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Moon Valley

Moon Valley

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Venture into Chile's Moon Valley without the hassle of arranging your own transport on this guided tour from San Pedro de Atacama. In a small group limited to just 15 people, explore the lunar landscape, shaped by wind and water over millions of years, of the driest desert in the world. Cap off the tour watching the sun set, casting a red glow over the landscape in nearby Death Valley. Includes pickup and drop-off from select hotels.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.05
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$21.05
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Altiplanic Lagoons, Piedras Rojas and Atacama Salt Flat

Altiplanic Lagoons, Piedras Rojas and Atacama Salt Flat

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Enjoy hassle-free transportation into the desert on this guided tour to Los Flamencos National Reserve from San Pedro de Atacama. Get picked up from from your hotel and travel in a small group of no more than 15 to the geological rock formations of Piedras Rojas; to the Miscanti and Miñiques lagoons, and to Chaxa Lagoon to see both Andean and James flamingos. Lunch is included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.95
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$74.95
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Valle de La Luna

Valle de La Luna

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The Valley of the Moon in the Atacama Desert is a popular excursion from San Pedro de Atacama, but you can avoid the crowds on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people. Leaving in the afternoon, you will arrive in time to experience the sunset, which casts a warm glow over the valley and makes for excellent photo opportunities.
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  • 4 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00

Moon Valley Tour & Death Valley Safari style by Grade 10

Moon Valley Tour & Death Valley Safari style by Grade 10

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Traveling routes with us you can become part of nature and also enjoy great comfort, security and an excellent service. In an exclusive safari-style bus, with reclining seats and an unparalleled panoramic view, we will take you to the most spectacular places in the Atacama Desert, such as the Moon Valley and the Death Valley. In the valley of the moon & death valley tour you can see the Atacama desert in its maximum splendor from the top of a dune until we enter the valley of death. Enjoy on the tour a rich orange soda with ice to pass the heat and continue enjoying. Finally you can enjoy all the safari style of a sunset that will leave you impressed by its beauty and colors.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.77
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$30.77

Small-Group Tour to Altiplanic lagoons, Atacama saltflat & Flamingo reserve

Small-Group Tour to Altiplanic lagoons, Atacama saltflat & Flamingo reserve

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San Pedro de Atacama, a laid back oasis town on the edge of the direst desert on the earth. Little adobe houses, cozy restaurant are the base to explore one of the Chile's most spectacular sceneries. With this semi-private tour, you will have the opportunity to visit one of the highlights in a more intimate way, sharing your day with other travelers but avoiding big groups.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.00
Price varies by group size
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$79.00
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Atacama Salt Flat and Altiplanic Lagoons Day Tour

Atacama Salt Flat and Altiplanic Lagoons Day Tour

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Take a tour of the world’s driest desert, Atacama, and visit a number of natural landmarks on a full-day tour. See the resident flamingo population, explore the small desert village of Toconao, and visit the altiplanic lagoons for a well-rounded look at the flora and fauna of the region. Round-trip hotel transfers from San Pedro de Atacama and lunch are included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.00
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$98.00

Piedras Rojas Tour

Piedras Rojas Tour

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Un tour emocionante donde conocerás maravillosos paisajes y lagunas. Podrás ver la diversidad de atacama.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.83
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$76.83

Cejar and Tebinquinche Lagoons

Cejar and Tebinquinche Lagoons

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Float in the salty waters of the Cejar Lagoon in the heart of Chile’s Atacama Desert. Traverse the desert by car to reach the huge lake that abounds with enormous salt deposits underneath its surface. After a salty dip, head to the Salt Flat Eyes to swim in the freshwater pools of Atacama and end the tour with a sunset aperitif while admiring the dry, Andean landscapes.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.93
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$28.93
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Altiplanic Lagoons and Red Stones, Full Day

Altiplanic Lagoons and Red Stones, Full Day

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We are the only agency in San Pedro that leaves at 5 in the morning, we go to one of the most sacred lagoons for the culture of San Pedro: Tuyajto. And the best, when leaving earlier we go alone.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.80
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$71.80

Ascent Cerro Toco

Ascent Cerro Toco

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The ascent of Cerro Toco is a very good experience both for mountain initiates and to acclimatize to make height ascents. From the top you can see in the foreground the Licancabur volcano, the Salar de Uyuni and a privileged view of the San Pedro de Atacama valley.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.44
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$97.44

Valle del Arcoíris

Valle del Arcoíris

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At 3,500 meters above sea  is the Rainbow Valley. The Rainbow Valley is used in the basin of the Rio Grande, about 90 kms from San Pedro de Atacama. The access road must be joined on the route to Calama. The valley, like the rest of the attractions of San Pedro de Ataca and its surroundings, is well above 3000 meters above sea level. The Rainbow Valley is located near Sanitiago de Rio Grande or Rio Grande and very close to the Petroglyphs of Yerbas Buenas, which like other attractions in the area is managed by the Atacameña Community of the place.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

