Are you thinking of a different alternative in San Pedro de Atacama? We will tell you here the latest novelty of the destination, the Alto Loa National Reserve, when to visit it and what attractions you will find.
Bofedales, colors, snowy volcanoes, archaeological centers and much more! The Alto Loa National Reserve is the first reserve that was created with indigenous identity. It groups to the communities lican antay (atacameña) and Quechuas that are putting their efforts to offer the best tourist service, highlighting its nature and its traditional culture.
It is located approximately 250 kilometers north of San Pedro de Atacama at the foot of volcanoes and high snowy peaks that are being enabled for trekking and mountaineering (the views are breathtaking!) The path includes bofedales with millions of colors that are refuge of Animals that are now in danger of extinction. The best news is that there are few people. It is a destination that is just opening to tourism and locals are not accustomed to the photos.
Within the Alto Loa National Reserve you can find salares and lagoons that receive flamingos, taguas and wild ducks that come to feed. The true importance of the reserve comes from the Loa River that generates a true biological road for the sustainability of the Andean ecological systems. A true natural wealth that comes from the land...
Tourism is in charge of the Quechua community of Ollagüe (local guides and park rangers) and will develop recreational infrastructure, picnic places, camping and trails.