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Miniques Lagoon

Miniques Lagoon: Our most recommended tours and activities

Salar de Atacama, Altiplanic Lagoons, and Toconao Day Tour

1. Salar de Atacama, Altiplanic Lagoons, and Toconao Day Tour

Begin this tour with a pickup between 6:30 AM and 7:00 AM. Your first stop is in the Miscellanea and Miñiques Altiplanic Lagoons located at 4,200 meters above sea level. Spend some time here to appreciate the fauna of the unique location.  The next stop is in the Atacameño village of Socaire, where you can see the terraces of cultivation and the village church. Visit the Salar de Atacama, the largest salt lake in Chile, where the national flamingo reserve is located. See the Chaxa lagoon and spot three types of flamingos, as well as other species, that live in the lagoons of Salar.  For your final stop, visit the town of Toconao to appreciate the fantastic architecture of the bell tower and the village church. Return to San Pedro de Atacama around 2:30 PM.

Piedras Rojas, Altiplanics Lagoons & Salar Full-Day Tour

2. Piedras Rojas, Altiplanics Lagoons & Salar Full-Day Tour

Be collected from your accommodation in San Pedro de Atacama around 6:30 AM. Your first stop, after an hour, will be at the Miscanti and Miñiques highland lagoons, located at 4,200 meters above sea level. In these lagoons, enjoy breakfast and admire the fauna and flora here. The next visit is to the Salar de Talar, known as Piedras Rojas or purple stones. The beauty of this place will leave you speechless. Continue to your next stop at the Atacameño village of Socaire, where you can observe the terraces of cultivation and the village church. Then visit the Salar de Atacama, Chile's largest salt lake. Here are the national flamingo reserve and the Chaxa lagoon, which is home to three types of flamingos as well as other species. The final stop will be at the town of Toconao where you can appreciate the fantastic architecture of the bell tower and the village church. Return to San Pedro de Atacama around 5:00 PM. 

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