Salar de Aguas Calientes, San Pedro de Atacama

(4.9/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
The silent landscape of Salar de Aguas Calientes bursts with colors fom the green lake, red volcanic stones, sparkling salted shores, blue sky, fields of perennials, and pink flamingoes. Stand on the right spot and you can catch the reflection of the surrounding volcanoes on the calm water. Go horseback riding, explore the rich wildlife, and try to spot condors, chinchillas, foxes, and vicunas. If you continue along the field, you'll come across two lagoons and a river. Bring a wind jacket. Put Salar de Aguas Calientes into our San Pedro de Atacama vacation generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Salar de Aguas Calientes was very peaceful and beautiful. It was about a 2h drive from San Pedro. Just a warning, the road to the attraction and then onward was a bit more dangerous than we expected. ...  more »
  • I was surprised by the beauty of the desert. I didn't expect to see such large lakes in the driest places in the world. Flamingo bird was beautiful the same around stunning landscapes. NET woastkhdmoa drink water they drank cream sunscreen
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  • This salar is beautiful and huge. The parade of colors is impressive. It can be reached by car up to close to the water, but we must be cautious because the ground may be soft.
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