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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  • The difficulty and remoteness of their access is more than compensated by the spectacle that awaits you at the end of the road. Advisable to picnic on the edge of the salar.
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  • It is located on the way to the Salar de Tara. The landscape renders beautiful photos and the color of the water, along with the sky, make up a beautiful scenery!
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  • A magical, enchanting place. The air is very dry. Beautiful ballet of flamingos pink, many migratory birds.
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