Our trip begins by picking up clients at their respective hotels in the San Pedro de Atacama area to begin with a trip to the Salar de Atacama along the CH-23 route. The first stop is the Chaxa lagoon about 60 minutes from the town and along the route information is given about certain key points that we will see on the route.
Upon reaching Chaxa lagoon we will contemplate flamingos, identify birds of the area, explain the formation of the salt and take our respective photographs, at the end of our activities we return to the enabled area where we will have breakfast in which we will taste a delicious infusion of local medicinal herbs to prevent altitude sickness besides having options such as coffee, chocolate, various types of tea and assorted options of food to eat.
At the end of breakfast will be free one minute to use the facilities of the park and see more information in the information panels, then we will begin our return to the route to drive to the town of Socaire.
In the village of Socaire, we will stop at the old church of the 18th century to talk about the history, heritage, culture and local traditions. At the same time we visit the mentioned church, sometimes they can buy handicrafts from the local people that are placed in the belfry .
At the end of this visit we continue on the same route towards the altiplano, where we can see more wildlife such as Vicuñas, Culpeos Foxes, Suris, diversity of birds and rodents like the Andean Rat, also we can see the wonderful highland landscape in front of the Andes Mountains. In the highlands we will visit the Miscanti and Miñiques lagoons to visit this park in the Flamencos National Reserve, where we can take some walks to see the scenic wonder of the place, both in the Miscanti lagoon and the Miñiques lagoon.
At the end of our visit to this park we return to the road and we will go to a place where we will eat our lunch in the middle of the high plateau with a natural landscape without equal. In our lunches we offer great Chilean reserve wine, premium beers, natural juices, water and more! In addition to having a unique landscape to taste our homemade food made with love and local flavor.
At the end of lunch we will visit the last places in height that are the viewpoints of Salar de Talar (Aguas Calientes III) or ex Red Stones, where we have two places enabled to admire this unique creation of nature where the landscape seems to have been painted by nature itself to see different types of colors, mixed with the Paja brava yellow of the altiplano and the intense clean blue sky that characterizes the altiplano / mountain range.
Finishing these stops is time to make a long drive back to San Pedro but first making our last stop of the day in the town of Toconao, where you can buy local crafts, local wine, ice cream of traditional flavors of the area and also visit the square and take pictures of one of the 3 national monuments of Atacama la Grande, the bell tower of San Lucas. At the end of our visit to these attractions it is time to return the trip to San Pedro de Atacama where we can leave them at your lodging or at another point if you ask.