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Full-Day Salar De Pujsa & Salar De Tara Walking Tour
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Bird Watching, Nature, Walking

  • Duration

    8 Hours

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English, Spanish

Description

This 8-hour walking tour will take you to see the salars, monjes and calderas of the Quepiaco wetland. Hike up a hill to reach the plains where streams are formed, acting as a meeting place for several Andean birds (Juarjual Duck, Coot, Flamingo, Andean Gull). Get lucky spotting exotic species whilst enjoying a picnic out on the caldera.

Highlights
  • Visit Bofedal de Quepiaco.

  • Head to Caldera de la Pacana and Monjes de la Pacana.

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    • Meet your tour guide at agreed-upon location and transfer to the starting point of the walking tour.

    • Visit Bofedal de Quepiaco.

    • Walk to Salar de Pujsa, a reserve spread over 740 square kilometres and rich in bird species for you to look out for. Enjoy a boxed lunch here.

    • Head to Caldera de la Pacana. Also see Monjes de la Pacana, which are rock formations that look similar to the Rapa Nui.

    • Visit Salar de Tara.

What's Included
  • Water

  • Box-lunch

  • Coffee

  • English-speaking Chilean tour guide

What's Excluded
  • Tips
Know before you go

This tour goes up between altitudes of 2400 and 4800 metres and is not recommended for people with high blood pressure or cardiac problems.

Meeting Point

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
The group size and price
2 To 6CLP 300000.00 Per Group

This is a private tour

Tour Reviews
  • Sam

    Jorge did an excellent job.Good knoledge good English. High recommand.

  • Robert

    Jorge did an excellent job managing our day trip from San Pedro to the Paranal Observatory, through the salt flats, and back to San Pedro. He was timely, knowledgeable, and kind. Thank you again Jorge.

  • Ritu

    Jorge Jerez was our tour guide for a 2-day stay in San Pedro de Atacama, which was part of our 10-day visit to Chile in January-February 2019. I can honestly say that the two days that Jorge spent taking us around the San Pedro area were the highlight of our Chile trip. We rented our own car, and Jorge accompanied us everywhere during the two days we spent there. His attention to detail, his professionalism, his deep knowledge of the area, and his overall friendliness and care all contributed to make our experience a wonderful one. He started by visiting us the night we arrived in order to brief us on the details of the next two days, to ensure that we were prepared with the appropriate gear (hats, sunscreen, swimming costumes, etc.) and knew what to expect for each day. He suggested an itinerary that incorporated all the places we wished to visit (including places such as Moon Valley, Mars Valley, Piedras Rojas, Laguna Chaxa, Lagunas Miscanti and Miñiques, etc.), as well as some places that we would never have seen on our own (including a private lagoon where we could float in the salty water in complete privacy!). He was very flexible and was more than willing to adjust the itinerary as needed on the fly to accommodate our wishes. He took care of everything, including recommending places to eat meals, places to buy hats and sunscreen, etc. He is extremely knowledgeable about the area and made our trip so much more enjoyable thanks to his detailed commentary about all the places of interest. I cannot praise him enough and will recommend him to everyone I know who is going to visit the area!

  • Olga

    George is a knoladgeble, reliable guide.  His English is good. We spend the whole day with him. He was attentive to our needs. Highly recommended. 

Starting From

From

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CLP 300000 / group

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