Atacama Salt Flat and Toconao town tour
Day trips & excursions

Atacama Salt Flat and Toconao town tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 5 hours
Do this because
  • Visit the Atacama Salt Flat, the largest in Chile and one of the 5 largest in the world
  • Explore the Toconao town, an oasis in the middle of desert
  • Be delighted by the different species of pink flamingos
What to expect

From your Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama, you'll head to the Toconao village, towards the Jerez Canyon (Quebrada de Jerez) where you'll be able to see the flora and fauna of this beautiful Valley located at an altitude of 2475m. Once in Toconao, you'll stop at San Lucas Church, made of mud and straw with its typical tower bell. You'll also visit the local handicraft fair, very popular for its Alpaca wool and creative crafts made of cactus or volcanic stone.

Your journey will continue to the fabulous Atacama Salt Flat, the largest in Chile and one of the 5 largest in the world. Continue along a small path to the Chaxa Lagoon, where you'll see different species of pink flamingos; this place is a protected flamingo breeding reservoir and declared a National Reserve.

Finally, you'll enjoy a colorful sunset looking towards the Andes.

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What's included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (if your hotel is on the pick-up list)
  • Complimentary cocktail
  • Passenger transport insurance
  • Transportation
  • Guided tour
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (if your hotel is not on the pick-up list)
  • Entrance fees
  • Tips (optional)
Reduced price
  • Children 3-11 years old
  • Free for infants 0-3 years old
Where

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Meeting point:
  • The pick-up and drop-off will be only from the next hotel list: Hotel Altiplánico, Casa Atacama, Cumbres San Pedro, Residencial Don Raúl, Hostería San Pedro, Hostal Inti & Killa, Iorana Tolache, Hostal Katarpe, Hotel Kimal, Casa Don Tomás, Poblado de Kimal, Hotel Takha Takha, Hotel Tulor
  • If your hotel is not listed, you have to approach the meeting point at the agreed time, the meeting point will be at 451 Ignacio Carrera Pinto
What to remember
  • The schedule will be always confirmed by the executive the day before the excursion
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
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When
  • The pick-up is between 3.00pm and 3.30pm
  • Blackout dates: 25 December and 1 January


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      Provider
      PLANET ANDINA
      Booking fee
      Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
      Cancellation policy
      Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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