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Address: San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

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Fantastic location and plenty of flamingos

Wen on tour with Ruja Verde to this location, as part of a three day adventure. Fantastic scenery, great flocks of flamingos and well worth the visit. Just make sure you have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Wen on tour with Ruja Verde to this location, as part of a three day adventure. Fantastic scenery, great flocks of flamingos and well worth the visit. Just make sure you have take your altitude tablets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Absolutely amazing. Beautiful, stunning. Great landscape. Wear warm clothes as the lagoons are ina very high altitude and the weather is much cooler than in San Pedro.

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São Paulo, SP
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35 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

2 beauty lagoons near volcanos a bit far from San Pedro (1:30h from there). If you go to or have been to Uyumi Salt Flats excursion, you will find it a bit repetitive.

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

They are incredible! It is unbelievable to see these very blue lagoons in the middle of the desert! A must go!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was my favourite trip! Driving past snow capped mountains to the lakes. The lakes are salty. The scenery spectacular. I got some amazing photos of reflection s in the lakes. Acclimatise to the high altitude in San Pedro for two days before attempting this trip! Suitable footwear, warm layers, wind proof jacket and sun screen required.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

We took a tour with Cosmo Andino which took in these Chaza, Miscanti and Miniques but also "Talar" or "Piedras Rojas" (red rocks) which is currently not a national park. Though the stunning white salt and blue waters of these lagoons were as others have said amazing, Talar was blew them out of the water, the incredible colours of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Absolutely amazing. Clean. Well kept. The facilities are clean and amazing. Student price is a great deal at 1500. Spent a lot on a taxi out there but it was my favorite thing to do almost on the whole trip. Avoid the rocks on the right side. Go straight to the left when you are approaching the water. Big mistake... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

A short ride out of San Pedro into the mountains give you a beautiful view of the lagoons. The entry fee to this location was $2,000 clp or $1,500 for senior citizen which seems to be anyone over 40. Walking up and down from the lagoon is relatively easy as the incline is about 20%. You cannot enter the water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

No doubt is the best excursion in Atacama. It's a long drive passing through Socaire, a small village in kind of oasis. Bring you camera and a big memory card because we can't decide what to shoot first and when stop shooting, because all the region is so photogenic. The wind can be very intense in the open parts, so... More 

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Krefeld, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

did the atacama desert tour and at the end we visited this beautiful place. This Lagoons are really beautiful but if you come from the Uyuni through the Uyuni Desert, you already have seen pretty similar lagoons.

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