Atacama is the biggest salt flat in Chile, here you can find one of the most Important reserves of Flamingos, the Flamingoes national park.
You will go through a small path in a trekking to identify the different Species of Flamingoesthat live in the zone.
After the Slat flat you will go direction south east to Miscanti and Miñiques Altiplanic lagoons located at 4.220 meters over the sea level, these ones are part of the national park too administrated by an Indian community of Socaire village.
The eruption of the Miñiques volcano happened one million years ago originated the Water stagnation that before flowed to the Salt flat, these Formed the lagoons with deep blue color and white shores.
After these lagoons you go 60 Kilometers further in to the Andes Mountains and you reach Salar de Talar where you will be able to appreciate Flamingoes in the Altiplano and Piedras rojas, Volcanic rocks formations full of color that gives the place a view that seams another planet .
On the way back you will have lunch at Socaire where they prepare typical food.
You will visit a small Village called Toconao with it typical church and Volcanic rock houses, all feed by a small river coming from the mountains that
Gives a green color to the village.
$50.000 Chilean pesos per passenger (USD 75 reference price)
Tip not included
Not included entrance fee for the national park for $5.500 Chilean pesos per passenger.
07:00 hrs. Beginning time pick up at the hostel / return around 18:00 Hrs.
Includes Breakfast and Lunch