PIEDRAS ROJAS DE HIERRO FULL DAY

The best places in San Pedro de Atacama on our most complete tour !!

We start early in the morning, at 7 am, we will head towards the town of Socaire, to the south, and the Miñiques and Miscanti lagoons, at 4500 meters above sea level. These lagoons are located 115 km to the South East of San Pedro, one of the most beautiful places, with its turquoise waters are surrounded by huge volcanoes.

We continue towards the Salar de Aguas Calientes, of singular scenic beauty and abundant wildlife along the route. Later we will be at Piedras Rojas de Hierro, an extremely special geological site that has earned the prestige of being one of the most desirable attractions for travelers.

We will continue towards the Salar de Tuyactu to later meet the Salar de Atacama, the 2nd largest on the planet after the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia. The interpretation center in the same place will allow us a complete understanding of its origins, wealth, dangers and challenges, after which we can make a walking tour contemplating and taking photos. In the final section we will visit the oasis of Toconao.

The fauna that is possible to see is composed of flamingos of the 3 species, Andean gulls, sea chicks, fox, vicuna. The flora is composed of bofedales of green pastures, straw yellow brava, water tola and tola amaia.

After a full day of landscapes of another planet we will return to San Pedro at 18:30 hrs aprox.
Accommodation NOT INCLUDED.
Perfect tour for: Solo Travelers, small families, groups of friends and adventurers who want to have the complete experience with security and privacy at a low budget, away from the crowds of tourists.
SEE BELOW THE ROUTE AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS.
NOTE: This is a tour that can be done all year round, however during the rainy and winter season, some routes usually close due to bad weather. We handle the most appropriate changes in your program.
DAY 1

Transfer in:
Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama
Tour starts: 07:00 a.m.
Visit: Socarire - Miscanti and Meñiques Lagoons - Aguas Calientes Salt Flats - Red Iron Stones - Tuyactu Salt Flats - Atacama Salt Flats - Toconao Oasis.
Tour ends: 07:00 p.m.
Meals: Not included
Tickets: USD 10 per person
Accommodation: Not included.
  • USD 120 PER PERSON
  • REGULAR TOUR
  • Shared Tour
  • Daily departures
  • Minimum 2 and maximum 12 passengers per car
  • First aid kit, oxygen tank and satellite phone in the car
  • Transfer in / out included
  • Driver in Spanish
  • English guide included
  • Ticket price USD 10 per person
  • Meals not included
  • Book this trip at least 1 week in advance
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