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Tara Salt Flat (Salar de Tara)

USD $110.00

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Tara Salt Flat (Salar de Tara)

Please note that in order to reserve this tour, we need to pay the operator immediately, so all bookings are final. If you have any questions before booking or want to confirm a certain date, please email us at


East from San Pedro de Atacama on the Altiplano (High Plateau), Tara Salt Flat is located in the biggest caldera of South America, La Pakana. This means you’ll actually walk inside a huge crater. A large amount of flamingos and llamas can be spotted on site.

Meeting Time/ Drop Off

  • Pick up: 08:30 – 09:00 am at your hostel
  • Drop-off: 15:30-16:00

What’s Included:

  • Transport from hotel to Salt Flat and back
  • Buffet lunch


Tara Salt Flat

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Tara Salt Flat -23.433532, -67.278248

Important Notes:

It is recommended that you bring winter clothing and comfortable trekking shoes. Please note that this excursion takes you to more than 4,000 meters (over 13,000 feet) above sea level, so it will be important to remain hydrated. It is also recommended to avoid alcoholic drinks the night before this trip. If you commonly suffer from altitude sickness, we recommend taking this tour after passing a few days in Atacama in order to acclimate. This excursion is not recommended for people who suffer from high blood pressure or heart disease. Pregnant women and children younger than 4 years old should not take this tour.

RULES AND REGULATIONS: Tara Salt Flat is part of the Flamingos National Reserve. Drinking alcohol, smoking, and collecting rocks is strictly prohibited. Visitors are prohibited from walking in restricted areas. Stay on trails. In this area there is no access to bathroom facilities. IMPORTANT: In this area there is no phone reception. However, we count with a satellite phone for emergencies.

This guide offers regular tours for groups of 4 to 15 people. Your reservation admits you to be a part of one of these groups. If you are interested in organizing a private tour for yourself or for a group, contact us in the chat box in the bottom right corner, or send us an email at

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After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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