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High Plateu Lagoons

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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Krefeld, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Vecunias watch you with inquisitive eyes. The icy lakes reflect the beauty of the sky, the volcanoes and the yellow desert plants. Even the road trip up into the mountains is beautiful!

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pyrenees orientales, france
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81 reviews 81 reviews
30 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

If you don't have problems with altitude you simply must see this wonderful landscapes under the deep blue sky. It's fabulous !!! The white lagoon, the green lagoon and the red lagoon, one more beautiful than the other and full of flamingos (what a surprise to find this birds I'm used to see in the lakes with brackish water beside... More

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Stanley
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

It is very cold so take a coat. You do not get very near to the lagoons which is not what is shown in the brochures. The trip is worth it for the views they are breathtaking. Don't go with Turistour from San Pedro they are rubbish!!!

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Orlando, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Absolutely breathtaking and beautiful. Altitude is high 4,200 meters above sea level, so take it easy wallking around.

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Versailles, France
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Great day out with great photos! Really very beautiful An amazing place as you never know what is hiding round the corner. A must do!

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São Paulo, SP
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The lagoons are so incredible! Gorgeous! Beacuse of the altitude, it can get very cold, so just bring a coat and it will be perfect!

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Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
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3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Of our travels in the Atacama, this was probably my least favorite. The drive was long, beautiful, but long, and altho the view was amazing up here, there wasn't all that much to do once you got here. If you have limited time to spend in San Pedro, I would do other excursions.

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Berchem, Antwerpen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

The air is thinner and the sun is brighter than you've ever seen,when you are at 4.300+ mts above sea level. Walkinga round does feel different. And what you see around you is ...stunning. The color of the sky is unrivaled here. The deepest shades of blue.

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Rio de Janeiro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Imagine a paradise. This is the lagoons and altiplanicas Miscanti Miñiques. You can go to the rental car. The lagoons are 120km distant from San Pedro de Atacama. The road is good and well signposted. You must leave SPA toward Socaire and then Paso Sico (border between Chile and Argentina). After Socaire signs point the way ace and Lagunas Miñiques

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