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Atacama Salt Flat Lagoons Tour Including Ojos del Salar from San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama, North Chile, Chile

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  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Free snacks included
  • Free drinks included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Overview

After hotel pickup in San Pedro de Atacama, head with your guide to Cejar Lagoon (Laguna Cejar), about 12 miles (20 km) south of town in the Atacama Salt Flat (Salar de Atacama).

When you arrive, you have about an hour to take pictures, walk around the shore of the lake and go swimming. Cejar Lagoon has such a high concentration of salt that you’ll float on the surface, just like on the Dead Sea. It’s a chilly but unforgettable swim!

Back on shore, rinse all the salt off your body with water provided by your guide, and then hop back in your tour vehicle and head to the Ojos del Salar (Eyes of the Salt Flat), a pair of mirrored lagoons that make for a cool photo op. Spend about 25 minutes there to take pictures and walk around, and then continue to Tebenquiche Lagoon (Laguna Tebenquiche), your last stop.

Known for its beautiful sunsets, which you’ll enjoy over snacks and drinks, Tebenquiche Lagoon is home to flamingos and other native birds. As you relax on the shore of the lagoon, munch on chips and nuts and sip a refreshing pisco sour — a cocktail made with pisco, a grape brandy produced in Peru and Chile. Watch the setting sun create a beautiful glow over the lagoon, and then head back to San Pedro de Atacama for hotel drop-off.

Information

Includes:
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (nearby San Pedro de Atacama town)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or bus
  • Local guide
  • Entrance fees to Cejar Lagoon and Tebenquiche Lagoon
  • Pisco sour cocktail or soft drink, and snacks (chips and nuts)
Excludes:
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes including trekking pants, shoes and a windbreaker or warm jacket
  • It is recommended that you bring water, sunblock and sunglasses
  • Note: Please bring cash to pay for the entrance fees and any additional expenses
  • Note: If you wish to swim in the lagoon, please wear a swimsuit and bring a towel and sandals; there are no changing facilities available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

Meeting Point

Departs from select San Pedro de Atacama hotels (Nearby San Pedro de Atacama Town), if your Hotel is not on the pick up zone, we will let you know which is your meeting point.

Departure Time:
3:00pm (August 14, 2017 to May 11, 2018)  2:00pm (May 12, 2018 to August 12, 2018) 3:00pm (August 13, 2018 to May 11, 2019)
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