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.
Create an itinerary including Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques
map
Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
4,868 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • 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!!!!
    View original
  • The most beautiful place I've been in Atacama, the landscape is breath-taking. The trail of a pond to another is not long.
    View original
  • 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 »
Places to stay near Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques

Plan your trip to San Pedro de Atacama

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques by other users

22 days in Chile BY A USER FROM CHILE June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 35 days in Peru & Chile BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Chile BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 26 days in Chile, Paraguay & Bolivia BY A USER FROM IRELAND January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Chile BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Chile BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Venezuela & Chile BY A USER FROM VENEZUELA July, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: July, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Chile BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Chile BY A USER FROM BRAZIL August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Argentina & Chile BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Thailand, Australia & South America BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Chile BY A USER FROM CANADA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans