Admire spectacular views at Laguna de Cejar. Jump in to Lake Piedra and float effortlessly to the surface of the salt-dense water! Enjoy a cheese plate and a pisco sour cocktail as you watch the sunset over the salt flats.
Between the Atacama Desert basin and the seemingly endless salt flats, you’ll find Cejar, Piedra, and Tebinquinche Lakes — home to some of the desert’s most surprising and stunning views. With bright turquoise water, imposing volcanoes on the horizon, and passing flamingos, the lakes are a testament to the breathtaking diversity of life and landscape in the world’s harshest habitats.
Admire spectacular views and capture stunning photos as you tour Laguna de Cejar. Jump in to Lake Piedra and float effortlessly to the surface of the salt-dense water!
End the day with snacks, a cheese plate, and pisco sour cocktail as you watch the sunset over Lake Tebinquinche.
December – March: Pick up at your hotel in San Pedro between 3:30pm (15:30) and 4:00pm (16:00) | Drop off around 9:30pm (21:30)
April – November: Pick up at your hotel in San Pedro between 2:30pm (14:30) and 3:00pm (15:00) | Drop off around 8:00pm (20:00)
Begin your tour with hotel pick-up in San Pedro de Atacama and transfer to the park and nature preserve. Upon arrival, you’ll tour Laguna de Cejar for breathtaking views of the surrounding salt flats and volcanic mountains.
Next, jump in to Lake Piedra! Home to a massive salt deposit hidden below the turquoise water, the lake is highly salt-dense. Feel the water support you as you float effortlessly on the surface! Enjoy private changing and bathroom facilities on-site.
Travel onward to a very different and vital desert water source — the “Eyes of the Salt Flats” freshwater wells. These wells connect to deep underground freshwater deposits and provide essential and hard-to-find water to local communities.
End the day at Lake Tebinquinche, where you’ll enjoy a cheese platter and pisco sour cocktail as the sun sets over the horizon. Watch the sunset chance the white and turquoise landscape a spectacular deep pink and red. Return to the bus and head back to San Pedro.
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