Salar de Aguas Calientes, San Pedro de Atacama
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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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  • It is not near San Pedro, but worthwhile. We saw flamingos, vicunas, and a kind of ostriches during the trip. We were alone in a wonderful site (had luck with it alone)
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  • Surrounded by volcanoes these lagoons are encrusted with white salt. Absolutely stunning scenery, enjoy the peace and quiet. 
  • Did this tour as "PIEDRAS ROJAS" in conjunction with the altiplanicas lagoons. The ride leaves early, the Agency chosen, the 5:30 hs. Is above 4,000 meters, well chilled. Beautiful landscapes and colors. There was no wind in the day I went.
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