Piedras Rojas, San Pedro de Atacama

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Considered a geologic wonder, Piedras Rojas offers a look at a red-colored landscape surrounding a salt lake. Most visitors come to admire the otherworldly terrain and photograph the surrounding mountains. You can visit the area on a guided tour or your own--making your own arrangements and visiting unhindered by other tourists gives you more time to explore at your own pace. Take a look at our San Pedro de Atacama travel itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Piedras Rojas and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • One of the most beautiful attractions of Atacama is the set formed by the laguna altiplânica that has one side surrounded by the Red lava spill with forms carved by erosion. The mountains around give a beautiful surroundings and the presence of wild guanacos completes the panorama. Is one of the more distant attractions of San Pedro and everyone should guard against the cold in winter, and against evil, in any season of the year. The atacameños suggest that travelers take a little of the plant called pupusa, which reduces the discomfort caused by the thin air. It can be bought in the shops of the city. And don't even try to run away by the banks of the Lake, the air goes missing ...
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  • This tour is the most full, we had to see and do everything, but this place away was the best colors, walking free and the relentless wind combine to give the visitor a unique experience.
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  • I visited the Atacama on February 17 and made the ride to Piedras Rojas, the experience was incredible, in my opinion is the most beautiful place in the Atacama.
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