Uyuni Salt Flats-Full Day, from San Pedro de Atacama by Bus

Uyuni Salt Flats-Full Day, from San Pedro de Atacama by Bus

Skip the stress of arranging a multi-day, multi-country trip to the magical Uyuni Salt Flats and let the professionals do it for you. During this comprehensive, small-group excursion—ideal for travelers short on time who still want to experience the salt flats—enjoy glorious views over the Andes as you’re transported via comfortable tourist bus to Uyuni. From there, venture into the salt flats with a professional guide and learn about salt production.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$256.42
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$256.42
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Laguna Cejar

Laguna Cejar

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Explore one of the most striking landscapes in Chile. This small-group tour takes you to Laguna Cejar, a lagoon in the middle of the desert, where, due to the high concentration of salt, you can float on the surface. Lie back and soak up the sights of the Atacama desert—the blue sky, white salt, and pink of the flamingos that come to feed.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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$65.00
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Tour Altiplanic Lagoons & Red Stones Safari style by Grade 10

Tour Altiplanic Lagoons & Red Stones Safari style by Grade 10

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In our exclusive safari-style bus, with reclining seats and an unparalleled panoramic view, we will take you to the most spectacular places in the Atacama Desert. In the Altiplanic Lagoons & Red Stones tour with us you can have the comfort of having a panoramic view, a buffet breakfast and security throughout the trip with our guide and certified driver.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.42
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$56.42

Laguna Cejar Tour Safari style by Grade 10

Laguna Cejar Tour Safari style by Grade 10

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In an exclusive safari-style bus, with reclining seats and an unparalleled panoramic view, we will take you to the most spectacular places in the Atacama Desert. Traveling routes with us you can become part of nature and also enjoy great comfort, security and an excellent service. On the Cejar Lagoon tour you will see incredible places from the heights of our overland bus. You can bathe in a salt lagoon where the bodies float, you will see the reflection of the mountains in the Tebenquinche lagoon and finally enjoy a cocktail watching the sunset in the middle of the desert with an exquisite cocktail prepared by our staff all this in our safari bus Recommendations: Bring a jacket, bathing suit, towel, sunscreen and 1 liter of mineral water per person. Note: Use of sunscreen and sandals is not permitted in the lagoon.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.90
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$35.90

Salt Flats and Altiplanic Lagoons in Atacama

Salt Flats and Altiplanic Lagoons in Atacama

Our excursion to the Salar de Atacama and Altiplanic Lagoons will take you to visit the different high-altitude lagoons, to observe its beautiful landscapes and discover the native fauna and flora. Among the places of interest we will visit are the Flamencos National Reserve and the Chaxa Lagoon; Miscanti and Miñique lagoons, located more than 4,000 meters above sea level and the town of Toconao. Definitely a ride not to be missed!
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  • 10 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.75
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$92.75
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Piedras Rojas Trekking in Atacama

Piedras Rojas Trekking in Atacama

This walk is designed to enjoy the incredible landscapes offered by the Salar de Atacama basin and its high plateau. We can spend a nice day making gentle walks between salt flats and highland lagoons, passing through unique scenarios that the desert will give us. During the day we will share lunch and later a cocktail while enjoying the beautiful sunset.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$239.70
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$239.70
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Altiplanic Lagoons and Piedras Rojas Tour - Full Day Tour - Private Option

Altiplanic Lagoons and Piedras Rojas Tour - Full Day Tour - Private Option

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Driving for a couple of hours during some days in the area. A tour in the morning, another in the afternoon. Many days scaping from the city to get to another routine: traveling and seeing the desert, its valleys and lagoons. Stop. Breathe. Give yourself some time to know the place, but to do it for real. Rest your mind and your body in front of the altiplanic lagoons. Know Toconao and Socaire: the hospitality, its history and its people. Walk through the Inca Trail, the point where the Tropic of Capricorn crosses, see the reflection of the hills and the sun in the lagoons water, and say hi to the flamencos that inhabit the Atacama salt flat. A diverse but rewarding tour through the San Pedro de Atacama heights and places that will appeal your emotions and the will to stay there. We invite you to make this tour because the Chilean desert has a minute for you and will give you the opportunity to simply slow down.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$157.00
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$157.00

Atacama Salt Flat and Toconao Town Tour

Atacama Salt Flat and Toconao Town Tour

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Knowing the best spots to appreciate Chile’s natural landscape can be tricky. Discover the country’s largest salt flat on a day tour to Salar de Atacama, and visit one of the elevated region’s villages along the way for insight into traditional Chilean culture. Explore the rural terrain with ease, with round-trip transfer from San Pedro, and benefit from insights provided by your local guide.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.00
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$54.00

