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Atacama Salt Flat And Altiplanic Lagoons

Country: Chile
City: San Pedro De Atacama
Duration: 10 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Trekking
Tags : Naturaleza

Package Itinerary

Depart from your Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama, while heading by the international highway towards the Atacama Salt Flat, one of the largest in the world due to its large size. Within the Salt Flat, in the area known as Soncor and the Chaxa Lagoon, be delighted with the three species of native pink flamingos. Continue and travel further within the Altiplano, reaching 4,300 meters above sea level. Arrive at the Miñique and Miscanti lagoons, at the foothill of the Miñique and Miscanti volcanoes, with fantastic scenery of bluish waters arising from the background volcanoes. After this visit, we will return to Socaire for lunch at one of the rustic cooking places of the village, that still use the resources cultivated from the ancestral agricultural terraces. Finally, make a stop at the village of Toconao, where we will visit the main square, the bell tower built in 1750 made of cactus wood, mud and straw, and the church of San Lucas, both declared National Monument since 1951. Return to your Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama

This tour includes:

  • Lunch
  • Bilingual guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if the hotel that you booked is on the pick up hotel list)
  • Insurance Passenger Transport
  • Transportation

This tour excludes:

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if the selected hotel is not from the hotel pick up list)

Things you need to know:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • The pick-up and drop-off will be only from the next hotel list: Hotel Altiplánico, Casa Atacama, Cumbres San Pedro, Residencial Don Raúl, Hostería San Pedro, Hostal Inti & Killa, Iorana Tolache, Hostal Katarpe, Hotel Kimal, Casa Don Tomás, Poblado de Kimal, Hotel Takha Takha, Hotel Tulor If your hotel is not listed, you have to approach to meeting point at the agreed time
  • The meeting point in case of booking in other hotels out of the list will be: 451 Ignacio Carrera Pinto
  • The altiplano lagoons lie at more than 13,500 feet in elevation, which may cause mild altitude sickness for some; it is recommended that you drink hot tea or water prior to the tour and carry any necessary medication
Security conditions: Turistour works with the maximum conditions of safety, the product of the same may suspend its services in case when passengers, driver or vehicle are in danger.
Turistour reserves the right to suspend any service in case of bad passenger behaviour.
In case of damage to the vehicle for the wrongdoing of its passengers, the customer will be charged Drivers can't drive more than 5 hours on going
Drivers can't be available to a service for more than 14 hours
For safety reasons, the customer is asked to always recommend the use of the seat belt

Recommendations:

Bring:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Jockey
  • Comfortably clothes and a jacket
  • Bottle of water
  • Appropriate slippers

Pick-up is between 08:00 am - 08:30 am according to your tour time option.

The schedule will be always confirmed by the executive the day before the excursion.
Pick up and drop off hotels: Hotel Altiplánico, Casa Atacama, Cumbres San Pedro, Residencial Don Raúl, Hostería San Pedro, Hostal Inti & Killa, Iorana Tolache, Hostal Katarpe, Hotel Kimal, Casa Don Tomás, Poblado de Kimal, Hotel Takha Takha, Hotel Tulor
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