Miñiques Altiplanic Lagoons, which beautiful lagoons high mountain sisters located in the Reserve National Los Flamencos. These lagoons are surrounded by mountains and They offer the opportunity to observe birds and take photographs of landscapes unique. The lagoon is an ideal place to appreciate natural beauty and life. wild of the region.

 

After visiting the lagoons, we will go to the Chaxa Lagoon, which is a part of the Salar de Atacama. Chaxa is a salt lagoon that attracts flamingos and other aquatic birds due to its high salt and nutrient content. Here we will have the opportunity to observe these beautiful birds in their natural habitat and learn about the fauna and flora unique in the area.

 

TheSalar de Atacama is the largest salt flat in Chile and one of the largest in the world. We will have the opportunity to walk through the salt flat, observe the impressive salt formations and enjoy the breadth of the landscape. Additionally, during our visit, our guide will make sure of looking for the perfect places and with the best postcard you have ever seen to Enjoy breakfast and also lunch.

 

After scanning these natural wonders, we will return to San Pedro de Atacama, We will leave near the municipal parking lot, from there you can walk a little town 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.

 

As always, make sure you bring appropriate clothing for the weather conditions and a camera to capture unforgettable moments. Don`t miss it.


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Incredible day in Atacama
19/03/2019
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if you are traveling to Atacama you shouldn´t miss the tour . It is a unique experience!

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Rates of Full Day Piedras Rojas + Altiplanic Lagoons Miscanti And Miñiques + Laguna Chaxa + Salar De Atacama in San Pedro De Atacama

Valid rates for 2024 per person

Option in Regular.

- Regular Bilingual Service. - Drop Off in the Center. Most distances in San Pedro are walkable. - Does not include tickets. They can be added or paid at destination.

Starts: 06:00 Hs
Duration: 11 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $95

Private option.

- Private Bilingual Service. - Does not include entrance fees to the national park. They can be added or paid at destination.

Starts: 06:00 Hs
Duration: 11 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $297

Price for 1 adult: USD $567

Rate List of Full Day Piedras Rojas + Altiplanic Lagoons Miscanti And Miñiques + Laguna Chaxa + Salar De Atacama for 2024 per person

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