SALT RED STONES

Come with us to be captívate with one of the most beautiful and unexplored places at San Pedro de Atacama.

The Andes range welcomes us with a spectacle of color and peacefulness . Browns, purples and grays  mountains create a beautiful contrast with the turquoise waters of white borders and the striking red rocks that give the name to this wonderful place.

In this first place we will visit the Salar de Atacama where the sound of birds that inhabit the Laguna Chaxa will receive us, showing an oasis of life in the midle of the desert. Then we will continue to appreciate the culture and idiosyncrasy of the Andean peoples visiting Socaire and Toconao, appreciating its typical buildings and the history of a civilization that has its roots in the distant past. Later we will visit the beautiful area of ​​Aguas Calientes where is located Red Stones. Finally we will enjoy the local cuisine with a  lunch at Socaire before come back to San Pedro de Atacama.

 

includes snack / no entries

minimum 2 people

  • Excursion:                                   Red Stones, Altiplanic lagoons and Atacama’s salt flat 

  • Hour:                                              08:30 A.M.          

  • Distance:                                       420 km / 252 miles                                       

  • Estimated duration:                  9 hours

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

  • Average altitude:                       4200 meters / 13780 feet above sea level

  • The tour includes:                      Red Stones, Miscanti-Miñiques lagoons, Chaxa lagoonat Atacama’s salt flat, Toconao y Socaire village.

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