Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques, San Pedro de Atacama

Soak in the stunning scenery of Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques, two natural jewels of northern Chile. The two salt-water lakes, the Miscanti and the Miniques, lie at an altitude of over 4,000 m (13,123 ft) on the Antiplano Plateau, in the shadows of the mighty Miniques volcano and the towering Cerro Miscanti Mountain. Split from a single body of water by volcanic lava flow, the lakes feature a blue surface that perfectly reflects the surrounding mountains. The most popular way to reach the lakes is on an organized tour, since an individual journey can be tricky due to high altitude and poor conditions of the local roads. You can plan San Pedro de Atacama trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Visit the Lagoons is a contemplation. I confess that I expected a little more, because the interaction with the pond is far, far away and just a stroll to pictures. But that pictures!!!!
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  • The most beautiful place I've been in Atacama, the landscape is breath-taking. The trail of a pond to another is not long.
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  • views are like you see in a holiday brochure - the lakes are really turquoise blue. Good to walk from entrance to area by one lake across to the next lake.  more »
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