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Salar de Tara

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Address: San Pedro de Atacama, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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This tour shows you all the wonderful sights the Atacama desert has to offer, simply breath taking, we had a super guide who spoke the best English, our tour company was Turismo... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This tour shows you all the wonderful sights the Atacama desert has to offer, simply breath taking, we had a super guide who spoke the best English, our tour company was Turismo Lickan-Antay - would recommend

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Two hours of driving each way in a large van with 12 other people. It was great to see the sights, but the experience would be a lot nicer in a smaller tour group. Unfortunately for us the sights were diminished by the bitter cold and uncomfortable journey. The driver was friendly, but was falling asleep while driving on the... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The salar de Tara is about 3.5 hours from San Pedro, towards the border with Argentina. After a bumpy ride in the desert you will end up in a crazy, barren landscape where here and there are scattered rock formations carved in ancient volcanic debris. And then you reach a place where you look downhill and see the laguna, with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

it´s well worth the drive from san pedro. beatiful views of the volcanos along the way. you climb to 4700m before reaching tara. can´t be missed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Far from San Pedro, but a must go place. The temperature was around 1oC, but was nice since the Sun warm. The landscape is incredible.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

It is an amazing experience. You see many different types of landscape in the way to Salar de Tara ... and you end your day with a very beautiful view. Fantastic!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

One of the most beautiful places I've ever been. The mix of desert, salt, lagoons is increadible. Totally worth going, highly recommend!

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Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

never seen such a beautiful nature. The best tour in Atacama. We had never seen such a landscape anywhere else in the world.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

If in San Perdro, this is a must. The contrast in scenery is mind blowing. From the harsh desert plains to beautiful colors around the Laguna, you will not be disappointed. One thing to bear in mind is that this does approach some very high altitudes of 4500, so make sure you have adjusted before attempting .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The place is beautiful. it's a long long journey, we get up to 4800 meters which some feel a lot. If you have the time, oit's a nice place and feeling to make.

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Address: Address: San Pedro de Atacama, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Antofagasta Region  >  San Pedro de Atacama

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