We'll visit the beautiful salt flat of Marcunga, the impressive Tres Cruces massif and the beautiful lagoons of the park that attract pink flamingos, different types of ducks, geese, and vicuñas.

  • Departure: 08:00
  • Duration: Full day
  • Includes: Boxlunch

What you will visit:

  • 1 Nevado Tres Cruces National Park
  • 2 Copiapó
We'll pick you up at 8:00 am at your hotel in Copiapó to go to the Nevado Tres Cruces National Park towards the Andes mountain range. 
During this panoramic tour, we'll appreciate the stunning landscapes at the Maricunga Salar, the Santa Rosa lagoon in the first sector, the Negro Francisco Lagoon and the mouth of the Astaburuaga river in the second sector.
We'll observe the Tres Cruces massif that stands out above the rest of the mountains as its three summits reach 6,000 meters above sea level. The Nevado has small glaciers that remain in summer and originate the Lamas River that feeds the waters of the Santa Rosa lagoon.
1:00 pm: Box lunch on the ground in front of the lagoon.
During the tour, we’ll be able to see pink flamingos and a great variety of geese and ducks, as well as guanacos and vicuñas. Then we'll visit the Maricunga salt, which is a closed basin originated by the crossing of the Claudi Gay and Domeyko mountain ranges. We'll finish the tour at Laguna Verde, which is located 4,200 meters above sea level, surrounded by volcanoes and hills that exceed 5,500 meters above sea level.
7:30 pm: We'll be back at your hotel in Copiapó.
  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
    Very low
  • Nature
    Very high
  • 4x4 suitable for the mountain and highlands.
  • Specialized guide with experience in the highlands.
  • Bottle of water and picnic lunch suitable for height.
  • VHF, UHF and HF radio. GPS system.
  • Oxygen tube to avoid the lack of oxygen.
NOT Included
  • Everything that was not mentioned in the itinerary.


 Drink plenty of water the days before the tour to avoid the puna. Sun glasses, sun hat.