TOCONAO & ATACAMA´S SALT FLAT

Once we start the tour, the first stop will be at Tambillo sector, where we’ll talk about the history of the place and the importance to the indigenous communities. Then, we move to Toconao, we will know their culture, traditional craftwork, typical architecture and religious history. After about an hour in the place, we’ll restart our trip to Atacama’s salt flat, sector “Soncor” of the national reserve “Los Flamencos”, where exists an interesting birdlife. Flamingos, caities and other birds accompanied by colorful water mirrors that create a multicolor atmosphere right in the sunset.

includes snack / no entries

minimum 2 people

   

  • Excursion:                                 Toconao y Atacama’s salt flat

  • Hour:                                          15:30 P.M.          

  • Distance:                                   114 km / 70,8 miles

  • Estimated duration:                 5 hours

  • Departure and arrival place:  Hotel at San Pedro de Atacama

  • Average altitude:                     2300 meters / 7546 feet above sea level

  • The tour includes:                   Toconao village, Chaxa lagoonat Atacama’s salt flat

  • Recommendations:                Carry mineral water, sunscreen, sunglasses, windbreaker jacket, cap or hat, appropriate shoes for natural ground walking.