Learn about the different landscapes in San Pedro de Atacama visiting the Chaxa Lagoon, home of flamingos and other birds, Piedras Rojas, the Altiplánicas lagoons located at more than 4,000 masl and the town of Toconao.

  • Departure: 08:00
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Includes: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in San pedro de Atacama

What you will visit:

  • 1 San Pedro de Atacama
  • 2 Toconao
  • 3 Lagunas Altiplánicas (Miscanti & Miñiques)
  • 4 Socaire

We will pick you up at your hotel in the morning to begin the journey outside the city. The trip to Piedras Rojas and Altiplánicas Lagoons will take us through important tourist spots within the Atacama Desert.

To reach Piedras Rojas, or Salar de Aguas Calientes as it is also known, we will have to drive up to 3,800 meters in altitude and walk for 1 hour and 15 minutes to see these reddish rocks, as well as the lagoons and salt flats in the vicinity.

Subsequently, we will move to the Altiplánicas Lagoons Miscanti and Miñiques area, where our guide will provide explanations about the flora and fauna that inhabit the area. Likewise, we will make a stop at Chaxa Lagoon, where you can see flamingos. Similarly, we will pass through Socaire and the Tropic of Capricorn, where we will make a short stop for photographs. Then, we will return to San Pedro de Atacama to conclude our tour.

  • Physical
    Very low
  • Cultural
  • Nature
    Very high
  • Transfer from and to your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama*
  • Entrances to Chaxa lagoon and the Altiplanic lagoons
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Bilingual guide
  • IMPORTANT: The transfer only applies to hotels that are within the town of San Pedro de Atacama. If it’s not the case, we will let you know where we will meet, ask when booking.
NOT Included
  • Everything that was not mentioned in the Itinerary.


Comfortable shoes, jockey, sunglasses, sun block, water and comfortable clothing.