Laguna Tebinquinche, San Pedro de Atacama
(4.7/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
Discover how captivating the driest place on Earth can be when you add some water to it at Laguna Tebinquinche. Unlike the other lagoons of the Atacama Desert--generally small pools of water--this is actually a proper saltwater lake, nestled under the towering peaks of the Andes. The mirrorlike surface reflects the surrounding scenery, making this spot famous for some of Chile's most beautiful sunsets. In the summer the lake tends to dry, leaving behind a thick layer of salt that you can easily walk on. Drive to the lake on your own, or join one of the many organized tours of the salt flats that regularly leave from San Pedro de Atacama. Plan to visit Laguna Tebinquinche and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended San Pedro de Atacama attractions using our San Pedro de Atacama trip generator.
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  • It is a beautiful place, it is possible to watch the sunset and is beautiful. the tours are usually serve a pisco sour snack to accompany the sunset which makes very much appreciate the service and take a still more beautiful experience.
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  • Worth visiting. Possibility of beautiful photos, safe, beautiful place to watch the sunset. Landscape quite different from any other I've ever seen, looks like another planet.
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  • Place with a wonderful nature. Can be reached by car, road in good condition, although it has largely in rubble and up.
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