Small-Group tour to Laguna Cejar, Ojos del Salar and Laguna Tebinquinche

Small-Group tour to Laguna Cejar, Ojos del Salar and Laguna Tebinquinche

With this small-group tour, you will have the opportunity to visit one of the highlights in a more intimate way, sharing your day with other travellers but avoiding big groups: Found within the Atacama Salt Flats is the Cejar Lagoon. This body of water is a saltwater swimming pool where you can float until your troubles fade away. Find yourself relaxing as you take in the views of the beautiful landscape paired against the turquoise waters, volcanoes and great expanse of the salar. Next up, you’ll visit the Salar Eyes, which are two freshwater round-shaped lagoons in the middle of one of the world’s driest deserts. To further add to your adventure, you’ll visit the impressive Tebinquinche Lagoon where you’ll stop to enjoy a view of the Andes reflected in the saltwater lagoon and, in summer you can observe how water evaporation forms a white mantle of salt.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.48
Price varies by group size
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$46.48
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Cejar Lagoon and Ojos del Salar in Atacama

Cejar Lagoon and Ojos del Salar in Atacama

We invite you to live a different experience in the Laguna del Cejar, in the Atacama desert, surrounded by incredible mountain landscapes. This excursion is ideal for the first days in Atacama. We will enjoy the sensation of floating in the beautiful turquoise waters of this lagoon located at 2300 meters above sea level and enjoy a beautiful sunset surrounded by a colorful landscape.
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  • 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.80
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$40.80
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Excursion to Rainbow Valley in Atacama Desert

Excursion to Rainbow Valley in Atacama Desert

A trip through the Domeyko hills, with its prehistoric rock art and overwhelming desert tones. We travel west of San Pedro de Atacama, to the Domeyko hills, a spectacular hill formation that runs parallel to the Andes. We will first visit Yerbas Buenas, an area of great historical importance due to its prehistoric rock art, which is one of the most important groups of petroglyphs in the region. The tour will take us back in time to when the indigenous people lived there, adding to the historical and cultural experience of the tour. We will then cross over to Matancilla, with its rich flora and fauna, to see the Rainbow Valley, named after the various colors of the surrounding hills. Its red, green, white, yellow, brown and earth colored tones combine with the blue sky and the white salt flats to create a truly unique setting. Next, we visit the viewpoint to take in the in the Cañon del Arcoiris (Arcoiris Canyon) and enjoy a bite to eat.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
Price varies by group size
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$69.00
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Monturaqui Meteor Crater Private Tour

Monturaqui Meteor Crater Private Tour

Reaching this crater is a journey that you must do with people who generate confidence and a spirit of adventure. Once there you feel the immensity of the place, of the land in its infinite colors and away from towns and people which gives a unique feeling of tranquility. Due to its location and altitude, it has a privileged panoramic view of the Andean massif to the east and the Salar de Atacama to the north. The gorges near the crater present a great variety of highland flora that contribute to its scenic beauty. A wonder, recommended to have a unique and unforgettable experience in the Atacama desert.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$307.70
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$307.70
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Cejar Lagoon

Cejar Lagoon

We are known for delivering good service, the best personalized and prepared guides, excellent transport cars and drivers, punctuality, the tour makes your tour something wonderful.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.24
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$129.24

Excursion to Atacama Salt Flat, Toconao and Jerez

Excursion to Atacama Salt Flat, Toconao and Jerez

On this tour you will visit the impressive Atacama Salt Flats, Jerez Valley, Chaxa Lagoon and Toconao, a town built from volcanic rock. On this tour we visit the Atacama Salt Flats, where the Los Flamencos Natural Reserve is located, a surprisingly large and arid landscape stretching 100 km from north to south. You can also marvel at the amazing Chaxa Lagoon, a spectacularly beautiful setting, which is split into various clear water lagoons, inhabited by both Andean and James flamingos. We then head to Toconao, a traditionally colonial-style village, famous for the bell tower of the San Lucas church, which has been declared as a National Monument. Agriculture and crafts are the principal source of income for its inhabitants who offer proudly crafted gifts made from volcanic rock.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.00
Price varies by group size
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$56.00
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San Pedro de Atacama: Full day Altiplanic lagoons, include lunch.

San Pedro de Atacama: Full day Altiplanic lagoons, include lunch.

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See multiple attractions around the Atacama Desert on this full-day guided tour from San Pedro de Atacama. Enjoy a hassle-free pickup from your hotel and start your day with breakfast (included) in the Miscanti and Miñiques highland lagoons. Continue your day exploring Salar de Talar, the village of Socaire, and Salar de Atacama, Chile's largest salt lake where you can see flamingos. Your final stop is town of Toconao before you get dropped off back at your hotel.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$81.00
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$81.00
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San Pedro de Atacama: Half day Altiplanics Lagoons and Salar de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama: Half day Altiplanics Lagoons and Salar de Atacama

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Discover one of Chile’s most unique natural landscapes on this 10-hour tour from San Pedro de Atacama, including hotel-up. Marvel over the stark white plains of the Atacama Salt Flats, see the shimmering Miscanti lagoon and spot pink flamingos bathing in the Chaxa lagoon. Finally, get a taste of life in the Atacama Desert as you visit the traditional villages of Socaire and Toconao.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.43
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$42.43
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